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  • Jordan's King Abdullah II arrives in Pakistan on two-day visit

    Date: 2018-02-08 13:52:01 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:61 - ID:7234779

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 8 (MENA) - Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived in Pakistan on Thursday afternoon on an official two-day visit, Geo News reported. The Jordanian monarch was received at Nur Khan Airbase by President Mamnoon Hussain and a 21-gun ....

  • 14 Daesh militants killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-02-08 12:58:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:44 - ID:7234664

    KABUL, Feb 8 (MENA) - Fourteen Daesh militants were killed in airstrikes launched by the Afghan Air Forces on northern Jawzjan province, Khaama Press news agency reported on Thursday. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military said in a ....

  • S. Korea, Germany agree to increase cooperation

    Date: 2018-02-08 08:43:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:7233943

    SEOUL, Feb 8 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier agreed Thursday to enhance their countries' cooperation on bilateral and global issues, including climate change and the North Korean nuclear ....

  • Belarus plans to sign visa recognition agreement with Russia soon - FM

    Date: 2018-02-08 07:26:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:7233911

    MOSCOW, Feb 8 (MENA) - Belarus’ Foreign Minister Vladimir Makey has confirmed his country’s plans to sign in the immediate future an agreement with Russia on mutual visa recognition, TASS news agency reported. "As for citizens of third countries, ....

  • Israel started works on border with Lebanon -- UNIFIL

    Date: 2018-02-07 22:36:51 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:90 - ID:7233529

    BEIRUT, Feb 7 (MENA) - The UN peacekeeping mission (UNIFIL) said on Wednesday that Israel has already begun to carry out works south of the Blue Line with Lebanon amid tensions between the two countries. "We are in contact with the parties on ....

  • More than 300 child soldiers released in South Sudan

    Date: 2018-02-07 21:55:26 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:88 - ID:7233368

    GENEVA, Feb 7 (MENA) - More than 300 child soldiers were released Wednesday by armed groups in South Sudan, the second-largest such release since civil war began five years ago, ABC News reported. The "laying down of the guns" ceremony for 87 ....

  • South Sudan declares end of its longest cholera outbreak

    Date: 2018-02-07 21:32:51 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:87 - ID:7233372

    GENEVA, Feb 7 (MENA) - South Sudan has declared the end of its longest and largest cholera outbreak, with no new cases of cholera reported in over seven weeks, the WHO said in a report on Wednesday. The fight against cholera in South Sudan has ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(1):MIAX PEARL Achieves over 4% Market Share on Eve of One-Year Anniversary

    Date: 2018-02-07 18:20:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:7233527

    PRINCETON, New Jersey, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- MIAX PEARL announced that it achieved over 4% market share on February 2, 2018, establishing a new market share record on the eve of its one-year anniversary. Successfully launched on ....

  • Taiwan hit by second huge earthquake in 24 hours

    Date: 2018-02-07 17:57:05 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:74 - ID:7233353

    TAIPEI, Feb 7 (MENA) - Taiwan has been hit by a second strong earthquake just a day after at least seven people were killed by a quake near the city of Hualien, Daily Express reported. Today a 5.7 quake has hit the east coast of the island, ....

  • Russia's top diplomat believes US has plans to divide Syria

    Date: 2018-02-07 16:38:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:7233287

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) - The United States has plans to divide Syria and Russia will discuss the issue with its American counterparts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a master class session for the finalists of the Leaders of Russia ....

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