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  • Vietnam says prepared to host 2nd US-DPRK summit

    Date: 2019-02-25 08:24:55 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:18 - ID:7820423

    HANOI, Feb 25 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Wednesday and Thursday in Hanoi, hoping to build on their historic summit in Singapore in June that was the first between a sitting US president and a ....

  • Senegal's Sall re-elected with 'at least 57 percent' of vote: PM

    Date: 2019-02-25 06:03:23 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:4 - ID:7820309

    DAKAR, Feb 25 (MENA) - Senegal’s Macky Sall was re-elected with ‘at least 57 percent’ of the vote in the first round of the presidential election Sunday, the New Straits Times quoted his Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne as ....

  • American killed in car accident in Russia

    Date: 2019-02-24 22:49:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:7820211

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - An American citizen has been killed when a car ran up on the sidewalk along the main thoroughfare in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, ABC news reported on Sunday. One other person was killed and three were injured in ....

  • Columbia says over 100 Venezuelan security personnel defect

    Date: 2019-02-24 22:16:16 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:114 - ID:7820212

    BOGOTA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Colombia's customs agency said that 104 members of Venezuela's security forces have defected, entering Colombia, CNN reported Sunday. Eight entered through Arauca Department, and 96 came through North Santander ....

  • Trump strikes optimistic note ahead of meeting with Kim Jong-un

    Date: 2019-02-24 18:12:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:7819794

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed optimism ahead of his summit this week with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even as experts have cast uncertainty on how productive the meeting will be, The Hill reported. ....

  • Afghan conflict had highest number of civilian casualties in 2018 -- UN report

    Date: 2019-02-24 11:23:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:7818680

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - The highest number of civilian casualties was registered in the Afghan conflict in 2018, according a new UN report. The report, compiled by the UNAMA mission, documented 3,804 civilian deaths, including 927 children, last ....

  • 4 militants killed, 6 wounded in Afghan Air Force airstrikes in Takhar province

    Date: 2019-02-24 08:35:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7818621

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - At least four Taliban militants were killed and six others wounded during airstrikes by the Afghan Air Force in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Khaama Press reported. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the ....

  • At least 133 die from tainted liquor in India

    Date: 2019-02-24 08:33:35 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:7818622

    NEW DELHI, Feb 24 (MENA) - At least 133 people have died and about 225 people have been hospitalized after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in India's remote northeast, authorities were quoted by ABC News as saying Sunday. The ....

  • India to be Guest of Honor at OIC meeting

    Date: 2019-02-23 14:02:14 GMT - India - World - SN:27 - ID:7817597

    NEW DELHI, Feb 23 (MENA) - Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has been invited by her UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as the "Guest of Honor” to address the Inaugural Plenary of the 46th Session of the Council of ....

  • Colombia border points closed amid aid stand-off

    Date: 2019-02-23 11:22:06 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:20 - ID:7817349

    CARACAS, Feb 23 (MENA) - Venezuela has said that its border with Colombia has been partially closed, shortly after opposition leader Juan Guaidó defied a travel ban to cross it, BBC reported on Saturday. Vice President Delcy Rodriguez tweeted to ....

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