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  • US plans to step up more sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2018-09-13 21:01:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7575373

    WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (MENA) - U.S. lawmakers on Thursday kept up their push for President Donald Trump administration to push back harder against Russia’s “nefarious activities,” even as top economic officials pledged to take a hard line on Moscow’s ....

  • Four terrorists killed, three soldiers martyred during N. Waziristan IBO

    Date: 2018-09-13 20:41:04 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:80 - ID:7575346

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 13 (MENA) - Four terrorists were killed while three soldiers embraced martyrdom during an Intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan, an Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) press release said on Thursday. According ....

  • UN shares GPS coordinates of hospitals, schools in Idlib with major powers

    Date: 2018-09-13 17:55:02 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:69 - ID:7575115

    GENEVA, Sept 13 (MENA) – The United Nations has shared the GPS coordinates of 235 protected sites in the Syrian province of Idlib, including schools and hospitals, with Russia, Turkey and US-led coalition amid fears of an all-out military assault, ....

  • Malaysia deeply concerned over recent US govt stances on Palestine

    Date: 2018-09-13 14:54:51 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:50 - ID:7574401

    PUTRAJAYA, Sept 13 (MENA) - Malaysia has expressed that its deep concern and strong disagreement with the recent positions taken by the US government concerning Palestine, Bernama reported. The Malaysian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on ....

  • Daesh threat to UK remains despite terror group's demise in Middle East, warns commander

    Date: 2018-09-13 10:07:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:19 - ID:7574317

    LONDON, Sept 13 (MENA) - Daesh fighters are making their final stand in the Syrian battleground on two fronts. But the most senior British military officer in the coalition against Daesh has warned that violent jihad is far from over and threats of ....

  • EU prolongs sanctions against Russia "over Ukrainian conflict" by 6 months

    Date: 2018-09-13 08:53:43 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:14 - ID:7574138

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - The European Union is extending its current sanctions against certain Russian individuals and entities "over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity" of Ukraine for another six months months, the ....

  • Six dead, including gunman, in shooting spree in California

    Date: 2018-09-13 08:28:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:7574142

    WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (MENA) - A man went on a shooting rampage in one of the major cities of California's agricultural heartland Wednesday evening, killing his wife and four others before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. While an ....

  • Suu Kyi says handling of Rohingya could have been better

    Date: 2018-09-13 08:26:44 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:12 - ID:7574141

    HANOI, Sept 13 (MENA) - Myanmar's leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that the handling of Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom have fled to Bangladesh amid a brutal military campaign, could have been better, but ....

  • Car rams into crowd in China, 11 killed

    Date: 2018-09-13 08:24:00 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:7574137

    BEIJING, Sept 13 (MENA) - Eleven people were killed and 44 injured in a car attack in Hengdong county, Central China's Hunan province, on Wednesday evening, China Daily reported. The car rammed into a crowd gathered at a square in Hengdong county ....

  • 12,000 residents evacuated as typhoon Barijat approaches Guangdong

    Date: 2018-09-13 08:00:29 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:7574106

    BEIJING, Sept 13 (MENA) - Nearly 12,000 residents have been evacuated as the 23rd typhoon of this year approaches south China's Guangdong Province, the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported on Thursday. Some 11,998 residents living in low-lying ....

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