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  • US Withdraws From UN Rights Council

    Date: 2018-06-19 22:26:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7451008

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - The US withdrew from the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a "chronic bias against Israel," a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult, Voice of America ....

  • Migration is 'inevitable': UN chief

    Date: 2018-06-19 22:13:10 GMT - Norway - World - SN:87 - ID:7451004

    OSLO, June 19 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that migration, which is currently posing serious challenges to political leaders around the world, was “inevitable”. According to The Express Tribune, the topic is ....

  • Afghan officials in Pakistan for talks on peace efforts

    Date: 2018-06-19 22:09:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:86 - ID:7450784

    KABUL, June 19 (MENA) - An Afghan official says top security officials are in Pakistan for talks on reviving the peace process with the Taliban, ABC News reported. Feroz Bashari, a government spokesman, says National Security Adviser Mohammad ....

  • Afghan leader asks Taliban to respect will of nation

    Date: 2018-06-19 21:23:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:83 - ID:7450979

    KABUL, June 19 (MENA) - The Chief Executive of the Afghan Unity Government, Abdullah Abdullah, has called on the leadership council of the Taliban group to respect the will of the nation and start peace talks with government in a bid to end the ....

  • US intelligence officials: North Korea will sell nuclear tech to Iran

    Date: 2018-06-19 21:09:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7450687

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - While the US administration is still touting its supposedly successful summit with North Korea — even claiming that Pyongyang is “no longer a nuclear threat” — senior US intelligence officials worry that a new security ....

  • OIC deplores Afghan ceasefire violations

    Date: 2018-06-19 20:09:26 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:78 - ID:7450782

    RIYADH, June 19 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef bin Ahmed Al Othaimeen on Tuesday condemned ceasefire violations that occurred during Eid al Fitr holidays in Afghanistan. Also, he deplored a ....

  • North Korean leader meets Chinese president in Beijing

    Date: 2018-06-19 17:42:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:70 - ID:7450856

    BEIJING, June 19 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Beijing Tuesday for their first face-to-face talks since Kim's historic summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12. According to ....

  • UN envoy says 'common ground' emerging in Syria constitution talks

    Date: 2018-06-19 16:12:55 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:65 - ID:7450430

    GENEVA, June 19 (MENA) - The United Nations' special envoy for Syria says there is "some common ground" among Russia, Iran, and Turkey about how to move forward on writing a new constitution for war-torn Syria. Staffan de Mistura made the ....

  • French government freezes assets of Hani Ramadan

    Date: 2018-06-19 15:15:47 GMT - France - World - SN:58 - ID:7450522

    PARIS, June 19 (MENA) - The French government has frozen the assets of controversial Swiss-Islamic scholar Hani Ramadan, the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hassan al-Banna as part of the authorities' efforts to combat terrorist ....

  • UNICEF: Children should not be separated from their families because of their migration status

    Date: 2018-06-19 14:09:31 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:49 - ID:7450369

    GENEVA, June 19 (MENA) - UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore urged the United States to take the best interests of refugee and migrant children into consideration in the application of U.S. asylum procedures and laws. In a statement on ....

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