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  • Nikki Haley's resignation surprises world capitals - report

    Date: 2018-10-09 22:43:18 GMT - Israel - World - SN:106 - ID:7614219

    GAZA CITY, Oct 9 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, surprised world capitals on Tuesday by resigning from her post, Israeli newspapers reported. She will leave at the end of the year, Trump told ....

  • Haiti quake death toll rises to 17

    Date: 2018-10-09 22:16:28 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:105 - ID:7614130

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 9 (MENA) - The death toll from a magnitude 5.9 earthquake that hit near northern Haiti has increased to 17, ABC News reported. The government said that another 333 people were injured and that at least 7,783 families are in ....

  • Egyptian-American Dina Powell under consideration by Trump to replace Haley

    Date: 2018-10-09 21:47:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:7614344

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump says Egyptian-American former aide Dina Powell is under consideration to replace departing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, NewsWeek reported on Tuesday. Earlier today, Trump announced that Nikki ....

  • Trump on Haley replacement: 'Ivanka would be incredible'

    Date: 2018-10-09 21:19:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:7614331

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his daughter Ivanka Trump would be "incredible" as US ambassador to the United Nations, but said he would be "accused of nepotism" if he appointed her to succeed the out-going ....

  • Trump to name Nikki Haley successor in 3 weeks

    Date: 2018-10-09 17:42:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7614082

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would name a successor to outgoing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley within the next two or three weeks, or possibly sooner. Trump and Haley announced her exit plan just under a month ....

  • China tries to boost its economy, as long trade fight looms with Trump -- report

    Date: 2018-10-09 11:50:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:7613243

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - China is redoubling efforts to protect its slowing economy from the effects of a trade war with the United States, providing fresh ammunition for President Trump’s claim that Washington enjoys the upper hand in the ....

  • Thousands evacuated after explosions at Ukrainian ammo depot

    Date: 2018-10-09 07:56:48 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:11 - ID:7612837

    KIEV, Oct 9 (MENA) - Around 10,000 people were evacuated after a fire and explosions hit a defense ministry ammunition depot 176 km, east of the Ukrainian capital Kiev early on Tuesday morning, Euronews quoted officials as saying. There was no ....

  • US envoy on Afghan peace takes his mission to Pakistan

    Date: 2018-10-09 07:56:28 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:7612845

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 9 (MENA) - Washington's newly named point man tasked with finding a peaceful end to Afghanistan's 17-year war is in Pakistan to seek the help of the new government in Islamabad in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table, ABC ....

  • Blast at Ukrainian ammunitions depot forces closure of airspace

    Date: 2018-10-09 06:08:54 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:1 - ID:7612751

    MOSCOW, Oct 9 (MENA) - A major explosion hit a military warehouse 176 km (109 miles) east of the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev early on Tuesday morning, Ukrainian Defense Ministry announced. According to the local media reports, at around 3:30 ....

  • Trial of Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif over high treason charge delayed

    Date: 2018-10-08 22:03:13 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:103 - ID:7612658

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 8 (MENA) - Pakistan's Lahore High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of a high treason case against former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi till October 22, Geo News reported. The court ordered the attorney ....

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