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  • May to ask for short Brexit extension and reaches out to Labour

    Date: 2019-04-02 19:13:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:7878612

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - Theresa May is to ask for another brief Brexit extension in order to seek a compromise withdrawal plan with the Labour party, she has announced, signalling the likelihood of Downing Street backing a softer Brexit. In a ....

  • US-Japanese close policy coordination on N.Korea

    Date: 2019-04-02 19:01:26 GMT - Japan - World - SN:72 - ID:7878613

    TOKYO, April 02 (MENA) - Senior officials from Japan and the United States have confirmed close coordination of policies toward North Korea's denuclearization ahead of the US-South Korea summit. Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian ....

  • Guterres meets UN representatives in Egypt

    Date: 2019-04-02 17:15:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:64 - ID:7878572

    CAIRO, April 2 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday held a meeting with UN representatives in Egypt to discuss the United Nations Partnership Development Framework (UNPDF). Earlier today, Guterres met with Al Azhar Grand Imam ....

  • Australia to spend $381 million on countering extremism

    Date: 2019-04-02 12:03:08 GMT - Australia - World - SN:39 - ID:7877908

    CANBERRA, April 2 (MENA) - Australia's government on Tuesday said it would boost spending to counter the threat of violent extremism by $381 million over the next four years, following mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand last month. "The ....

  • Russian cutting-edge frigate repels notional enemy’s missile strike in Indian Ocean drills

    Date: 2019-04-02 09:52:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:7877643

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - The Russian Northern Fleet’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov performing a long-distance voyage in the Indian Ocean has repelled a notional enemy’s missile and air attack in drills, TASS quoted the Fleet’s press office as ....

  • 20 tremors hit A&N islands in India

    Date: 2019-04-02 07:16:37 GMT - India - World - SN:10 - ID:7877306

    NEW DELHI, April 2 (MENA) - Twenty medium intensity earthquakes hit the Andaman and Nicobar islands in a span of 11 hours on Monday, according to the National Center for Seismology in India. All the tremors were of magnitude between 4.5 and 5.5, ....

  • S. Korea, US reaffirm commitment to support inter-Korean military accord

    Date: 2019-04-02 07:11:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:7877305

    SEOUL, April 2 (MENA) - The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States have reaffirmed their commitment to closely coordinating to support last year's inter-Korean military accord aimed at reducing border tensions and building trust, Yonhap ....

  • Africa Western Sahara settlement is possible: UN chief

    Date: 2019-04-02 06:55:28 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:8 - ID:7877289

    NEW YORK, April 2 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that a solution to the decades-old conflict over Western Sahara is possible, Russia Today reported. Guterres told the UN Security Council a settlement would require "strong ....

  • 8 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

    Date: 2019-04-02 06:19:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7877237

    KABUL, April 2 (MENA) - At least eight security force members, including six local police and two members of the Afghan police, were killed in a Taliban attack in Sholgara district in the northern Balkh province on Monday night, Tolo news agency ....

  • Venezuela judge seeks to strip Guaido's immunity

    Date: 2019-04-01 22:56:18 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:94 - ID:7877168

    CARACAS, April 1 (MENA) - Venezuela's chief justice is asking pro-government lawmakers to strip opposition leader Juan Guaido of immunity from prosecution, ABC News reported Monday. The request by Supreme Court Justice Maikel Moreno on Monday ....

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