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  • UN ‘stands ready’ to support Haiti after earthquake hits northern coast – Guterres

    Date: 2018-10-08 09:10:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:7611199

    NEW YORK, Oct 8 (MENA) - “The Secretary-General is saddened to learn of the tragic loss of life and injuries caused by the earthquake in north-west Haiti on Saturday,” Mr. Guterres’ spokesperson said in statement carried the UN official ....

  • N.Korea agrees to allow inspectors into nuclear testing site, Pompeo says

    Date: 2018-10-08 08:40:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:7611157

    WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that in his meeting with Kim Jong-un on Sunday, the leader of North Korea had agreed to allow inspectors into a key nuclear testing site that the North has claimed it blew up, a down ....

  • Ghani met with US special adviser for Afghanistan reconciliation

    Date: 2018-10-08 08:19:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7611105

    KABUL, Oct 8 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with US Special Adviser for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in Kabul on Sunday to discuss the prospects for Afghan peace, Khaama Press reported. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a ....

  • USGS: 5.2-magnitude aftershock rattles northern Haiti

    Date: 2018-10-08 07:51:10 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:14 - ID:7611115

    PORT AU PRINCE, Oct 8 (MENA) - US Geological Survey (USGS) said that 5.2-magnitude aftershock rattles northern Haiti, day after quake kills at least 12 and injures 130 others, The Washington Post reported. It added that the aftershock’s ....

  • N.K. leader expresses belief in 'good program' for 2nd summit with Trump

    Date: 2018-10-08 07:07:53 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:11 - ID:7611055

    PYONGYANG, Oct 8 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed his belief that a "good program" will be arranged "sooner or later" for his second summit with US President Donald Trump, Yonhap reported Monday. Kim voiced his optimism as ....

  • Moon: NK leader to visit Russia, China's Xi to visit N Korea in near future

    Date: 2018-10-08 07:07:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7611057

    SEOUL, Oct 8 (MENA) - President Moon Jae-in said Monday that Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to visit North Korea in the near future, while the North's leader is also expected to visit Russia, Yonhap reported. Moon made the remark during ....

  • Indonesia quake death toll nears 2,000 as more bodies are found

    Date: 2018-10-08 06:49:50 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:9 - ID:7611054

    JAKARTA, Oct 8 (MENA) - Nearly 2,000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official said on Monday, warning the number would rise with thousands still missing. Local military spokesman ....

  • Pompeo: US-N. Korean summit to be held soon

    Date: 2018-10-07 20:53:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:43 - ID:7610903

    SEOUL, Oct 7 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he had "good, productive conversations" with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on the regime's denuclearization process and the holding of the second summit between the two ....

  • Interpol says president resigned amid investigation by China

    Date: 2018-10-07 19:51:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:40 - ID:7610865

    BEIJING, Oct 7 (MENA) - Interpol said a Chinese official who was reported missing has resigned as head of the international police agency, CBS News reported. The update came after Beijing announced Meng Hongwei was under investigation in ....

  • Missing Interpol chief Meng Hongwei under investigation, China says

    Date: 2018-10-07 19:42:48 GMT - China - World - SN:38 - ID:7610826

    BEIJING, Oct 7 (MENA) - China's anti-graft watchdog said Sunday the country's authorities are investigating Meng Hongwei, who heads the global law enforcement organization Interpol, for suspected violations of the law, ABC News reported. Meng, ....

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