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  • Russia will not join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lavrov

    Date: 2018-01-19 13:00:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:7199403

    MOSCOW, Jan 19 (MENA) - Russia does not plan to join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. He stressed that Moscow shared a common interest in building a nuclear-weapon-free world ....

  • Russia to shell out $2 mln to budget of UN counter-terrorism office

    Date: 2018-01-19 12:46:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7199411

    MOSCOW, Jan 19 (MENA) - Russia will make a voluntary contribution to the budget of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism in the amount of $2 million, the Russian government said in a statement published on Friday. From 2019 it will be annually ....

  • Package found near London’s Kings Cross station 'non-suspicious'

    Date: 2018-01-19 11:54:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:7199294

    LONDON, Jan 19 (MENA) - The British police cordoned off roads around Kings Cross railway station due to a report of a suspicious package, Al Arabiya channel reported Friday. Roads near the station had been shut and officers were in attendance. ....

  • Lavrov, UN chief discuss Iran, Syria, N. Korea

    Date: 2018-01-19 11:12:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:7198991

    MOSCOW, Jan 19 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have noted the lack of alternatives in the peaceful settlement of crises in Syria and North Korea during a meeting in New York, TASS news agency ....

  • 16 people killed, wounded in car accident in Brazil

    Date: 2018-01-19 08:43:59 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:11 - ID:7198917

    BRAZILIA, Jan 19 (MENA) - A child was killed and 15 others were injured when a car hit crowds on a promenade near Rio de Janeiro's famous Copacabana beach in Brazil. Live television pictures showed victims lying on the sand and pavement, receiving ....

  • Seoul to push for regular high-level talks with Pyongyang

    Date: 2018-01-19 08:31:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7198916

    SEOUL, Jan 19 (MENA) - South Korea's unification ministry said on Friday that it will push to regularize high-level talks with North Korea and provide humanitarian aid to vulnerable people there, as it makes inter-Korean reconciliation a policy ....

  • 67 militants killed, wounded in Afghanistan- Defense ministry

    Date: 2018-01-19 08:24:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7198915

    KABUL, Jan 19 (MENA) - At least 34 insurgents were killed and 33 others wounded in clearing operations led by Afghan security personnel within the last 24 hours in different parts of the country, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on Friday. In a ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(6):Single Blood Test Screens For Eight Cancer Types

    Date: 2018-01-18 20:08:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7198663

    Single Blood Test Screens For Eight Cancer Types Provides unique new framework for early detection of the most common cancers BALTIMORE, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers developed a single blood test ....

  • France keen on dialogue with Russia on Syria: official

    Date: 2018-01-18 15:02:58 GMT - France - World - SN:57 - ID:7197973

    PARIS, Jan 18 (MENA) – France said on Thursday it is keen on dialogue with Russia in order to achieve progress towards a political transition in Syria, which has been witnessing a conflict since 2011, leaving hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead ....

  • US strategy shift in Syria turns focus to Iran from Daesh

    Date: 2018-01-18 11:15:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:7197429

    WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (MENA) - The US will turn its focus in Syria to moving to reduce Iranian influence there, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a policy speech that marked a shift in US strategy in Syria away from Daesh, Wall Street Journal ....

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