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  • Global-PRNewswire (1):Johnson & Johnson Issues Call for Innovative Ideas to Reduce HIV Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Date: 2016-02-17 18:34:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:4336897

    DREAMS Partners Announce $85 Million Innovation Challenge Focused on Solutions for Adolescent Girls and Young Women NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today issued a call for innovative ....

  • British fighter jets intercepts Russian bombers near UK airspace

    Date: 2016-02-17 18:27:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:127 - ID:4336577

    LONDON, Feb 17 (MENA) - Two Royal Air Force Typhoons have been scrambled this afternoon to intercept two Russian bombers heading towards UK airspace, Daily Mail reported Wednesday. The Ministry of Defense has confirmed two Tupolev Tu-160 ....

  • Explosion hits Turkey's capital; casualties reported

    Date: 2016-02-17 18:08:36 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:126 - ID:4336729

    ANKARA, Feb 17 (MENA) - Five people were killed and at least 10 others were injured in Wednesday's explosion that took place near an army command in Ankara. According to the state-run TV, the explosion may have been caused by a car ....

  • El Niño drought harms a million African children, says Unicef

    Date: 2016-02-17 14:43:03 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:97 - ID:4334797

    NEW YORK, Feb 17 (MENA) - Nearly one million children need treatment for severe malnutrition in eastern and southern Africa due to drought that is putting millions more at risk of hunger, water shortages and disease, the UN children’s agency ....

  • Greek defense minister: We seek to achieve security in region

    Date: 2016-02-17 13:04:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:65 - ID:4333161

    CAIRO, Feb 17 (MENA) - Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said that his country has been working to create an atmosphere of cooperation for achieving peace and stability in the Mediterranean region, starting from Cyprus and Greece, then to north ....

  • Russian diplomat: Strategic cooperation between Russia, China is comprehensive

    Date: 2016-02-17 12:04:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:4333189

    MOSCOW, Feb 17 (MENA) - Russia and China pay great attention to strengthening the spiritual and social basis of bilateral relations, the director of the Foreign Ministry’s first Asian Department, Andrey Kulik, told a news conference at TASS devoted ....

  • Taliban child soldier recruitment surges, HRW says

    Date: 2016-02-17 11:59:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:55 - ID:4332837

    KABUL, Feb 17 (MENA) - Taliban forces in Afghanistan have added scores of children to their ranks since mid-2015 in violation of the international prohibition on the use of child soldiers, Human Rights Watch said today. New Human Rights Watch ....

  • WHO launches global emergency response plan to Zika outbreak

    Date: 2016-02-17 11:34:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:45 - ID:4332353

    GENEVA, Feb 17 (MENA) - World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a global Strategic Response Framework and Joint Operations Plan to guide the international response to the spread of Zika virus infection and the neonatal malformations and ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry: US knows Russia is no threat

    Date: 2016-02-17 10:56:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:4332205

    MOSCOW, Feb 17 (MENA) - The United States says there is a threat from Russia but has no evidence to prove its claims, Russian Foreign Ministry’s official spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. "Of course, they know that we [Russia] are ....

  • Theresa May indicates EU is vital for fight against terrorism as she warns against 'isolation'

    Date: 2016-02-17 10:25:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:4331921

    LONDON, Feb 17 (MENA) - The European Union is vital in the fight against international terrorism, Theresa May has indicated as she said jihadists threatening Britain cannot be defeated by “acting in isolation,” The Telegraph reported ....

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