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  • UN concerned at challenges to Afghan elections

    Date: 2018-09-18 09:35:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7581012

    KABUL, Sept 18 (MENA) - The UN chief’s special representative has voiced his concern at security and political challenges to Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, slated for October 20, Pajhwok news agency reported. Tadamichi Yamamoto warned on ....

  • Russian aircraft went off radar near Hmeymim airbase in Syria, military reports

    Date: 2018-09-18 07:41:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:7580878

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - A Russian Il-20 aircraft went off radar near Hmeymim airbase in Syria Monday evening, coinciding with an attack on the province of Latakia, Sputnik News Agency reported. The Russian Defence Ministry reported that the ....

  • US State Department says encouraged by Russian, Turkish steps to reduce violence in Idlib

    Date: 2018-09-18 07:25:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:7580858

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) - The United States is encouraged by Russia's and Turkey's efforts to avoid violence in the Syrian province of Idlib, US State Department spokesperson said Monday night. On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and ....

  • Refugee camp landslide in Thailand leaves 1 dead, 7 missing

    Date: 2018-09-17 19:03:53 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:82 - ID:7580568

    BANGKOK, Sept 17 (MENA) - A landslide at a refugee camp in northern Thailand has left one person dead and seven missing, a disaster response official was quoted by ABC News as saying Monday. Ruangrit Pholdee, chief of Mae Hong Son province's ....

  • Korean leaders to hold summit talks on Tuesday

    Date: 2018-09-17 06:26:09 GMT - south korea - World - SN:2 - ID:7579151

    SEOUL, Sept 17 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to embark on a trip to North Korea on Tuesday for his third and possibly most crucial meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Yonhap News Agency reported. Moon will head for ....

  • Thousands march to promote vote for Macedonia name deal

    Date: 2018-09-16 21:42:16 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:89 - ID:7579027

    SKOPJE, Sept 16 (MENA) - Thousands of people marched in Macedonia's capital Sunday to promote support for changing the country's name in an upcoming referendum that also could clear the way for NATO membership, ABC News reported. The referendum ....

  • Typhoon Mangkhut hits mainland China, lashes Hong Kong, dozens dead in Philippines

    Date: 2018-09-16 19:10:12 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:81 - ID:7578862

    MANILA, Sept 16 (MENA) - The world's strongest storm this year, Typhoon Mangkhut, continued its path of destruction across Southeast Asia over the weekend, reaching mainland China on Sunday afternoon after pummeling Hong Kong and killing dozens in ....

  • President Ghani met with the foreign minister of Pakistan in Kabul

    Date: 2018-09-16 08:45:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7577870

    KABUL, Sept 16 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi during his visit to Kabul, Khaama Press reported. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said President Ghani met ....

  • Death toll of Tropical Storm "Florence" rises to 11

    Date: 2018-09-16 08:01:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:7577815

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) - Tropical Storm Florence, which made landfall as a hurricane on Friday, was being blamed for at least 11 deaths as of Saturday night as its torrential rains continued to soak North Carolina and South Carolina during a ....

  • Chinese aircraft maker, airline join hands to tap African market

    Date: 2018-09-16 06:56:17 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:7577730

    BEIJING, Sept 16 (MENA) - China's homemade ARJ21 regional jets are expected to enter the African market, according to a memorandum of understanding between Hainan Airlines (HNA) and the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) that was signed on ....

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