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  • Obama plays down confrontation with China over his plane’s stairs

    Date: 2016-09-05 12:43:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:5550913

    NEW YORK, Sept 5 (MENA) - China’s handling of US President Obama’s arrival for the Group of 20 summit meeting in Hangzhou has created a narrative that the Chinese snubbed the American president, according to New York Times. Some ....

  • Turkey sends more tanks into Syria's Raii

    Date: 2016-09-05 12:40:29 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:56 - ID:5550793

    ANKARA, Sept 5 (MENA) - The Turkish forces on Monday sent more tanks and armored vehicles into the Syrian border town of Al Raii. Al Raii is about 55 kilometers west of Jarablus. Turkey has now more than 50 tanks and military vehicles in the ....

  • Russian president, king of Bahrain to discuss fight against int'l terrorism

    Date: 2016-09-05 12:38:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:5550977

    MOSCOW, Sept 5 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa will hold a meeting in Moscow on Tuesday, the Kremlin Press Service said Monday. "An exchange of opinions is planned on topical aspects of the ....

  • China's Xi at G20 says world economy at risk, warns against protectionism

    Date: 2016-09-05 12:33:09 GMT - China - World - SN:53 - ID:5550493

    HANGZHOU, China, Sept 5 (MENA) - The global economy is being threatened by rising protectionism and risks from highly leveraged financial markets, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the opening of a two-day summit of leaders from G20 ....

  • China welcomes G20 leaders with great banquet

    Date: 2016-09-05 12:12:08 GMT - China - World - SN:46 - ID:5550621

    BEIJING, Sept 5 (MENA) - World leaders were treated to the best of China's haute cuisine in Hangzhou, a onetime royal playground, China Daily said in a report on Monday. On Sunday night, at the G20 Summit welcoming banquet, Chinese President Xi ....

  • Putin keeps faith in Gazprom even after 80 percent share crash

    Date: 2016-09-05 11:44:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:5550285

    MOSCOW, Sept 5 (MENA) - Perhaps no organization outlines the strengths and weaknesses of Vladimir Putin’s Russia better than Gazprom PJSC, the giant energy exporter that emerged from the Soviet Union’s gas ministry. The company employs over ....

  • Putin yet to decide whether to take part in 2018 presidential elections

    Date: 2016-09-05 10:37:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:5549673

    MOSCOW, Sept 5 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said it is "far too early" to discuss the 2018 Russian presidential elections, noting he had yet to decide whether to run for another term. Sputnik News quoted Putin as saying "We are now ....

  • Park, Xi reconfirm differences over THAAD

    Date: 2016-09-05 09:21:34 GMT - China - World - SN:28 - ID:5549149

    HANGZHOU, Sept 5 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday reconfirmed their differences over the planned deployment of a US anti-missile system to South Korea, but agreed to strengthen their ....

  • 200 Pakistani students hospitalized after food poisoning

    Date: 2016-09-05 08:18:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:5548833

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 5 (MENA) - Nearly 200 students of a cadet college in Pakistani Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, were admitted to different hospitals on Sunday night after their condition worsened due to food poisoning, Geo news reported quoting hospital ....

  • Xi: China opposes US deployment of THAAD in Seoul

    Date: 2016-09-05 04:55:14 GMT - China - World - SN:5 - ID:5547929

    HANGZHOU, Sept 5 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday told his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye that Beijing opposes the US deployment of THAAD anti-missile system in Seoul. "Mishandling the issue is not conducive to strategic ....

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