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  • 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 ....

  • Russia-Japan Kuril dispute unlikely to move forward during Putin-Abe talks

    Date: 2016-09-02 17:49:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:5535913

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are unlikely to advance the dispute over the Kuril Islands, Sputnik News quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Friday. "It is ....

  • 10 dead as blast rocks Philippine city: police

    Date: 2016-09-02 17:48:02 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:67 - ID:5536045

    MANILA, Sept 2 (MENA) - At least 10 people died and 60 others were injured when an explosion rocked Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's home city of Davao on Friday night, the Daily Mail quoted the Philippine police as saying. The explosion ....

  • British marine charged with terrorist offences

    Date: 2016-09-02 17:09:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:5535829

    LONDON, Sept 2 (MENA) - A Royal Marine from Northern Ireland has appeared in court charged with offences related to dissident republicanism, including bomb-making and storing weapons, the BBC news reported on Friday. Ciarán Maxwell, 30, has been ....

  • The Independent: Uzbekistan president Islam Karimov has died

    Date: 2016-09-02 14:05:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:5535005

    LONDON, Sept 2 (MENA) - Uzbek president Islam Karimov has died, The Independent quoted three diplomatic sources as saying on Friday. It follows days of unofficial reports Karimov was near to death or dead after he suffered a stroke last week. ....

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