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  • US urges India, Pakistan to exercise self-restraint

    Date: 2019-02-27 06:54:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7824141

    WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is encouraging India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and avoid escalation after an Indian airstrike in Pakistani territory, Al Hurra TV reported. The statement from his ....

  • Weapons for opposition may be purchased in Eastern Europe – Venezuela's FM

    Date: 2019-02-27 06:32:55 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:5 - ID:7824118

    NEW YORK, Feb 27 (MENA) - Venezuelan opposition may be able to obtain weapons by purchasing them in Eastern Europe, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said during a Security Council meeting. "We would like to state the information that our ....

  • Syria, bilateral ties to top agenda of Putin-Netanyahu talks: Kremlin

    Date: 2019-02-26 16:26:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:7823637

    MOSCOW, Feb 26 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet on Wednesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the situation in the region, including in Syria, as well as bilateral relations, the Kremlin website said on ....

  • OIC convenes emergency meeting on situation in Kashmir

    Date: 2019-02-26 09:28:44 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7822604

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 26 (MENA) - An emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group on Kashmir will be held in Jeddah on Tuesday, according to Radio Pakistan. PAF chases away Indian jets after LoC airspace ....

  • PM Imran chairs important meeting on India's LoC violation

    Date: 2019-02-26 07:31:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7822368

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 26 (MENA) - Prime Minister Imran Khan is currently chairing an important meeting in the wake of India's violation of the Line of Control (LoC) earlier today (Tuesday), Geo news reported. The meeting is being attended by the top ....

  • Indian Air Force jets violate LoC with Pakistan

    Date: 2019-02-26 06:52:58 GMT - India - World - SN:9 - ID:7822367

    NEW DELHI, Feb 26 (MENA) - As many as 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets of the Indian Air Force crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and destroyed several terror camps deep inside Pakistani territory early on Tuesday morning, Times of India ....

  • Would-be Bangladeshi plane hijacker had toy gun - police

    Date: 2019-02-25 12:13:59 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:49 - ID:7820576

    DHAKA, Feb 25 (MENA) - A Bangladeshi passenger on a Dubai-bound flight, who threatened to blow up the plane and tried to force his way into the cockpit was carrying a toy gun and no explosives, Euronews quoted police as saying on Monday. Police ....

  • UN chief: human rights are losing ground in the world

    Date: 2019-02-25 12:12:57 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:48 - ID:7820690

    GENEVA, Feb 25 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is denouncing a "groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance" and says human rights are losing ground in the world, The New York Times reported. The UN chief kicked off ....

  • Vietnam says prepared to host 2nd US-DPRK summit

    Date: 2019-02-25 08:24:55 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:18 - ID:7820423

    HANOI, Feb 25 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Wednesday and Thursday in Hanoi, hoping to build on their historic summit in Singapore in June that was the first between a sitting US president and a ....

  • Senegal's Sall re-elected with 'at least 57 percent' of vote: PM

    Date: 2019-02-25 06:03:23 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:4 - ID:7820309

    DAKAR, Feb 25 (MENA) - Senegal’s Macky Sall was re-elected with ‘at least 57 percent’ of the vote in the first round of the presidential election Sunday, the New Straits Times quoted his Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne as ....

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