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  • 10 militants killed in Afghanistan's Ghazni airstrikes

    Date: 2019-02-23 10:06:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7817278

    KABUL, Feb 23 (MENA) - At least 10 Taliban fighters were killed in foreign forces-backed airstrikes conducted by Afghan forces in Ghazni province on Friday, the provincial governor’s office said in a statement on Saturday. Two airstrikes were ....

  • Woman killed, dozen injured in clash with Venezuelan forces on Brazil border

    Date: 2019-02-22 17:06:42 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:55 - ID:7816794

    CARACAS, Feb 22 (MENA) - A woman has been killed and a dozen more injured in a clash with security forces on the border with Brazil, ABC News quoted officials in Venezuela as saying Friday. Gran Sabana Mayor Emilio Gonzalez said members of the ....

  • Venezuelan outflow continues unabated, stands now at 3.4 million- says UNHCR

    Date: 2019-02-22 16:38:02 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:53 - ID:7816741

    GENEVA, Feb 22 (MENA) - The number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela worldwide now stands at 3.4 million, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, announced on Friday. According to data from ....

  • Russian official: Moscow invited OSCE PA mission to Crimea in near future

    Date: 2019-02-22 16:08:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:7816673

    MOSCOW, Feb 22 (MENA) - Russia has invited the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly to send a mission to Crimea as soon as possible, Leonid Slutsky, said a Russian delegate to the OSCE PA. "We've ....

  • Russia calls not to believe US statements about peacekeeping contingent in Syria

    Date: 2019-02-22 16:07:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:7816672

    MOSCOW, Feb 22 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called not to believe Washington's statements that after the withdrawal of US troops from Syria, there would remain a peacekeeping contingent there, Sputnik news agency ....

  • Lavrov to visit Vietnam, Hong Kong, China late February

    Date: 2019-02-22 15:10:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7816603

    MOSCOW, Feb 22 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Vietnam on February 24-25, and may meet with Vietnamese Foreign Ministry top officials, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Friday. "The Russian ....

  • Venezuela's Deputy Foreign Minister Says Maduro, Putin in constant contact by phone

    Date: 2019-02-22 14:51:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7816623

    MOSCOW, Feb 22 (MENA) - Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Yvan Gil said that the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, was constantly on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Sputnik news agency reported. Nicolas Maduro, and Russian ....

  • Beijing hosts Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum

    Date: 2019-02-22 14:44:17 GMT - China - World - SN:43 - ID:7816494

    BEIJING, Feb 22 (MENA) - The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) organized on Friday the Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum, titled "Invest in Saudi Arabia" on the sidelines of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to Beijing. ....

  • N. Korea cuts food rations by almost half due to bad weather, sanctions

    Date: 2019-02-22 14:01:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:7816495

    WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (MENA) - North Korea said it is facing a food shortage for 2019 that will require rations be reduced by almost half for its citizens, Newsweek reported on Friday. The country revealed the information to the United Nations in a ....

  • 23 militants killed in past 24 hours, says Afghan MoD

    Date: 2019-02-22 14:01:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:38 - ID:7816537

    KABUL, Feb 22 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Defense said on Friday that nearly two dozens insurgents have been killed and four others wounded during operations over the past 24 hours, Pajhwok Afghan News reported. The military operations were ....

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