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  • Four dead after Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh

    Date: 2017-10-31 08:20:20 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:8 - ID:7066811

    DHAKA, Oct 31 (MENA) - At least four people, including three children, died on Tuesday after a boat carrying about 45 Rohingya Muslims, fleeing Myanmar, capsized in the Bay of Bengal close to Bangladesh's southeastern border with Myanmar, local ....

  • Global(1):Aspect Software Receives Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award 6th Year in a Row

    Date: 2017-10-31 06:52:38 GMT - India - World - SN:4 - ID:7066725

    The award recognizes Aspect Software's leadership position in APAC as market leader in Outbound Solutions MUMBAI, October 31, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- Aspect Software, a leading provider of fully-integrated consumer engagement, workforce ....

  • Thailand cancels passports of ex-prime minister

    Date: 2017-10-31 06:37:21 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:3 - ID:7066689

    BANGKOK, Oct 31 (MENA) - Thailand has the canceled the passports of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country last month to evade a prison sentence that she said was politically motivated, ABC news reported Tuesday. Foreign ....

  • AI blasts opposition leader imprisonment in Cameroon

    Date: 2017-10-30 21:22:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:7066600

    WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (MENA) - Amnesty International has criticized a military court ruling to sentence to an opposition leader in Cameroon to 25 years in prison for hostility against the homeland and contempt of the president. The international ....

  • US State Department issues travel warning for Niger

    Date: 2017-10-30 20:51:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:7066574

    WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (MENA) - The US State Department on Monday urged the US citizens not to travel to Niger or surrounding area in a travel warning that cited kidnappings by terrorist organizations, The Hill reported. "Terrorist organizations, ....

  • Pakistan condemns killing of two Chinese nationals

    Date: 2017-10-30 20:29:15 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:70 - ID:7066581

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 30 (MENA) - Pakistan has strongly condemned the death of two innocent Chinese Nationals, the Foreign Office said as quoted by Geo News on Monday. DNA reports have confirmed that the two persons killed in Balochistan in June 2017 ....

  • Taliban says their US hostage in poor health

    Date: 2017-10-30 10:42:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7065331

    KABUL, Oct 30 (MENA) - The Taliban said on Monday the condition of the American hostage they are holding has deteriorated and that he is in poor health. In a statement, Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid noted that the American ....

  • Iran asks UN nuclear chief to confirm it still follows deal

    Date: 2017-10-29 22:49:10 GMT - Iran - World - SN:81 - ID:7064881

    TEHRAN, Oct 29 (MENA) - Iran's president has asked the United Nations nuclear chief to confirm it still adheres to the nuclear deal with world powers after President Donald Trump refused to re-certify the accord, Fox News reported. A statement ....

  • Trump rages on Twitter at Clinton, Russia inquiry 'witch hunt'

    Date: 2017-10-29 22:10:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7064882

    WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has launched a Twitter tirade about the "guilt" of Hillary Clinton and the opposition Democratic Party, the BBC reported. His Sunday morning outburst came amid reports that the first arrest ....

  • Dialogue needed to settle situation around DPRK, says Russian diplomat

    Date: 2017-10-29 21:05:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:7064780

    MOSCOW, Oct 28 (MENA) - Sanctions against the DPRK do not solve the problem and it is important therefore to resume a fruitful dialogue with Pyongyang, the Russian Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov said on Friday in a conversation with a group ....

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