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UN Mideast envoy condemns violence in Gaza

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

UNITED NATIONS, (Xinhua) — United Nations (UN) Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov on Tuesday condemned the latest round of violence in Gaza. In a briefing to the UN Security Council, Mladenov said that Monday was a day of tragedy for the people in Gaza, referring to the clashes near the […]

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Turkey, Israel expel envoy in tit-for-tat

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

ANKARA,  (Xinhua) — Turkey on Tuesday demanded the Israeli ambassador to leave the country over Israeli violence on the Gaza border. In response, Israel ordered the Turkish consul general in Jerusalem to leave for a period of time. The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned Israeli Ambassador in Ankara Eitan Naeh and asked him to return to […]

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UN envoy launches $10B plan for global education

By   /  May 12, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON  : More than 260 million children worldwide are not in school, and the number could soar if nothing is done, the UN’s special envoy for education said Friday. Speaking at a press briefing at UN headquarters in New York, Gordon Brown announced the launch of a plan to boost funding for education. The International Finance […]

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Modi, Xi could meet 3 more times this year: Chinese envoy

By   /  May 4, 2018  /  India  /  Comments Off on Modi, Xi could meet 3 more times this year: Chinese envoy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have the opportunity to meet at least three times this year to take forward their friendship forged during their unprecedented informal summit in Wuhan, China’s ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui said. Luo said the two leaders reached broad consensus on the overarching, long-term and […]

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UN’s Yemen envoy arrives in Muscat to meet Houthis

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

SANAA – UN envoy for Yemen Martin Griffith arrived in Omani capital Muscat on Thursday as part of a second regional tour aimed at reviving stalled talks between Yemen’s warring rivals. Sources close to Griffith told Anadolu Agency that the envoy had arrived in Muscat to meet with Houthi representative Mohamed Abdel Salam and an accompanying […]

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Huge expectations from Erdogan’s visit: Uzbek envoy

By   /  April 28, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

ANKARA The Uzbek ambassador in Ankara said he had great expectations from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Uzbekistan. Erdogan will make a 3-day official visit to the central Asian country starting on Sunday. He is expected to discuss the bilateral economic and political relations with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. “Twenty agreements are expected to […]

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Gulf crisis violates human rights: Austrian envoy

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

DOHA:  A wide range of human rights violations have been caused by the blockade imposed on Qatar by its Gulf neighbors, the state-run Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported on Wednesday. The remarks were made by the Austrian ambassador Willy Kempel who addressed a lecture on human security which was organized by Qatar’s Diplomatic Institute on […]

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