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  • UNICEF warns children in Syria's Aleppo face catastrophic situation

    Date: 2016-08-09 21:29:30 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:89 - ID:5401957

    NEW YORK, Aug 9 (MENA) - UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday that Aleppo’s residents face an increase of diarrhea and malnutrition among children unless water pumping is restored soon, Voice of America reported. UNICEF spokesman ....

  • Putin says his talks with Erdogan were constructive, important

    Date: 2016-08-09 21:06:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:5402081

    MOSCOW, Aug 9 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday his talks with his visiting Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, were constructive. He said the meeting was of major significance for further relations between Russia ....

  • Putin, Erdogan meet in St. Petersburg to open 'new page'

    Date: 2016-08-09 15:17:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:5399833

    MOSCOW, Aug 9 (MENA) - Russian and Turkish Presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan began talks in St. Petersburg on Tuesday in a fresh attempt to "open a new page" in relations between Turkey and Russia. Russia and Turkey hope to ....

  • OIC strongly condemns attack on Pakistani hospital

    Date: 2016-08-09 13:06:57 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:49 - ID:5399585

    JEDDAH, Aug 9 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned on Tuesday the terrorist attack that targeted a hospital in Pakistan, leaving 70 people dead and wounded. OIC Secretary General Iyad Madani expressed his ....

  • China condemns Pakistan hospital blast

    Date: 2016-08-09 13:04:51 GMT - China - World - SN:48 - ID:5399593

    BEIJING, Aug 9 (MENA) - China strongly condemned a terrorist attack at a hospital in Pakistan's southwestern Quetta city, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday. "We are greatly shocked and saddened by this terrorist attack which has caused ....

  • Daesh leader reportedly killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-08-09 12:15:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:38 - ID:5398829

    KABUL, Aug 9 (MENA) - A leader of the terrorist Daesh group in Khurasan province of Afghanistan has been reportedly killed during a military operation, Khaama Press agency reported on Tuesday. Officials at the Afghan Ministry of Defense said they ....

  • 1 dead, 14 injured in Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif blast

    Date: 2016-08-09 12:12:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:36 - ID:5398593

    KABUL, Aug 9 (MENA) - At least one civilian was killed and 14 others were injured in a suicide attack in Mazar-i-Sharif city of Afghanistan's Balkh province on Tuesday. Local officials said that a child and three women are among those injured. The ....

  • German FM says no visa talks until Turkey meets criteria

    Date: 2016-08-09 12:06:56 GMT - Germany - World - SN:35 - ID:5398821

    BERLIN, Aug 9 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday that visa-free travel for Turkish citizens in the EU isn't currently on the agenda, Deutsche Welle reported. Lifting travel restrictions for Turks in the EU ....

  • S. Korea strongly condemns suicide bombing in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-08-09 12:04:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:34 - ID:5398345

    SEOUL, Aug 9 (MENA) - South Korea on Tuesday strongly condemned a recent suicide bombing in Pakistan that left over 70 people dead, vowing to maintain its global cooperation in eradicating terrorism, Yonhap news agency reported. On Monday, a man ....

  • Japan emperor worries age may make it tough to perform his duties

    Date: 2016-08-09 11:42:58 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:5398329

    TOKYO, Aug 9 (MENA) – Japan’s Emperor Akihito, 82, in a rare video address to the public on Monday, said he worried that age may make it difficult for him to fully carry out his duties, remarks seen as suggesting the elderly monarch wants to ....

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