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  • Britain to build 13ft high wall in Calais to block refugees from entering the UK

    Date: 2016-09-07 10:35:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:5562485

    LONDON, Sept 7 (MENA) - The UK is going to build a 13ft wall in Calais to block refugees from crossing the channel, the Government has announced. "People are still getting through," Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill told the Home Affairs ....

  • Taliban claim responsibility for Kabul attack on charity

    Date: 2016-09-07 10:30:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:5562405

    KABUL, Sept 7 (MENA) - The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on Care International's compound in Kabul. In a statement issued late Tuesday the Taliban said that the compound was a secret foreign forces intelligence center that was ....

  • Gabon's president accuses challenger of fraud, power grab

    Date: 2016-09-07 09:41:33 GMT - Gabon - World - SN:28 - ID:5562045

    LIBREVILLE, Sept 7 (MENA) - Gabon's President Ali Bongo on Wednesday tried to deflect European Union observers' findings of a voting anomaly in his stronghold province that pushed him over the edge to win re-election, accusing his lead opponent of ....

  • Malaysia confirms first case of pregnant woman infected with Zika

    Date: 2016-09-07 08:35:20 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:19 - ID:5561273

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 7 (MENA) - Malaysia confirmed its first case of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus, Malaysian Health Minister S Subramaniam said. The woman is a 27-year-old, according to the Malaysian Health Ministry, Channel News ....

  • Nearly 50 million children "uprooted" worldwide – UNICEF

    Date: 2016-09-07 08:27:49 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:17 - ID:5561329

    NEW YORK, Sept 7 (MENA) - Across the globe, nearly 50 million children have been uprooted – 28 million of them driven from their homes by conflicts not of their making, and millions more migrating in the hope of finding a better, safer life, UNICEF ....

  • Oil tanker catches fire in Pakistan, three dead, several cars ablaze

    Date: 2016-09-07 08:03:27 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:16 - ID:5561269

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 7 (MENA) - At least three people were killed and six injured when an oil tanker caught fire at Pakistan’s Super Highway early Wednesday morning, setting several other cars in its vicinity ablaze. The dead included a man, a woman ....

  • Obama nominates first ever Muslim American federal judge

    Date: 2016-09-07 07:48:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:5561177

    WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to serve on the US District Court for the District of Columbia, often seen as a major feeder court for the US Circuit Court of Appeals. "I am pleased to nominate ....

  • Mexico senator proposes taking back land from the US if Donald Trump becomes president

    Date: 2016-09-07 07:24:36 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:8 - ID:5561125

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 7 (MENA) - Mexico is to consider a proposal to revoke its treaties with the US, including the 1848 agreement that transferred half its territory to Washington if Donald Trump is elected and tries to make the US’s southern neighbour ....

  • Russia plans $15bln of arms exports in 2016

    Date: 2016-09-07 06:57:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:5560965

    KUBINKA, Russia, Sept 7 (MENA) - Russia plans to export $15 billion worth of weapons this year, the deputy head of Rosoboronexport state arms exporter, Sergey Goreslavsky, told Sputnik on Wednesday. "Like last year, we are planning to sell $13 ....

  • S. Korea welcomes UNSC statement condemning N. Korea missile launches

    Date: 2016-09-07 06:56:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:5560953

    SEOUL, Sept 7 (MENA) – South Korea welcomed a UN Security Council statement strongly condemning North Korea's latest ballistic missile tests as a "grave violation" of UN resolutions. The South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs hailed the UNSC ....

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