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  • Iran FM leaves Cuba, heads for Nicaragua

    Date: 2016-08-23 12:58:56 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:54 - ID:5476569

    HAVANA, Aug 23 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left here Tuesday for Nicaragua as part of his current tour of Latin America that will also take him to Ecuador, Chili, Bolivia and Venezuela. During his visit to Cuba, Zarif ....

  • Al Qaeda's leader calls on supporters to reject Daesh, support Taliban

    Date: 2016-08-23 11:30:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:5475325

    KABUL, Aug 23 (MENA) – Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called on the world’s Muslims to reject Daesh and throw their weight behind the Afghan Taliban, in a new video released on Sunday, according to Newsweek. The leader of one of the world’s ....

  • British Foreign Secretary meets New Zealand counterpart FM

    Date: 2016-08-23 10:57:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:5475429

    LONDON, Aug 23 (MENA) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met on Tuesday with his New Zealand counterpart Murray McCully, according to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. During the get-together, the two ministers discussed current ....

  • N. Korea lays land mines near border to prevent defection by soldiers: sources

    Date: 2016-08-23 09:47:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:25 - ID:5474853

    SEOUL, Aug 23 (MENA) - North Korea was seen laying anti-personnel mines along its side of the inter-Korean border, presumably to block potential defection by its own soldiers, a government source said was quoted by Yonhap News Agency as saying ....

  • Trump demands special prosecutor to investigate Clinton's State Department tenure

    Date: 2016-08-23 09:35:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:5474525

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) - Donald Trump called for a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, as questions emerge over whether foreign donations to the non-profit Clinton Foundation influenced her ....

  • S. Korea confirms first cholera case in 15 yrs

    Date: 2016-08-23 09:30:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:5474169

    SEOUL, Aug 23 (MENA) - South Korea has confirmed its first case of cholera in 15 years, local health authorities said Tuesday, according to Yonhap News. A 59-year-old man from the southern city of Gwangju was confirmed to have been infected with ....

  • Iran’s FM Zarif meets with Cuban President Castro

    Date: 2016-08-23 08:37:14 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:16 - ID:5474173

    HAVANA, Aug 23 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Cuba’s President Raul Castro while on the first leg of a six-nation tour of Latin American countries, according to Press TV. The meeting took place on Monday in the ....

  • Colombia deports 33 Venezuelans after border reopening

    Date: 2016-08-23 08:16:55 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:12 - ID:5474205

    BOGOTA, Aug 23 (MENA) - Colombia said that it deported 33 Venezuelans in the country illegally amid warnings that the recent reopening of the two nations' border could be fueling a wave of illegal immigration, ABC News said. Migration officials ....

  • Thai Military Court rejects torture allegation in bomb trial

    Date: 2016-08-23 07:21:29 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:10 - ID:5473857

    BANGKOK, Aug 23 (MENA) - A Thai military court on Tuesday rejected allegations by two Uighur defendants that they were tortured in custody to confess to bombing a popular Hindu shrine in Bangkok last year that left 20 people dead, ABC news reported. ....

  • Trump delaying immigration speech, campaign sources say

    Date: 2016-08-23 06:41:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:5473781

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) – US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is planning to delay a speech on his immigration proposals in the wake of some reporting and comments that suggested to some possible changes to his policies. Campaign ....

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