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  • European Commission to launch action over Italy budget

    Date: 2018-11-16 15:48:20 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:46 - ID:7673111

    BRUSSELS, Nov 16 (MENA) - The European Commission will move next week to discipline Italy over its 2019 budget, three officials close to the process said, after Rome defied EU objections to its plans to borrow and spend more next year. Italy ....

  • Japanese PM to visit Russia in early 2019

    Date: 2018-11-16 15:28:56 GMT - Japan - World - SN:43 - ID:7673009

    TOKYO, Nov 16 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia early next year for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the conclusion of a bilateral peace treaty that has been hampered by a long-standing territorial dispute. ....

  • Number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition across the Sahel reaches 10-year high

    Date: 2018-11-16 15:28:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:7673043

    GENEVA, Nov 16 (MENA) - More than 1.3 million children under five years of age in need of treatment for severe acute malnutrition across six Africa’s Sahel countries are expected to receive care in 2018, UNICEF posted on its website. The relief ....

  • Russia accuses US of catastrophic humanitarian situation in Syria's Rukban refugee camp

    Date: 2018-11-16 13:03:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:7672830

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - The United States is responsible for the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the Rukban refugee camp in Syria, as it has illegally occupied this territory, said Yury Tarasov, the representative of the Russian Defense ....

  • Police in Myanmar arrest more than 100 Rohingya people on boat

    Date: 2018-11-16 13:03:11 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:31 - ID:7672807

    NAYPYIDAW, Nov 16 (MENA) - More than 100 people on a boat, thought to be Rohingya Muslims, have been arrested in Myanmar, officials have said. The arrests in Yangon, the country's largest city, have sparked fears of a fresh wave of dangerous ....

  • N. Korea to deport US citizen detained for illegal entry

    Date: 2018-11-16 08:39:09 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:7672476

    SEOUL, Nov 16 (MENA) - North Korea has decided to deport a US citizen detained for illegally entering the country, its state media reported on Friday. The US citizen, identified as Bruce Byron Lowrance, has been detained in North Korea since he ....

  • Imelda Marcos posts bail for graft conviction in Philippine

    Date: 2018-11-16 08:23:20 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:12 - ID:7672406

    MANILA, Nov 16 (MENA) - Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Friday posted a $7,400 bail for provisional liberty after she was found guilty of graft and ordered imprisoned, ABC News reported. Marcos, 89, was convicted last week of ....

  • S. Korea's top nuclear envoy to visit US next week

    Date: 2018-11-16 07:58:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7672403

    SEOUL, Nov 16 (MENA) - Senior South Korean and US diplomats will have talks next week on joint efforts to denuclearize North Korea, including the planned launch of a bilateral "working group," Seoul's foreign ministry said Friday. Lee Do-hoon, ....

  • N. Korean leader inspects site for testing strategic weapon

    Date: 2018-11-16 07:28:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:7672382

    SEOUL, Nov 16 (MENA) - North Korea's state media announced on Friday that leader Kim Jong Un inspected the site for testing a "newly developed cutting-edge strategic weapon", Yonhap news service reported. North Korea's Korea Central Broadcasting ....

  • Argentina arrests two people suspected to have links with Hezbollah

    Date: 2018-11-16 06:31:04 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:4 - ID:7672327

    BUENOS AIRES, Nov 16 (MENA) - Two Argentinian citizens were arrested on suspicion of having links to the Lebanese Hezbollah group ahead of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires that will be held later this month, the Argentine security ministry said in a ....

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