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  • UN expected to adopt North Korea rights resolution this week

    Date: 2017-12-17 22:54:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:83 - ID:7145462

    SEOUL, Dec 17 (MENA) - The United Nations is expected to adopt a resolution condemning North Korea's human rights violations for the 13th consecutive year this week, diplomatic sources said Sunday, Yonhap news agency reported. The UN General ....

  • Russia was never 'militaristic', unlike European countries - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2017-12-17 22:50:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7145465

    MOSCOW, Dec 17 (MENA) - Russia has never been a "militaristic" country, unlike European states, TASS quoted spokeswoman for the country's Foreign Ministry's Maria Zakharova as saing in response to UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comparing ....

  • Trump lawyer denies rumors of Mueller's impending firing

    Date: 2017-12-17 22:46:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7145468

    WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (MENA) - A White House lawyer managing the US President Donald Trump's response to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation denied rumors that the US president was considering firing the special counsel, The Hill ....

  • 'Loyal agent of North Korea' charged in Australia over 'sanctions breach'

    Date: 2017-12-17 22:39:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:7145495

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) - A Sydney-based "loyal agent of North Korea" has been charged with trying to sell missile parts and technology on the black market to raise money for Pyongyang in breach of international sanctions, The Telegraph quoted ....

  • Brexit: Britons now back Remain over Leave by 10 points, exclusive poll shows

    Date: 2017-12-17 22:30:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:7145492

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) - The British public has swung behind staying in the EU by its largest margin since the referendum, with those backing Remain outstripping Leavers by ten points, a new poll has revealed. The exclusive survey for The ....

  • Moscow, Washington have chance to find common ground to solve int'l issues -- US diplomat

    Date: 2017-12-17 22:21:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:7145448

    MOSCOW, Dec 17 (MENA) - Moscow and Washington will find a common ground regarding solving the major international issues, the US Ambassador to Russia was quoted by Sputnik news agency on Sunday as having said. "The American and Russians should ....

  • UNESCO to celebrate world Arabic language day

    Date: 2017-12-17 22:10:30 GMT - France - World - SN:76 - ID:7145443

    PARIS, Dec 17 (MENA) - UNESCO will celebrate Monday the world Arabic language day and will organize an event about the role of new technologies and how to harness them at its headquarters in Paris, on 18 and 19 December. In a statement published ....

  • British diplomat found dead in Lebanon - report

    Date: 2017-12-17 20:20:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:67 - ID:7145713

    LONDON/BEIRUT, Dec 17 (MENA) - A young British diplomat has been found murdered in the Lebanese capital Beirut after being strangled and reportedly sexually assaulted, The Telegraph reported Sunday. Rebecca Dykes, 30, from London, who had been ....

  • Putin thanks Trump for CIA data that helped prevent terror attack in St. Petersburg

    Date: 2017-12-17 18:56:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:7145513

    MOSCOW, Dec 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart, Donald Trump, for CIA information that helped arrest terrorist who had plotted bomb attacks in St. Petersburg’s Kazan Cathedral and in other crowded places in ....

  • Car bomber attacks NATO convoy in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-12-17 18:35:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:58 - ID:7145564

    KABUL, Dec 17 (MENA) – A car bomber attacked a NATO convoy in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Sunday, killing one civilian and wounding four others but without causing casualties among international forces, Geo News quoted officials as ....

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