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  • 13 Daesh militants killed during operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-04-11 12:59:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:55 - ID:6763832

    KABUL, April 11 (MENA) - At least 13 militants affiliated with Daesh terrorist group were killed during the ongoing military operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Tuesday. The provincial police command ....

  • Moscow hopes for constructive talks with Tillerson

    Date: 2017-04-11 12:53:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:6763824

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Russia hopes for constructive talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during his visit to Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry was quoted by TASS news agency as saying on Tuesday. Tillerson arrives on a two-day ....

  • UN appeals for $4.4bn over mass starvation in Africa, Yemen

    Date: 2017-04-11 12:27:35 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:50 - ID:6763820

    GENEVA, April 11 (MENA) - The risk of mass starvation in four countries -- northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen -- is rapidly rising due to drought and conflict, the Daily Mail quoted the UN refugee agency as saying on Tuesday. Some ....

  • Moscow hopes for fruitful talks with US state secretary

    Date: 2017-04-11 12:17:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:6763660

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Moscow hopes for fruitful negotiations with the US state secretary on his visit to Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday. "In connection with the beginning of today's working visit to Russia by ....

  • Carrie Lam receives Hong Kong leadership appointment from Premier Li Keqiang

    Date: 2017-04-11 12:12:16 GMT - China - World - SN:46 - ID:6763659

    BEIJING, April 11 (MENA) - Chief executive-elect Carrie Lam received her appointment order from Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday morning to serve as Hong Kong’s next leader, beginning July 1. Lam was accompanied by her husband Lam Siu-por ....

  • German FM holds int'l meeting against famine

    Date: 2017-04-11 11:45:14 GMT - Germany - World - SN:43 - ID:6763574

    BERLIN, April 11 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is due to hold Wednesday in Berlin talks on Africa, under the title “Berlin Humanitarian Call – jointly against famine” . The international meeting is set to be attended by UNHCR ....

  • UNHCR: Death risk from starvation in Horn of Africa, Yemen, Nigeria growing

    Date: 2017-04-11 11:36:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:40 - ID:6763614

    GENEVA, April 11 (MENA) - UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards on Tuesday warned that the risk of mass deaths from starvation among populations in the Horn of Africa, Yemen and Nigeria is growing., the website of the UN Refugee Agency reported. This ....

  • Russia 'ready to restore the momentum of relations' with Europe-- PM

    Date: 2017-04-11 10:35:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6763536

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Russia's prime minister said Moscow was ready to restore relations with European countries, Sputnik news agency reported. Russia is ready for work to improve relations with European countries, Prime Minister Dmitry ....

  • G7 leaders meet in Italy as Boris Johnson pushes for fresh sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2017-04-11 10:21:23 GMT - Italy - World - SN:34 - ID:6763510

    ROME, April 11 (MENA) - G7 leaders are gathering in Italy today where British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will push for further sanctions on Russia, The Telegraph reported. The Foreign Ministers will discuss whether Russia should face fresh ....

  • Daesh leaders plotting terrorist attacks in Russia

    Date: 2017-04-11 09:56:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:6763438

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - There is evidence that Daesh group leaders are plotting terrorist acts in Russia, Federal Security Service director Alexander Bortnikov said at a National Anti-terrorism Committee session Tuesday. Bortnikov said "At ....

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