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  • Brexit: EU president Donald Tusk says 'we will not renegotiate the deal' as he calls emergency meeting

    Date: 2018-12-11 10:30:11 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:22 - ID:7709417

    BRUSSELS, Dec 11 (MENA) - The president of the European Council has ruled out renegotiating Theresa May’s Brexit deal and its controversial backstop at a scheduled summit in Brussels later this week, The Independent reported. Donald Tusk said ....

  • May to hold talks with Merkel on Brexit deal

    Date: 2018-12-11 09:10:40 GMT - Germany - World - SN:16 - ID:7709236

    BERLIN, Dec 11 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May will hold crisis Brexit talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a bid to gain reassurances on her exit deal, the BBC reported. The move follows a day of high drama at Westminster which ....

  • 'Yellow vests' denounce Macron speech as 'charade'

    Date: 2018-12-11 07:06:31 GMT - France - World - SN:10 - ID:7709100

    PARIS, Dec 11 (MENA) - Groups of "yellow vest" protesters across France responded scathingly to the "crumbs" offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt, but others acknowledged his efforts, France 24 reported ....

  • Chinese vice premier calls US officials on trade issues

    Date: 2018-12-11 06:40:12 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:7709091

    BEIJING, Dec 11 (MENA) - Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Tuesday called US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on trade disputes between the two countries, Xinhua reported. According to a statement released ....

  • 4 killed as suicide bomber hit security personnel convoy in Kabul

    Date: 2018-12-11 06:39:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7709099

    KABUL, Dec 11 (MENA) - Four people were killed after a suicide bomber targeted security forces convoy in the Paghman district of Kabul province on Tuesday morning, Pajhow news agency reported quoting officials as saying. Najib Danish, spokesman ....

  • 5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan

    Date: 2018-12-11 06:08:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7709060

    WASHINGTON, Dec 11 (MENA) - The US military has declared five missing crew members dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and halted search and recovery operations, according to news ....

  • Japan decides to exclude Huawei, ZTE from gov't procurement

    Date: 2018-12-10 09:21:15 GMT - Japan - World - SN:16 - ID:7707650

    TOKYO, Dec 10 (MENA) - Japan decided Monday to effectively exclude Chinese telecommunication equipment giants Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp. from public procurement from April next year, the government said. The decision comes amid ....

  • US companies dominate the Top 100; Russian arms industry moves to second place

    Date: 2018-12-10 08:45:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:7707587

    MOSCOW, Dec 10 (MENA) - Sales of arms and military services by the world’s largest arms-producing and military services companies totaled $398.2 billion in 2017, according to new international arms industry data released Monday by the Stockholm ....

  • President Nicolas Maduro’s grip on Venezuela tightens, warns of Trump threat

    Date: 2018-12-10 07:57:53 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:11 - ID:7707545

    CARACAS, Dec 10 (MENA) - Socialist President Nicolas Maduro further consolidated power in Venezuelan local elections Sunday, while accusing President Donald Trump of plotting to overthrow him, according to media reports. The majority of nearly ....

  • Afghan forces foil rocket attack on Kabul city

    Date: 2018-12-10 07:25:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7707521

    KABUL, Dec 10 (MENA) - The Afghan security forces have thwarted militants bid to carry out a rocket attack on Kabl city, Khaama Press reported Monday. The Kabul Police Commandment confirmed that the police forces have foiled a rocket attack on ....

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