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  • S. Korea, US seek measures to curb N. Korean provocations

    Date: 2016-09-13 13:04:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:36 - ID:5593337

    SEOUL, Sept 13 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States said on Tuesday they will explore various measures to curb North Korean provocations, reaffirming that Pyongyang's latest nuclear test poses a grave threat to their alliance, reported Yonhap ....

  • Seven killed, wounded in blast in Pakistan's Quetta city

    Date: 2016-09-13 12:45:09 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:5593293

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 13 (MENA) - The Pakistani police announced on Tuesday that two people were killed and seven others wounded in a blast in a district in the city Quetta, western Pakistan. According to Geo New TV channel, two policemen were killed ....

  • 3 Syrians arrested in Germany, believed sent by Daesh

    Date: 2016-09-13 11:12:50 GMT - Germany - World - SN:20 - ID:5592605

    BERLIN, Sept 13 (MENA) - Three Syrian men believed to have been sent to Germany last year by the so-called Islamic State group, aka Daesh, were arrested in raids on Tuesday, part of efforts to root out extremists sent to Europe amid the migrant ....

  • African countries ask for Russian arms at $21 billion--Russia

    Date: 2016-09-13 09:29:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:5592121

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - The export portfolio of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport’s to Africa has grown to more than $21 billion, the head of the company’s delegation at the Africa Aerospace and Defense 2016 expo in South Africa was ....

  • Russian, Iranian deputy foreign ministers to discuss Russian-US deal on Syria

    Date: 2016-09-13 09:28:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:5592133

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov will discuss the Russian-US ceasefire agreement on Syria with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Jaberi Ansari during consultations slated for Wednesday, Russian Foreign ....

  • IMF boss to go on trial in France on December 12

    Date: 2016-09-12 21:28:06 GMT - France - World - SN:66 - ID:5591129

    PARIS, Sept 12 (MENA) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will go on trial in France on December 12 over a massive state payout to tycoon Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister, France 24 quoted the court hearing the case as ....

  • Obama acknowledges plight of refugees as Muslims observe Eid Al adha

    Date: 2016-09-12 21:04:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:5591077

    WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama recognized the plight of the world's refugees Monday in a greeting to Muslims observing Eid al Adha — Islam's most important holy day, according to Voice of America. "We are reminded of the ....

  • Moscow welcomes Syrian government consent to endorse Russian-US ceasefire agreement

    Date: 2016-09-12 19:27:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:5590805

    MOSCOW, Sept 12 (MENA) - "Moscow welcomes the public confirmation by the Syrian government of its agreement with the Russian-US accords and readiness to implement them," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday, according to ....

  • China, Russia ready for joint navy drill in South China Sea

    Date: 2016-09-12 18:42:27 GMT - China - World - SN:57 - ID:5590653

    BEIJING, Sept 12 (MENA) – A Russian fleet arrived at a port in Zhanjiang in south China's Guangdong Province on Monday, with Chinese naval forces gathering for a joint drill, Xinhua reported. The "Joint Sea 2016" drill will go ahead between Sept. ....

  • Austrian presidential election postponed due to faulty envelops

    Date: 2016-09-12 18:08:39 GMT - Austria - World - SN:56 - ID:5590509

    VIENNA, Sept 12 (MENA) - The Austrian government has been forced to postpone a re-run of the presidential election after voters complained of faulty envelopes, according to the BBC. Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said the issue over an ....

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