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  • China urges UK not to interfere in Hong Kong affairs

    Date: 2017-02-24 18:12:54 GMT - China - World - SN:64 - ID:6582049

    BEIJING, Feb 24 (MENA) – The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday called on the British government to stop interfering in Hong Kong Affairs. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang made the call in remarks on six-monthly report to ....

  • Council of Europe: Social rights shield not used enough

    Date: 2017-02-24 17:50:57 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:60 - ID:6582009

    NICOSIA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Europe's top human rights body said that more of its members need to ratify a legal process that could help protect the social rights of society's most vulnerable groups, including migrants, ABC news reported. Gabriella ....

  • China warns Japan over report on Taiwan-related issue

    Date: 2017-02-24 17:09:00 GMT - China - World - SN:57 - ID:6581981

    BEIJING, Feb 24 (MENA) - A spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry said Friday that Beijing has lodged representations to the Japanese side and urged Japan to be cautious in its words and deeds regarding Taiwan-related issues, Xinhua news ....

  • S. Korea urges N.K. to admit its involvement in killing of Kim Jong-nam

    Date: 2017-02-24 14:53:13 GMT - south korea - World - SN:52 - ID:6581325

    SEOUL, Feb. 24 (MENA) - South Korea on Friday called on North Korea to acknowledge that it is behind the killing of its leader's half-brother and cooperate with Malaysia's probe into the case. "It will be better for North Korea to admit its ....

  • Trump attacks FBI over 'national security leakers'

    Date: 2017-02-24 14:32:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:6581085

    WASHINGTON, FEB 24 (MENA) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday attacked the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying the agency has been unable to stop people from giving national security information to the media and calling for such leakers to ....

  • Norway, Germany give $394 million to help African region

    Date: 2017-02-24 13:33:22 GMT - Norway - World - SN:41 - ID:6580461

    OSLO, Feb 24 (MENA) - Norway and Germany told an international donor conference Friday they are jointly giving 373 million euros to prevent a famine in the African countries around the Lake Chad Basin, the ABC News reported. Norwegian Foreign ....

  • Kim Jong-nam killing: 'VX nerve agent' found on his face

    Date: 2017-02-24 12:34:18 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:39 - ID:6580345

    KUALA lUMPUR, Feb 24 (MENA) - Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, the BBC quoted a Malaysian police officer as saying on Friday. Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him ....

  • U.S. generals want elevated talks with Russia about Iraq, Syria operations

    Date: 2017-02-24 12:24:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:6580241

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - Senior U.S. military officials want to elevate talks with Russia about air operations over Iraq and Syria, an effort that is meant to protect pilots from collisions but complicated by concerns at the Pentagon that doing ....

  • Moscow says NATO should rethink deterrence policy against Russia

    Date: 2017-02-24 12:11:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:6580229

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Permanent representative of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko said NATO countries have to rethink its policy of deterrence against Russia if they really want to fight terrorism, Russia News Today reported on Friday. ''If ....

  • Pakistani training aircraft crashes near Faisalabad airport, 2 killed

    Date: 2017-02-24 11:19:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:36 - ID:6580177

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (MENA) - A training aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from Faisalabad airport on Friday afternoon, killing both the instructor and the trainee pilot on board, Pakistani channel Geo TV reported. The aircraft- a Cessna 162 ....

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