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  • 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 ....

  • Uzbek president to be laid to rest on Saturday

    Date: 2016-09-02 20:51:00 GMT - Uzbekistan - World - SN:83 - ID:5536409

    TASHKENT, Sept 2 (MENA) – Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov, who died at the age of 78, will be laid to rest on Saturday in Uzbekistan's second-largest city Samarkand, where he was born, Russia Today reported. Karimov led the gradual transition ....

  • China, Kazakhstan expect G20 summit to chart course for world economy

    Date: 2016-09-02 19:15:18 GMT - China - World - SN:77 - ID:5536273

    BEIJING, Sept 2 (MENA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev on Friday expressed the hope that the upcoming G20 summit can chart a course for the world economy, cultivate growth engines and boost global ....

  • Caroline Lucas, Jonathan Bartley elected as co-leaders of British Green Party

    Date: 2016-09-02 18:51:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:5536261

    LONDON, Sept 2 (MENA) - Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley have been elected co-leaders of the Green Party of England and Wales in a job-sharing arrangement, the BBC reported. They saw off competition from five others to succeed Natalie Bennett, ....

  • Russian slams Pentagon's comments on Russian strike killing Daesh commander in Syria

    Date: 2016-09-02 18:35:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:5536197

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) – The Russian Ministry of Defense on Friday slammed comments raised by Pentagon on circumstances surrounding the killing of a Daesh senior commander in a Russian airstrike in Syria's Aleppo province, Sputnik News Agency ....

  • Russia has enough reserves for economic stability – Putin

    Date: 2016-09-02 18:13:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:5535949

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday his country has sufficient reserves to maintain financial stability and cover the budget expenses with no need to resort to external borrowing, Sputnik News reported. "Those ....

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