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  • Russia to deploy radars to detect space objects by 2020

    Date: 2018-10-04 07:11:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:4 - ID:7605752

    MOSCOW, Oct 4 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry said that Russia will deploy over 10 laser-optical stations and radars to detect and identify space objects by 2020. "The space component of the Russian Aerospace Forces continues its work on ....

  • Quebec’s highest court permits woman to wear hijab in courtroom

    Date: 2018-10-04 07:11:00 GMT - Canada - World - SN:3 - ID:7605750

    OTTAWA, Oct 4 (MENA) - Quebec’s highest court has ruled that a woman was denied justice three years ago after a judge ordered her to remove her hijab was entitled to be heard by the court. The unanimous judgment rendered today in favor of Rania ....

  • Bolton says US will block legal challenge from ‘so-called state of Palestine’ over embassy move

    Date: 2018-10-03 22:48:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:125 - ID:7605636

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - The Trump administration on Wednesday said it had stymied a legal challenge to its controversial decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem – a city claimed by both Israelis and Palestinians as their capital, USA Today ....

  • Peru court overturns pardon of ex-leader Fujimori

    Date: 2018-10-03 22:40:43 GMT - Peru - World - SN:123 - ID:7605576

    LIMA, Oct 3 (MENA) - Peru's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a medical pardon for former President Alberto Fujimori and ordered the strongman be returned to jail to serve out a long sentence for human rights abuses, ABC News reported. Former ....

  • Germany, US agree need to prevent chemical weapons attacks in Syria - FM

    Date: 2018-10-03 22:31:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:122 - ID:7605375

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - Germany and the United States agree on the need to do everything possible to prevent the use of chemical weapons in Syria, The Jerusalem Post cited German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas as saying on Wednesday after meeting ....

  • Indonesian quake toll rises to 1,407

    Date: 2018-10-03 22:11:18 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:120 - ID:7605307

    JAKARTA, Oct 3 (MENA) - The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has increased to 1,407, ABC News reported. National disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in Jakarta on Wednesday afternoon that 519 of the bodies ....

  • 'Warning shot' fired at compound of Turkey's Gulen in US

    Date: 2018-10-03 18:58:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:107 - ID:7605473

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - State police say a security guard at the Pennsylania compound of a Turkish-born Muslim cleric fired a shot at an "unwanted person" outside the gate. Police said in a news release Wednesday that the suspected intruder ....

  • US terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after UN court ruling

    Date: 2018-10-03 17:16:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:7605237

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - In response to a UN court order that the US lift sanctions on Iran, the Trump administration said Wednesday it was terminating a decades-old treaty affirming friendly relations between the two countries, The Washington ....

  • AMAN general assembly wraps up meetings in Athens

    Date: 2018-10-03 13:57:14 GMT - Greece - World - SN:72 - ID:7604884

    ATHENS, Oct 3 (MENA) - The general assembly of the Alliance of Mediterranean News Agencies (AMAN) wrapped up the meetings of its 27th session in the Greek capital Athens with the participation of 16 Arab and European news agencies. The closed ....

  • Nobel Prize in chemistry is awarded to 3 scientists for using evolution in design of molecules

    Date: 2018-10-03 11:01:53 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:36 - ID:7604538

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 3 (MENA) - The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded on Wednesday to Frances H. Arnold of the US, and jointly to George P. Smith of the United States and Gregory P. Winter of Britain for their work on evolutionary science, The New ....

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