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  • Earthquake with magnitude of 5.0 jolts central Greece

    Date: 2018-08-31 09:18:30 GMT - Greece - World - SN:13 - ID:7555258

    ATHENS, Aug 31 (MENA) - An earthquake with a provisional magnitude of 5.0 has shaken towns in central Greece, ABC news reported on Friday. Police said that there are no immediate reports of any serious damage or injury. The Department of ....

  • Moon to send special envoy to N. Korea next week for summit preparation

    Date: 2018-08-31 09:17:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:7555248

    SEOUL, Aug 31 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to North Korea next week to arrange his scheduled summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and discuss ways to move forward the stalled denuclearization of the ....

  • N. Korea wants to continue talks with US: Seoul's amb.

    Date: 2018-08-31 09:10:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:7555238

    SEOUL, Aug 31 (MENA) - North Korea remains determined to maintain the momentum of dialogue with the United States despite a recent hiccup, South Korea's envoy in Washington has said. Ambassador Cho Yoon-je dismissed a view that Pyongyang and ....

  • Pakistani, Japanese FMs discuss cooperation

    Date: 2018-08-31 08:59:25 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:7555230

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 (MENA) - Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with his Japanese counterpart Kazuyuki Nakane here on Friday, Geo News network reported. During the meeting, the two sides discussed areas of cooperation including ....

  • EU seeks to expand defense projects that prompted US warning - report

    Date: 2018-08-30 22:50:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7554834

    VIENNA, Aug 30 (MENA) - The European Union may almost double the number of defense-cooperation programs developed to bolster the 28-nation bloc’s military strength, Bloomberg reported. The EU is weighing 33 new projects under its so-called PESCO ....

  • Deputy Russian FM meets with his Japanese counterpart

    Date: 2018-08-30 22:42:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7554816

    MOSCOW, Aug 30 (MENA) - Russia and Japan held consultations on bilateral relations at the level of deputy foreign ministers (Igor Morgulov – Takeo Mori), the Russian Foreign Ministry said on its website. The officials discussed the status and ....

  • Trump says heads of CNN, NBC News should be fired

    Date: 2018-08-30 22:33:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7554890

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump advocated for the heads of CNN and NBC News to be fired on Thursday, saying on Twitter that both media outlets were biased against him, Bloomberg reported. “The hatred and extreme bias of me ....

  • Inspectors say Iran is still abiding by the nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-08-30 22:09:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7554862

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA) - As Europe’s top diplomatic officials convened in Vienna to discuss how to preserve the Iran nuclear accord, international atomic inspectors said the Iranians continued to abide by the landmark agreement abandoned by the ....

  • Five police killed in Nangarhar explosion

    Date: 2018-08-30 18:47:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:66 - ID:7554817

    KABUL, Aug 30 (MENA) - At least five Border Police Force members were killed in an explosion in Nangarhar province, Tolonews reported. The explosion happened when a border police vehicle hit a roadside mine in Mohmand village in Achin district, ....

  • We will fight Jabhat al Nusra in Idlib - Syrian FM

    Date: 2018-08-30 17:22:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:7554702

    MOSCOW, Aug 30 (MENA) - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al Moallem affirmed that Syria’s decision is to combat Jabhat al Nusra terrorist organization in Idlib. Al Moallem remarks came at a meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in ....

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