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  • UNICEF welcomes release of 833 children in Nigeria

    Date: 2018-10-12 17:19:16 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:49 - ID:7618449

    GENEVA, Oct 12 (MENA) - UNICEF on Friday welcomed the release of 833 children from the ranks of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, as part of its commitment to end and prevent the recruitment and use of ....

  • Commentary: Critical moment calls for responsible US choice on China ties

    Date: 2018-10-12 17:18:10 GMT - China - World - SN:46 - ID:7618473

    BEIJING, Oct 12 (MENA) - China-US relations are now at a crossroads. The recent string of relentless and groundless China-bashing rhetoric from US leaders has revealed a Washington bent on dragging Beijing into a full-scale face-off, Xinhua news ....

  • Consultations on Afghanistan may be held in Moscow later in October, says Russian diplomat

    Date: 2018-10-12 15:16:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:7618604

    MOSCOW, Oct 12 (MENA) - A meeting on Afghanistan in the so-called Moscow format that is involving Kabul, Moscow and a number of other regional capitals may be held before the end of the current month, Russia president’s special envoy for Afghanistan ....

  • Court convicts American pastor, allows him to leave Turkey

    Date: 2018-10-12 15:12:02 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:39 - ID:7618583

    ANKARA, Oct 12 (MENA) - A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror charges but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave Turkey, a move that's likely to ease the tensions between Turkey and the United States, ABC ....

  • IEA: Unprecedented rise in global oil demand, supply

    Date: 2018-10-12 15:07:54 GMT - France - World - SN:37 - ID:7618471

    PARIS, Oct 12 (MENA) - Both global oil demand and supply are now close to new, historically significant peaks at 100 mb/d, and neither show signs of ceasing to grow any time soon, the International Energy Agency said in a report on Friday. ....

  • Dina Powell no longer in running to succeed Nikki Haley

    Date: 2018-10-12 13:44:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:7618334

    WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (MENA) - Former White House aide Dina Powell is no longer in the running to succeed Nikki Haley as US ambassador to the United Nations, a senior White House official and a person familiar with the matter has said, the Washington ....

  • Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan resigns

    Date: 2018-10-12 13:43:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7618400

    BISHKEK, Oct 12 (MENA) - Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldayev tendered his resignation on Friday, Kyrgyz news agency AKIpress reported. "Having worked as Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan for 6 years, I tendered resignation and the head ....

  • UN chief visits quake-hit Indonesian city

    Date: 2018-10-12 12:46:49 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:25 - ID:7618328

    JAKARTA, Oct 12 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday visited an Indonesian city shattered by an earthquake and tsunami to personally assess the impact of the disasters, ABC news reported. He paid a visit to the hard-hit city ....

  • Koreas hold working-level military talks over enforcement of peace accord

    Date: 2018-10-12 11:26:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:7618240

    SEOUL, Oct 12 (MENA) - The two Koreas' armies held working-level talks on Friday to discuss the enforcement of their recent agreement to reduce tensions and prevent accidental clashes, Seoul's defense ministry said. During the talks held at the ....

  • Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 8 persons

    Date: 2018-10-12 10:58:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:7618114

    KABUL, Oct 12 (MENA) - Attacks by the Taliban in the north of Afghanistan have killed eight people; four soldiers and four civilians, ABC News reported on Friday. Military spokesman Hanif Rezaie said that the troops died in Kunduz province when ....

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