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  • 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 ....

  • Several injured in explosion, fire at oil refinery in Canada

    Date: 2018-10-08 20:44:30 GMT - Canada - World - SN:99 - ID:7612647

    OTTAWA, Oct 8 (MENA) - A malfunction in a diesel-treating unit at the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John is believed to be the source of an explosion and fire that sent several contractors to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, CBC quoted ....

  • 13 people killed in heavy rains in Central America

    Date: 2018-10-08 20:15:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:7612559

    WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (MENA) - At least 13 people have lost their lives in rains that inundated parts of El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua over the weekend, ABC News reported on Monday. Disaster agencies in all three countries reported deaths as ....

  • 5 killed, injured in Puerto Rico shooting

    Date: 2018-10-08 19:21:34 GMT - Puerto Rico - World - SN:90 - ID:7612587

    SAN JUAN, Oct 8 (MENA) - One person has died and four others were injured following a shooting at a nightclub in Puerto Rico, police in the U.S. territory were quoted by ABC News as saying. Authorities said in a statement that the shooting ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(3):Health, Hope And Happiness In Afghanistan: 2018 Bayat Foundation - Starkey Hearing Foundation Afghanistan Hearing Care Mission Restores The Hearing Of 1,500 Afghans

    Date: 2018-10-08 16:50:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:82 - ID:7612345

    Dear subscribers, following is a global bulletin published for PR ‎Newswire:‎ KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its unbreakable commitment to provide Hearing, Healing and Hope to all Afghans affected by deafness or ....

  • UfM 3rd regional forum kicks off in Barcelona

    Date: 2018-10-08 13:19:29 GMT - Spain - World - SN:58 - ID:7611683

    BARCELONA, Spain, Oct 8 (MENA) - The 3rd Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) kicked off here on Monday at the level of the member states' ministers of foreign affairs. Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry and Arab League Secretary-General ....

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