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  • Tbilisi forum underlines Georgia's key regional role - diplomat

    Date: 2015-10-27 07:55:06 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:14 - ID:3610821

    CAIRO, Oct 27 (MENA) - Georgian Ambassador in Cairo Arcil Dzolya Hvili underlined the importance of the recent Tbilisi Silk Road Forum which highlighted Georgia's key regional road. In statements to MENA on Tuesday, the diplomat said the forum ....

  • Quake death toll reaches 74 in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-10-27 07:28:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:3610717

    KABUL, Oct 27 (MENA) - Officials said rescuers are struggling to reach quake-stricken regions in Pakistan and Afghanistan as the combined death toll from the previous day’s earthquake rose to 311, ABC News reported. According to Afghan officials, ....

  • UN estimates at least 120,000 new people displaced in Syria

    Date: 2015-10-27 07:15:59 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:6 - ID:3610609

    NEW YORK, Oct 27 (MENA) - U.N. humanitarian officials estimate that at least 120,000 people have been displaced in Syria this month because of fighting, according to ABC News. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said the ....

  • Russia ready to help Afghanistan, Pakistan deal with quake aftermaths

    Date: 2015-10-26 18:26:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:3609141

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - Russia's emergencies ministry has offered its assistance to Afghanistan and Pakistan hit by a devastating earthquake, the press service of the ministry told TASS on Monday. "Today, Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir ....

  • Dutch dogs used by Israeli army in Occupied Territories

    Date: 2015-10-26 16:08:20 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:76 - ID:3607965

    AMSTERDAM, Oct 26 (MENA) - The Netherlands is supplying dogs to the Israeli army which are used against Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, the NRC reports on Monday, based on its own research. The paper says the supply of dogs has been ....

  • OHCHR is concerned with the deteriorating health situation in Taizz, Yemen

    Date: 2015-10-26 16:07:25 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:75 - ID:3607997

    GENEVA, Oct 26 (MENA) - The Office of the UN high commission of Human rights (OHCHR) has expressed its concerns at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Taizz, Yemen. Taizz's civilian population is bearing the brunt of the siege as ....

  • Total value of exports of Russian weapons surpass $50bn - Putin

    Date: 2015-10-26 15:11:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:3607529

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - The total value of exports of Russian weapons surpassed 50 billion dollars, said Russian President Vladimir Putin. During his participation in the meeting of the Russian panel tasked with technical military cooperation ....

  • At least 12 girls killed in Afghanistan's school stampede

    Date: 2015-10-26 14:27:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:3607117

    KABUL, Oct 26 (MENA) - At least 12 students at a girls' school were killed in a stampede occurred Monday In Afghanistan's Takhar province, west of Badakhshan, ABC News reported The girls tried to get out of shaking buildings, a local official ....

  • Over 125 dead after powerful earthquake hit Pakistan

    Date: 2015-10-26 14:22:07 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:55 - ID:3607141

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (MENA) - A powerful earthquake struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas, on Monday, leaving over 125 dead and scores injured due to roof and building collapses. Tremors were felt in major cities, including ....

  • Kremlin regrets London’s refusal to hold dialogue

    Date: 2015-10-26 14:21:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:3607145

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - London’s refusal to hold dialogue with Moscow is regrettable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, stressing that the ball is in the court of the British partners to resume contacts. "Indeed, the political dialogue is ....

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