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  • Canada's amb. to China resigns following controversial statements

    Date: 2019-01-26 21:35:55 GMT - Canada - World - SN:66 - ID:7775794

    OTTAWA, Jan 26 (MENA) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accepted on Saturday resignation of Canada's Ambassador to China John McCallum over controversial comments, CBC news reported. "Last night I asked for and accepted John McCallum's ....

  • Shutdown cost US economy at least $6B - Standard & Poor's

    Date: 2019-01-26 21:23:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:7775750

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (MENA) - Financial rating agency Standard & Poor's analyzed the cost of the partial government shutdown on the United States economy and found it added up to at least $6 billion; more expensive than the $5.7 billion President ....

  • 9 dead, up to 300 missing after dam collapse in Brazil

    Date: 2019-01-26 19:45:28 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:61 - ID:7775591

    BRASILIA, Jan 26 (MENA) - At least nine people are dead and up to 300 people have been reported missing after an apparent dam collapse in Brazil, according to local firefighters A spokesperson for firefighters in the southeastern state of Minas ....

  • EU calls for new election in Venezuela

    Date: 2019-01-26 18:52:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:7775542

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (MENA) – The European Union called for a move "over the next days" toward elections in Venezuela, where incumbent leader Nicolas Maduro and National Assembly chief Juan Guaido both claim to be president, Bloomberg reported ....

  • UNSC meeting part of US strategy to change power in Venezuela - Russian envoy

    Date: 2019-01-26 18:45:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:7775538

    Moscow, Jan 26 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia said Saturday's UN Security Council meeting is aimed at further destabilizing the situation in Venezuela, Sputnik reported. "That it is merely another element of a ....

  • Britain prepares to recognize Guaidó as Venezuelan president

    Date: 2019-01-26 16:20:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:7775398

    LONDON, Jan 26 (MENA) - The UK has called for fresh and fair elections to be announced in Venezuela within eight days otherwise it will recognize Juan Guaidó as president, The Guardian reported. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt issued the ....

  • Japan-U.S. talks on bilateral trade deal likely to face delay

    Date: 2019-01-26 14:43:13 GMT - Japan - World - SN:39 - ID:7775339

    TOKYO, Japan 26 (MENA) - Japan and the United States are unlikely to open negotiations on a proposed bilateral trade pact before the end of this month, due chiefly to the prolonged partial U.S. government shutdown, The Japan Times reported on ....

  • Taliban’s foreign snipers among 10 killed in Jawzjan clash

    Date: 2019-01-26 11:32:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7775000

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - At least 10 Taliban militants including two foreign snipers who were fighting in Taliban ranks were killed during a clash with the security forces in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan. At least 13 Taliban militants ....

  • Afghan, Coalition Forces kill 6 militants in separate operations, airstrikes

    Date: 2019-01-26 10:02:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7774858

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - At least six militants were killed in separate ground operations and airstrikes conducted in three provinces of Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. According to informed ....

  • NATO presence in Afghanistan to prevent re-emergence of safe havens of terrorism

    Date: 2019-01-26 09:58:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7774773

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reiterated that the alliance has a presence in Afghanistan to prevent the re-emergence of safe havens of international terrorist networks, Khaama Press news agency reported on ....

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