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  • Russia asks OPCW not to ignore reports on possible provocation in Idlib

    Date: 2018-09-03 21:01:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:7560812

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) must not overlook reports about a provocation with the use of chemical weapons that is being prepared in Syria’s Idlib governorate, Russia’s Permanent ....

  • Daesh, Qaeda may set up new terrorist holding, Russian official warns

    Date: 2018-09-03 20:15:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:7560693

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - A Russian official warned Monday that militants of Daesh and Al-Qaeda may set up a new major terrorist holding with a significant destructive potential, TASS reported. "A new global challenge may be the alliance of the IS ....

  • US service member killed, another wounded in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-09-03 19:14:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:90 - ID:7560724

    KABUL, Sept 3 (MENA) - A US service member has been killed and another wounded in an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan, ABC News reported on Monday. Resolute Support and US Forces-Afghanistan Commanding General Scott Miller says "the ....

  • Putin has no plans to visit North Korea on September 9 - Kremlin

    Date: 2018-09-03 19:13:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:89 - ID:7560720

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is not scheduled to pay a visit to North Korea, Tass quoted Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov as commenting on reports that the Russian leader’s visit to Pyongyang may be held on September ....

  • Turkish inflation hits 17.9 pct in August

    Date: 2018-09-03 18:17:22 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:84 - ID:7560594

    ANKARA, Sept 3 (MENA) - The inflation rate in Turkey rose to 17.9 percent in August from 15.9 percent in the previous month, exceeding the median estimate of 17.6 percent, Bloomberg reported. Turkey’s state statistics office said the monthly ....

  • UN disappointed over Myanmar court verdict on jailing Reuters reporters

    Date: 2018-09-03 10:11:19 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:31 - ID:7559404

    NAYPYIDAW, Sept 3 (MENA) - The United Nations resident and humanitarian coordinator in Myanmar, Knut Ostby, said he was disappointed by the court’s decision to sentence two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison, The Guardian reported. The ....

  • Massive inferno engulfs 200-year-old museum in Brazil

    Date: 2018-09-03 09:31:21 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:26 - ID:7559446

    BRASILIA, Sept 3 (MENA) - A massive fire tore through a 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro late Sunday, lighting up the night and sending large plumes of smoke into the air, CBS news reported. Firefighters worked to put out the blaze at the ....

  • Japan plans to stop importing Iranian crude in October

    Date: 2018-09-03 08:55:00 GMT - Japan - World - SN:22 - ID:7559332

    TOKYO, Sept 3 (MENA) - Japan’s major oil distributors, taking heed of US demands, are expected to suspend crude imports from Iran in October and switch to other producers in the Middle East, The Japan Times reported. As Iranian oil is cheaper ....

  • Daesh fighters in Afghanistan are communicating with UK terror cells, defence secretary Gavin Williamson says

    Date: 2018-09-03 08:45:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:19 - ID:7559311

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) - Daesh fighters in Afghanistan are communicating with cells in the UK with the aim of potentially carrying out attacks, the government has said. Defense secretary Gavin Williamson gave the government’s first confirmation ....

  • Mahathir says will honor PH agreement on succession

    Date: 2018-09-03 08:38:58 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:18 - ID:7559312

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 3 (MENA) - Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he will honor the agreement by Pakatan Harapan (PH) partners that he will be interim prime minister, with the time frame mentioned as two years, before he hands over the reins to ....

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