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  • Moon's approval rating plunges to record low

    Date: 2018-08-09 07:20:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7525508

    SEOUL, Aug 9 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating has plunged to a record low, a poll showed Thursday. In a survey conducted Monday through Wednesday by Realmeter, Moon's approval rating came to 58.0 percent, down 5.2 ....

  • Death toll from China mine accident rises to 13

    Date: 2018-08-09 06:27:08 GMT - China - World - SN:2 - ID:7525424

    BEIJING, Aug 9 (MENA) - The death toll from a coal mine accident in southwest China's Guizhou Province rose to 13 as the remaining nine missing miners were found dead, local authorities said late Wednesday. Rescuers found bodies of the nine ....

  • Samsung to spend over $22 billion on AI, Auto Tech and 5G

    Date: 2018-08-08 22:00:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:7525278

    WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) - The Samsung conglomerate said it will invest more than $22 billion over the next three years to target such areas as artificial intelligence and auto-technology components, as it seeks out growth drivers beyond phones and ....

  • Trump administration slaps more sanctions on Russia after Skripal poisonings

    Date: 2018-08-08 21:41:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:7525311

    WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) - The Trump administration will impose sanctions on Russia under a chemical and biological warfare law following the poisoning of a former Russian agent and his daughter in the UK earlier this year, CNN cited the State ....

  • Theresa May demands Boris Johnson apologize for Islamophobic burqa 'letter box' comments

    Date: 2018-08-08 15:51:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:7524790

    LONDON, Aug 8 (MENA) - The Tory Islamophobia row has intensified after Theresa May demanded Boris Johnson apologize for comparing women wearing burqas and niqabs to bank robbers and letter boxes, The Independent reported. The prime minister said ....

  • Saudi Arabia has sovereign right to decide internal reforms

    Date: 2018-08-08 15:13:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:7524758

    MOSCOW, Aug 8 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Saudi Arabia has sovereign right to decide internal reforms. "We have always said that the politicization of human rights matters is unacceptable", the website of ....

  • Rome asks for intelligence from US on Iran nukes -- Italian PM

    Date: 2018-08-08 13:36:17 GMT - Italy - World - SN:48 - ID:7524721

    ROME, Aug 8 (MENA) - Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday that he recently asked U.S. President Donald Trump to share intelligence about Iran's nuclear program that has triggered fresh U.S. sanctions, said ABC news. Conte told a news ....

  • Germany: Erdogan to meet Merkel next month

    Date: 2018-08-08 13:33:55 GMT - Germany - World - SN:46 - ID:7524672

    BERLIN, Aug 8 (MENA) - Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Berlin next month, said ABC news. The German presidential office said Erdogan will come to Berlin Sept. 28-29, a trip that comes after a ....

  • US urges Russia to withdraw from parts of Georgia

    Date: 2018-08-08 06:13:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:7523832

    WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) - The United States on Tuesday urged Russia to pull out Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the Kremlin-backed separatist regions of Georgia. "Our position on the Russian occupied Georgian regions of Abkhazia and also South ....

  • Iran sanctions: Japan negotiates with US for oil exemption

    Date: 2018-08-07 15:50:26 GMT - Japan - World - SN:64 - ID:7523357

    TOKYO, Aug 7 (MENA) - Japanese Trade minister Hiroshige Seko says Japan will continue to negotiate with the US for an exemption to sanctions on Iranian oil imports, the country’s national broadcaster NHK reported. The United States re-imposed the ....

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