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  • Malaysia elected to UNESCO'S executive board

    Date: 2015-11-12 08:47:46 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:22 - ID:3714633

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 12 (MENA) - Malaysia has been elected to UNESCO's executive board for the 2015-2019 term, after earning the highest votes among Asia-Pacific countries, according to Bernama News Agency. Malaysian National Commission for UNESCO ....

  • Obama expresses "deep concern" over situation in Burundi

    Date: 2015-11-12 08:10:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:3714477

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama, in a phone call with South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, expressed "deep concern" about the situation in Burundi, the White House said. Obama asked Zuma "to continue to work with ....

  • Hungary rejects receiving Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-11-11 19:56:48 GMT - Austria - World - SN:131 - ID:3713433

    VIENNA, Nov 11 (MENA) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has rejected receiving Syrian refugees, who will be returned to Hungary in the future upon Dublin agreement. Hungary is a transit country for refugees on their way to western and ....

  • Italian min. says all countries may be hit by terrorism

    Date: 2015-11-11 17:32:06 GMT - Italy - World - SN:113 - ID:3712749

    ROME, Nov 11 (MENA) - Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said on Wednesday that all countries may be hit by terrorism. Speaking at a parliamentary session, Alfano said the Italian police have not received so far any report on a possible ....

  • Russian jets bomb 277 terrorist facilities in Syria in 2 days

    Date: 2015-11-11 17:01:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:110 - ID:3712561

    MOSCOW, Nov 11 (MENA) – Russian aircraft in Syria have made 85 combat sorties against 277 terrorist facilities in the provinces of Aleppo, Damascus, Latakia, Hama, Homs and Idlib over the past two days," Major General Igor Konashenkov, the Russian ....

  • Chechen leader Kadyrov calls on Muslim leaders to unite against Daesh

    Date: 2015-11-11 13:19:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:3710353

    MOSCOW, Nov 11 (MENA) - Chechnya’s head Ramzan Kadyrov has urged the leaders of the Muslim countries to join forces against Daesh terrorist group, Sputnik reported Wednesday. "I deem it my duty to make a direct address to the leaders of Saudi ....

  • Russia blocks 450 digital wallets raising funds for terrorists

    Date: 2015-11-11 12:40:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:3709613

    MOSCOW, Nov 11 (MENA) - Russia has blocked 450 digital wallets raising funds for terrorists in Syria and Iraq, said Head of the Russian Prosecutor-General’s Office Department for supervision over the implementation of laws on federal security, ....

  • Russian and North Korean military begin talks in Pyongyang

    Date: 2015-11-11 11:33:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:3709637

    PYONGYANG, Nov 11 (MENA) - Russia and North Korea have started negotiations at the level of representatives of general staffs. The Russian delegation under the first deputy chief of the General Staff, Nikolay Bogdanovsky, arrived in Pyongyang. No ....

  • European Union seeks help from Africa on migrant flow

    Date: 2015-11-11 10:43:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:37 - ID:3708757

    WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (MENA) - The European Union is turning to Africa to stem the flow of what it deems economic migrants who arrive on its shores, but African governments are worried about the consequences of cooperating with the bloc and it is far ....

  • More than 1 million Libyan children in need of protection, humanitarian aid - UNICEF

    Date: 2015-11-11 10:37:43 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:36 - ID:3708749

    NEW YORK, Nov 11 (MENA) - More than one million of Libyan children are in need of protection and humanitarian aid, said the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). It added that more than 1 million children are in need of aid, voicing concern ....

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