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  • Ukraine's president announces re-election bid for March vote

    Date: 2019-01-29 17:37:14 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:78 - ID:7780497

    KIEV, Jan 29 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has launched his campaign for re-election in March's vote, which promises to be a bitter contest between him and a former prime minister, ABC News reported. Addressing supporters Tuesday ....

  • Instagram down: Social media giant crashes during early hours of the morning

    Date: 2019-01-29 10:06:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:7779470

    LONDON, Jan 29 (MENA) - The social media giant Instagram first reported problems at 12:20 am GMT Tuesday morning. Most of the problems with the service had been reported in America and the UK, the Express quoted the troubleshooting site ....

  • Russian envoy arrives in Pakistan to discuss Afghan peace process

    Date: 2019-01-29 09:01:48 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7779306

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 29 (MENA) - Russian presidential envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday for talks on the Afghan peace process, Samaa TV reported. Kabulov held a meeting with Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood ....

  • Death toll in Brazil Dam collapse rises to 65

    Date: 2019-01-29 07:04:21 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:7 - ID:7779189

    BRASILIA, Jan 29 (MENA) - Brazilian firefighters poked sticks into treacherous mud Monday looking for bodies as pressure mounted on the mining company responsible for a dam that burst and spilled a flood of iron ore waste, the Time reported. By ....

  • US accuses Huawei CFO of fraud and company of stealing from T-Mobile

    Date: 2019-01-29 06:49:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:7779195

    WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (MENA) - The United States Justice Department has charged Huawei with a series of federal crimes, the latest turn in an American crackdown on the embattled tech company, ABC news reported. In one of two indictments unsealed ....

  • UN head proposes new chief of Yemen observer mission

    Date: 2019-01-29 06:34:28 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:3 - ID:7779187

    NEW YORK, Jan 29 (MENA) - United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has proposed a replacement for the head of the observer mission in war-wracked Yemen, retired Dutch general Patrick Cammaert, only one month after his arrival, Al Arabiya Al Hadath TV ....

  • World Para Swimming Championships: Malaysia stands firm on excluding Israeli athletes

    Date: 2019-01-28 11:54:17 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:43 - ID:7777865

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 (MENA) - Malaysia is standing firm on excluding Israeli athletes from the World Para Swimming Championships, the Malaysian news agency Bernama reported. Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said the ....

  • UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines

    Date: 2019-01-28 07:39:29 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:12 - ID:7777500

    NEW YORK, Jan 28 (MENA) - UN Secretary General António Guterres expressed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims and wished a speedy recovery to the wounded, according to a statement issued by a UN spokesperson. According to media ....

  • Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney: Trump is willing to shutdown gov't again

    Date: 2019-01-28 06:21:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7777471

    WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (MENA) - Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said President Donald Trump is willing to shut down the government again in three weeks in order to secure the border, The Daily Mail reported. 'Yeah I think he actually ....

  • US warns of 'significant response' to any threat against diplomats in Venezuela

    Date: 2019-01-27 22:39:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:7777381

    WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (MENA) - US National security adviser John Bolton on Sunday warned of a "significant response" to any violence or intimidation against US diplomats in Venezuela or the country's current government, the Hill reported. "Any ....

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