(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))
KUWAIT -- Kuwait strongly condemns the tearing and burning of a copy of the Holy Quran by an extremist at The Hague, Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah says in a statement.
BEIRUT -- A number of people block traffic in several roads inside and outside of Lebanon's capital, Beirut, to protest deteriorating economic and living conditions.
NEW DELHI -- India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes Egypt's President Abdelfattah Al-Sisi as he arrives in New Delhi on a three-day visit as the two countries mark 75 years of the establishment of diplomatic ties
BRUSSELS -- Edwin Wagensveld, chairman of the Dutch branch of the extremist group Pegida, tears pages out of a copy of the Holy Quran outside the temporary home of parliament at the Hague, according to Dutch media reports.
BRUSSELS -- The European Union says it expects Ukraine, an EU candidate country, to fight corruption in 'particular at high-level through pro-active and effective investigations.'
TOKYO -- Group of Seven (G-7) Foreign Ministers and key partners meeting here confirm their commitment to provide necessary support to Ukraine's energy sector, including further winterization assistance, Japan's Foreign Ministry says.
MOSCOW -- Latvia plans to cut down diplomatic ties with Russia in a show of support for neighboring Estonia, while Riga orders Moscow's ambassador to leave the country within one month.
TOKYO -- Snow hits northern and western Japan, including Tokyo, disrupting traffic, with bad weather expected to continue to the next day, the country's weather agency says. (end) sd
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