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  • Putin arrives in France for one-day visit

    Date: 2019-08-19 16:50:26 GMT - France - World - SN:56 - ID:8068965

    PARIS, Aug 19 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Monday in the French city of Marseille to meet his French counterpart Emanuel Macron. During his daylong trip, Putin is expected to attend a business session and a dinner banquet ....

  • European Commission chief to miss G7 summit after emergency surgery

    Date: 2019-08-19 13:37:12 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:37 - ID:8068836

    BRUSSELS, Aug 19 (MENA) – The EU says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has undergone a successful operation to remove his gallbladder but will not be able to attend this weekend’s Group of Seven meeting in Biarritz, France, VOA ....

  • 17 wounded in explosions in Jalalabad

    Date: 2019-08-19 11:27:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:8068463

    KABUL, Aug 19 (MENA) - At least 17 people were injured in back to back explosions in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported Monday. The Governor’s Office of Nangarhar said in a statement that ....

  • UN urges protecting 250,000 women humanitarians

    Date: 2019-08-19 11:14:13 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:22 - ID:8068419

    GENEVA, Aug 19 (MENA) - The United Nations is honoring the contribution of tens of thousands of women humanitarian aid workers who provide life-saving support to vulnerable people caught up in crises in some of the world’s most dangerous ....

  • Seized Iranian tanker leaves Gibraltar despite US pressure: paper

    Date: 2019-08-19 11:00:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:8068372

    NEW YORK, Aug 19 (MENA) - An Iranian oil tanker held for six weeks after being impounded left Gibraltar on Sunday, after the authorities in the British territory rejected a request from American officials to turn the vessel over to them, the latest ....

  • Trump: US considering possibly buying Greenland, 'essentially it's a large real estate deal'

    Date: 2019-08-19 06:14:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:8068046

    WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump spoke out Sunday on reports his administration has been looking into buying Greenland. Trump addressed the rumors with reporters outside Marine One after he'd landed in Morristown, N.J., ....

  • 5 killed, 6 injured in explosion in NW Pakistan

    Date: 2019-08-18 20:48:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:84 - ID:8067871

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 18 (MENA) - Five people were killed including a tribe leader and six others wounded in an explosion in northwestern Pakistan near the Afghani borders, Pakistani police said on Sunday. An explosive device was planted in a car in ....

  • Trump's trade adviser downplays China tariffs' impact on consumers

    Date: 2019-08-18 20:47:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:8067904

    WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (MENA) - One of the top trade officials in the White House argued on Sunday that China is bearing the burden of US tariffs on Chinese goods, not American consumers. "We've had tariffs on for over a year," Peter Navarro, the ....

  • Gibraltar rejects US request to seize Iranian oil tanker

    Date: 2019-08-18 16:49:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:8067680

    LONDON, Aug 18 (MENA) - A US attempt to seize an Iranian oil tanker was rejected by a Gibraltar court on Sunday, paving the way for the ship to resume its journey in the Mediterranean under the Iranian flag and with a new name, the Washington Post ....

  • Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack in Kabul

    Date: 2019-08-18 15:56:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:60 - ID:8067691

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 18 (MENA) - Pakistan on Sunday strongly condemned the heinous bomb attack targeting civilians during a marriage function in Kabul on Saturday, Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported. More than 60 innocent people had reportedly ....

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