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  • New ceasefire strategy ready, says Afghan president

    Date: 2018-08-19 09:09:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7539869

    KABUL, Aug 19 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that consultations with different social groups have been concluded and an action plan for an upcoming ceasefire being prepared, according to a statement from the Afghan Presidential ....

  • US's Pompeo sends condolences over Annan's death

    Date: 2018-08-19 06:37:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:7539677

    WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed his sadness over the death of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and sent his condolences to his family, ABC news reported. "Mr. Annan spent his life advocating for peace ....

  • One dead, 6 injured after building collapse in Nigeria capital

    Date: 2018-08-18 18:59:27 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:55 - ID:7539474

    ABUJA, Aug 18 (MENA) - One person is dead and six are injured after Friday's collapse of a four-story building in Nigeria's capital, an emergency response chief quoted ABC news as saying on Saturday. Mustapha Maihaja with the National Emergency ....

  • OIC condemns brutal school attack in Kabul

    Date: 2018-08-18 14:26:39 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:36 - ID:7539122

    JEDDAH, Aug 18 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the suicide attack on an education center in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Wednesday, 15 August 2018, the body said on its website. The Afghan Ministry of Public ....

  • Washington Post: India cast millions of Muslims as illegal immigrants

    Date: 2018-08-18 12:33:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:7538875

    WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (MENA) - The Indian state of Assam last month put out a draft of the National Register of Citizens that excluded 4 million people who claimed to be Indian, part of a wider campaign to “detect-delete-deport” as many as 20 million ....

  • UN chief mourns death of Kofi Annan

    Date: 2018-08-18 11:31:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:7538812

    NEW YORK, Aug 18 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres mourned the death of former UN chief Kofi Annan saying that he "was a guiding force for good". "It is with profound sadness that I learned of his passing. In many ways, Kofi Annan ....

  • Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies aged 80

    Date: 2018-08-18 10:38:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:7538758

    NEW YORK, Aug 18 (MENA) - Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan, has died aged 80, his aides said on Saturday. He passed away on Saturday after a short illness, the foundation named after him said. Annan was the first black ....

  • Italian media: death toll rises to 41 in bridge collapse

    Date: 2018-08-18 08:43:35 GMT - Italy - World - SN:18 - ID:7538525

    ROME, Aug 18 (MENA) - Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41, ABC News reported. Office of Genoa's prefect said it didn't immediately have official confirmation of ....

  • Japan eyes economic aid to North Korea in policy overhaul

    Date: 2018-08-18 08:25:08 GMT - Japan - World - SN:15 - ID:7538463

    TOKYO, Aug 18 (MENA) - Japan has been facing growing calls internally for overhauling its policy toward North Korea, by allowing talks on possible economic aid to precede the delayed effort to resolve the issue of past abductions of Japanese by ....

  • Magnitude 6.0 quake hits Costa Rica

    Date: 2018-08-18 07:41:48 GMT - Costa Rica - World - SN:12 - ID:7538472

    SAN JOSE, Aug 18 (MENA) - A strong earthquake shook southern Costa Rica near the border with Panama on Friday evening, knocking out power in places but there were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage, reported Sky News channel on ....

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