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  • Trump: Mexico to pay for building border wall with US

    Date: 2017-01-25 22:30:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:6405385

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Mexico would be paying for the proposed border wall and that negotiations between the two nations would begin "relatively soon," the ABC News reported. In his first ....

  • UN condemns Israel's plan to build settlements in occupied West Bank

    Date: 2017-01-25 22:22:18 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:84 - ID:6405393

    NEW YORK, Jan 25 (MENA) - The United Nations has condemned Israeli plans to build more settlements in the occupied West Bank, the BBC News reported. A UN spokesman said "unilateral actions" were an obstacle to peace based on a two-state ....

  • France opens inquiry into right-wing presidential candidate Fillon’s wife

    Date: 2017-01-25 22:04:37 GMT - France - World - SN:83 - ID:6405525

    PARIS, Jan 25 (MENA) - French investigators on Wednesday launched a preliminary probe into claims the wife of presidential candidate Francois Fillon earned 500,000 euros ($538,000) for a suspected fake job as his parliamentary aide, according to ....

  • TV icon Mary Tyler dies at 80

    Date: 2017-01-25 21:55:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:6405497

    NEW YORK, Jan 25 (MENA) - Mary Tyler Moore, an American actress and TV icon, has died, her publicist confirmed to CBS News. She was 80.  “Today, beloved icon Mary Tyler Moore passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving ....

  • France condemns terrorist attack hit MINUSMA camp in Mali

    Date: 2017-01-25 21:19:53 GMT - France - World - SN:80 - ID:6405317

    PARIS, Jan 25 (MENA) - French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal on Wednesday condemned the terrorist attack carried out on Monday against the MINUSMA camp in Aguelhok (Kidal region), which killed one peacekeeper and injured eight others. A ....

  • Bahraini interior minister meets Philippines foreign secretary

    Date: 2017-01-25 19:59:46 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:70 - ID:6404869

    MANAMA, Jan 25 (MENA) – Bahrain’s Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay and Philippines President’s Special Envoy to the GCC countries Amable Aguiluz on Wednesday during ....

  • Jordanian king, Russian president hold summit meeting in Moscow

    Date: 2017-01-25 19:19:42 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:62 - ID:6404973

    AMMAN/MOSCOW, Jan 25 (MENA) - Jordanian King Abdullah II held talks Wednesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, on ways to cement relations between Jordan and Russia and the latest developments in the Middle East and the world, according to ....

  • S. Korea, China, Japan unlikely to hold summit in Feb.

    Date: 2017-01-25 19:06:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:60 - ID:6404925

    SEOUL, Jan 25 (MENA) - South Korea, China and Japan are unlikely to hold a trilateral summit in February as was originally planned amid a complicated diplomatic landscape involving the three Asian neighbors, a Seoul official said Wednesday, ....

  • Trump calls for 'major investigation' into voter fraud

    Date: 2017-01-25 18:42:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:6404617

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump called on Wednesday for "a major investigation" into voter fraud, following through with baseless claims he has made since November's election alleging millions of illegal votes during the ....

  • Lavrov warns West will have to pay dearly for stoking revolutions in Middle East

    Date: 2017-01-25 18:18:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:6404717

    MOSCOW, Jan 25 (MENA) - The West will have to pay dearly for violent regime change and the instigation of revolutions in the Middle East that have plunged the region into chaos, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday, according to ....

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