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  • Germany concerned over construction of further Israeli settlements in West Bank

    Date: 2018-01-14 15:09:23 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:58 - ID:7190540

    CAIRO, Jan 14 (MENA) – The German Foreign Office said it noted with great concern decisions on the construction of further Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, the office said on its official website on Sunday. “Particularly worrying is ....

  • Iran says hundreds of protesters released from detention

    Date: 2018-01-14 14:59:25 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:7190585

    TEHRAN, Jan 14 (MENA) - Iranian officials said that hundreds of people detained in recent weeks during anti-government protests have been released and acknowledged that at least 25 people were killed during the unrest. The demonstrations that ....

  • Pope: It's a sin if fear makes us hostile to migrants

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:03:53 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:40 - ID:7190254

    VATICAN, Jan 14 (MENA) - Pope Francis says while fear of migrants is "legitimate," it's a sin if that causes hostility. Francis invited migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, newly-arrived immigrants and second-generation immigrant families to a ....

  • Trump spurned UK visit because of ‘too little love’

    Date: 2018-01-14 10:41:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:7189717

    LONDON, Jan 14 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump cancelled a proposed visit to London to open America’s new embassy because he believed he had “not been shown enough love” by the British government, according to a source close to the US president. ....

  • Russian, US ambassadors outline joint steps to improve relations between countries

    Date: 2018-01-14 09:40:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:7189758

    MOSCOW, Jan 14 (MENA) - Russia’s Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov and the US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman outlined joint steps to improve the relations between Moscow and Washington, the Russian news agency Tass reported on Sunday. On ....

  • China calls for cherishing Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-01-13 22:21:54 GMT - China - World - SN:63 - ID:7189383

    BEIJING, Jan 13 (MENA) – China on Saturday called on all sides to cherish the hard-won Iran nuclear deal after the United States decided to extend sanctions relief on Tehran, Xinhua reported. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the remarks ....

  • Missile threat alert for Hawaii false alarm

    Date: 2018-01-13 20:48:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:7189328

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - An emergency alert notification sent out claiming a "ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii" was a false alarm, according to state leaders and emergency officials, CNN reported Saturday. "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT ....

  • Thousands protest Austria's new right-wing government

    Date: 2018-01-13 20:44:40 GMT - Austria - World - SN:56 - ID:7189279

    VIENNA, Jan 13 (MENA) - Thousands of Austrians staged a protest against their country's new right-wing government with a march in Vienna, FOX News reported Saturday. Police in the capital said about 20,000 people were attending the march on ....

  • Pakistani FM says Indian army chief's statements 'irresponsible'

    Date: 2018-01-13 20:44:16 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:55 - ID:7189304

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 13 (MENA) - Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said that India may test Pakistan’s resolve if that is what it wishes to do, Geo News reported Saturday. "Very irresponsible statement by Indian Army Chief,not befitting his ....

  • Germany fears EU migration reforms will trigger refugee influx: report

    Date: 2018-01-13 19:37:34 GMT - Germany - World - SN:52 - ID:7189257

    BERLIN, Jan 13 (MENA) - Berlin fears the European Parliament's planned amendment to the so-called Dublin Regulation could see many more refugees settling in Germany, Deutsche Welle quoted Der Spiegel as reporting on Saturday. The Dublin ....

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