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  • US withdrawal from UNESCO harms multilateral humanitarian cooperation — Russian envoy

    Date: 2019-01-01 05:42:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:4 - ID:7738388

    MOSCOW, Jan 1 (MENA) - The withdrawal of the United States from UNESCO harms multilateral humanitarian cooperation, Russia's Envoy to UNESCO Alexander Kuznetsov told TASS news agency . "The US announced its decision [to withdraw from UNESCO] back ....

  • UK counter-terrorism police launch investigation after 3 attacked in Manchester railway station

    Date: 2019-01-01 05:38:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:1 - ID:7738399

    LONDON, Jan 1 (MENA) - British counter-terrorism police have launched an investigation after a man stabbed three people, including a police officer, during New Year's Eve celebrations in Manchester, England, CNN reported Tuesday. A male police ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry: US Embassy was notified about detention of US citizen

    Date: 2018-12-31 13:02:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7737699

    MOSCOW, Dec 31 (MENA) - Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers detained US citizen Paul Whelan in the Russian capital during a spy action, the FSB's press service said. "On December 28, US citizen Paul Whelan was detained by officers ....

  • Russia's FSB detains US citizen in Moscow during spy action

    Date: 2018-12-31 11:25:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:7737332

    MOSCOW, Dec 31 (MENA) - Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers detained US citizen Paul Whelan in the Russian capital during a spy action, Sputnik quoted the FSB's press service as saying on Monday. "On December 28, a US citizen Paul ....

  • Year-end storm in the Philippines kills more than 60

    Date: 2018-12-31 08:28:41 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:10 - ID:7737161

    MANILA, Dec 31 (MENA) - Dozens of people were killed in the eastern Philippines in a weekend storm that set off landslides and flash floods as the country prepared for the New Year, The New York Times quoted officials as saying Monday. The ....

  • Mahathir: I will honor my promise to only serve as Malaysia's interim PM

    Date: 2018-12-31 07:37:41 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:8 - ID:7737146

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31 (MENA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad reiterated on Sunday that he will abide by his promise to only serve as an interim prime minister, despite the calls for him to continue to hold the post until the next general ....

  • Bosnians demand government resignations over mysterious student death

    Date: 2018-12-31 07:19:21 GMT - Bosnia and Herzegovina - World - SN:7 - ID:7737108

    BANJA LUKE, Dec 31 (MENA) - Special police forces dispersed protesters demanding the resignation of Bosnian Serb Interior Minister Dragan Lukac on Sunday over a student’s death, detaining several people in the northwestern town of Banja Luka, The ....

  • Egypt-Press-Headlines 4 last Cairo

    Date: 2018-12-31 06:54:41 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:6 - ID:7737106

    -- THE EGYPTIAN GAZETTE: - President reviews progress of major national developmental projects - President Sisi directs gov't, CBE to regularly assess economic reform measures - Tawfiq: Police bodies resolved to realize the message of ....

  • 2 killed in residential building collapse after gas blast in Russia's Magnitogorsk

    Date: 2018-12-31 05:33:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:1 - ID:7737041

    MOSCOW, Dec 31 (MENA) - Casualties are being reported following an alleged gas explosion inside a multi-unit residential building in the Russian city of Magnitogorsk, Russia Today reported. At least two people have been killed, according to ....

  • N. Korea's tourism agency appeals to foreigners to visit N. Korea for New Year's celebration

    Date: 2018-12-30 20:59:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:68 - ID:7736930

    SEOUL, Dec 30 (MENA) - North Korea has unveiled tour programs allowing foreigners to visit the reclusive state and celebrate the New Year's holiday, according to the country's state-run tourism agency Sunday. The program will run in Pyongyang and ....

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