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  • UN chief urges Russia, US to seek arms control deal, says INF treaty stabilizes Europe

    Date: 2019-08-01 21:17:31 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:91 - ID:8048598

    NEW YORK, Aug 1 (MENA) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Moscow and Washington to urgently seek an arms control agreement ahead of the looming termination of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, saying the ....

  • Oil prices nosedive 8% on Trump tariff threat -- worst day in more than 4 years

    Date: 2019-08-01 20:46:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:8048594

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (MENA) - US oil prices collapsed Thursday after US President Donald Trump fired another shot in the US-China trade war, CNN reported. Trump's vow to impose a 10% tariff on another $300 billion of US imports from China is ....

  • North Korea launches another projectile, US official says

    Date: 2019-08-01 20:19:09 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:85 - ID:8048584

    PYONGYANG, Aug 1 (MENA) - North Korea has fired at least one projectile into the Sea of Japan, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News. The official said that the projectile is similar to the two launched by North Korea earlier this week which were ....

  • Trump says US to hit China with more tariffs

    Date: 2019-08-01 19:36:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:8048538

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (MENA) – US President Trump escalated his trade war with China on Thursday, saying that Washington would impose a 10 percent tariff on an additional dlrs 300 billion worth of Chinese imports after China failed to keep its promise ....

  • US envoy rebukes Germany on Hormuz patrol mission

    Date: 2019-08-01 18:51:42 GMT - Germany - World - SN:81 - ID:8048480

    BERLIN, August 1 (MENA) - The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell chided Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government for its reluctance to join a U.S.-led maritime patrol mission in the Strait of Hormuz, saying Europe’s biggest economy must take on ....

  • Russian embassy in Iran keeping eye on detained oil tanker situation

    Date: 2019-08-01 18:22:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:8048159

    MOSCOW, Aug 1 (MENA) - The Russian embassy in Tehran is keeping an eye on the situation surrounding the detention of the Stena Impero British oil tanker whose crew includes three Russians, TASS cited Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as ....

  • World food prices ease for second month running in July- FAO

    Date: 2019-08-01 13:15:25 GMT - Italy - World - SN:54 - ID:8047914

    ROME, Aug 1 (MENA) - World food prices eased for a second month running in July after five consecutive monthly gains, pushed down by falls in the prices of some cereals, dairy products and sugar, the United Nations food agency said on ....

  • Australia proposes new laws to keep extremists in prison

    Date: 2019-08-01 12:17:47 GMT - Australia - World - SN:43 - ID:8047751

    CANBERRA, Aug 1 (MENA) - The Australian government introduced legislation to Parliament on Thursday that would give authorities more power to keep extremists behind bars after they have served prison sentences if they are still considered dangerous, ....

  • British army to engage in social media warfare

    Date: 2019-08-01 11:44:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:8047677

    LONDON, Aug 1 (MENA) - The British Army is to engage in social media warfare, its most senior soldier has announced as he launched a new division of the military dedicated to fighting cyber threats. Lieutenant General Ivan Jones, the Commander of ....

  • Aide to Bin Laden's brother in law arrested in Philippines

    Date: 2019-08-01 11:44:08 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:40 - ID:8047748

    MANILA, Aug 1 (MENA) - A Jordanian man once considered a financier for Al Qaeda and a “henchman” of Osama bin Laden’s brother-in-law was arrested in the Philippines in July, officials quoted by The New York Times, said on Thursday, reinforcing ....

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