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US to leave UN Human Rights Council
Washington, June 21 (BNA): US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has announced the withdrawal of the United States from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
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KSA participates in meeting on Yemen's aid plan
New York, June 21 (BNA): The delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has participated in a UN meeting in New York of the comprehensive humanitarian operations plan in Yemen.
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Afghan ceasefire violations condemned
Jeddah, June 19 (BNA): Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al Othaimeen welcomed the unilateral extension of the ceasefire by the President of Afghanistan.
2018/06/19 More
Seoul seems to confirm North Korean leader's trip to China
Seoul, June 19 (BNA): A senior official from Seoul's presidential office has partly confirmed a trip by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to China on Tuesday, saying the government is well aware of ongoing developments between Beijing and Pyongyang.
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Magnitude 5.8 ° quake hits Guatemala City
Guatemala City, June 18 (BNA): An earthquake measuring 5.8 ° degrees in the Richter scale hit the city of Guatemala in central America late last night.
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Malaysians celebrate Eid in new spirit
Kuala Lumpur, June 15 (BNA): Malaysian Muslims today celebrated Aidilfitri (Eid Al Fitr) together with their families and relatives as well as non-Muslim neighbours and friends in the spirit of a new Malaysia that has fostered greater understanding and unity among the people.
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Germany's foreign minister greets Muslims on Eid
Berlin, June 15 (BNA): Germany’s Foreign Affairs Minister Heiko Mass has congratulated Muslims on Eid Al Fitr. “I would like to wish all Muslims a blessed Festival of the Breaking of the Fast, a blessed Eid Al Fitr,” he said in his message.
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Kuwait pursues international relief efforts
Kuwait, June 13 (BNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Secretary General Maha Al-Barjas said that volunteer teams are spread in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Yemen, the Philippines, Lebanon, Pakistan and Bangladesh to help those affected by natural or man-made disasters.
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Niger terrorist suicide attacks condemned
Jeddah, June 6 (BNA): The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, strongly condemned the despicable terrorist suicide attacks carried out in the city of Diffa in the eastern part of Niger in three separate locations including a Quranic school on June 4, 2018 by Boko Haram extremists leading to the death of nine people, while several others were wounded.
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ERC implements initiatives worth AED2.4 billion
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (BNA): The value of relief and humanitarian programmes that were implemented due to the directives of the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, through the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), from 1993 to 2003, reached AED1.8 billion, which benefited 21 countries, while its developmental projects, valued at AED595.7 million benefitted Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo.
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