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  • Michelle Obama hosts Iranian Nowruz celebration at White House

    Date: 2016-04-11 07:38:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4695105

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - Amid increasingly negative rhetoric surrounding the US nuclear deal with Iran, first lady Michelle Obama hosted a traditional Iranian new year’s feast at the White House to celebrate diversity and inclusion, USA Today ....

  • Pakistan PM under fire over offshore accounts leak

    Date: 2016-04-10 22:33:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:136 - ID:4694469

    ISLAMABAD, April 10 (MENA) - Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over documents leaked from a Panama-based law firm that he said indicate that the premier's sons own several offshore ....

  • 25 killed in drone strikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-04-10 22:21:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:134 - ID:4694341

    KABUL, April 10 (MENA) - At least 25 suspected militants and drug smugglers were reported killed in separate drone strikes in South of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted local officials as saying Sunday. Provincial police spokesman for southern ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry support de Mistura’s efforts to convene another round of intra-Syrian talks

    Date: 2016-04-10 21:58:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:133 - ID:4694377

    MOSCOW, April 10 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry have expressed support to the efforts of United Nations Syrian envoy Staffan de Mistura to convene another round of intra-Syrian talks in Geneva, ....

  • 27 million people dependent on drugs worldwide- UN

    Date: 2016-04-10 21:46:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:130 - ID:4694357

    CAIRO, April 10 (MENA) - There are around 27 million individuals in the world dependent on the drugs they use. This includes 12 million people who inject drugs, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime said. Opium production in Afghanistan creates ....

  • Global unemployment to hit 200mln in 2017: official

    Date: 2016-04-10 21:21:12 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:128 - ID:4693945

    CAIRO, April 10 (MENA) – The Global unemployment is expected to rise by the end of 2017, taking joblessness to more than 200 million, ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat said on Sunday. Jaradat made the remarks on the evening ....

  • Iran’s Rouhani calls for collective action on terrorism

    Date: 2016-04-10 15:48:50 GMT - Iran - World - SN:98 - ID:4692269

    TEHRAN, April 10 (MENA) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has warned against the global expansion of terrorism. He renewed calls for taking collective action against terrorism in a meeting with Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand in ....

  • National unity government’s duration is 5 years -- Kerry

    Date: 2016-04-10 12:19:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:55 - ID:4689453

    KABUL, April 10 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the duration of the Afghan National Unity Government is five years, ruling out speculations that the agreement ends at the end of two years since its formation, Khaama Press ....

  • G-7 ministers agree to lead global fight against terrorism

    Date: 2016-04-10 11:17:15 GMT - Japan - World - SN:46 - ID:4689345

    HIROSHIMA, April 10 (MENA) - Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven nations on Sunday condemned terrorist attacks and agreed to lead global efforts to strengthen countermeasures on the first day of their talks in Hiroshima, Kyodo quoted the ....

  • Prince William. Kate make royal visit to India

    Date: 2016-04-10 09:17:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:4688425

    LONDON, April 10 (MENA) - Starting Sunday, the Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge will be travelling to India, before travelling to Bhutan on 14 April as part of their fourth royal tour, International Business Times reported. This will be the first ....

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