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  • Islamabad: Saudi CP to visit Pakistan on Sunday

    Date: 2019-02-16 13:40:51 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:36 - ID:7807131

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (MENA) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will be paying his first state visit to Pakistan on Sunday (which was originally scheduled for Saturday) since becoming the heir to the throne in 2017, Dawn reported. The purpose ....

  • Key Taliban commander killed in airstrike in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-02-16 11:37:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:7806919

    KABUL, Feb 16 (MENA) - A key Taliban commander, Mullah Hamdullah, along with 22 militants were killed in an airstrike launched by the Afghan forces in Uruzgan province on Saturday morning, TOLO News reported. The airstrike was conducted on the ....

  • US security adviser voices Washington support to India's right to self-defense after Pulwama attack

    Date: 2019-02-16 08:34:18 GMT - India - World - SN:11 - ID:7806638

    NEW DELHI, Feb 16 (MENA) - US National Security Adviser John Bolton said to his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval that America supports India's right to self-defense after the two officials discussed the Pulwama attack. Bolton telephoned Doval on ....

  • Afghan president, NATO chief discuss Afghan peace process

    Date: 2019-02-16 07:55:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7806594

    KABUL, Feb 16 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani met NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference and discussed Afghan-led peace process, fight against terrorism and regional countries' role in this ....

  • Five killed in shooting at Illinois business

    Date: 2019-02-16 07:50:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7806577

    WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (MENA) - Five people have been confirmed dead in the Aurora, Illinois, shooting, CNN reported, quoting Chief of Police Kristen Ziman as saying. At a press conference, Ziman confirmed that the shooter was also killed. Five ....

  • UNOOSA, SGAC sign MoU to support youth role in SDGs

    Date: 2019-02-15 17:40:52 GMT - Austria - World - SN:63 - ID:7806129

    VIENNA, Feb 15 (MENA) - The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support young people's role, in line with the ....

  • Merkel to meet Burkina Faso president Thursday

    Date: 2019-02-15 17:11:02 GMT - Germany - World - SN:62 - ID:7806128

    BERLIN, Feb 15 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on Thursday at the German Chancellery in Berlin, Steffen Seibert, the spokesman of the German federal government, said on ....

  • US president declares emergency to get billions for border wall

    Date: 2019-02-15 17:00:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:7806142

    WASHINGTON, Feb 15 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency that he says will allow him to access billions to build his border wall without approval from Congress, the Time reported. The decision is likely to face ....

  • US: Time to expand international coalition against Daesh

    Date: 2019-02-15 16:53:06 GMT - Germany - World - SN:60 - ID:7806124

    MUNICH, Feb 15 (MENA) - The top Pentagon official said Friday he foresees a "bigger and stronger" American-led international coalition combating the Daesh group globally as the US withdraws its troops from Syria, the New York Times reported. Pat ....

  • Japan, S. Korea hold talks over wartime labor case

    Date: 2019-02-15 16:49:34 GMT - Germany - World - SN:59 - ID:7806109

    MUNICH, Feb 15 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea have held talks amid worsening bilateral relations over wartime issues, NHK network reported on Friday. Taro Kono and Kang Kyung-wha met in the German city of Munich on ....

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