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  • US exit from UNESCO took Israel by surprise, was uncoordinated: Haaretz

    Date: 2017-10-15 22:22:44 GMT - Israel - World - SN:80 - ID:7041276

    GAZA CITY, Oct 15 (MENA) - Israel was surprised by the US decision on Thursday to quit UNESCO, Haaretz reported. Four senior Israeli and American officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said there was no coordination with Israel in the ....

  • Gov't work, classes in all levels suspended in Philippines Monday

    Date: 2017-10-15 21:28:10 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:76 - ID:7041297

    MANILA, Oct 15 (MENA) - The presidential palace of Philippines on Sunday announced the suspension of government work and classes in all levels nationwide on October 16, Monday, due to the two-day transport strike, The Philippine Star newspaper ....

  • Wary of hackers, states move to upgrade voting systems - report

    Date: 2017-10-15 20:41:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7041174

    WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (MENA) - State election officials, worried about the integrity of their voting systems, are pressing to make them more secure ahead of next year’s midterm elections, The New York Times reported. Reacting in large part to ....

  • More North Korea tests feared but Australia not primary target, says Australian foreign minister

    Date: 2017-10-15 19:32:54 GMT - Australia - World - SN:68 - ID:7041152

    CANBERRA, Oct 15 (MENA) - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has sought to reassure Australians that the country is not a "primary target" of North Korea's aggression, despite acknowledging expectations that the rogue state will continue its ....

  • Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills 2 children

    Date: 2017-10-15 19:15:28 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:67 - ID:7041151

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 15 (MENA) - Pakistan said Indian fire across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region has killed two children, ABC news reported Sunday. The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said it summoned an Indian envoy to protest the ....

  • US will stay in Iran nuclear deal 'right now': US Ambassador to UN

    Date: 2017-10-15 19:02:45 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:66 - ID:7041118

    NEW YORK, Oct 15 (MENA) - The United States for the time being will stay in an international nuclear deal with Iran, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said, CNBC reported Sunday. She added that the Trump administration wanted to weigh a ....

  • US condemns Somalia's deadly bombing

    Date: 2017-10-15 14:47:04 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:49 - ID:7040711

    MOGADISHU, Oct 15 (MENA) - The United State has condemned Sunday a deadly truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu which left scores of people dead and wounded. “The United States condemns in the strongest terms the October 14 terrorist ....

  • OIC calls for economic, diplomatic measures against Myanmar

    Date: 2017-10-15 14:25:03 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:48 - ID:7040707

    JEDDAH, Oct 15 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called Sunday the international community to immediately re-valuate diplomatic and economic ties to Myanmar, following the findings of the report of the Office of the High ....

  • Speakers of State Duma, South Korean parliament sign cooperation agreement

    Date: 2017-10-15 08:33:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:7039982

    MOSCOW, Oct 15 (MENA) - Chairman of Russia’s State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin and Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Chung Sye-kyun signed agreements on establishment of a joint parliamentary commission, mutual plans and coming ....

  • Man arrested after making threat at US Airport

    Date: 2017-10-14 21:12:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:7039706

    NEW YORK, Oct 14 (MENA) - Flights were briefly disrupted at LaGuardia Airport in the United States, as New York City police arrested a man who they say threatened an airline employee with a bomb, Fox News reported Saturday. The disruptions lasted ....

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