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  • Taiwan rattled by 5.6-magnitude earthquake

    Date: 2019-04-03 05:54:12 GMT - China - World - SN:3 - ID:7878958

    BEIJING, April 3 (MENA) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's southeastern county of Taitung on Wednesday, the island's weather bureau said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake had a depth of 10km but no ....

  • Trump says Mexico is stopping migrants as he backs off border threat

    Date: 2019-04-02 20:53:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7878574

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump retreated from a threat to close the US border with Mexico, saying he was still ready to do it but that the the Mexican government had begun stopping migrants from entering the US, Bloomberg ....

  • May to ask for short Brexit extension and reaches out to Labour

    Date: 2019-04-02 19:13:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:7878612

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - Theresa May is to ask for another brief Brexit extension in order to seek a compromise withdrawal plan with the Labour party, she has announced, signalling the likelihood of Downing Street backing a softer Brexit. In a ....

  • US-Japanese close policy coordination on N.Korea

    Date: 2019-04-02 19:01:26 GMT - Japan - World - SN:72 - ID:7878613

    TOKYO, April 02 (MENA) - Senior officials from Japan and the United States have confirmed close coordination of policies toward North Korea's denuclearization ahead of the US-South Korea summit. Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian ....

  • Guterres meets UN representatives in Egypt

    Date: 2019-04-02 17:15:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:64 - ID:7878572

    CAIRO, April 2 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday held a meeting with UN representatives in Egypt to discuss the United Nations Partnership Development Framework (UNPDF). Earlier today, Guterres met with Al Azhar Grand Imam ....

  • Australia to spend $381 million on countering extremism

    Date: 2019-04-02 12:03:08 GMT - Australia - World - SN:39 - ID:7877908

    CANBERRA, April 2 (MENA) - Australia's government on Tuesday said it would boost spending to counter the threat of violent extremism by $381 million over the next four years, following mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand last month. "The ....

  • Russian cutting-edge frigate repels notional enemy’s missile strike in Indian Ocean drills

    Date: 2019-04-02 09:52:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:7877643

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - The Russian Northern Fleet’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov performing a long-distance voyage in the Indian Ocean has repelled a notional enemy’s missile and air attack in drills, TASS quoted the Fleet’s press office as ....

  • 20 tremors hit A&N islands in India

    Date: 2019-04-02 07:16:37 GMT - India - World - SN:10 - ID:7877306

    NEW DELHI, April 2 (MENA) - Twenty medium intensity earthquakes hit the Andaman and Nicobar islands in a span of 11 hours on Monday, according to the National Center for Seismology in India. All the tremors were of magnitude between 4.5 and 5.5, ....

  • S. Korea, US reaffirm commitment to support inter-Korean military accord

    Date: 2019-04-02 07:11:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:7877305

    SEOUL, April 2 (MENA) - The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States have reaffirmed their commitment to closely coordinating to support last year's inter-Korean military accord aimed at reducing border tensions and building trust, Yonhap ....

  • Africa Western Sahara settlement is possible: UN chief

    Date: 2019-04-02 06:55:28 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:8 - ID:7877289

    NEW YORK, April 2 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that a solution to the decades-old conflict over Western Sahara is possible, Russia Today reported. Guterres told the UN Security Council a settlement would require "strong ....

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