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  • Thousands protest against Brexit in several British cities

    Date: 2016-09-03 13:22:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:5539437

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) - Thousands took to the streets today in a series of 'march for Europe' rallies in protest against the referendum vote to leave the EU. The demonstrations in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge are demanding ....

  • Putin: world needs to avoid steps that would heighten tensions with N. Korea

    Date: 2016-09-03 09:54:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:5537997

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - President Vladimir Putin urged countries on Saturday to show caution when dealing with North Korea and to avoid any actions that might further enflame tensions with Pyongyang. Speaking at a business forum in Russia's ....

  • Kremlin confirms Putin-Obama meeting possible at G20 summit

    Date: 2016-09-03 09:01:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:5537701

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - President Vladimir Putin may meet with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China, Tass News Agency quoted presidential aide Yuri Ushakov as saying on Saturday. "Theoretically the meeting may ....

  • Putin regrets that relations with US experience freeze

    Date: 2016-09-03 08:58:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:5537713

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - President Vladimir Putin expressed regret that bilateral relations between Russia and the US have been experiencing a freeze, Russian news agency Tass reported. "Unfortunately, our relations have gone into a freeze," he ....

  • Putin says Russia, US close to breakthrough deal on Syria

    Date: 2016-09-03 08:18:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:5537537

    WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia and the US are close to striking a deal on fighting terrorists in Syria. “We’re gradually, gradually heading in the right direction,” the Russian president said in an ....

  • Obama arrives in China for G20 summit

    Date: 2016-09-03 08:01:25 GMT - China - World - SN:13 - ID:5537433

    BEIJING, Sept 3 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama arrived in China Saturday to attend the G20 summit that will kick off on Sunday in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. Obama's visit is the last to Asia before ending his tenure as a US ....

  • China's legislature ratifies Paris Agreement on climate change

    Date: 2016-09-03 07:26:00 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:5537169

    BEIJING, Sept 3 (MENA) - China's top legislature on Saturday ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, a significant international legal document that outlines post-2020 global climate governance, Xinhua reported. Lawmakers voted to adopt ....

  • Philippines President declares 'state of lawlessness'

    Date: 2016-09-03 07:25:24 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:7 - ID:5537177

    MANILA, Sept 3 (MENA) - Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday declared a "state of lawless violence" in the Philippines following an explosion in Davao City that claimed the lives of 14 people and left more than 60 others injured, ....

  • 4,176 refugees died in a year trying to reach Europe

    Date: 2016-09-02 22:27:11 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:88 - ID:5536597

    GENEVA, Sept 2 (MENA) – Up to 4,176 refugees have died or gone missing since the death of the Syrian Kurdish toddler Alan Kurdi one year ago, UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler told a press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva Friday. ....

  • 12 killed in market blast in Philippines

    Date: 2016-09-02 21:15:17 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:85 - ID:5536489

    MANILA, Sept 2 (MENA) - A blast wrought destruction upon a busy night market in the city of Davao in the Philippines, killing 12 persons and injuring 60 others, Russia Today reported on Friday. Varied casualty tolls have been reported as the ....

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