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  • Italy says Britain should take in 141 rescued migrants

    Date: 2018-08-13 15:58:55 GMT - Italy - World - SN:71 - ID:7531849

    ROME, Aug 13 (MENA) - The European Commission said Monday that it is contact with a number of member states to identify a country willing to take 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship, after the French groups operating the ship appealed for a safe ....

  • Problems in Turkish economy do not affect bilateral projects with Russia -- Russian official

    Date: 2018-08-13 13:05:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:7531605

    MOSCOW, Aug 13 (MENA ) - Problems in the Turkish economy do not affect its bilateral projects with Russia, Russian president’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted by TASS news agency as saying on Monday. "I do not know how this situation [in the ....

  • NASA administrator plans to meet with Russian space agency chief in near future

    Date: 2018-08-13 12:12:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:7531376

    WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (MENA) - Administrator of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Jim Bridenstine said he was ready to hold a meeting with the head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, in the near future, ....

  • 24 Taliban militants killed in clashes in northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-08-13 11:39:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:7531059

    KABUL, Aug 13 (MENA) - At least 13 Taliban militants were killed and 11 others injured during clashes between Afghan forces and Taliban movement in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. A statement by the 209th Shaheen ....

  • Koreas to hold Pyongyang summit in September

    Date: 2018-08-13 07:05:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7530873

    SEOUL, Aug 13 (MENA) - North and South Korea agreed Monday to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September, the South's Yonhap news agency reported following high-level talks in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula. The two sides "agreed ....

  • Gas explosion in Pakistan coal mine kills 4, traps 13

    Date: 2018-08-13 06:30:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:5 - ID:7530850

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 13 (MENA) - Police in Pakistan said a methane gas explosion in a coal mine has killed at least four miners and trapped 13 others, ABC News reported. Local police official Wajeet Khan said the blast happened Sunday in the village of ....

  • Russia's finance minister sees no grounds for global economic crisis

    Date: 2018-08-12 21:38:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:102 - ID:7530739

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) - Russia's finance ministry sees no preconditions for another global economic crisis, TASS cited Russian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov as saying on Sunday. "If any changes occur in the ....

  • More than 100 seats that backed Brexit now want to remain in EU - report

    Date: 2018-08-12 21:15:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:100 - ID:7530738

    LONDON, Aug 12 (MENA) - More than 100 Westminster constituencies that voted to leave the EU have now switched their support to Remain, according to a stark new analysis seen by the Observer on Sunday. In findings that could have a significant ....

  • One killed, 10 injured in blast in Pakistan

    Date: 2018-08-12 20:35:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:97 - ID:7530675

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 12 (MENA) - At least one person was killed and 10 others wounded in a blast on Chaman's Mall road, police said on Sunday. According to police, the blast took place near the under-construction District Police Official's office on ....

  • S. Korea to ban entry of of ships transporting N. Korean coal

    Date: 2018-08-12 18:23:27 GMT - south korea - World - SN:89 - ID:7530618

    SEOUL, Aug 12 (MENA) - The South Korean government will take punitive measures as early as this week against four South Korean ships confirmed to have imported North Korean coal to the country, the Korean Foreign Ministry was quoted by Yonhap news ....

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