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  • Russian President arrives in Budapest

    Date: 2017-02-02 14:11:34 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:71 - ID:6451845

    BUDAPEST, Feb. 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Budapest, Hungary on Thursday. Putin and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban are set to discuss current and prospective mutually lucrative trade deals, Russia Today ....

  • US defense chief in Seoul for talks over North Korea

    Date: 2017-02-02 14:00:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:68 - ID:6451361

    SEOUL, Feb 2 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Thursday began his two-day visit to South Korea in his first overseas trip aimed at underscoring the US security commitment to the Asian ally amid growing threats from North Korea, according ....

  • Trump to honour refugee deal with Australia: US Embassy

    Date: 2017-02-02 13:33:35 GMT - Australia - World - SN:63 - ID:6451213

    CANBERRA, Feb 2 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump will honor a deal to take refugees from Australia's offshore detention centers, the US Embassy in Canberra said. "President Trump’s decision to honor the refugee agreement has not changed and ....

  • Bahrain's interior minister meets UK amb.

    Date: 2017-02-02 13:20:11 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:61 - ID:6451373

    MANAMA, Feb. 2 (MENA) - Bahrain's Interior Minister Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah al Khalifa received Thursday UK Ambassador to Bahrain Simon Martin. During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral ties along with several issues of ....

  • European Parliament backs lifting visa requirements for Georgia

    Date: 2017-02-02 13:04:31 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:58 - ID:6451201

    BRUSSELS, Feb. 2 (MENA) - The European Parliament has agreed to lift visa requirements for Georgia once a suspension mechanism allowing reintroducing visas with third countries enters into force. Most lawmakers voted in favor of the proposal at a ....

  • Trump had heated exchange with Australian PM on refugee deal

    Date: 2017-02-02 13:02:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:6449885

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - A phone call between US President Trump and the Australian prime minister is threatening to develop into a diplomatic rift between two stalwart allies after the two men exchanged harsh words over refugee policy, and Trump ....

  • US homeland secretary hopes Trump border wall finished in two years

    Date: 2017-02-02 09:48:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:6449101

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (MENA) - US Homeland Security secretary John Kelly said he wants the US-Mexico border wall finished in two years - setting an ambitious schedule for the project ordered last week by President Donald Trump. In his first ....

  • US defense chief in Seoul for talks over North Korea

    Date: 2017-02-02 07:29:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:6448189

    SEOUL, Feb 2 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Thursday began his two-day visit to South Korea in his first overseas trip aimed at underscoring the US security commitment to the Asian ally amid growing threats from North Korea, Yonhap ....

  • Pentagon probe of Daesh intelligence finds reports weren’t skewed

    Date: 2017-02-02 07:00:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:6448021

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - The US Defense Department is expected to release the results of an investigation on Wednesday that largely will exonerate senior military officials at US Central Command of allegations that they manipulated intelligence ....

  • Civilians killed in US raid on Qaeda in Yemen

    Date: 2017-02-02 06:59:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6448069

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - An unknown number of civilians, including children, were killed during a US military operation targeting al Qaeda militants in Yemen this week, NBCNews quoted the military's Central Command as saying on Thursday. Nawar ....

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