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UAE humanitarian efforts praised
Abu Dhabi, Nov. 8 (BNA): The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has praised the United Arab Emirates (UAE)'s efforts in alleviating the plight of refugees, after it signed a cooperation agreement worth AED14.5 million, $4 million, in support of projects for South Sudanese refugees and the host communities in Uganda last week.
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EU condemns ballistic missile targeting Riyadh
Brussels, Nov. 7 (BNA): The European Union (EU) has condemned the firing of a ballistic missile in the direction of the Saudi capital Riyadh by the Houthi militia in Yemen.
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Zayed Future Energy Prize jury selects winners
Abu Dhabi, Nov. 1 (BNA): The Jury of the Zayed Future Energy Prize has convened to deliberate and select nine winners across its five categories.
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Spanish Prime Minister pledges to restore 'legitimacy' in Catalonia
Madrid, Oct 27 (BNA) -- The Catalan parliament today declared the region independence from Spain. Catalan Parliament Speaker, Carme Forcadell, today declared establishing the "Catalonian independent and sovereign republic" that is willing to engage in the civil society as soon as possible.
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Donors pledge $344 million to Rohingya refugees relief
New York, Oct. 24 (BNA): A United Nations-supported humanitarian conference today raised more than $344 million to fund critical relief programmes for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh.
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Japan’s Akihito to step down in March 2019
Tokyo, Oct. 20 (BNA): Japan’s Emperor Akihito will step down on March 31, 2019, a Japanese daily newspaper reported today, noting that the imperial retirement will be the first of its kind in more than 200 years.
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Arabic language significance highlighted
Islamabad, Oct. 19 (BNA): Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Maliki, has said that Arabic language can play an effective role for the unity of Muslim world.
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State of World Population 2017 report issued
United Nations, Oct. 18 (BNA): Vast inequalities threaten economies, communities and nations, trapping people in a cycle of poverty and marginalization, the United Nations said in a new report.
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Bahrain participates in IPU Assembly
Saint Petersburg, Oct. 13 (BNA): A Bahraini parliamentary delegation has arrived here to take part in the 137th Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and related meetings, due to begin tomorrow and run until October 18, with the participation of most IPU member states’ parliaments.
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Myanmar's annihilation of Muslim population exposed
Geneva, Oct. 12 (BNA): A report issued by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has revealed that brutal, well-organised, coordinated and systematic attacks have been carried out against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar, with the intention of not just driving them away but also preventing their return.
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