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  • World's stateless deserve nationality: UNHCR

    Date: 2017-11-03 13:17:07 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:47 - ID:7072768

    GENEVA, Nov 3 (MENA) - An estimated 10 million people worldwide are stateless, including three million officially, a status that deprives them of an identity, rights, and often jobs, The New York Times cited the United Nations refugee agency as ....

  • Senior US lawmakers target Myanmar military with new sanctions

    Date: 2017-11-03 13:11:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:7072766

    WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (MENA) - Senior US Republican and Democratic lawmakers proposed targeted sanctions and travel restrictions on Myanmar military officials over the treatment of the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, Voice of America reported ....

  • Jared Kushner's team turned over documents to special counsel in Russia investigation

    Date: 2017-11-03 12:35:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:7072700

    WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (MENA) - Jared Kushner has turned over documents in recent weeks to special counsel Robert Mueller as investigators have begun asking in witness interviews about Kushner's role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, CNN has ....

  • Putin, Trump may meet at APEC summit: Kremlin

    Date: 2017-11-03 10:43:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:7072475

    MOSCOW, Nov 3 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump may meet next week at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam, the Kremlin said on Friday. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that ....

  • N. Korea accuses US of 'nuclear strike drill' after bomber flights

    Date: 2017-11-03 08:50:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:7072244

    SEOUL, Nov 3 (MENA) - Two US B-1B bombers flew through South Korean airspace and over the country’s Pilsung Range on the latest exercise there to threaten the North Korean regime, North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on ....

  • 22 militants killed in anti- terrorism operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-11-03 08:33:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7072242

    KABUL, Nov 3 (MENA) - The Afghan security forces on Friday conducted air and artillery strikes on Taliban outposts in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, leaving several militants dead. At least eleven Taliban insurgents were killed during ....

  • Ousted Catalan leader calls for end of political repression

    Date: 2017-11-03 08:32:02 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:16 - ID:7072264

    BRUSSELS, Nov 3 (MENA) - The ousted Catalan leader on Friday demanded the release of what he called “the legitimate government of Catalonia” and the end of “political repression”, Euronews quoted an address broadcast by Catalan television. Like ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for Manhattan terrorist attack

    Date: 2017-11-03 06:25:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:7072146

    WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for the vehicular terrorist attack that was carried out by Sayfullo Saipov that killed eight people in Manhattan, Russia Today channel reported on Friday. Saipov admitted to ....

  • Russia, Iran sign memorandum supporting gas supplies from Iran to India

    Date: 2017-11-02 20:47:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:103 - ID:7072059

    MOSCOW, Nov 2 (MENA) - Russia and Iran signed a memorandum of understanding to support the project for construction of a 1,200-km long gas pipeline from Iran to India with a branch pipeline, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on ....

  • Tillerson to make 1st trip to Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

    Date: 2017-11-02 19:19:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:7071974

    WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first trip to Myanmar this month to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State, the State Department said Thursday. "Secretary of State Tillerson travels to the ....

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