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  • "The Journey to Age Equality” slogan of Int'l Day of Older Persons

    Date: 2019-09-30 08:42:01 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:13 - ID:8124511

    CAIRO, Sept 30 (MENA) - The 2019 International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) will be held this year under the theme of “The Journey to Age Equality.” The 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) recognize that development will only be ....

  • Afghan forces repulse Taliban attack in Taluqan

    Date: 2019-09-30 06:40:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:8124430

    KABUL, Sept 30 (MENA) - Local officials from Takhar province said Monday that security forces prevented a Taliban attack on Sunday night in the city of Taluqan, capital of the province, Tolonews reported. Mohammad Jawad Hijri, spokesman for the ....

  • China National Petroleum Corporation announces new oil and gas reserves

    Date: 2019-09-30 06:14:16 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:8124414

    BEIJING, Sept 30 (MENA) - China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), the country's largest oil and gas producer and supplier, has explored new petroleum and gas reserves, the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported, quoting the company. The company ....

  • Dozens die in northern India as monsoon rains trigger floods

    Date: 2019-09-30 06:13:09 GMT - India - World - SN:5 - ID:8124426

    NEW DELHI, Sept 30 (MENA) - A heavy spell of retreating monsoon rains has flooded wide areas of northern India, killing dozens of people in the past week. A spokeswoman for the Disaster Management and Relief Department, Sandhaya Kureel, said ....

  • Democrats eyeing Trump-Putin calls - House intelligence committee chief

    Date: 2019-09-29 22:06:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:8124293

    WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (MENA) - House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday that Congress is looking to obtain US President Donald Trump's calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid allegations that the White House is ....

  • Budapest has no plans to leave EU: Hungarian PM

    Date: 2019-09-29 19:26:28 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:62 - ID:8124208

    BUDAPEST, Sept 29 (MENA) - Hungary has no plans to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Sunday. “We are a member of the Union and will remain a member,” Euronews quoted the premier as saying during a congress of his ....

  • Russian security council lauds 'constructive' dialogue with US on Arctic

    Date: 2019-09-29 17:57:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:8124146

    MOSCOW, Sept 29 (MENA) - Russia and the US are engaged in a constructive dialogue on the Arctic which benefits regional security, the deputy secretary of Russia's Security Council said in an interview out Sunday. "Although less publicized than ....

  • Pelosi: Impeachment worth losing House in 2020

    Date: 2019-09-29 07:10:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:8123130

    WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (MENA) - Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) indicated Saturday that successfully pursuing impeachment of President Donald Trump would be worth losing the Democrats' House majority in 2020, The Hill reported. During an interview ....

  • UN, coast guard say boat with 50 migrants capsizes off Libya

    Date: 2019-09-28 21:40:29 GMT - Libya - World - SN:57 - ID:8122951

    TRIPOLI, Sept 28 (MENA) - A boat carrying at least 50 Europe-bound migrants capsized Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, the U.N. refugee agency and the country's coast guard said. Coast guard spokesman Ayoub Gassim said that a shipwreck ....

  • Polls close in Afghanistan presidential election: Official

    Date: 2019-09-28 14:14:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:32 - ID:8122500

    KABUL, Sept 28 (MENA) - Polling centers in a presidential election closed in Afghanistan on Saturday, Al Arabiya reported. Preliminary results are not expected before October 17 and final results not until November 7. If no candidate gets 51 ....

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