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  • S. Korea to ban entry of of ships transporting N. Korean coal

    Date: 2018-08-12 23:07:44 GMT - south korea - International - SN:13 - ID:7530785

    The South Korean government will take punitive measures as early as this week against four South Korean ships confirmed to have imported North Korean coal to the country, the Korean Foreign Ministry was quoted by Yonhap news agency as saying on ....

  • Canadian police say 4 killed in shooting

    Date: 2018-08-10 16:54:01 GMT - Canada - International - SN:4 - ID:7527852

    Police in the far eastern Canadian city of Fredericton warned residents to stay in their homes early Friday as they responded to a mass shooting incident. Fredericton police confirmed in a tweet that there were "at least four people killed," CBC ....

  • Putin, Macron discuss situation in Syria over phone

    Date: 2018-08-10 14:00:29 GMT - Russia - International - SN:1 - ID:7527666

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed in a telephone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron the current situation in Syria. The two leaders exchanged views on the ongoing developments in Syria, and praised the operation carried ....

  • Iran, North Korea seek closer ties amid US bans

    Date: 2018-08-09 18:01:23 GMT - Iran - International - SN:8 - ID:7526692

    North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho highlighted his country’s cordial and historic relations with Iran, expressing satisfaction with growing bilateral relations amid US economic pressure on both states. In a meeting with Iranian ....

  • 21 African countries suffer huge debts compared to GDP - UN

    Date: 2018-08-08 17:55:21 GMT - Egypt - International - SN:9 - ID:7525136

    The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Vera Songwe underlined that there are about 21 African countries suffer from huge debts compared to the Gross domestic product (GDP). During a speech before the ....

  • US urges Russia to withdraw from parts of Georgia

    Date: 2018-08-08 08:32:58 GMT - USA - International - SN:2 - ID:7524018

    The United States on Tuesday urged Russia to pull out Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the Kremlin-backed separatist regions of Georgia. "Our position on the Russian occupied Georgian regions of Abkhazia and also South Ossetia is unwavering. That ....

  • UN urges full commitment to implementing Juba power sharing deal

    Date: 2018-08-07 09:48:28 GMT - United Nations - International - SN:10 - ID:7522581

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the signing of the Agreement of Outstanding Issues on Governance and Responsibility Sharing by the South Sudanese warring parties in Khartoum, Sudan, on Sunday. The secretary-general ....

  • US had no connection to Maduro assassination attempt - Pompeo

    Date: 2018-08-07 06:53:05 GMT - USA - International - SN:3 - ID:7522257

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied his country's involvement in an apparent assassination attempt of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, ABC News reported Monday. Pompeo echoed the comments made by National Security Adviser John Bolton ....

  • UNSC adopts guidelines aimed at speeding aid to North Korea

    Date: 2018-08-07 06:50:41 GMT - United Nations - International - SN:2 - ID:7522251

    The UN Security Council adopted new guidelines Monday to try to speed the delivery of humanitarian aid to North Korea, ABC News reported. The Netherlands, which chairs the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea, said ....

  • Afghan army: Taliban militants suffer heavy losses in separate clashes northeast Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-08-04 17:48:26 GMT - Afghanistan - International - SN:4 - ID:7518772

    Taliban militants suffered heavy losses as a result of separate clashes in the province of Takhar in northeastern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Saturday. In a statement, the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military said 21 Taliban ....

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