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  • Trump during meeting with Putin: Relations with Russia very good

    Date: 2019-06-28 07:04:50 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:8000398

    OSAKA, June 28 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said on Friday he enjoyed a "very, very good relationship" with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Ahead of their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Trump was quoted by CBS News as ....

  • G20 kicks off Friday amid int'l tensions

    Date: 2019-06-27 15:07:46 GMT - Japan - World - SN:69 - ID:7999068

    OSAKA, Japan, June 27 (MENA) - The G20 summit will kick off on Friday in the Japanese city of Osaka amid an escalating trade war between the US and China in addition to political tension between the US and Iran. The two-day summit is set to ....

  • White House to hold social media summit

    Date: 2019-06-27 14:02:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7999229

    WASHINGTON, June 27 (MENA) - The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington, Wall Street Journal ....

  • Trump arrives in Japan for G20 summit

    Date: 2019-06-27 11:25:31 GMT - Japan - World - SN:33 - ID:7999181

    TOKYO, June 27 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump arrived Thursday for the G-20 summit in the city known as "the kitchen" of Japan, but he's not here for the internationally renowned scorpion skewers or octopus balls, USA Today reported. ....

  • Cyprus protests to UN over airspace and sea violations by Turkey

    Date: 2019-06-27 11:24:19 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:32 - ID:7999132

    NICOSIA, June 27 (MENA) - Cyprus has strongly protested at the UN over Turkey's violations of the island's national airspace, the infringements of international air traffic regulations and the illegal use of closed ports and airports, Ekathimerini ....

  • Air India flight makes emergency landing at London Stansted after bomb threat

    Date: 2019-06-27 11:21:52 GMT - India - World - SN:31 - ID:7999230

    NEW DELHI, June 27 (MENA) - Air India said one of its planes landed at London Stansted Airport on Thursday following a bomb threat, Euronews network reported. The airline said the affected plane, flight AI 191 from the Indian city of Mumbai to ....

  • Seoul: Yongbyon removal 'entrance' to 'irreversible' denuclearization

    Date: 2019-06-27 10:02:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:27 - ID:7998941

    SEOUL, June 27 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in believes that dismantling North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear complex is the "entrance" to an "irreversible" denuclearization stage, South Korean news agency Yonhap quoted his office as saying on ....

  • Japan ramps up security for G-20 summit in Osaka

    Date: 2019-06-27 09:26:28 GMT - Japan - World - SN:23 - ID:7999027

    TOKYO, June 27 (MENA) - The Japanese city of Osaka was making final preparations Thursday to host the Group of 20 summit by increasing police presence on the streets, while introducing heavy traffic restrictions that are expected to cause disruption ....

  • Theresa May calls for 'urgent de-escalation of tensions' between US and Iran

    Date: 2019-06-27 09:22:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:7999008

    LONDON, June 27 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has issued a plea for a diplomatic solution to the stand-off between the US and Iran, as US Donald Trump openly discusses the possibility of military action in retaliation for Tehran's ....

  • At least 30 killed by lightning in Bihar

    Date: 2019-06-27 08:57:06 GMT - India - World - SN:19 - ID:7998978

    NEW DELHI, June 27 (MENA) - At least 30 people were killed and over a dozen others injured in incidents of lightning strikes across Bihar in the last 24 hours, an official said on Thursday. The deaths occurred in Bhagalpur, Begusarai, Saharsa, ....

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