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  • Japan, Cuba vow to boost economic ties with more investment

    Date: 2016-09-23 08:14:33 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:15 - ID:5645137

    HAVANA, Sept 23 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed on Thursday to expand bilateral economic ties through increased Japanese investment in the Caribbean country and the cancellation of a major part of ....

  • Terminal at NY's LaGuardia reopened after evacuation

    Date: 2016-09-23 07:08:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:5644913

    NEW YORK, Sept 23 (MENA) - US authorities reopened a terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York on Friday after an abandoned vehicle prompted its evacuation, media reported. Authorities evacuated Terminal B at about 11 p.m. local time after a car ....

  • South Korea calls for review of North Korea's UN membership

    Date: 2016-09-23 06:35:23 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:11 - ID:5644801

    NEW YORK, Sept 23 (MENA) - South Korea said on Friday that North Korea's repeated nuclear and missile tests have raised questions whether it is still eligible to hold membership at the United Nations. It is time to reassess Pyongyang's ....

  • US Charlotte city under curfew after days of unrest

    Date: 2016-09-23 06:24:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:5644777

    WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (MENA) - Charlotte's mayor has imposed a curfew after days of unrest in the North Carolina city, reported the BBC on Friday. However, police said that they did not want to forcibly remove people from the streets if protests ....

  • Massive yahoo hack affects 500m user accounts

    Date: 2016-09-22 21:47:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:5644117

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (MENA) - Popular web portal Yahoo said Thursday that it believes a "state-sponsored actor" stole information relating to some 500 million user accounts from its network at the end of 2014, the ABC News reported. The stolen ....

  • EU president: Finish Brexit negotiation before 2019 election

    Date: 2016-09-22 20:32:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:5644017

    LONDON, Sept 22 (MENA) - The president of the European Parliament urged Britain on Thursday to make an early start on EU exit talks, saying it's important to finish negotiations before European elections scheduled for mid-2019, the ABC News ....

  • Globa PRNewswire (1): Etam Live Show - 100 YEARS OF FRENCH LIBERTÉ

    Date: 2016-09-22 17:58:54 GMT - France - World - SN:81 - ID:5643461

    PARIS, September 22, 2016/PRNewswire/MENA/ -- On Tuesday, 27 September at 9 p.m., Etam will celebrate its 100th anniversary with its ninth Live Show. To view the Multimedia News Release, please ....

  • Peace agreement with Hezb-e-Islami signed in Kabul

    Date: 2016-09-22 13:26:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:5641277

    KABUL, Sept. 22 (MENA) - A draft peace agreement between Hezb-e-Islami party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar was signed between the Afghan government and the party in Kabul today. The signing of the agreement concluded in the presence of media during ....

  • 17,000 persons killed in India's Maharashtra because of hunger

    Date: 2016-09-22 12:44:14 GMT - India - World - SN:56 - ID:5640577

    NEW DELHI, Sept 22 (MENA) - More than 17,000 persons were killed in the Indian state of Maharashtra because of hunger during the Fiscal Year 2015/2016, according to an Indian official on Thursday. "This is shocking", remarked a bench of Justice ....

  • Juncker says rejecting Muslim refugees “unacceptable”

    Date: 2016-09-22 12:11:43 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:51 - ID:5639729

    BRUSSELS, Sept 22 (MENA) - European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said Thursday that member States "must" show solidarity in sharing the burden of refugees who arrive in Europe. "Some countries do it, others say no because they are ....

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