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  • Germany investing 79mln euos for Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-11-23 16:24:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:65 - ID:7105658

    KABUL, Nov 23 (MENA) - The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) says the government of Germany is investing 6.4 billion Afghanis (about 79 million euros) for Afghanistan. According to a statement by the organization ....

  • Russia bombs Daesh sites in Deir Ez Zor

    Date: 2017-11-23 16:21:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:7105625

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Russian defense ministry said in a statement Thursday that its fighter jets bombed terrorist Daesh group's sites in the Syrian city of Deir Ez Zor, destroying Daesh gatherings and armored vehicles. The ministry underlined ....

  • Moscow considers US decision to replace Russian armaments in Afghanistan ‘counterproductive’

    Date: 2017-11-23 14:25:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:7105216

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Second Asian Department Zamir Kabulov said that Moscow considers the decision of the US and NATO leadership to fully replace Russian armaments and equipment in Afghanistan with ....

  • Russian official meets UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs

    Date: 2017-11-23 13:44:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:7105207

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Chief of Russia’s Main Directorate for Military International Cooperation Major General held meeting with UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock on Thursday. The sides ....

  • Over 1,000 illegal migrants were rescued: Italian Coast Guard

    Date: 2017-11-23 09:48:13 GMT - Italy - World - SN:20 - ID:7104653

    ROME, Nov 23 (MENA) - As many as 1,100 illegal migrants were rescued by the Italian Coast Guard and a relief organization, including one woman who gave birth in a rubber boat, Sky News channel reported Thursday. In a statement, the Italian ....

  • US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

    Date: 2017-11-22 22:51:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:7103948

    WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (MENA) - Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a US Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, ABC News reported. The C-2 "Greyhound" transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles ....

  • EU respects ruling against Mladic, urge for reconciliation

    Date: 2017-11-22 22:38:48 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:95 - ID:7103945

    BRUSSELS, Nov 22 (MENA) - The European Union declared Wednesday its "fully respect" of the UN criminal tribunal conviction of Bosnian Serb ex-army commander Ratko Mladic for genocide, crimes against humanity and customs of war violations, ABC News ....

  • WHO 'gravely concerned' by deteriorating situation in Syria's Ghouta

    Date: 2017-11-22 22:27:45 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:94 - ID:7103941

    GENEVA, Nov 22 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) has voiced concern over the security situation in eastern Ghouta of Syria, where seven people were killed and 42 people injured in Damascus city and surrounding areas in recent ....

  • Over 400 Russians held in Ukrainian prisons, senator says

    Date: 2017-11-22 22:17:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:7103937

    MOSCOW, Nov 22 (MENA) - More than 400 Russian nationals have been held in Ukrainian prisons since 2014, whereas the exact number of Russians persecuted for political reasons in that country cannot be estimated, TASS cited Chairman of the Federation ....

  • US envoy voices concern over Russia’s foreign media law

    Date: 2017-11-22 21:54:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:7104139

    MOSCOW, Nov 22 (MENA) - US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has said he regrets Russia’s foreign agent law for mass media outlets. According to the ambassador, it is regrettable "… that the actions taken could very well diminish the voice of the ....

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