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OIC condemns violence in Mindanao
Jeddah, May 25 (BNA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the acts of terror committed in Marawi City, Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Southern Philippines, which took place on 23 May 2017 including the kidnapping and hostage taking of innocent civilians and religious leaders. These are serious crimes committed by a group of criminals and outlaws for the purpose of ransom, extortion and terror which are in contradiction to the tenets of Islam, its noble principles and universal human values.
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بوتين يعرب عن نيته للعب دور الوسيط لحل الأزمة في شبه الجزيرة الكورية
موسكو في 25 مايو / بنا / أعرب الرئيس الروسي فلاديمير بوتين عن نيته للعب دور الوسيط لحل الأزمة في شبه الجزيرة الكورية. وابدى خلال اجتماعه مع المبعوث الرئاسي الكوري الجنوبي الخاص سونغ يونغ كيل، بأن لديه نية لإرسال مبعوث خاص إلى كوريا الشمالية .
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Riyadh Declaration: Arab-Islamic-US Summit builds close partnership
Riyadh, May 21 (BNA): The Arab-Islamic-American leaders' summit held here today, reflected convenience at the frank and fruitful dialogue atmosphere that prevailed, during the summit, hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the presence of as many as 55 leaders and representatives of Arab, Islamic countries and the US, in addition to the outcomes reached upon conformity of points of view and opinions and the move forward, in regard of various current regional as well as international issues, asserting that the summit constitutes a historical turning point, in the relationship between the Arab-Islamic world and the US, as it shall furnish wider prospects for the future.
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Riyadh summit must stand ready to confront terror swiftly
Kuala Lumpur, May 20 (BNA): The forthcoming Riyadh Summit must stand ready to confront terror swiftly and decisively wherever and whenever it manifests itself, Prime Minister Najib Razak said.
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Cabinet allow Japan’s first emperor abdication in 200 years
Tokyo, May 19 (BNA): Japan’s cabinet approved a bill to allow Emperor Akihito to hand over the Chrysanthemum Throne to Crown Prince Naruhito in what would be Japan’s first abdication in roughly 200 years.
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Following presidential defeat, Le Pen to run for parliament
Paris, May 19 (BNA): Emerging from her crushing defeat in France's presidential contest, Marine Le Pen said she will run for a parliamentary seat in June elections and that her National Front party has "an essential role" in a new political landscape.
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S. Korea calls for reopening inter-Korean communication channel
Seoul, May 17 (BNA): South Korea's unification ministry expressed a need to reopen an inter-Korean communication hotline, which was severed early last year following North Korea's nuclear and missile tests.
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S. Korea calls for reopening inter-Korean communication channel
Seoul, May 17 (BNA): South Korea's unification ministry expressed a need to reopen an inter-Korean communication hotline, which was severed early last year following North Korea's nuclear and missile tests.
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Mudslinging in Iranian elections
Tehran, May 15 (BNA): The campaign for the forthcoming presidential elections is gradually gaining steam amid a war of words between the incumbent president Hassan Rouhani and his foes from the conservatives' camp.
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Xi highlights peace, prosperity at Belt and Road forum
Beijing, May 14 (BNA): Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday the Belt and Road should be built into a road of peace, prosperity, opening up, innovation and connecting different civilisations. He proposed the five guiding principles for the pursuit of the Belt and Road initiative while delivering a keynote speech at the opening of the two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.
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