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  • WFP follows frontlines providing food to families affected by Mosul offensive

    Date: 2016-11-24 16:49:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:84 - ID:6024401

    GENEVA, Nov 24 (MENA) - The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) continues to follow frontlines in Mosul by delivering life-saving food assistance to families in camps and newly retaken areas, ReliefWeb reported on Thursday. "Access to ....

  • Russian diplomat says Mosul is on verge of humanitarian disaster

    Date: 2016-11-24 16:48:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:6023821

    MOSCOW, Nov 24 (MENA) - The situation in Iraq’s Mosul is on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharov was quoted by Russian news agency as saying on Thursday. "The situation around Iraq’s Mosul ....

  • Wall Street Journal highlights internal crises in Kurdistan

    Date: 2016-11-24 16:14:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:6023329

    WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (MENA) - The Wall Street Journal shed light on Thursday on the internal crises faced by Kurdish Iraqis since Mosul offensive started. The paper highlighted the political deadlock that looms over the self-ruled Kurdish region ....

  • US increases contribution to $207 million for Afghan humanitarian response

    Date: 2016-11-24 14:37:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:67 - ID:6023133

    KABUL, Nov 24 (MENA) - The United States increased its contribution to $207 million by pledging a new aid package of $39 million to Afghan human humanitarian response, Khaama Press reported on Thursday. “The United States is pleased to announce ....

  • Britain demands end to violence in Indian-held Kashmir

    Date: 2016-11-24 13:15:09 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:55 - ID:6022337

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Thursday said Pakistan and India will have to look for a permanent resolution of Kashmir issue, Geo news channel reported. He said the remarks during talks with Adviser on Foreign ....

  • Russian destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov comes to Ukrainian ship's aid

    Date: 2016-11-24 13:08:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:6022349

    MOSCOW, Nov (MENA) - The Russian Northern Fleet’s anti-submarine ship The Vice-Admiral Kulakov has extended assistance to a Ukrainian fishing boat in the Mediterranean, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday. "The Vice-Admiral Kulakov ....

  • Putin-Guterres meeting to discuss Syrian, Ukrainian crises

    Date: 2016-11-24 10:37:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:6021141

    MOSCOW, Nov 22 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Designate Antonio Guterres will visit Moscow on Thursday, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The main topics for discussion will be the work ....

  • Nigeria security forces killed 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters

    Date: 2016-11-24 07:48:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:10 - ID:6019749

    LONDON, Nov 24 (MENA) - A human rights group has claimed that Nigeria's security forces have killed more than 150 peaceful protestors since August 2015, the BBC reported Thursday. Amnesty International said the country's military used live ....

  • Moscow says Russia still keen to restore cooperation with EU

    Date: 2016-11-23 22:54:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:6018837

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday asserted that Moscow is still keen to restore cooperation with the EU, TASS news agency reported. The ministry made the remarks in a statement following Russian top diplomat ....

  • Ninth session of Forum on Minority Issues kicks off in Geneva

    Date: 2016-11-23 16:47:24 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:65 - ID:6016997

    GENEVA, Nov 23 (MENA) - The ninth session of the Forum on Minority issues will open Thursday with 500 academics and experts from government and non-governments organizations attending. The session, to run over two days, will reflect on the specific ....

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