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  • Russia to respond to new set of US sanctions on reciprocal basis - Lavrov

    Date: 2018-08-28 07:57:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:7550328

    MOSCOW, Aug 28 (MENA) - Russia will respond to the US sanctions imposed in connection to the poisoning of Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the United Kingdom in a pragmatic manner and on a reciprocal basis, ....

  • S. Korea lodges protest against Japan's renewed claim to Dokdo

    Date: 2018-08-28 07:56:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7550385

    SEOUL, Aug 28 (MENA) - South Korea on Tuesday lodged a strong protest against Japan's renewed claim to its easternmost islets of Dokdo, a long-standing thorn in bilateral relations, Yonhap news agency reported. Earlier in the day, Tokyo's ....

  • US strike killed senior Daesh commander in Afghanistan -- spokesman

    Date: 2018-08-27 21:27:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:71 - ID:7550121

    KABUL, Aug 27 (MENA) - A US strike over the weekend killed a senior Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) commander in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan and US officials said Monday. The strike in Nangarhar province killed Abu Sayeed Orakzai, a senior ....

  • Cambodia pardons more jailed opposition members

    Date: 2018-08-27 19:29:49 GMT - Cambodia - World - SN:67 - ID:7549978

    PHNOM PENH, Aug 27 (MENA) - Fourteen anti-government activists were given pardons Monday that will free them from long prison terms, the latest in a series of releases engineered by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen after his party's election sweep ....

  • Pompeo vows to confront Iran's attempt to interfere in US sovereign rights

    Date: 2018-08-27 13:48:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:7549536

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that his country considers Iran’s lawsuit with the International Court of Justice an attempt to interfere with its rights to take actions on national security grounds and will ....

  • Facebook removes accounts linked with Myanmar military

    Date: 2018-08-27 12:03:22 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:37 - ID:7549214

    NAYPYIDAW, Aug 27 (MENA) - Facebook has removed 18 accounts and 52 pages associated with the Myanmar military, including the page of its commander-in-chief, after a UN report accused the armed forces of genocide and war crimes, The Guardian reported ....

  • Arif Alvi, Aitzaz Ahsan and Maulana Fazl submit nomination papers for presidency

    Date: 2018-08-27 09:20:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7548774

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 27 (MENA) - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Dr Arif Alvi, Pakistan Peoples Party's (PPP) Aitzaz Ahsan and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman, who has been fielded by the grand alliance of opposition parties, ....

  • Myanmar military chiefs should face genocide case over Rohingya, UN team says

    Date: 2018-08-27 08:56:25 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:16 - ID:7548772

    GENEVA, Aug 27 (MENA) - Investigators working for the UN's top human rights body said Monday that top Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims, CBC reported. The call, accompanying a first report by the ....

  • Max Boot: John McCain leaves the stage when we need him most

    Date: 2018-08-27 08:23:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:7548693

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - US Columnist Max Boot has mourned the death of Senator John McCain, who "leaves the stage when we need him most". In his editorial in Washington Post, Boot praised McCain's dedication to America’s global leadership ....

  • Tajikistan Air Force carries out airstrikes in Darqad district of Takhar

    Date: 2018-08-27 08:18:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:7548728

    MOSCOW, Aug 27 (MENA) - The Tajikistan warplanes have carried out airstrikes in Darqad district in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted local officials as saying. The airstrike was carried out hours after a clash broke ....

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