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  • Pakistan bans Indian television channels amid water row

    Date: 2018-10-27 16:36:39 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:42 - ID:7641595

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 27 (MENA) - Pakistan's Supreme Court has re-imposed a ban on all Indian TV channels, overturning an earlier order from a lower court, BBC News reported. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said the ban was justified as India was damming ....

  • Athens to host EU-Arab World Summit on Oct. 29-30

    Date: 2018-10-27 14:02:23 GMT - Greece - World - SN:31 - ID:7641412

    ATHENS, Oct 27 (MENA) - The Greek capital will be hosting the third EU-Arab World Summit on October 29 and 30, which will focus on strengthening regional cooperation and accelerating existing initiatives, Greece's Ekathimerini newspaper reported ....

  • Mattis: China's defense chief to visit Washington next week

    Date: 2018-10-27 12:07:22 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:26 - ID:7641259

    MANAMA, Oct 27 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced that China's defense chief will travel to Washington next week for a meeting that has been delayed by tensions between the two nations. Mattis told a security conference that he ....

  • Global(1):Li Bai, China's greatest romantic poet, is the focus of a key cultural tourism event being held in Sichuan province

    Date: 2018-10-27 10:03:00 GMT - China - World - SN:19 - ID:7641077

    The 2018 Sichuan International Cultural Tourism Festival and Jiangyou "One Belt, One Road" Li Bai Culture Festival held in Jiangyou, Sichuan province MIANYANG, China, Oct. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Qinglian International Poetry Town, Jiangyou, ....

  • N. Korean deputy FM visits Russia

    Date: 2018-10-27 08:32:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:7640916

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Sin Hong-chol headed for Moscow on an official visit, during which he will convene with his Russian counterpart Igor Morgulov, the Russian Embassy in Pyongyang said on Saturday. Russian ....

  • 17 killed, injured as suicide car bomb explosion rocks Afghan Wardak province

    Date: 2018-10-27 07:28:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7640862

    KABUL, Oct 27 (MENA) - A suicide car bomb explosion rocked the central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan earlier on Saturday amid reports saying that at least 17 people have been killed or wounded, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press ....

  • Anti-ballistic missile successfully tested -- Pentagon

    Date: 2018-10-26 18:15:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:7640589

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - The Pentagon on Friday said it had successfully tested an anti-ballistic missile system off the west coast of Hawaii, increasing the capacity to knock down missiles targeting the United States and its allies, The New York ....

  • Trump says suspect arrested in suspicious packages investigation

    Date: 2018-10-26 18:11:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:7640588

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has said that an arrest had been made in the investigation of suspicious packages sent by mail or courier to prominent Democrats and Trump critics. "I am pleased to inform you that law ....

  • UNICEF warns of dangers facing migrant caravan heading to US

    Date: 2018-10-26 18:03:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:7640561

    NEW YORK, Oct 26 (MENA) - UNICEF said some of the estimated 2,300 children traveling with the migrant caravan in southern Mexico are ill or suffering from dehydration, ABC news reported. The UN. agency called Friday for the migrant children to ....

  • 11 killed, injured in firecracker factory blast in India

    Date: 2018-10-26 17:15:04 GMT - India - World - SN:44 - ID:7640555

    NEW DELHI, Oct 26 (MENA) - At least nine people were killed and three others were seriously injured in an explosion at a firecracker factory in India on Friday, police were by local media as saying. The blast, which hit Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa, ....

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