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  • Ending inequality means ending ‘global pandemic’ of violence against women – UN chief

    Date: 2018-11-25 10:49:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:29 - ID:7685126

    CAIRO, Nov 25 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said violence against women and girls in all its forms is the manifestation of a profound lack of respect and a failure by men to recognize the inherent equity and dignity of ....

  • EU leaders agree Brexit deal

    Date: 2018-11-25 10:26:12 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:24 - ID:7685136

    BRUSSELS, Nov 25 (MENA) - The UK’s withdrawal agreement from the European Union has been approved by EU leaders, its chief official Donald Tusk has announced. The 27 leaders gave it their backing after less than an hour's discussion in Brussels, ....

  • Earthquake at 6.1 magnitude strikes off Colombia coast, EMSC

    Date: 2018-11-25 08:03:11 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:12 - ID:7684894

    BOGOTA, Nov 25 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude struck off the Colombian coast, and while there was no major tsnaumi threat, there was a possibility of tsunamis along the nearby coast, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC and ....

  • UNSC condemns attacks in Karachi, Orakzai

    Date: 2018-11-25 07:46:07 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:10 - ID:7684864

    NEW YORK, Nov 25 (MENA) - The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attacks on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s lower Orakzai district that killed 33 people on Friday, Geo News reported on Sunday. Members of the ....

  • Police arrest suspect in stabbing attack on officer outside London train station

    Date: 2018-11-24 14:05:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:7684198

    LONDON, Nov 24 (MENA) - Police arrested a person suspected of stabbing a British Transport Police officer outside a train station in east London, officials said on Saturday. Chairman of Transport Police Federation Nigel Goodband said that the ....

  • Kabul’s Ulema Council Chief shot dead by unknown gunmen

    Date: 2018-11-24 13:32:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7684078

    KABUL, Nov 24 (MENA) - Chief of the Ulema Council of Kabul Mawlavi Abdul Basir Haqqani has been shot dead by unknown gunmen, security officials and Ulema Council sources have said. The incident took place in the vicinity of the 7th police ....

  • Two suspected facilitators of Chinese consulate attack arrested

    Date: 2018-11-24 07:54:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:6 - ID:7683670

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (MENA) - Law enforcement agencies in Pakistan arrested two suspected facilitators involved in Friday’s terrorist attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, GEO News reported on Saturday. The two suspects were arrested from ....

  • Russia notes Saudi Arabia’s efforts to investigate Khashoggi case, says top diplomat

    Date: 2018-11-23 16:52:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:7683136

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Moscow views Riyadh’s efforts to investigate the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a positive light, TASS cited Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying following talks with his Italian counterpart Enzo ....

  • Afghan president condemns attack on army base

    Date: 2018-11-23 15:27:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:51 - ID:7683210

    KABUL, Nov 23 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned Friday's attack in a mosque inside an army base in eastern Afghanistan that killed 27 soldiers, calling it "anti-Islamic and inhumane", ABC News reported. In a statement, Ghani ....

  • EU negotiators fail to agree on Gibraltar before Brexit summit

    Date: 2018-11-23 14:19:08 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:46 - ID:7683059

    BRUSSELS, Nov 23 (MENA) - European Union negotiators from the 27 states remaining after Brexit were unable to agree on Gibraltar during talks on Friday, Euronews reported. Spain reportedly objected to portions of the text at the last minute, ....

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