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  • UNRWA launches US$800 million emergency appeal for Syria, Gaza, West Bank

    Date: 2018-01-31 10:17:45 GMT - Austria - World - SN:33 - ID:7219840

    VIENNA, Jan 31 (MENA) - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has launched an appeal for its emergency programs of over US$800 million; approximately US$400 million each for Syria and the occupied ....

  • Ghani vows revenge on terror groups over recent brutal attacks

    Date: 2018-01-31 08:28:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7219625

    KABUL, Jan 31 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has promised to use all types of force to take revenge for the brutal killings of the ordinary people by terrorist groups, Khaama Press reported Wednesday. Speaking to worshipers in Wazi ....

  • Officials: Afghan intel chief makes surprise visit Islamabad

    Date: 2018-01-31 08:18:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:7219628

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (MENA) - Afghanistan's intelligence chief and foreign minister have made a surprise visit to Pakistan's capital following a recent spate of deadly attacks in Afghanistan, abc news reported on Wednesday. The visit Wednesday by ....

  • Kennedy slams Trump administration for undermining Americans' rights

    Date: 2018-01-31 06:53:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:7219540

    WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (MENA) - Democratic Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III chastised the Trump administration Tuesday night for what he said was its abandonment of the fundamental values for which the nation stands, ABC news reported. “Their ....

  • Trump calls for ‘new American moment,’ urges bipartisanship

    Date: 2018-01-31 06:24:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7219464

    WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (MENA) - President Donald Trump in his first State of the Union address on Tuesday called for unity and common ground, promising to extend “an open hand” to Democrats and Republicans in the name of a “new American moment,” Newsday ....

  • Medvedev jokes that cabinet members not on US ‘Kremlin List’ should step down

    Date: 2018-01-30 22:28:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:7219121

    MOSCOW, Jan 30 (MENA) - Not being put on Washington’s ‘Kremlin List’ is reason enough for a cabinet member to step down, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said jokingly while talking to reporters after meeting with his Belgian counterpart ....

  • Sochi congress final statement affirms full commitment to Syria’s territorial integrity

    Date: 2018-01-30 20:21:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:7219119

    MOSCOW, Jan 30 (MENA) - Participants in the Syrian National Dialogue Congress of Sochi stressed full commitment to the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Syria, SANA news agency reported Tuesday. The final statement of the ....

  • Pope sends sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate bishop

    Date: 2018-01-30 16:02:52 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:63 - ID:7218846

    VATICAN CITY, Jan 30 (MENA) - Pope Francis is sending the Vatican's most respected sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate a bishop accused by victims of covering up for the country's most notorious pedophile priest, ABC News reported. The ....

  • The Latest: Putin says US list of Russians is ‘hostile step’

    Date: 2018-01-30 14:50:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:7218607

    MOSCOW, Jan 30 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Trump administration’s list of top officials and business people is a “hostile step” that harms relations between Russia and the United States, The Washington Post reported. Just ....

  • Arab countries need to do more to create jobs, empower SMEs, IMF chief says

    Date: 2018-01-30 14:31:34 GMT - Morocco - World - SN:52 - ID:7218311

    MARRAKESH, Jan 30 (MENA) - IMF managing director said Arab countries need to do more to create jobs, empower small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and bolster inclusive growth as the region grapples with the highest youth unemployment rate in ....

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