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Russia ready to discuss missile issues with US - defense minister
Russia ready to discuss missile issues with US - defense minister
Sergei Shoigu said that Russia will not deploy its missiles in Europe and Asia until the United States does
TASS Russian News Agency - Russia - 18 August 2019
Roundup: Western Libya witnesses unprecedented intensive attacks on airports
Roundup: Western Libya witnesses unprecedented intensive attacks on airports
Airports in western Libya have witnessed unprecedented intensive airstrikes and missile attacks in the past few days, as the armed conflict between the east-based army and the UN-backed government (...)
Nhân Dân - Vietnam - 18 August 2019
Envoy to Panelo: What if China suspects OFWs of spying, too?
Envoy to Panelo: What if China suspects OFWs of spying, too?
MANILA, Philippines --- Do Filipinos suspect that Chinese workers in the Philippines are really spies? Well, the Chinese can think the same way about overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in China, too. But let's perish the thought that the thousands (...)
Inquirer.net - Philippines - 18 August 2019
Balap Karung Obati Rasa Rindu Jamaah Haji untuk Tanah Air
Balap Karung Obati Rasa Rindu Jamaah Haji untuk Tanah Air
IHRAM.CO.ID, MAKKAH— Jamaah haji asal Jawa Barat memeriahkan lomba balap karung dan kegiatan pendukung lainnya untuk memperingati Hari Ulang Tahun Kemerdekaan ke-74 Republik Indonesia (RI) di pondokan mereka (...)
Republika - Indonesia - 17 August 2019
Hamiyar Charity Organization launches ensemble with childhood cancer survivors
Hamiyar Charity Organization launches ensemble with childhood cancer survivors
Shohreh Ghiasi conducts Avaye Hamiyar Ensemble, which is composed of 23 childhood cancer survivors and their relatives, during a concert at the Hamiyar Charity Organization in Arak on August 16, 2019.
 
 This ensemble has been (...)
Tehran Times - Iran - 18 August 2019
Afghan energy min. welcomes Iranian private sector investors
Afghan energy min. welcomes Iranian private sector investors
TEHRAN, Aug. 18 (MNA) –Afghan Minister of Water and Energy Mohammad Gul Khulmi invited Iranian private sector investors, working in the field of electricity, to help boost power generation in (...)
Mehr News - Iran - 18 August 2019
Iran continues active diplomacy: FM Zarif
Iran continues active diplomacy: FM Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif listed some of his Saturday meetings, noting that Iran’s active diplomacy keeps going, Mehr news agency reports. In a late Saturday tweet, Zarif wrote “Our active diplomacy (...)
Vestnik Kavkaza - Russia - 18 August 2019



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