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  • Trump considers naming State Department spokeswoman as US envoy to UN

    Date: 2018-11-02 06:34:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7650657

    WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (MENA) - President Donald Trump said he is considering naming US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next US ambassador to the United Nations. Trump said Nauert is at the top of his list and a decision would ....

  • Norway summons Iranian amb. over Denmark plot

    Date: 2018-11-01 17:27:29 GMT - Norway - World - SN:78 - ID:7650235

    OSLO, Nov 1 (MENA) - Norway’s foreign minister has summoned Iran’s ambassador to Norway for talks in connection with Danish allegations about an Iranian plot to kill an opposition activist in Denmark, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. ....

  • UN: Over 88 journalists killed this year

    Date: 2018-11-01 15:58:24 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:71 - ID:7650091

    CAIRO, Nov 1 (MENA) - United Nations (UN) secretary-general Antonio Guterres said that this year alone, at least 88 journalists have been killed. In a message released by the UN to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against ....

  • Five countries hold 70% of world's last wildernesses - research

    Date: 2018-11-01 12:01:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:7649459

    LONDON, Nov 1 (MENA) - Just five countries hold 70% of the world’s remaining untouched wilderness areas and urgent international action is needed to protect them, according to new research. Researchers from the University of Queensland (UQ) and ....

  • Fuzi: Police detains five on terrorism, immigration charges

    Date: 2018-11-01 07:31:17 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:13 - ID:7649066

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 1 (MENA) - The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) have detained five individuals including three foreigners suspected of being involved in terrorist activities in operations in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Perak and Sabah, the Malaysian news ....

  • Kim basts ‘vicious' sanctions squeezing North Korean economy

    Date: 2018-11-01 06:47:21 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7649007

    PYONGYANG, Nov 1 (MENA) - North Korean President Kim Jong Un lashed out at the “vicious” sanctions regime against North Korea in the latest sign of his frustration with the pace of peace talks with the Trump administration, Bloomberg reported ....

  • Canada to increase annual immigration admissions to 350,000 by 2021

    Date: 2018-11-01 06:31:05 GMT - Canada - World - SN:5 - ID:7648979

    OTTAWA, Nov 1 (MENA) - Canada will take in 40,000 more immigrants in 2021 than it plans to accept this year, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said. The target for new arrivals in Canada will rise to 350,000, which is nearly one per cent of the ....

  • Lion Air crash: plane's black box pulled from water as first victim identified

    Date: 2018-11-01 05:40:36 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:1 - ID:7648937

    JAKARTA, Nov 1 (MENA) - Indonesian Navy divers say they have retrieved a black box from the Lion Air plane that plunged into the Java Sea on Monday morning, believed to have killed all 189 people on board, The Guardian reported on ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(5):Saudi Oil Derivatives Delivered to Power Plants in Yemen

    Date: 2018-10-31 21:36:20 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:101 - ID:7648859

    Dear subscribers, following is a global bulletin published for PRNewswire:‎ ‎................................................................................................................................. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 31, 2018 ....

  • 2 killed in helicopter crash in New York

    Date: 2018-10-31 21:13:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:7648827

    NEW YORK, Oct 31 (MENA) - Two people were killed when their helicopter hit a set of power lines and exploded in flames in far northern New York, ABC News reported. Two other men in the helicopter who jumped to the ground managed to ....

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