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  • Conditions deteriorate for civilians amid fighting in north-eastern Syria

    Date: 2019-02-01 13:36:58 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:7784402

    Geneva, Feb 1 (MENA) - The UN Refugee Agency is increasingly worried for the safety of civilians trapped in Daesh-held areas of Hajin enclave in Deir ez-Zor governorate in northeast Syria, the UNHCR posted on its website. Speaking at a press ....

  • World stocks rise on hopes for second Trump-Xi meeting

    Date: 2019-02-01 12:57:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:7784349

    WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (MENA) - World markets were mostly higher Friday after China-US trade talks ended in Washington with expectations for a second meeting between Presidents Donald Trump of US and Xi Jinping of China, according to the Washington Post. ....

  • Austrian chancellor to visit S.Korea in mid-Feb.

    Date: 2019-02-01 12:19:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:37 - ID:7784345

    SEOUL, Feb 1 (MENA) - The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said that South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to hold a summit with the chancellor of Austria in mid-February to discuss ways to expand bilateral cooperation, Yonhap news agency ....

  • EU to grant Britain visa-free travel even with no-deal Brexit

    Date: 2019-02-01 11:54:41 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:35 - ID:7784362

    BRUSSELS, Feb 1 (MENA) - EU nations have agreed to give the UK citizens visa-free travel even at the event of a no-deal Brexit. However, London responded with anger after the bloc described Gibraltar as a British "colony," Deutsche Welle ....

  • US envoy calls for full declaration of N. Korea's nuclear weapons program

    Date: 2019-02-01 10:00:28 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:7784208

    SEOUL, Feb 1 (MENA) - The US envoy for North Korea called on the regime Thursday to provide a full declaration of its nuclear and missile programs as a second bilateral summit appeared only weeks away, reports Yonhap news agency on ....

  • Two terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir

    Date: 2019-02-01 08:28:35 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:7783950

    NEW DELHI, Feb 1 (MENA) - Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Friday, Indian police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Drabgam in Pulwama following ....

  • Militants killed in Afghan, coalition forces operations

    Date: 2019-02-01 08:27:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7784011

    KABUL, Feb 1 (MENA) - Up to 46 militants have been killed during operations conducted by the Afghan and Coalition Forces in various provinces of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press news agency reported on Friday. According to informed ....

  • Arctic-like temperatures across US blamed in at least 21 deaths

    Date: 2019-02-01 06:54:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7783923

    WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (MENA) - Tens of millions of Americans braved Arctic-like temperatures on Thursday as low as minus 56 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 49 Celsius) that paralyzed the US Midwest and were blamed for at least 21 deaths, reported Al Hurra ....

  • Death toll in Brazil’s dam accident surpasses 100 people

    Date: 2019-02-01 06:49:20 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:5 - ID:7783920

    BRASILIA, Feb 1 (MENA) - The death toll from a dam accident in Brazil has hit 110 people, authorities said on Thursday evening, according to the Financial Times. As rescue efforts continue in Brumadinho, hopes are fading for the more than 230 ....

  • 47 migrants disembark in Italy

    Date: 2019-01-31 21:51:46 GMT - Italy - World - SN:80 - ID:7783807

    ROME, Jan 31 (MENA) – A total of 47 migrants, who were forced to remain on board the ship that rescued them off the coast of Libya almost two weeks ago, stepped onto dry land in Sicily on Thursday, Russia Today (RT) reported. The Sea-Watch 3, ....

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