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  • China vows active role in Iraqi post-war reconstruction

    Date: 2017-04-24 22:46:20 GMT - China - World - SN:105 - ID:6783257

    BEIJING, April 24 (MENA) - China pledged Monday to continue its active role in the economic reconstruction of war-torn Iraq, Xinhua news agency reported. The promise came as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim ....

  • EU calls for urgent protection of 23,000 child refugees left stranded in camps

    Date: 2017-04-24 22:21:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:6783192

    LONDON, April 24 (MENA) – Urgent action is needed to help at least 23,000 unaccompanied child refugees stranded in squalid and unsafe Greek and Italian refugee camps, The Guardian quoted an official EU audit as saying on Monday. Camp life in ....

  • Hollande urges nation to back Macron, reject Le Pen

    Date: 2017-04-24 20:58:39 GMT - France - World - SN:95 - ID:6782887

    PARIS, April 24 (MENA) - President Francois Hollande has called on French voters to reject far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and back Emmanuel Macron to succeed him, the BBC reported Monday. The pair will face each other in a run-off vote on 7 ....

  • Macron got 1 million more votes than Le Pen

    Date: 2017-04-24 18:41:49 GMT - France - World - SN:86 - ID:6783174

    PARIS, April 24 (MENA) – Final results from the French presidential election's first round show that centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron got nearly 1 million more votes than far-right leader Marine Le Pen, with both advancing to the May 7 runoff, the ....

  • Russia does not engage in hacker attacks - Kremlin on Danish allegations

    Date: 2017-04-24 18:14:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:6783109

    MOSCOW, April 24 (MENA) - Russia as a country does not engage in hacking attacks, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday in response to Danish Defense Ministry claims of 2015-16 email breaches, Sputnik International reported. On Sunday, ....

  • China vows active role in Iraqi post-war reconstruction

    Date: 2017-04-24 16:15:32 GMT - China - World - SN:80 - ID:6782954

    BEIJING, April 24 (MENA) – China pledged Monday to continue its active role in the economic reconstruction of war-torn Iraq, Xinhua reported on Monday. The promise came as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim ....

  • Afghan security continue to torture detainees: UN

    Date: 2017-04-24 15:06:52 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:74 - ID:6782831

    GENEVA, April 24 (MENA) - Torture and mistreatment of detainees by Afghan security forces is as widespread as ever, Newsweek quoted a U.N. report released on Monday, despite promises by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and new laws enacted by the ....

  • Sisi to visit China in September to attend BRICS summit - FM

    Date: 2017-04-24 14:10:07 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:67 - ID:6782723

    CAIRO, April 24 (MENA) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is looking forward to visiting China to attend BRICS summit to work on boosting bilateral ties in the various spheres, affirmed Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. Egypt is keen ....

  • Grand Mosque of Paris urges Muslims to vote for candidate Macron

    Date: 2017-04-24 13:46:06 GMT - France - World - SN:62 - ID:6782562

    PARIS, April 24 (MENA) - The Grand Mosque of Paris urged on Monday Muslims of France to vote for centrist newcomer Emmanuel Macron who has gone through to the second round of the French election, where he will face far-right leader Marine Le ....

  • Belt&Road Initiative forum to convene in Beijing May 14

    Date: 2017-04-24 10:37:17 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:29 - ID:6781913

    CAIRO, April 24 (MENA) - Leaders of 28 world countries will take part in the Belt&Road Initiative Forum to take place in Beijing on May 14-15, according to a report by the Chinese Embassy here on Monday. Among the participating countries are ....

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