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  • 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. ....

  • China and Ukraine agree to restart An-225 production

    Date: 2016-08-31 21:40:34 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:113 - ID:5525945

    KIEV, Aug 31 (MENA) - China and Ukraine have signed an agreement to recommence production of the Antonov An-225 'Cossack' strategic airlifter, media from both countries have reported. The agreement signed between the Aviation Industry Corporation ....

  • Kerry makes plea for enhanced Indian leadership on global stage

    Date: 2016-08-31 21:32:25 GMT - India - World - SN:112 - ID:5525841

    NEW DELHI, Aug 31 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry urged India Wednesday to take greater responsibility on the global stage, in partnership with the United States, the Voice of America reported. Speaking to some of India's brightest ....

  • Venezuela freezes relations with Brazil over Rousseff impeachment

    Date: 2016-08-31 20:17:33 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:103 - ID:5525541

    CARACAS, Aug 31 (MENA) - Venezuela has permanently withdrawn its ambassador from Brazil and has frozen relations with the country in the wake of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment, the Sputnik cited the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry as ....

  • Brazil senate votes 61-20 to impeach President Rousseff for breaking budget laws

    Date: 2016-08-31 18:03:50 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:91 - ID:5524865

    BRASILIA, Aug 31 (MENA) – The Brazil’s parliament on Wednesday decisively voted to strip Dilma Rousseff of her presidency for budgetary violations committed during her term, Russia Today reported. Sixty-one senators voted for the impeachment, ....

  • Austrian economy min. adds his 'nein' to US trade talks debate

    Date: 2016-08-31 16:37:06 GMT - Austria - World - SN:81 - ID:5524481

    VIENNA, Aug 31 (MENA) - Austria's economy minister said talks on a EU-U.S. free trade agreement should be halted, adding his voice to an increasingly polarised debate on both sides of the Atlantic over whether to keep the negotiations going, the ....

  • Putin, Obama to discuss Syrian settlement in China — Kremlin

    Date: 2016-08-31 15:59:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:5522837

    MOSCOW, Aug 31 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama will discuss at a meeting in China during the Group of Twenty (G20) summit the Syrian settlement issue, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told ....

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