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  • UNICEF warns dramatic increase in violence in Central African Republic

    Date: 2017-08-16 09:29:15 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:14 - ID:6946996

    GENEVA, Aug 16 (MENA) - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Wednesday that there are an estimated 600,000 internally displaced people and out of an estimated population of a little over 5 million in the Central African Republic ....

  • China eyes diplomatic settlement of North Korean crisis

    Date: 2017-08-16 07:36:31 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:6946912

    BEIJING, Aug 16 (MENA) - China eyes settling the North Korean crisis via diplomatic channels. China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said the situation on the Korean Peninsula is at a crucial juncture, we hope various parties can take ....

  • US envoy: Iran can’t use nuclear deal to hold world hostage

    Date: 2017-08-15 22:19:32 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:79 - ID:6946773

    NEW YORK, Aug 15 (MENA) - US Ambassador Nikki Haley says Iran should not be allowed “to use the nuclear deal to hold the world hostage.” Haley commented Tuesday after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that the landmark 2015 nuclear ....

  • Tillerson: US still interested in talks with N. Korea

    Date: 2017-08-15 21:55:01 GMT - south korea - World - SN:77 - ID:6946624

    SEOUL, Aug 15 (MENA) - The United States continues to be interested in dialogue with North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday, as the two sides appeared to tamp down escalating tensions over the regime's nuclear and missile ....

  • Russia condemns attacks on UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

    Date: 2017-08-15 19:14:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:6946612

    MOSCOW, Aug 15 (MENA) - The Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Moscow resolutely condemns armed attacks on the camps of the United Nations mission in Mali, TASS news agency reported. A twin attack was committed on the camps of the ....

  • Iran has to face Daesh militants at home

    Date: 2017-08-15 11:14:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:6945676

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (MENA) - It was a warm summer morning in Tehran when Daesh militants — some dressed as women — staged a rare attack in the Iranian capital, opening fire at the nation’s parliament and outside the shrine of its revolutionary ....

  • London's Holborn Tube station evacuated as smoke fills underground platform after 'loud bang'

    Date: 2017-08-15 10:14:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:6945546

    LONDON, Aug 15 (MENA) - Holborn Underground station in London's West End was evacuated after smoke began to fill the platform, The Telegraph reported. Passengers reported seeing a "flash" before a "loud bang" at the Tube station at about 9:00 am ....

  • Rouhani considers US unreliable partner

    Date: 2017-08-15 10:03:25 GMT - Iran - World - SN:24 - ID:6945448

    TEHRAN, Aug 15 (MENA) - Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani suggested the US was an unreliable partner, citing the US administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement and new restrictions imposed by the US on Cuba. Rouhani ....

  • Chief of staff of Iran’s Armed Forces arrives in Turkey

    Date: 2017-08-15 09:26:39 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:20 - ID:6945545

    ANKARA, Aug 15 (MENA) - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri has begun a three-day visit to Turkey leading a high-ranking politico-military delegation, Press TV reported. Baqeri arrived in the Turkish capital, ....

  • Thai PM to visit White House in October

    Date: 2017-08-15 07:55:20 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:12 - ID:6945376

    BANGKOK, Aug 15 (MENA) - Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha will visit the White House in October. Euronews quoted Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai as saying on Tuesday that trade and security will be on the agenda. "There will ....

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