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  • Human rights must be among top priorities in implementing Paris agreement, UN experts say

    Date: 2017-11-05 12:16:43 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:33 - ID:7075472

    GENEVA, Nov 5 (MENA) - Human rights and UN experts called Sunday to prioritize human rights as an essential element in implementing Paris climate agreement. The experts also demanded in a statement on the eve of the 23rd Bonn Climate Change ....

  • American woman, jailed for calling Mugabe a 'sick man,' faces 20 years in prison in Zimbabwe

    Date: 2017-11-04 20:00:29 GMT - Zimbabwe - World - SN:81 - ID:7074659

    HARARE, Nov 4 (MENA) - An American woman charged with subversion in Zimbabwe for allegedly insulting the country’s president will remain in police custody this weekend, Fox News reported Saturday. Martha O’Donovan, 25, had been accused of ....

  • Palestine's accession to UNESCO major reason of US withdrawal: US official

    Date: 2017-11-04 19:43:14 GMT - France - World - SN:79 - ID:7074657

    PARIS, Nov 4 (MENA) - The chief US envoy at UNESCO Chris Hegadorn said that Palestine's admission to UNESCO is one of the most significant reasons of US withdrawal from UNESCO, ABC News reported Saturday. Hegadorn said at the agency's Paris ....

  • UN notifies its staff to be cautious in South Sudan

    Date: 2017-11-04 18:41:11 GMT - South Sudan - World - SN:71 - ID:7074568

    JUBA, Nov 4 (MENA) - The United Nations issued an emergency notification advising staff in the capital of South Sudan, Juba, to remain vigilant, ABC News reported Saturday. Tensions were high in South Sudan's capital on Saturday after South ....

  • US official: Rohingya should be returned safely to Myanmar

    Date: 2017-11-04 18:13:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:7074484

    WASHINGTON, Nov 4 (MENA) - A US official visiting Bangladesh said Saturday that Rohingya Muslims should be returned safely to their homes in Myanmar after they were forced to flee the country amid a brutal crackdown by Myanmar security forces, ABC ....

  • South Koreans to protest against 'war maniac' Trump

    Date: 2017-11-04 17:57:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:64 - ID:7074535

    SEOUL, Nov 4 (MENA) - A coalition of around 220 left-wing organizations has announced plans to demonstrate in Seoul during US President Donald Trump's upcoming state visit to South Korea, with the groups fiercely critical of the US leader for ....

  • Venezuela frees 2 opponents as Maduro consolidates power

    Date: 2017-11-04 17:51:41 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:63 - ID:7074530

    CARACAS, Nov 4 (MENA) - Venezuela's government has released two prominent opposition activists it has held for more than a year without trial, ABC News reported Saturday. Yon Goicoechea and Delson Guarate were freed late Friday night from a ....

  • N. Korea not interested in denuclearization talks with US

    Date: 2017-11-04 17:25:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:61 - ID:7074485

    SEOUL, Nov 4 (MENA) - North Korea has no interest in having talks on denuclearization with the United States, adding possessing nuclear arms is "irreversible" and "inevitable" to strengthen its "war deterrence," Yonhap quoted the North's state media ....

  • Russia says no cooperation with US on N.Korea

    Date: 2017-11-04 17:15:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:7074486

    MOSCOW, Nov 4 (MENA) - Russia is not currently cooperating with the United States on discussions about North Korea, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov reportedly told the Russian RIA news agency. "There is no cooperation so far. Only periodic ....

  • Samoa Earthquake: Huge 6.9 magnitude tremor strikes Ring of Fire sparking tsunami fears

    Date: 2017-11-04 15:23:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:7074011

    LONDON, Nov 4 (MENA) - A huge 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit a collection of islands along the Ring of Fire today sparking fears a tsunami could strike. The quake had a depth of 32 kilometres and struck 192km south-west of Apia, in Samoa, the US ....

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