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  • Obama to return to politics in midterm election campaigns

    Date: 2018-09-05 22:30:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7564181

    NEW YORK, Sept 5 (MENA) - Former US President Barack Obama plans to plunge into the fray of the midterm election campaign in two states. The step is a return to electoral politics with a frontal attack on Republican power in two states that are ....

  • S.Korea PM calls for further expanding relations with China - agency

    Date: 2018-09-05 22:26:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:82 - ID:7564093

    SEOUL, Sept 5 (MENA) - South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak yon on Wednesday called for further expanding cooperative relations with China, including joint efforts to denuclearize and bring permanent peace to the Korean Peninsula, Yonhap news agency ....

  • District police chief killed in bomb attack in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-09-05 22:19:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:81 - ID:7564094

    KABUL, Sept 5 (MENA) - A district police chief has been killed following a Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan's western province of Badghis, the latest in a string of attacks against officials, Xinhua quoted local police as saying ....

  • Drones downed near Hmeymim base launched from Idlib zone - Russian military

    Date: 2018-09-05 22:13:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:7564243

    MOSCOW, Sept 5 (MENA) - Two drones destroyed overnight to Tuesday near Russia's Hmeymim airbase in Syria were launched from the Idlib de-escalation zone, Sputnik news agency cited head of Russia's center for Syrian reconciliation Lt. Gen. Vladimir ....

  • Powerful magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits southeast of Japan's Sapporo

    Date: 2018-09-05 22:09:33 GMT - Japan - World - SN:79 - ID:7564249

    TOKYO, Sept 5 (MENA) - A powerful earthquake has rocked the city of Sapporo in northern Japan just hours after large parts of the south of the country were battered by the biggest typhoon to hit in 25 years, according to Express. The Magnitude ....

  • Trust-building is first step in UN Yemen talks, says envoy

    Date: 2018-09-05 22:01:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:78 - ID:7563992

    GENEVA, Sept 5 (MENA) - Peace talks between Yemen's warring parties will start by trying to build trust between the two sides, who are both keen to agree prisoner releases, and substance will come later, US News quoted UN Special Envoy Martin ....

  • 22 people missing after boat capsizes in India's northeast

    Date: 2018-09-05 21:33:46 GMT - India - World - SN:75 - ID:7564023

    NEW DELHI, Sept 5 (MENA) - Police were searching Wednesday for 22 people who were missing after a motorized boat capsized in the flooded Brahmaputra River in India's remote northeast. Three bodies were recovered and 11 people were rescued, ABC News ....

  • China to send 268 peacekeepers to South Sudan

    Date: 2018-09-05 21:26:35 GMT - China - World - SN:74 - ID:7564045

    BEIJING, Sept 5 (MENA) - China will dispatch a battalion of 268 peacekeepers to South Sudan for a one-year mission, Xinhua reported. Officially formed on Wednesday, the battalion will depart from Zhengzhou, Henan Province, in two groups on Sept. ....

  • Syrian rebels have no chemical weapons: Mattis

    Date: 2018-09-05 20:39:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7564183

    WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (MENA) - The US is watching to see if the Syrian government uses chemical weapons during its offensive on the rebel-held bastion of Idlib, said Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in a statement carried by VOA radio broadcasting ....

  • Paraguay to move embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv: Foreign Minister

    Date: 2018-09-05 19:32:33 GMT - Paraguay - World - SN:66 - ID:7564024

    ASUNCION, Sept 5 (MENA) - Paraguay will move its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv, reversing a May decision by former President Horacio Cartes to move the diplomatic site to Jerusalem, the South American country's foreign minister told reporters ....

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