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  • US added 33 Russian officials to sanction list after treasury receives new powers

    Date: 2018-09-20 19:53:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7585503

    WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (MENA) - The United States has added 33 people and entities to its Russian defense and intelligence sector blacklist, meaning that anyone who does business with them will face mandatory US sanctions under the Countering America's ....

  • Russia in talks with US on evacuating refugees from Syrian camp

    Date: 2018-09-20 17:30:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:7585320

    MOSCOW, Sept 20 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry is closely working with the United States on evacuating refugees from the Syrian camp Rukban bordering Jordan to the territory controlled by the Damascus government, the ministry’s representative ....

  • 3 killed in shooting at Maryland, US

    Date: 2018-09-20 16:44:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:7585290

    WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (MENA) - A shooter killed three people and wounded two others Thursday at a drugstore distribution center in Harford County, Maryland, officials said. A law enforcement official who had been briefed on the incident provided ....

  • US says VW to leave Iran in symbolic win for Trump

    Date: 2018-09-20 11:14:08 GMT - Germany - World - SN:32 - ID:7584530

    BERLIN, Sept 20 (MENA) - The Trump administration persuaded Volkswagen AG to comply with sanctions on Iran and end almost all of its business in the country, according to a US official, a symbolically charged step in undercutting European Union ....

  • Kremlin: It is early to speak about another Russian-Iranian-Turkish summit

    Date: 2018-09-20 10:36:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:7584561

    MOSCOW, Sept 20 (MENA) - Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov stressed that it was early now to speak about another summit on the Syrian settlement between Russia, Iran and Turkey, noting that this trilateral meeting was held last week, the Russian news ....

  • Moon returns home after historic summit with N. Korean leader

    Date: 2018-09-20 09:54:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:7584451

    SEOUL, Sept 20 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in wrapped up a three-day trip to North Korea for his third summit with leader Kim Jong-un, Yonhap News Agency reported on Thursday. His departure from the North came after a joint trip ....

  • S.Korea launches council to turn DMZ into peace tourism zone

    Date: 2018-09-20 08:27:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:7584285

    SEOUL, Sept 20 (MENA) - South Korea on Thursday launched a council to transform the heavily-guarded demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates South and North Korea into a hub for peace tourism following their leaders' historic summit in Pyongyang, ....

  • No one should underestimate China's determination to uphold peace in South China Sea: Chinese amb.

    Date: 2018-09-20 07:19:32 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:7584212

    BEIJING/LONDON, Sept 20 (MENA) - Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming said that the freedom of navigation in the South China Sea has never been a problem, warning that no one should underestimate China's determination to uphold peace and ....

  • Rejection of Theresa May's Brexit plan could trigger second referendum, admits Treasury minister

    Date: 2018-09-19 22:49:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:7583920

    LONDON, Sept 19 (MENA) - A Treasury minister has admitted that UK Prime Minister Theresa May could be forced to bow to mounting pressure for a fresh Brexit referendum if her plan is rejected – with the option to halt EU withdrawal “altogether”, The ....

  • N. Korea olympic dream faces plenty of hurdles

    Date: 2018-09-19 22:38:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:7583893

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - A moribund economy, limited infrastructure and inadequate facilities are some of the factors that make Pyongyang an unlikely host of the Olympics, The Wall Street Journal newspaper (WSJ) reported on Wednesday. A ....

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