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  • Russia better to cooperate with rather than fight against - Lithuanian president

    Date: 2017-12-24 17:18:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:7157358

    VILNIUS, Dec 24 (MENA) - Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Sunday said it is better to cooperate with Russia rather than to fight, expressing the readiness of her government to improve relations, Russian Sputnik news agency ....

  • Japanese FM to visit Myanmar mid January

    Date: 2017-12-24 16:59:35 GMT - Japan - World - SN:78 - ID:7157347

    TOKYO, Dec 24 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono is set to visit Myanmar next month to hold talks with leader Aung San Suu Kyi and express concerns over the Rohingya crisis, The Japan Times reported on Sunday quoting Japanese government ....

  • Italy plans to deploy antiterrorism military forces in Niger

    Date: 2017-12-24 15:45:50 GMT - Italy - World - SN:73 - ID:7157205

    ROME, Dec 24 (MENA) - Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni is proposing deploying an Italian military force in Niger over the next few months to combat human trafficking and terrorism. He says the Italian Parliament will be asked to approve ....

  • Chechnya prepares to foil extremists’ intrusion attempts - republic’s leader

    Date: 2017-12-24 15:28:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:7157200

    MOSCOW, Dec 24 (MENA) - Law enforcement agencies in Chechnya are preparing to foil the intrusion of extremists planning to carry out terror attacks, the North Caucasus republic’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov said on Sunday, Russian Tass news agency ....

  • The hunt for Daesh pivots to remaining pockets in Syria

    Date: 2017-12-24 10:26:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:7156310

    NEW YORK, Dec 24 (MENA) - Secretive drones and surveillance jets are boring down on an estimated 3,000 remaining Islamic State fighters, who are hiding in Syria along a short stretch of the Euphrates River and surrounding deserts, as the American ....

  • Landmine kills 3 Pakistani soldiers near borders

    Date: 2017-12-24 10:15:28 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7156324

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 24 (MENA) - At least three three Pakistani soldiers were killed Sunday when a landmine went off near Pakistan's borders with Afghanistan, Geo News network reported. Political administration said that the explosion occurred in ....

  • North Korea rejects UN Security Council resolution

    Date: 2017-12-24 06:48:50 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:8 - ID:7156008

    PYONGYANG, Dec 24 (MENA) - North Korea has rejected the latest sanctions resolution adopted by the UN Security Council in response to last month's launch of what the country says was an intercontinental ballistic missile, the North Korean news ....

  • Thousands protest against Netanyahu in Tel Aviv

    Date: 2017-12-23 21:40:24 GMT - Israel - World - SN:70 - ID:7155934

    GAZA CITY, Dec 23 (MENA) – Thousands of Israelis are rallying in the streets of Tel Aviv calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over alleged corruption for the fourth consecutive week, while hundreds more gathered in Jerusalem for ....

  • Philippines tropical storm Tembin kills 180 on Mindanao

    Date: 2017-12-23 21:18:04 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:69 - ID:7155915

    MANILA, Dec 23 (MENA) – More than 180 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines, with dozens more missing, the BBC reported on Saturday. Storm Tembin brought flash flooding and mudslides to ....

  • Pakistan doesn't need US aid - army

    Date: 2017-12-23 20:53:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:68 - ID:7155897

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 23 (MENA) - The Pakistani army said that the country does not need aid but trust from the United States, local media reported Saturday. A military spokesman added that Pakistan has had good terms with the United States for the past ....

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