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  • UN chief calls for safe, orderly migration on Int'l Day

    Date: 2016-12-18 09:46:22 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:17 - ID:6169541

    CAIRO, Dec 18 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to act on global compact to ensure safe, regular and orderly migration, UN media center reported on Sunday. In his message on the International Migrants ....

  • UN Security Council to vote on whether to send observers to Aleppo

    Date: 2016-12-18 08:42:22 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:12 - ID:6169113

    NEW YORK, Dec 18 (MENA) - France's UN Ambassador Francois Delattre said the international presence prevents Aleppo from turning into another Srebrenica, where thousands of Bosnian men and boys were massacred in 1995 when the town fell to Bosnian ....

  • UK medics stage 'Syria die-in' protest

    Date: 2016-12-17 21:08:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:6168141

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) - Doctors, nurses and medics have staged a protest outside Parliament in London against the attacks on their professional colleagues trying to save lives in Syria's civil war, ABC News reported. Saturday's demonstration by ....

  • Oil tanker catches fire on Super Highway, 3 killed, 10 injured

    Date: 2016-12-17 12:18:12 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:42 - ID:6165369

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 17 (MENA) - At least three people were killed and 12 injured when an oil tanker caught fire on the Super Highway, police said. Of them seven people reached a local hospital by themselves, police said according to Geo News on ....

  • David Friedman, choice for envoy to Israel, is hostile to two-state efforts

    Date: 2016-12-17 12:16:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:41 - ID:6165373

    NEW YORK, Dec 17 (MENA) - He is president of the American fund-raising arm for a yeshiva in a settlement deep in the West Bank headed by a militant rabbi who has called for Israeli soldiers to refuse orders to evacuate settlers. He writes a ....

  • Philippines president to US: 'We don't need you...Prepare to leave'

    Date: 2016-12-17 09:10:15 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:18 - ID:6164145

    MANILA, Dec 17 (MENA) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told the United States on Saturday to prepare for the eventual repeal of a military deal that allows Washington to deploy troops and equipment for exercises in the country. Duterte ....

  • UK authorities retake control of prison after ‘disturbance’

    Date: 2016-12-17 08:55:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:17 - ID:6164157

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) - Authorities have retaken control of Britain’s third largest prison after a 12-hour riot that saw prisoners post gloating selfies to social media as they ran amok, the Huffington Post reported. The Ministry of Justice ....

  • UN chief hints he could run for South Korea's presidency

    Date: 2016-12-17 08:54:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:6164121

    NEW YORK, Dec 17 (MENA) - Outgoing UN chief Ban Ki-moon has hinted that he may shortly run for the presidency of his native South Korea, the BBC reported. Ban's term as the world's top diplomat expires at the end of December. In his final ....

  • Russian diplomat blasts EU for spreading disinformation on situation in Syria

    Date: 2016-12-17 08:53:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:6164049

    MOSCOW, Dec 17 (MENA) - EU officials have been consistently spreading disinformation on the situation in Syria, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said commenting on the statements made by EU top diplomat Federica Mogherini and ....

  • Malaysia to seek explanation from China over military build-up

    Date: 2016-12-17 08:28:26 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:12 - ID:6164037

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 (MENA) - Malaysia will seek an explanation from China over the alleged placement of the republic's military assets at seven disputed islands in the South China Sea. Defense Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said he ....

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