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  • Georgian prime minister resigns

    Date: 2015-12-23 18:09:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:3984585

    TBILISI, Dec 23 (MENA) - Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili announced his resignation Wednesday without explaining his reasons, ABC news reported. Garibashvili has served as prime minister of the former Soviet nation since November ....

  • Ethiopia opposition: 80 killed in protests against land plan

    Date: 2015-12-23 16:54:26 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:43 - ID:3984405

    ADDIS ABABA, Dec 23 (MENA) - Ethiopian government forces have killed more than 80 people in the past four weeks in protests in the country's Oromia region, an Ethiopian opposition party charged Wednesday, according to ABC News. The killings ....

  • 160 Turkish soldiers withdraw from Iraq

    Date: 2015-12-23 14:39:31 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:3982661

    ANKARA, Dec 23 (MENA) – As many as 160 Turkish soldiers have withdrawn from Bashiqa camp in northern Iraqi city of Mosul. They have crossed into Turkey through Khabur border crossing amid tight security measures. The withdrawal of Turkish ....

  • Russia promises more humanitarian aid to Syria, Iraq, Yemen in 2016

    Date: 2015-12-23 14:37:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:3982393

    MOSCOW, Dec 23 (MENA) - Russia said on Wednesday that it will continue to provide humanitarian aid for the needy people in Syria, Iraq and Yemen in 2016. According to Russian Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov, plans are underway ....

  • Russia, Armenia sign agreement to create joint regional air defense systems

    Date: 2015-12-23 13:27:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:3982669

    MOSCOW, Dec 23 (MENA) – The Russian and Armenian defense ministers on Wednesday signed an agreement on creating a joint regional air defense system in the Caucasus, Sputnik news agency reported. Russia is currently working on the creation of a ....

  • Man arrested in south London on suspicion of terrorism offences

    Date: 2015-12-23 12:40:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:3982685

    LONDON, Dec 23 (MENA) - A 31-year-old man has been arrested in south London on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts, Scotland Yard said, according to the Guardian. The man was in custody at a central London police station after being detained at ....

  • Daesh threatens to kill journalists in east Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-12-23 12:21:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:3982385

    KABUL, Dec 23 (MENA) - The affiliates of Daesh terrorist group have threatened to kill journalists in eastern Nangarhar, reported Khaama news agency. The threat has been broadcast through the group’s newly launched FM Radio ‘Voice of the ....

  • One survivor found as China pledges landslide probe

    Date: 2015-12-23 09:32:53 GMT - China - World - SN:17 - ID:3981393

    BEIJING, Dec 23 (MENA) - Rescuers scrabbling through the debris of a huge three-day-old landslide discovered a young man alive in the mud Wednesday, as China's cabinet announced a probe into the nation's latest industrial disaster, Fox news ....

  • S. Korea to offer $1.5 million to 3 African nations

    Date: 2015-12-23 08:32:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:3980873

    SEOUL, Dec 23 (MENA) - South Korea has decided to provide three African countries with US$1.5 million in humanitarian assistance, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday, as Seoul is aggressively pushing for "humanitarian diplomacy." South Korea ....

  • India and Pakistan's military agree to maintain truce on LoC

    Date: 2015-12-23 08:30:20 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:3980969

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 23 (MENA) - India and Pakistan military Tuesday agreed to maintain truce on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and keep the communication alive through established reconciliation mechanism, the US-funded Radio Sawa ....

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