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  • Deal on Rohingya repatriation inches forward, but hurdles remain - paper

    Date: 2017-11-23 20:41:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7105936

    NEW YORK, Nov 23 (MENA) - Myanmar and Bangladesh said Thursday that they had moved one step closer to the possible repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh over the past three months, The New York Times ....

  • Russia hopes for constructive cooperation with Zimbabwe under new authorities

    Date: 2017-11-23 19:24:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:7105884

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Russia hopes to continue constructive cooperation with Zimbabwe under the new authorities, both in the bilateral format and on the global arena, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was quoted by TASS as ....

  • Top Russian, Italian diplomats to meet on December 1

    Date: 2017-11-23 19:21:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:7105882

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano during his working visit to Rome on December 1, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was cites by TASS as saying ....

  • Germany investing 79mln euos for Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-11-23 16:24:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:65 - ID:7105658

    KABUL, Nov 23 (MENA) - The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) says the government of Germany is investing 6.4 billion Afghanis (about 79 million euros) for Afghanistan. According to a statement by the organization ....

  • Russia bombs Daesh sites in Deir Ez Zor

    Date: 2017-11-23 16:21:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:7105625

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Russian defense ministry said in a statement Thursday that its fighter jets bombed terrorist Daesh group's sites in the Syrian city of Deir Ez Zor, destroying Daesh gatherings and armored vehicles. The ministry underlined ....

  • Moscow considers US decision to replace Russian armaments in Afghanistan ‘counterproductive’

    Date: 2017-11-23 14:25:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:7105216

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Second Asian Department Zamir Kabulov said that Moscow considers the decision of the US and NATO leadership to fully replace Russian armaments and equipment in Afghanistan with ....

  • Russian official meets UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs

    Date: 2017-11-23 13:44:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:7105207

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Chief of Russia’s Main Directorate for Military International Cooperation Major General held meeting with UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock on Thursday. The sides ....

  • Over 1,000 illegal migrants were rescued: Italian Coast Guard

    Date: 2017-11-23 09:48:13 GMT - Italy - World - SN:20 - ID:7104653

    ROME, Nov 23 (MENA) - As many as 1,100 illegal migrants were rescued by the Italian Coast Guard and a relief organization, including one woman who gave birth in a rubber boat, Sky News channel reported Thursday. In a statement, the Italian ....

  • US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

    Date: 2017-11-22 22:51:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:7103948

    WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (MENA) - Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a US Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, ABC News reported. The C-2 "Greyhound" transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles ....

  • EU respects ruling against Mladic, urge for reconciliation

    Date: 2017-11-22 22:38:48 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:95 - ID:7103945

    BRUSSELS, Nov 22 (MENA) - The European Union declared Wednesday its "fully respect" of the UN criminal tribunal conviction of Bosnian Serb ex-army commander Ratko Mladic for genocide, crimes against humanity and customs of war violations, ABC News ....

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