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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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$12 million offered for tip-offs on two Hezbollah agents
Washington, Oct. 11 (BNA): The US Department of State (US DOS) stressed that it has seen "continued activity on behalf of Hezbollah here inside the homeland" and offered a reward for information on two of its senior leaders.
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Kosovo Grand Mufti supports MWL statement
Kosovo, Oct. 10 (BNA): Shaikh Dr. Naim Ternava, the head of the Islamic Shaikhdom in Kosova, has affirmed support for the statement issued by the Muslim World League (MWL) and other bodies, organizations and institutions that reject the report of the Secretary-General of the United Nations on children and armed conflict and its inclusion of the Arab coalition countries participating in the restoration of legitimacy in Yemen.
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North Korea may brace for contact with outside world
Seoul, Oct. 10 (BNA): North Korea's latest appointment of its foreign minister as a member of the ruling party's politburo appears intended to brace for possible high-level contact with the U.S. and China, a Seoul think tank report said Tuesday.
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OIC condemns terrorist attack in Jeddah
Jeddah, Oct. 8 (BNA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on an outpost of the Royal Guard in Jeddah.
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Anti-nuclear weapons group wins Nobel Peace Prize
Oslo, Oct. 6 (BNA): The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican).
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Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for Literature
London, Oct. 5 (BNA): British writer Kazuo Ishiguro has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature. The novelist was praised by the Swedish Academy as a writer "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.”
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Macron offers mediation between Baghdad, Erbil
Paris, Oct. 5 (BNA): French President Emmanuel Macron offered mediation between Baghdad and Erbil to solve the crisis following northern Iraq’s illegitimate independence referendum.
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry winners announced
Stockholm, Oct. 4 (BNA): The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 has been awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution."
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