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  • Trump: China agrees to reduce tariffs on US autos

    Date: 2018-12-03 08:28:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:7696740

    WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (MENA) - US President Trump announced on Sunday that China had agreed to "reduce and remove" tariffs on US-produced vehicles imported into the country, The Hill reported on Monday. "China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs ....

  • Ban Ki-moon urges North Korea to take denuclearization steps

    Date: 2018-12-03 07:29:31 GMT - Japan - World - SN:11 - ID:7696633

    TOKYO, Dec 3 (MENA) - Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearization and gain the trust of the international community if he wants sanctions lifted, The ....

  • UN: Humanitarian Response Plans require more than $20 bln in 2019

    Date: 2018-12-02 22:32:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:78 - ID:7696236

    GENEVA, Dec 2 (MENA) - The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expected that the Humanitarian Response Plans will require more than $20 billion for the fourth year in a row. The Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) for 2019 will ....

  • Russian Embassy to US flies flag at half-staff to honor late president George H.W. Bush

    Date: 2018-12-02 14:30:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:7696062

    WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (MENA) - The flag above the Russian Embassy in Washington, DC has been flown at half-staff in connection with the death of US President George H.W. Bush, the embassy said. "George Bush Sr. was an outstanding politician, he ....

  • Senior Afghan Taliban commander killed in air strike

    Date: 2018-12-02 14:19:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:49 - ID:7696048

    KABUL, Dec 2 (MENA) - A top commander of the Taliban has been killed in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand in a joint operation by Afghan and US Special Forces, The New York Times reported Sunday. Abdul Manan, who was in charge of ....

  • NATO FMs to discuss security situation in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-12-02 13:16:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:7695811

    KABUL, Dec 2 (MENA) - The NATO Foreign Ministers would discuss a range of issues, including the security situation in Afghanistan, the peace process and the Geneva conference, the alliance said. The foreign ministers would meet on December 4-5 to ....

  • Riot debris covers Paris streets; 133 injured, 412 arrested

    Date: 2018-12-02 10:44:05 GMT - France - World - SN:24 - ID:7695491

    PARIS, Dec 2 (MENA) - Paris police said Sunday that 133 people had been injured and 412 had been arrested as protesters trashed the streets of the capital during France’s worst urban riot in years, ABC News reported. French President Emmanuel ....

  • Mattis sees progress in Afghanistan, but no plans for troop drawdowns

    Date: 2018-12-02 09:37:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:7695449

    WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (MENA) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he is focused on finding an end to the war in Afghanistan, but that doesn’t involve withdrawing US military forces from the country soon. “We are going to stand with the 41 nations, ....

  • Explosives-laden Humvee goes off prematurely among Taliban leaving 37 dead

    Date: 2018-12-02 08:13:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7695349

    KABUL, Dec 2 (MENA) - A Humvee Armored Personnel Carrier packed with explosives went off prematurely among a group of Taliban militants in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan leaving at least 37 militants dead, Khaama Press reported. The ....

  • France ready for state of emergency - minister

    Date: 2018-12-02 08:11:29 GMT - France - World - SN:10 - ID:7695336

    PARIS, Dec 2 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said he is ready to explore all possibilities, including declaring a state of emergency. "I have no taboo, I'm ready to explore all possibilities," said Castaner in statements to ....

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