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  • Nicaragua to expel UN team after critical report

    Date: 2018-08-31 17:27:40 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:60 - ID:7555970

    MANAGUA, Aug 31 (MENA) - The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is expelling a United Nations human rights team two days after the body published a critical report blaming it for the violent repression of opposition protests, ABC news ....

  • Indonesia-Australia push economic ties, trade deal soon

    Date: 2018-08-31 16:48:01 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:55 - ID:7555776

    JAKARTA, Aug 31 (MENA) - The leaders of Indonesia and Australia on Friday concluded talks on an economic partnership to boost trade in areas ranging from cars to cattle, as well as relaxing controls on investing in services such as education in the ....

  • Ukraine separatist leader killed in explosion

    Date: 2018-08-31 16:38:54 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:52 - ID:7555901

    KIEV, Aug 31 (MENA) - Head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko was killed by an explosion in Donetsk on Friday. The explosion occurred in the Separ restaurant in the city center, TASS news agency ....

  • Man jailed for 30 years for plot to kill UK PM

    Date: 2018-08-31 16:34:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:7555845

    LONDON, Aug 31 (MENA) - A Daesh terrorist has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 30 years after plotting to kill UK Prime Minister Theresa May, Sky News reported. Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman from Finchley in north London was found guilty ....

  • Russia ready to boost military contacts with US — Lavrov

    Date: 2018-08-31 16:21:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:7555747

    MOSCOW, Aug 31 (MENA) - Moscow is ready to boost military contacts with the United States insofar as Washington is ready to do that, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday, Russian news agencies reported. According to him, the ....

  • McCain honored as his body lies in state at US Capitol

    Date: 2018-08-31 16:15:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:7555834

    WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (MENA) - US Senator John McCain's week of remembrance continues on Friday with the Senator lying in state at the US Capitol Rotunda, CNN reported. Speakers at a ceremony there, including Vice President Mike Pence, Senate ....

  • Pakistan rally ends after Dutch cartoon contest is canceled

    Date: 2018-08-31 14:31:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:44 - ID:7555746

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 (MENA) - Thousands of Pakistan's Islamists dispersed peacefully after ending their protest march near Islamabad on Friday following the cancellation of a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest sponsored by an anti-Muslim Dutch lawmaker, ....

  • 3 reported killed in Russian plant explosion

    Date: 2018-08-31 14:00:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:7555634

    MOSCOW, Aug 31 (MENA) - Russian news reports said three people were killed in a blast at one of the country's largest makers of explosives and ammunition, The New York Times reported. The explosion took place Friday at the Sverdlov plant in the ....

  • Kremlin confirms preparations for Russian-Turkish-Iranian summit on Sept. 7

    Date: 2018-08-31 13:40:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:7555679

    MOSCOW, Aug 31 (MENA) - Preparations are underway for a meeting between the Russian, Turkish and Iranian presidents scheduled to be held in Tehran on September 7, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. He added that the Russian and ....

  • Three Bulgarian ministers sacked after fatal bus crash

    Date: 2018-08-31 12:39:36 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:30 - ID:7555558

    SOFIA, Aug 31 (MENA) - Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov sacked three ministers on Friday over a bus accident in which 17 people died, Euronews reported. The Bulgarian president said that politicians needed to take responsibility for a ....

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