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  • Pakistan takes part in Heart of Asia conference

    Date: 2016-12-03 21:48:20 GMT - India - World - SN:67 - ID:6078441

    NEW DELHI, Dec 3 (MENA) – Adviser to the Pakistani prime minister on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday evening left for Amritsar to attend the Heart of Asia ministerial conference, Dawn News reported. Upon his arrival, he was received by ....

  • Japan, Russia hope to ease visa system - Japan’s foreign ministry

    Date: 2016-12-03 21:22:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:6078425

    MOSCOW, Dec 3 (MENA) - Tokyo is hopeful that in the foreseeable future Japan and Russia will ease visa norms, Japanese Foreign Ministry’s deputy press secretary Masato Otaka told reporters on Saturday, according to TASS. Earlier in the day, the ....

  • Spain says 72 migrants rescued at sea

    Date: 2016-12-03 20:38:38 GMT - Spain - World - SN:63 - ID:6078313

    MADRID, Dec 3 (MENA) – Spain's maritime rescue service says its ships have saved 72 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea in three small boats, FOX News reported on Saturday. The agency says one rescue ship collected 10 migrants in ....

  • ISESCO takes part in preparatory meetings of 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Paris

    Date: 2016-12-03 14:54:04 GMT - Morocco - World - SN:45 - ID:6075837

    RABAT, Dec 3 (MENA) – The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), at an invitation from Azerbaijan, will take part in a high level preparatory meetings for the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. The meeting ....

  • Iran summons kenyan envoy over detention of 2 Iranian nationals

    Date: 2016-12-03 11:13:32 GMT - Iran - World - SN:33 - ID:6075241

    TEHRAN, Dec 3 (MENA) - Kenyan Ambassador to Tehran Ruqyah Ahmad Sabu has been called to the Iranian foreign ministry to explain about the detention of two Iranians in Kenya, ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi was quoted by Iranian news agency Fars as ....

  • 13 killed, injured in shelling in Aleppo's Shaar district--SOHR

    Date: 2016-12-03 11:08:47 GMT - Syria - World - SN:31 - ID:6075245

    WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (MENA) - The London-based Syrian Observatory of Human Rights said three persons were killed and 10 others injured in heavy shelling of a district in eastern Aleppo city. The observatory added on Saturday that the shelling ....

  • James Mattis, Trump’s choice for defense, favors working with allies

    Date: 2016-12-03 11:02:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:6074929

    NEW YORK, Dec 3 (MENA) - US President-elect Donald J. Trump’s selection of Gen. James N. Mattis as defense secretary signals a more assertive American posture in the Middle East — one that people close to him say would most likely include more ....

  • Indonesian police plane missing with 13 on board

    Date: 2016-12-03 10:18:58 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:25 - ID:6074921

    JAKARTA, Dec 3 (MENA) - An Indonesian police plane with 13 people on board lost contact during a flight Saturday to the island of Batam near Singapore, authorities were quoted by ABC news as saying. The plane, with five crew members and eight ....

  • Egyptian asylum applications low in Germany

    Date: 2016-12-03 10:00:21 GMT - Germany - World - SN:21 - ID:6074457

    BERLIN, Dec 3 (MENA) - Head of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees in Berlin Engelhard Mazank said the largest number of political asylum seekers in Germany this year are Turks following recent conditions in Turkey. The number of ....

  • Thai activist 1st to be arrested for royal insult under new king

    Date: 2016-12-03 09:04:51 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:17 - ID:6074461

    BANGKOK, Dec 3 (MENA) - Thai police arrested an anti-junta activist on Saturday for defaming the monarchy in what rights groups said was the first case of lese-majeste brought under Thailand's new king. King Maha Vajiralongkorn formally ascended ....

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