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  • Jimmy, Rosalynn Carter reach 70th wedding anniversary

    Date: 2016-07-07 09:49:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:5220305

    WASHINGTON, July 7 (MENA) – Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter are marking their 70th wedding anniversary, ABC news reported on Thursday. The former US president and first lady married on July 7, 1946, in their small hometown of Plains, Georgia. Jimmy ....

  • Moscow concerned with build-up of Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbass - diplomat

    Date: 2016-07-07 09:07:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:5220017

    MOSCOW, July 7 (MENA) - The build-up of Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbass means that Kiev is preparing a military operation in the region, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after the meeting of Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin ....

  • Brexit not to impact granting of EU visa-free travel to Ukraine

    Date: 2016-07-07 08:41:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:5219909

    KIEV, July 7 (MENA) - The United Kingdom's decision to exit the European Union will not influence the granting of visa-free travel to Ukraine, Interfax news agency quoted head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Ambassador Jan Tombinski as ....

  • Argentina former leader Cristina Fernandez has assets frozen

    Date: 2016-07-07 08:35:47 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:22 - ID:5219913

    BUENOS AIRES, July 7 (MENA) – A judge in Buenos Aires has frozen the assets of former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the BBC reported on Thursday. Fernandez has been accused of making fraudulent foreign currency transactions ....

  • Taiwan on high alert as storm approaches

    Date: 2016-07-07 08:31:39 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:21 - ID:5220013

    TAIPEI, July 7 (MENA) - Taiwan is bracing itself for the arrival of a vast typhoon, expected to hit the island in the next day, the BBC reported. Thousands of tourists have been evacuated from offshore islands ahead of category five Typhoon ....

  • NATO to hold new talks with Russia July 13

    Date: 2016-07-07 08:13:08 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:19 - ID:5219753

    BRUSSELS, July 7 (MENA) - NATO will hold fresh talks with Russia next week, just days after a landmark alliance summit endorses a major military revamp to counter a more assertive Moscow, NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg was quoted by ....

  • Africa visit aimed at enhancing ties: Indian PM

    Date: 2016-07-07 08:04:19 GMT - India - World - SN:18 - ID:5219765

    NEW DELHI, July 7 (MENA) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his four-nation tour of African countries is aimed at enhancing ties with that continent, particularly in the economic sphere and people-to- people contacts, India Times ....

  • Petersberg Climate Dialogue wraps up in Berlin

    Date: 2016-07-07 07:58:25 GMT - Germany - World - SN:17 - ID:5219813

    BERLIN, July 7 (MENA) - Egypt's Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy took part in the Seventh Petersberg Climate Dialogue, which was wrapped up yesterday in Berlin. The meeting was attended by German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks and her ....

  • 1 killed, 9 people injured as explosions hit Eid congregation in Bangladesh

    Date: 2016-07-07 07:40:51 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:15 - ID:5219705

    DHAKA, July 7 (MENA) - Militants in Bangladesh hurled homemade bombs and engaged in a gunbattle with police guarding a large Eid prayer at the end of the holy Muslim month Thursday morning, according to ABC News. One officer and one suspected ....

  • Ramadan charity seeks to free 'innocent' Indian Muslims

    Date: 2016-07-07 07:14:42 GMT - India - World - SN:12 - ID:5219717

    NEW DELHI, July 7 (MENA) - One of India's leading Islamic organizations is using the traditional "Zakat" (Ramadan donation) to give legal aid to Muslim youths languishing in jail on serious charges like terrorism, the BBC reported Thursday. The ....

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