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  • Putin, Trump may meet in France or Argentine - administration official

    Date: 2018-10-20 08:58:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:7629767

    MOSCOW, Oct 20 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin may meet in Paris or Buenos Aires in November, according to a senior administration official. "There are a couple possibilities, including the G-20 in Buenos ....

  • Russian, US defense ministers meet for 1st time in Singapore

    Date: 2018-10-20 06:16:35 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:7 - ID:7629636

    SINGAPORE, Oct 20 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his US counterpart James Mattis met in person for the first time on the sidelines of the fifth ASEAN and Dialogue Partners Defense Ministers Meeting (ADMM-Plus) in Singapore on ....

  • Pakistan warns India's S-400 system to trigger new arms race

    Date: 2018-10-19 21:38:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:60 - ID:7629531

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 19 (MENA) - Pakistan on Friday said that India's purchase of S-400 missile system is a part of New Delhi's efforts to acquire a Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) System, which will lead to a renewed arms race in the region, local media ....

  • Serbian leader: A Kosovo army would 'jeopardise peace'

    Date: 2018-10-19 20:23:44 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:55 - ID:7629484

    DAMASCUS, Oct 19 (MENA) – Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said Friday that the creation of Kosovo army would "jeopardise peace and stability" and put the Balkan country in "big trouble," France 24 reported. The warning came a day after Kosovo ....

  • 2 dead in Germany as police respond to domestic incident

    Date: 2018-10-19 18:03:03 GMT - Germany - World - SN:51 - ID:7629412

    BERLIN, Oct 19 (MENA) - Two people were killed and two police officers were critically injured after police responded to a domestic incident in Kirchheim in the western German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Deutsche Welle quoted the German police as ....

  • WikiLeaks: Assange sues Ecuador government for ‘violating his fundamental rights’

    Date: 2018-10-19 17:33:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:7629381

    LONDON, Oct 19 (MENA) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is launching legal action against the government of Ecuador for "violating his fundamental rights", while still being sheltered in the country's UK embassy, EuroNews reported. WikiLeaks ....

  • US, South Korea again call off major military exercise

    Date: 2018-10-19 17:23:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:7629370

    WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (MENA) - The United States and South Korea are scrapping another major military exercise this year, a Pentagon official said Friday, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea, ABC News reported. The top Pentagon ....

  • Former UK prime minister says electing women could help combat wave of populism

    Date: 2018-10-19 17:21:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:7629364

    WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (MENA) - Electing women could be the answer to rising populism and extremism, Time cited former UK Prime Minister John Major as saying during a summit of young leaders at the Hague. "Women think about politics in a different ....

  • Greek PM rules out snap polls after foreign minister's resignation

    Date: 2018-10-19 17:13:21 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:45 - ID:7629275

    BRUSSELS, Oct 19 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras ruled out an early election on Friday, following the resignation of his foreign minister this week, EuroNews reported. Tsipras, who will take over the foreign ministry portfolio, said ....

  • At least 50 killed in train wreck in India

    Date: 2018-10-19 17:11:43 GMT - India - World - SN:44 - ID:7629353

    NEW DELHI, Oct 19 (MENA) - A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. The victims crowded the rail track on the outskirts ....

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