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  • Trump says US did not pay any of dlrs 2 million that North Korea sought for Otto Warmbier’s care

    Date: 2019-04-26 16:55:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7917887

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) – US President Trump said Friday that the United States did not pay any money to North Korea, which had issued a 2 million dollar bill for the hospice care of American Otto Warmbier, the comatose University of Virginia ....

  • Trump sees progress with N.Korea, welcomes Putin's support

    Date: 2019-04-26 16:42:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:7917890

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump, who ended a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this year without a nuclear deal, said on Friday a lot of progress was being made towards an agreement and welcomed support from ....

  • Daesh flags, explosives found in raids in Sri Lanka

    Date: 2019-04-26 16:15:37 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:52 - ID:7917825

    COLOMBO, April 26 (MENA) - Sri Lankan security forces were involved in a shootout and seized bomb-making equipment during raids in the eastern part of the country Friday, as they searched for suspects linked to the Easter Sunday bombings, CNN ....

  • US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan FM

    Date: 2019-04-26 16:13:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:7917882

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) - The US Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza and a Venezuelan judge Carol Padilla. According to a statement on the department’s website, Arreaza and judge ....

  • US envoy urges peace deal in Afghanistan to lower death toll

    Date: 2019-04-26 13:01:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:7917616

    MOSCOW, April 26 (MENA) - The US envoy negotiating with the Taliban in Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, says the answer to lowering the death toll in that country is to achieve a peace deal, Voice of America reported. Wednesday, the United Nations ....

  • Outgoing Japanese emperor, empress conduct last duty outside palace

    Date: 2019-04-26 12:38:58 GMT - Japan - World - SN:38 - ID:7917585

    TOKYO, April 26 (MENA) - Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko conducted their last official duty away from the Imperial Palace on Friday, attending an award ceremony hosted by the Cabinet Office, Kyodo news agency reported. The Emperor, ....

  • China, Greece to strengthen bilateral cooperation

    Date: 2019-04-26 11:01:22 GMT - China - World - SN:33 - ID:7917291

    BEIJING, April 26 (MENA) - China and Greece agreed on Friday to boost bilateral cooperation in various sectors. This came during the today's meeting that was held between Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political ....

  • UAE, China stress importance of boosting cooperation

    Date: 2019-04-26 09:48:58 GMT - China - World - SN:27 - ID:7917275

    BEIJING, April 26 (MENA) - UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, held discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping on fostering cooperation in different fields, Emirate news agency (WAM) reported. The meeting was ....

  • Afghanistan: 53 prisoners were released from Taliban jail in Zabul

    Date: 2019-04-26 09:03:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7917125

    KABUL, April 26 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Interior announced on Friday releasing at least 53 prisoners from one of Taliban jails, in Zabul Province, located in the southern part of Afghanistan. Afghan special forces in the province have ....

  • Mahathir expresses Malaysia's support for China's Belt & Road initiative

    Date: 2019-04-26 08:40:06 GMT - China - World - SN:20 - ID:7917141

    BEIJING, April 26 (MENA) - Malaysia has expressed full support for China’s Belt and Road development strategy, with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad saying the country stands to benefit from the massive infrastructure projects. Addressing the ....

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