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  • US: N. Korean plutonium reprocessing violates UN resolutions

    Date: 2016-08-18 15:22:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:5449441

    WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (MENA) - The United States expressed fresh concern about North Korea after Pyongyang indicated renewed nuclear activity that would allow it to churn out at least enough plutonium for one bomb annually, Voice of America VOA ....

  • EU urges halt to fight in Syria's Aleppo

    Date: 2016-08-18 15:09:41 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:76 - ID:5450097

    BRUSSELS, Aug 18 (MENA) - The European Union called Thursday for a halt in fighting in Syria’s Aleppo and urged all parties to the conflict to restore cessation of hostilities, the bloc said in a statement, according to Sputnik News ....

  • Russian warship starts anti-piracy mission in Gulf of Aden

    Date: 2016-08-18 15:08:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:5449805

    MOSCOW, Aug 18 (MENA) - The Russian Baltic Fleet’s frigate Yaroslav Mudry has left the port of Djibouti to start an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden, fleet spokesman Roman Martov said on Thursday. "In Djibouti, the necessary supplies were ....

  • Over 300 Afghan Air Force personnel trained abroad

    Date: 2016-08-18 14:43:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:69 - ID:5449553

    KABUL, Aug 18 (MENA) - Over 300 Afghan Air Force (AAF) personnel are being trained abroad, including in India, as efforts are underway to boost the capabilities of the Afghan Air Force. Ministry of Defense spokesman Gen. Dawlat Waziri said the ....

  • GlobalPRNewswire (2):The Global Restaurant Leadership Conference Seeks Nominations For Inaugural Distinction Awards

    Date: 2016-08-18 14:12:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:5449721

    CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Winsight, LLC—a leading facilitator of major convenience retailing and foodservice industry networking events—will debut its Global Restaurant Leadership Conference at the JW Marriott Marquis in ....

  • 3 soldiers killed, 6 other injured by terror attack in Turkey's eastern Bitlis province

    Date: 2016-08-18 13:11:26 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:53 - ID:5449077

    ANKARA, Aug 18 (MENA) - At least three soldiers were killed on Thursday, while seven other soldiers were injured as terrorists detonated explosives during the passage of an armored military vehicle carrying soldiers in Turkey's eastern Bitlis ....

  • UNICEF accuses Houthi militias of committing crimes against Yemeni children

    Date: 2016-08-18 12:23:05 GMT - Yemen - World - SN:45 - ID:5448597

    SANAA, Aug 18 (MENA) - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has accused Houthi militias of committing crimes against children in Yemen. The Houthi fighters are recruiting child soldiers and enrolling them in training camps to become a main ....

  • Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing in Istanbul

    Date: 2016-08-18 11:57:46 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:39 - ID:5448769

    ANKARA, Aug 18 (MENA) - A Qatar Airways plane made an emergency landing in Istanbul today, the airline said, according to ABC News. Flight QR240 traveling from Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport to the international airport in Doha, Qatar, had to return ....

  • UNHCR report notes fall in refugee child detention in focus countries

    Date: 2016-08-18 11:17:50 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:33 - ID:5448385

    GENEVA, Aug 18 (MENA) - Two reports issued Thursday show that 12 countries taking part in a UNHCR strategy to end detention of asylum seekers and refugees have made important progress towards ending detention of children over the past two ....

  • S. Korea conducts largest-ever artillery drill to check N. Korean provocations

    Date: 2016-08-18 10:09:50 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:5447701

    SEOUL, Aug 18 (MENA) - South Korea's military said Thursday that it has carried out the largest-ever artillery drill near the tense inter-Korean border to demonstrate its determination to retaliate against future provocations, the Korean news agency ....

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