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  • US adds Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps to sanctions list - Treasury

    Date: 2017-10-13 17:52:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:7038040

    WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (MENA) - After weeks of speculations that Washington may designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a "terrorist organization," the US imposed sanctions against them on Friday over support of terrorism, Russian Sputnik news ....

  • US missile defense system incentive for arms race - Russian Defense Ministry

    Date: 2017-10-13 17:40:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:7037994

    MOSCOW, (MENA) – The US global missile defense system will lead to an arms race, Interfax quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Friday. "It's a dangerous error to consider the missile defense system to be solely a defensive system that ....

  • Rescue ship brings 600 migrants to Italy in biggest recent influx

    Date: 2017-10-13 17:39:40 GMT - Italy - World - SN:61 - ID:7037926

    ROME, Oct 13 (MENA) - Some 600 migrants were transported by ship to the Sicilian capital of Palermo on Friday after being rescued from the Mediterranean Sea in seven operations over 36 hours, Deutsche Welle reported Friday. The ship, Aquarius, ....

  • Final round of UNESCO vote kicks off

    Date: 2017-10-13 17:21:52 GMT - France - World - SN:59 - ID:7037990

    PARIS, Oct 13 (MENA) - The fifth and final round of a vote to elect UNESCO's new Director-General kicked off Friday. Qatar's Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari and France's Audrey Azoulay are vying to get the needed 30 votes from UNESCO's executive ....

  • Three skydivers killed in 'mid-air collision' in Australia

    Date: 2017-10-13 16:35:11 GMT - Australia - World - SN:57 - ID:7037923

    CANBERRA, Oct 13 (MENA) - Three skydivers have died after they were involved in a suspected mid-air collision in Australia, Sky News reported Friday. The victims - two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s - were taking part in a jump at ....

  • Egypt congratulates France on reaching final round of UNESCO election

    Date: 2017-10-13 14:39:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:47 - ID:7037676

    CAIRO, Oct 13 (MENA) - Egypt on Friday congratulated France's candidate to UNESCO director general post Audrey Azoulay on winning the runoff election to decide the runner up who will compete against Qatar's candidate in the final round. Egypt ....

  • "They have to pay," EU's Juncker says of Britain

    Date: 2017-10-13 14:20:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:7037682

    LONDON, Oct 13 (MENA) - Britain must commit to paying what it owes to the European Union before talks can begin about a future relationship with the bloc after Brexit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday, the Daily Mail ....

  • Iranian warships to hold drills with Russian navy

    Date: 2017-10-13 13:56:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7037614

    MOSCOW, Oct 13 (MENA) - Commander of the Iranian Navy Habibollah Sayyari said Friday that three Iranian warships will head on Saturday to Russian coasts to hold joint navy drills previously agreed on with Russia. Sayyari explained that the one-day ....

  • Egypt competed with honor in UNESCO election -- Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2017-10-13 13:50:19 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:43 - ID:7037597

    CAIRO, Oct 13 (MENA) – Egypt has competed with honor in the UNESCO election to select a director general of the Paris-based body, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said Friday. In a Tweet after France's win in a runoff vote against ....

  • China to continue cooperation with UNESCO: FM

    Date: 2017-10-13 12:59:06 GMT - China - World - SN:36 - ID:7037477

    BEIJING, Oct 13 (MENA) - China will continue to actively participate in and support the work of UNESCO, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday. Spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks when asked to comment on the decisions of the United ....

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