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  • G20 coordinators "confident of summit's success"

    Date: 2016-09-01 09:21:20 GMT - China - World - SN:21 - ID:5527101

    BEIJING, Sept 1 (MENA) - Senior officials in charge of preparations for the upcoming Group of 20 (G20) summit in Hangzhou on Thursday gave thumbs-up to China's organizing of the meeting under its presidency, Xinhua news agency reported. A ....

  • Brazil riot police use tear gas as post impeachment protests turn violent

    Date: 2016-09-01 08:31:26 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:15 - ID:5526801

    BRASILIA, Sept 1 (MENA) - The impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff has sparked both pro and anti rallies in several cities across the country, euro news reported. In Sao Paulo her supporters came out onto the streets commiserating with each ....

  • Malaysia confirms first case of Zika

    Date: 2016-09-01 08:29:47 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:14 - ID:5526981

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 (MENA) - Malaysia confirmed its first case of Zika after a woman tested positive for the virus following a three-day visit to neighbouring Singapore two weeks ago, ABC News reported. The 58-year-old woman had showed signs of ....

  • Gabon opposition leader says two killed, many wounded after disputed vote

    Date: 2016-09-01 07:55:53 GMT - Gabon - World - SN:13 - ID:5526589

    LIBREVILLE, Sept 1 (MENA) - Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping said on Thursday two people were killed and many wounded when the presidential guard and police attacked his party's headquarters overnight after an election narrowly won by President Ali ....

  • Mexican president disputes Trump over border wall payment discussion

    Date: 2016-09-01 07:46:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:5526585

    WASHINGTON, Sept 1 (MENA) - US presidential candidate Donald Trump flew into a nation he has constantly berated during his campaign to meet Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and said they discussed a wall Trump has vowed to build on the US ....

  • 2 killed in car bombing east of Kabul

    Date: 2016-09-01 07:33:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:5526489

    KABUL, Sept 1 (MENA) - An Afghan official says two people were killed when a car bomb exploded in front of the district governor's office in Logar province east of the capital Kabul, according to ABC News. Salim Sallhe, spokesman for the ....

  • Greek coast guards rescue 31 migrants from crippled boat

    Date: 2016-08-31 22:54:21 GMT - Greece - World - SN:122 - ID:5526061

    ATHENS, Aug 31 (MENA) - Greek authorities have rescued 31 migrants from a crippled vessel off the country's western coast, after receiving a distress call. The coast guard said the boat was found Wednesday off the island of Paxi, and the migrants ....

  • Michel Temer sworn in as new president of Brazil

    Date: 2016-08-31 22:32:01 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:119 - ID:5526025

    BRAZILIA, Aug 31 (MENA) - Michel Temer, Brazil's former vice president, has been sworn in as the country's new president, a few hours after the country's Senate voted to remove Dilma Rousseff from office. Temer, 75, raised his hand and swore to ....

  • German FM supports Russia return to G8

    Date: 2016-08-31 21:48:35 GMT - Germany - World - SN:115 - ID:5525961

    BERLIN, Aug 31 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has spoken out in favor of bringing Russia back into the G8, Germany's Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland news agency reported Wednesday. Russia’s membership of the G8 was ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(4):Paul G. Allen's Great Elephant Census Reveals Dramatic Population Decline in African Savanna Elephants

    Date: 2016-08-31 21:41:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:114 - ID:5525941

    Announced today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, results of census will inform major conservation policy decisions worldwide to ensure African elephants' survival HONOLULU, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Inc. ....

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