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  • Miner Vale evacuates 200 people near Brazilian dam on fears of instability

    Date: 2019-02-17 18:57:33 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:82 - ID:7809178

    BRASILIA, Feb 17 (MENA) – Around 200 residents were evacuated from an area near a tailings dam in Brazil operated by Vale SA, amid fears that it was structurally weak and could burst like a similar barrier failure last month that killed 300 ....

  • Next round of Munich conference slated for Feb. 14, 2020, says chief

    Date: 2019-02-17 18:52:10 GMT - Germany - World - SN:81 - ID:7809152

    MUNICH/BERLIN, Feb 19 (MENA) - The next round of Munich Security Conference (MSC) will be held on February 14, 2020, the conference's chairman Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger told Russia Today TV channel on Sunday. Germany has successfully wrapped ....

  • NK official arrives in Hanoi to prepare for 2nd Trump-Kim summit

    Date: 2019-02-17 07:50:02 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:8 - ID:7807932

    HANOI, Feb 17 (MENA) - A senior North Korean official arrived in Hanoi on Saturday to check the final details of the second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a source familiar with the matter said. Kim ....

  • Armed bar attack kills 5, wounds 5 more in Mexico's Cancun

    Date: 2019-02-17 06:37:37 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:2 - ID:7807892

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 17 (MENA) - Gunmen burst into a bar in the Caribbean resort city of Cancun and opened fire, killing five people and wounding five more, CTV News quoted authorities as saying Saturday. Quintana Roo state prosecutors said in a ....

  • US Vice President chastises European leaders for stance on Iran, Venezuela

    Date: 2019-02-16 21:51:01 GMT - Germany - World - SN:68 - ID:7807764

    MUNICH, Feb 16 (MENA) – US Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over their position on Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in ....

  • Yellow Vest protests persist, three months on

    Date: 2019-02-16 21:43:59 GMT - France - World - SN:66 - ID:7807759

    PARIS, Feb 16 (MENA) - Thousands of "yellow vest" protesters marched across France Saturday, three months since the movement began. Demonstrating for the 14th consecutive weekend, just over 41,000 people turned out across the country, according ....

  • Islamabad: Saudi CP to visit Pakistan on Sunday

    Date: 2019-02-16 13:40:51 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:36 - ID:7807131

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (MENA) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will be paying his first state visit to Pakistan on Sunday (which was originally scheduled for Saturday) since becoming the heir to the throne in 2017, Dawn reported. The purpose ....

  • Key Taliban commander killed in airstrike in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-02-16 11:37:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:7806919

    KABUL, Feb 16 (MENA) - A key Taliban commander, Mullah Hamdullah, along with 22 militants were killed in an airstrike launched by the Afghan forces in Uruzgan province on Saturday morning, TOLO News reported. The airstrike was conducted on the ....

  • US security adviser voices Washington support to India's right to self-defense after Pulwama attack

    Date: 2019-02-16 08:34:18 GMT - India - World - SN:11 - ID:7806638

    NEW DELHI, Feb 16 (MENA) - US National Security Adviser John Bolton said to his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval that America supports India's right to self-defense after the two officials discussed the Pulwama attack. Bolton telephoned Doval on ....

  • Afghan president, NATO chief discuss Afghan peace process

    Date: 2019-02-16 07:55:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7806594

    KABUL, Feb 16 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani met NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference and discussed Afghan-led peace process, fight against terrorism and regional countries' role in this ....

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