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  • UNICEF: Adolescent HIV infections could rise by 60 per cent by 2030

    Date: 2016-12-01 13:22:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:6065021

    Geneva, Dec 1 (MENA) - New HIV infections among adolescents could rise by 60 percent to reach 400,000 new cases annually by 2030 if progress on reaching the especially vulnerable population remains at its current pace, UNICEF said Thursday. The ....

  • Beijing to bid farewell to coal mining in four years

    Date: 2016-12-01 08:06:04 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:6062461

    BEIJING, Nov 30 (MENA) - Beijing will close its last three coal mines in the next four years and entirely quit coal mining by 2020, sources with the Beijing Municipal Commission of Development and Reform said Thursday. In 2016, Beijing closed two ....

  • Clashes over canal project leave 11 hurt in Nicaragua

    Date: 2016-12-01 07:28:08 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:9 - ID:6062449

    MANAGUA, Dec 1 (MENA) - Federal police and demonstration leaders said that eleven people have been injured in Nicaragua after clashes broke out between police and protesters who oppose the construction of a massive interoceanic canal project in the ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(4):Celebrated General Aref Alzaben becomes Senior Advisor for Middle East Affairs at GovSource, Inc.

    Date: 2016-11-30 21:33:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:6061869

    RESTON, Virginia, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA -- GovSource, Inc. (GSI) is a global award-winning leader in military training and education related services. Brigadier General (R) Aref Alzaben, following a 32-year career in the Jordanian ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(3):SharkNinja and NutriBullet Settle False Advertising Lawsuit

    Date: 2016-11-30 20:32:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:6061797

    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- On November 1, 2016, SharkNinja Operating LLC agreed to settle a false advertising lawsuit filed by NutriBullet, LLC., which had been pending in federal court in Los Angeles, California since May ....

  • OPEC agrees first oil output cuts since 2008

    Date: 2016-11-30 15:31:12 GMT - Austria - World - SN:67 - ID:6060069

    VIENNA, Nov 30 (MENA) - The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed its first oil output cuts since 2008, an OPEC source told reporters on Wednesday, according to Al arabiya News. The source said the agreement was in line ....

  • Trump says he's leaving businesses to focus on presidency

    Date: 2016-11-30 14:09:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:6059321

    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (MENA) - President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation's 45th president, bowing to pressure to avoid potential conflicts of interest between governing and profiting ....

  • Kremlin expects Ankara’s explanation on Erdogan’s statement on Syria

    Date: 2016-11-30 13:07:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:6058445

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - The statement of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the true goal of Ankara’s steps in Syria came as a surprise and the Kremlin seeks explanations, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday, ....

  • Russia concerned over Israeli settlement expansion reports - foreign ministry

    Date: 2016-11-30 12:13:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6057877

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Russia is concerned over reports of Israel's planned illegal settlement construction on occupied Palestinian territory, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Wednesday, according to Sputnik News. Earlier in ....

  • Lavrov to visit Turkey Thursday

    Date: 2016-11-30 11:04:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:6057217

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will head for Turkey on Thursday to discuss ways of combating terrorism in Syria and the necessary political settlement on the basis of international law. Lavrov intends to pay a ....

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