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The 2014 Global Media Forum is expected to provide feedback to the United Nations in formulating the post-2015 work programs, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported an official as saying here Wednesday.
Abu Dhabi University's College of Engineering has received international accreditation from the world-renowned prestigious Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Emirates News Agency reported.
Security officials from the National Defence Forces and National Police have secured the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center where President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and President-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will meet on Wednesday.
Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said after a working visit to the Belarusian capital Minsk that energy talks between the fuel and energy ministers of Ukraine, Russia and European Union is expected to take place on Sept 6, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported the Ukrainian leader's press service as saying on Wednesday.
Qatar has welcomed the agreement reached in Cairo for a ceasefire in Gaza, Qatar News Agency reported.
Century-old shop houses, twisting alleyways and temples scented with incense still pulsate with the pursuit of old trades and time-honored rituals of families who have lived in Bangkok's Chinatown for generations.
The United Nations is committed to the surge Ebola response in Sierra Leone, but warns that reduction of flights would hamper the response.
YEKATERINBURG, Aug 26 -- Russia's foods standards agency has ordered temporary closure of a McDonald's restaurant in the Urals region city of Yekaterinburg, the fifth such shutdown among the fast food chain's Russian outlets in recent weeks, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported McDonald's as saying Tuesday.
Terzian and Slane will serve as team captains for the second consecutive season, while Theinthong begins her first year as captain.
An Iranian researcher and scientist of Royan Institute, Dr Hossein Bahravand, has won the 2014 UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize, Iran's Mehr News Agency reported.
Indonesia is currently finalising initial plans to build a Sukhoi simulator by evaluating the list of countries, which may be involved in the project, Deputy Defence Minister Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin noted.
BOGOTA, COLUMBI, Aug 26 -- Three Colombian soldiers were killed and four others wounded Monday in a battle with combatants of the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia in the northeastern Arauca Department.
Peru's National Scholarships Program and Educational Credit budget will be larger starting next year, resulting in 25,000 scholarships for deserving students who intend to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies at universities in Peru or overseas.
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Hanoi on Sunday for talks with Vietnamese top leadership.
By Niam Seet Wei BEIJING, Aug 25 -- China has welcomed Vietnam's decision to provide compensation for the victims involved in an anti-Chinese campaign in May, said China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 02:06 am
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