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  • Security in Sabah under control despite UK, Australia's travel advisories - Malaysian official

    Date: 2016-02-29 18:27:30 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:96 - ID:4415933

    KUALA LAMPUR, Feb 29 (MENA) - Malaysian Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed said Monday the level of security, specifically in the east coast of Sabah is under control despite the negative travel advisories of the Australian and United Kingdom ....

  • S. Korea, US agree on space cooperation deal

    Date: 2016-02-29 18:24:05 GMT - south korea - World - SN:95 - ID:4415977

    SEOUL, Feb 29 (MENA) – South Korea and the United States have agreed on a space cooperation deal to boost civilian exchanges in the space sector, Yonhap quoted Seoul's Foreign Ministry as saying on Monday. The agreement, reached on Sunday, is ....

  • 31st regular session of the Human Rights Council kicks off in Geneva

    Date: 2016-02-29 10:52:57 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:40 - ID:4411153

    GENEVA, Feb 29 (MENA) - The 31st regular session of the Human Rights Council opened here on Monday with the participation of UN General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft. Addressing the opening session, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights ....

  • Taliban suffer heavy casualties in Afghan air, ground operations

    Date: 2016-02-28 17:31:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:87 - ID:4407725

    KABUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - Taliban militants have suffered heavy casualties in a series of air and ground operations in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, Khaama press quoted local officials as saying Sunday. Provincial police chief Mohammad ....

  • Russia turns to US for explanations over Turkey’s shelling of Syrian territory

    Date: 2016-02-28 17:30:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:4408105

    MOSCOW-ANKARA Feb 28 (MENA) - The Russian Center for Truce in Syria has turned to the US Reconciliation Center for explanations over the shelling of the Syrian territory by Turkey, which is a member of the US-led anti-terror coalition, Russian ....

  • Lavrov calls for joint struggle against terrorism putting aside ambitions and differences

    Date: 2016-02-28 14:16:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:4405417

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - Russia wants to develop interaction with Algeria in fighting terrorism. But counteraction to this threat makes it imperative for the world community to join efforts and give up "double standards", Russia's Foreign Minister ....

  • 90 Taliban insurgents killed, wounded in west Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-02-28 13:54:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:49 - ID:4405413

    KABUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - The Taliban militants have suffered heavy casualties in ongoing military operations by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in western Farah province of Afghanistan. According to the local security officials, the ....

  • Switzerland votes on expelling foreigners for minor crimes

    Date: 2016-02-28 12:08:31 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:4405081

    GENEVA, Feb 28 (MENA) - Switzerland votes in a referendum Sunday on whether foreigner citizens who commit two minor offences, like traffic violations, in the space of 10 years should be automatically deported, The Guardian reported. The ....

  • UN urges Pakistan to resolve status Of 2.5m Afghan refugees

    Date: 2016-02-28 11:39:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:40 - ID:4405093

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 28 (MENA) - A senior UN official has urged Pakistan to resolve the status of more than 2.5 million Afghan refugees living in Pakistan whose registration cards have expired or who remain unregistered, Geo News reported. While Europe ....

  • Russian, US military effectively cooperate on Syrian ceasefire – Russian diplomat

    Date: 2016-02-28 08:50:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:4403737

    GENEVA, Feb 28 (MENA) – The Russian and American military effectively cooperate in ensuring ceasefire in Syria, TASS quoted Ambassador Alexey Borodavkin, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other ....

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