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  • 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 ....

  • Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52

    Date: 2018-01-18 08:50:37 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:14 - ID:7197078

    ASTANA, Jan 18 (MENA) - A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the BBC quoted the interior ministry as saying. Five people managed to get out and were treated by rescue workers on the spot, reports said. The ....

  • Russia begins delivery of S-400 missile systems to China - source

    Date: 2018-01-18 08:10:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:7197126

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) - Russia has begun the delivery of S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems to China under a 2014 contract, a source close to the Russian system of military cooperation told TASS news agency on Thursday. "The implementation ....

  • Trump kicks CNN's Jim Acosta out of Oval Office for question

    Date: 2018-01-17 16:31:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7196351

    WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (MENA) - Donald Trump pointed his finger at CNN reporter Jim Acosta and said 'out' during a White House press conference. Trump was with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan when he made the jab, which came after Acosta ....

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