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  • Brazil dam burst death toll rises to 115

    Date: 2019-02-02 05:56:38 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:2 - ID:7785087

    BRASILIA, Feb 2 (MENA) - The death toll from a dam burst in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho rose to 115 people on Friday, said Sky News channel on Saturday. The rescue and recovery team said that 248 people were now listed as missing, a number ....

  • UK objects to description of Gibraltar as 'British colony' in EU law

    Date: 2019-02-01 17:59:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:63 - ID:7784835

    LONDON, Feb 1 (MENA) - The UK has objected to Gibraltar being described as a "colony" in European Union legislation allowing UK nationals to travel to the EU after Brexit. The EU proposed allowing visa-free travel for Britons in November, ....

  • 6.6 quake hits southern Mexico, sways buildings in capital

    Date: 2019-02-01 17:08:06 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:61 - ID:7784812

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 1 (MENA) - A strong earthquake struck Friday near the coast of southern Mexico, causing tall buildings to sway hundreds of miles away in the capital, ABC News reported. The US Geological Survey reported that the quake had a ....

  • NATO supports US suspension of INF Treaty

    Date: 2019-02-01 17:07:10 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:60 - ID:7784684

    BRUSSELS, Feb 1 (MENA) - NATO strongly supported the finding of the United States that Russia is in material breach of its obligations under the INF Treaty and called upon Russia to urgently return to full and verifiable compliance. In a ....

  • Top French court upholds police use of controversial rubber-ball launchers

    Date: 2019-02-01 16:14:47 GMT - France - World - SN:57 - ID:7784662

    PARIS, Feb 1 (MENA) - France’s top legal advisory body, the Council of State, has refused to ban police from using controversial rubber-ball launchers that have been blamed for a spate of serious injuries suffered by Yellow Vest protesters, France ....

  • Mogherini: EU doesn't want Europe to again become region of superpowers' rivalry

    Date: 2019-02-01 14:43:50 GMT - Romania - World - SN:53 - ID:7784486

    BUCHAREST, Feb 1 (MENA) - EU High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini stated that the European Union doesn't want the European continent to "again become a region of superpowers' rivalry". "What ....

  • 65 insurgents killed, 16 injured in country-wide operations: Afghan army

    Date: 2019-02-01 14:42:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:51 - ID:7784504

    KABUL, Feb 1 (MENA) - At least 65 militants have been killed and 16 others injured in security forces raids and clearing operations nation-wide, a statement from the Afghan Ministry of Defense said on Friday. Security forces have conducted joint ....

  • Trump administration suspends key nuclear treaty with Russia

    Date: 2019-02-01 14:19:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:7784589

    WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the US will suspend the Cold War missile treaty with Russia, Sky News reported Friday. Pompeo said he will suspend its compliance with the treaty on Saturday and the US ....

  • Japan Airlines plane skids off runway, closing parts of Tokyo's Narita Airport

    Date: 2019-02-01 13:49:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:45 - ID:7784530

    TOKYO, Feb 1 (MENA) - A Japan Airlines plane from New Delhi skidded off a snow-bound runway at Narita Airport on Friday, officials said, briefly closing part of Tokyo's main hub, Kyodo news agency reported. Spokespeople from the airport and the ....

  • Taliban hit Afghan army checkpoint, kill 6 troops

    Date: 2019-02-01 13:40:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:43 - ID:7784407

    KABUL, Feb 1 (MENA) - An Afghan official said the Taliban have attacked an army checkpoint in one of the country's northern provinces, killing at least six soldiers, ABC News reported. Zabihullah Amani, the provincial governor's spokesman, said ....

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