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  • China's foreign exchange regulator dismisses reports on capital outflow regulation

    Date: 2017-01-13 20:02:42 GMT - China - World - SN:74 - ID:6327569

    BEIJING, Jan 13 (MENA) – China's foreign exchange regulator on Friday issued a stern statement on its official microblog, dismissing media reports about tightened regulation over capital outflows, Xinhua reported. In the brief statement, the ....

  • Syrian opposition members visiting Moscow say they are ready to go to Astana

    Date: 2017-01-13 17:24:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:67 - ID:6327117

    MOSCOW, Jan 13 (MENA) - Syrian opposition members who have arrived in Moscow for consultations are ready to attend the inter-Syrian meeting in the Kazakh capital Astana, former general of the Syrian Armed Forces Mustafa al-Sheikh, who heads the ....

  • Iran, Russia to discuss Syria in Astana on January 23

    Date: 2017-01-13 17:08:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:6327053

    TEHRAN, Jan 13 (MENA) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Russian Special Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and North Africa Mikhail Bogdanov are expected to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East, including ....

  • Serious threats exist in Kabul, US Embassy warn citizens

    Date: 2017-01-13 14:26:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:51 - ID:6326009

    KABUL, Jan 13 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Kabul has issued a security alert to citizens in the Afghan capital following a series of deadly attacks in the main cities of the country, including Kabul that left scores of people dead or wounded, ....

  • Refugee-tripping Hungarian camerawoman sentenced to probation

    Date: 2017-01-13 14:18:53 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:48 - ID:6325953

    BUDAPEST, Jan 13 (MENA) - A Hungarian camerawoman who made headlines in 2015 after being filmed kicking refugees, including children, has been found guilty of breaching public peace and sentenced to three years of probation, Russia Today reported ....

  • Israeli amb. criticizes Paris peace conf.

    Date: 2017-01-13 14:06:34 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:47 - ID:6325793

    NEW YORK, Jan 13 (MENA) - Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon criticized on Friday the Paris peace conference, which will be held Sunday in France. "This conference constitutes a reward to the Palestinians for continuing to avoid ....

  • Islamophobia observatory condemns attack against Muslim school in Amsterdam

    Date: 2017-01-13 14:00:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:46 - ID:6325733

    CAIRO, Jan 13 (MENA) - Dar Al-Ifta's Islamophobia Observatory condemned on Friday an attack on As-Siddiq Primary School where Muslim students attended lessons in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The school was subjected to unknown gunmen attack on ....

  • James Mattis strikes far harsher tone than Trump on Russia

    Date: 2017-01-13 13:55:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:6325781

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - James N. Mattis, the retired Marine Corps general, told Congress on Thursday that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia was trying to “break the North Atlantic alliance,” staking out a tougher stance on Russia during a ....

  • Refugees facing harsh winter conditions, warns UN

    Date: 2017-01-13 13:14:04 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:43 - ID:6325301

    GENEVA, Jan 13 (MENA) - The UN's refugee agency on Friday expressed deep concern at the situation of refugees and migrants struggling with life-threatening winter conditions across Europe. "We are deeply worried at the situation of some 1,000 ....

  • Obama administration to lift some sanctions against Sudan

    Date: 2017-01-13 10:12:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:6324473

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - The United States plans to ease some financial sanctions against Sudan in recognition of what the Obama administration says are small areas of improvement in fighting terrorism and other US goals, a senior US official ....

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