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  • UfM conference highlights role of blue economy in sustainable development

    Date: 2017-11-29 16:02:55 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:45 - ID:7115865

    BARCELONA, NAPLES, Nov 29 (MENA) - The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Stakeholder Conference on the Blue Economy, kicked off Wednesday in Italy's Naples, bringing together over 400 key stakeholders dealing with marine and maritime issues ....

  • North Korea has finally become nuclear state - leader

    Date: 2017-11-29 07:27:06 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7114931

    PYONGYANG, Nov 29 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared his country had achieved its long-cherished goal of full-fledged nuclear statehood after successfully testing a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday (Nov 29), ....

  • US, Japan, S.Koera call for emergency UNSC meeting on N.Korea missile test

    Date: 2017-11-29 06:07:06 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:1 - ID:7114853

    NEW YORK, Nov 28 (MENA) - The US, Japan and South Korea have called for an emergency meeting at the UN Security Council on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the latest missile launch by North Korea, Al Hurra news channel reported. North Korea fired ....

  • Tillerson seeks to reassure Europe of US security commitment

    Date: 2017-11-28 22:50:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7114653

    WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (MENA) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought Tuesday to reassure Europe that the United States remains fully committed to European security, particularly in combating threats from Russia, ABC News reported on ....

  • Britain, EU agree on Brexit divorce bill

    Date: 2017-11-28 22:47:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:73 - ID:7114635

    LONDON, Nov 28 (MENA) - British and EU negotiators have reached a deal over the so-called Brexit bill, opening the door to a potential breakthrough in the talks this December, The Telegraph reported Tuesday. Sources on both sides confirmed that ....

  • Facebook, Twitter to give details of Russian-backed Brexit posts

    Date: 2017-11-28 22:42:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:7114513

    LONDON, Nov 28 (MENA) - Facebook and Twitter have agreed to hand over some information relating to the reach of Russian-backed posts during the Brexit referendum, The Guardian quoted a UK House of Commons media watchdog as saying on ....

  • 14th South Korea-Middle East cooperation forum comes to end

    Date: 2017-11-28 22:36:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:71 - ID:7114544

    SEOUL, Nov 28 (MENA) - The 14th South Korea-Middle East cooperation forum was concluded on Tuesday in Seoul. The event, organized by the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, focused on means of boosting economic partnership between Arab ....

  • Lyon's Grand Mosque calls for rally to honor Sinai mosque attack victims

    Date: 2017-11-28 22:32:10 GMT - France - World - SN:70 - ID:7114764

    Lyon, France, Nov 28 (MENA) - The Grande mosquée de Lyon has called for a peaceful and mass rally on Saturday to pay tribute to the victims of the recent terrorist attack on Al Rawda Mosque in North Sinai. In a statement released on Tuesday, the ....

  • Roadside bomb kills 8 in Afghanistan - local official

    Date: 2017-11-28 22:18:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:68 - ID:7114541

    KABUL, Nov 28 (MENA) - A roadside bomb planted by the Taliban killed at least eight civilians including three women and a child in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province on Tuesday, a local official said. The victims of the blast in Kandahar’s Maroof ....

  • Floods, landslides kill 11 on Indonesia's main Java island

    Date: 2017-11-28 21:58:46 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:66 - ID:7114512

    JAKARTA, Nov 28 (MENA) - Rain-triggered landslides and floods have killed 11 villagers on Indonesia's main island of Java, an official was quoted by ABC news as saying on Tuesday. National Disaster Mitigation Agency Spokesman Sutopo Purwo ....

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