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  • Moscow vows to prevent any attempts to politicize UNESCO

    Date: 2017-12-20 21:25:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:7151421

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Russia will strive to prevent any attempts aimed at UNESCO politicizing, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a session of the country’s Commission for UNESCO on Wednesday. "We have been insisting, are insisting ....

  • Pakistan says Afghan soil used by hostile elements

    Date: 2017-12-20 17:09:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:54 - ID:7151109

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 20 (MENA) - The Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday that the Afghan soil, despite substantial US presence, is being constantly used by elements hostile to Pakistan’s stability. In a statement, the ministry noted ....

  • Senate approves GOP tax plan, House to re-vote Wednesday

    Date: 2017-12-20 07:29:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7149753

    WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (MENA) - The Senate approved the final version of the first overhaul of the US tax code in more than 30 years, handing President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans their most significant legislative victory of 2017, CNN ....

  • Washington: Houthi missile on Saudi Arabia ‘bears hallmarks’ of Iran arms attacks

    Date: 2017-12-19 22:51:10 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:110 - ID:7149633

    NEW YORK, Dec 19 (MENA) - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said a missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi group toward Riyadh on Tuesday "bears all the hallmarks of previous attacks using Iranian-provided weapons," Al Alarabiya TV channel ....

  • India, US hold first meeting on designation of terrorist groups

    Date: 2017-12-19 22:30:36 GMT - India - World - SN:106 - ID:7149429

    NEW DELHI, Dec 19 (MENA) - India and the US on Tuesday concluded their first dialogue on the designation of terrorist groups and individuals through domestic and international mechanisms, the Times of India reported. The establishment of the ....

  • US attempts to prevent expansion of Iran-China ties - report

    Date: 2017-12-19 22:25:38 GMT - Iran - World - SN:105 - ID:7149461

    TEHRAN, Dec 19 (MENA) - Secretary of Iran's Expediency Council (EC) Mohsen Rezayee warned Tuesday of Washington's plots and attempts to block Tehran and Beijing's efforts to further develop relations. "Imposing restrictions on the expansion of ....

  • More than 4,500 left Russia to fight alongside terrorists abroad -- FSB chief

    Date: 2017-12-19 22:19:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:104 - ID:7149412

    MOSCOW, Dec 19 (MENA) - More than 4,500 have left Russia to fight for terrorists abroad, Russian Director of the Federal Security Service FSB Aleksandr Bortnikov was quoted by TASS news agency as saying Tuesday. "By now about 4,500 Russian ....

  • Millions of cyber attacks against Russian government foiled annually, says Russia's FSB

    Date: 2017-12-19 21:52:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:7149366

    MOSCOW, Dec 19 (MENA) - Tens of millions of cyber attacks against Russian government websites are foiled annually nationwide, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) Chief Alexander Bortnikov said on Tuesday, Russia's TASS news agency ....

  • Macron to meet Abbas in Paris Friday

    Date: 2017-12-19 21:42:40 GMT - France - World - SN:100 - ID:7149462

    PARIS, Dec 19 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas in the French capital Paris on Friday, two weeks after receiving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu. In a statement following ....

  • Telegraph: US forced to veto UN resolution condemning Trump's decision on Jerusalem

    Date: 2017-12-19 13:08:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:57 - ID:7148538

    LONDON, Dec 19 (MENA) - The US was left isolated and forced to use its veto at the UN after Britain and all other members of the Security Council voted for a resolution condemning Donald Trump’s decision on Jerusalem, The Telegraph said Tuesday. ....

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