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  • Ninth person rescued from Thai cave

    Date: 2018-07-10 10:20:45 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:23 - ID:7481703

    BANKOK, July 10 (MENA) - A ninth person was rescued on Tuesday from a flooded Thai cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped for more than two weeks, CNN reported. Eight of the boys were brought out on stretchers over the ....

  • "They cannot wait us out", Pompeo tells Taliban

    Date: 2018-07-10 09:03:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7481555

    KABUL, July 10 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the Taliban cannot wait the US out of Afghanistan as he reaffirmed Washington’s full support to Afghanistan, particularly to an Afghan-led peace process, Khaama Press ....

  • Chinese president opens 8th CASCF meeting

    Date: 2018-07-10 07:12:04 GMT - China - World - SN:10 - ID:7481404

    BEIJING, July 10 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping opened on Tuesday the eighth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF). The meeting is attended by Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah, Arab ....

  • White House recommits to Trump-May meeting

    Date: 2018-07-09 22:42:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7481270

    WASHINGTON, July 9 (MENA) - The White House said Monday President Donald Trump "continues to look forward to" his meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May this week despite the turmoil that Brexit is creating in her government, CNBC ....

  • Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as UK foreign secretary

    Date: 2018-07-09 22:15:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:7481237

    LONDON, July 9 (MENA) - Former Health Minister Jeremy Hunt was appointed Monday as the UK's new foreign secretary following Boris Johnson's resignation earlier on the day. "The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Hon Jeremy as ....

  • Czech justice minister resigns over plagiarism allegations

    Date: 2018-07-09 21:11:01 GMT - Czech - World - SN:80 - ID:7481212

    PRAGUE, July 9 (MENA) - Czech Justice Minister Tatana Malahas resigned less than two weeks after taking office, due to allegations of plagiarism, ABC News reported Monday. Mala was sworn in June 27 along with the rest of the coalition government ....

  • Pakistan's ex-PM to be taken to prison following return -- local media

    Date: 2018-07-09 20:29:58 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:78 - ID:7481225

    ISLAMABAD, July 9 (MENA) - Pakistan's former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz will be directly moved to a prison in Rawalpindi following their expected arrival in Lahore on Friday, local media quoted sources as saying. The pair ....

  • UK Brexit secretary David Davis resigns

    Date: 2018-07-09 18:59:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:7481146

    LONDON, July 9 (MENA) - David Davis has resigned as British Brexit secretary, shattering the hard-won consensus around Theresa May’s Chequers deal and plunging her government into crisis, The Guardian reported on Monday. His resignation was ....

  • Boris Johnson resigns as foreign secretary

    Date: 2018-07-09 15:00:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:7480760

    LONDON, July 9 (MENA) - Boris Johnson has resigned as foreign secretary, becoming the third minister in 24 hours to walk out of the government rather than back Theresa May’s plans for a soft Brexit, said the Guardian. The prime minister hammered ....

  • Chinese president to open 8th CASCF meeting Tuesday

    Date: 2018-07-09 07:28:02 GMT - China - World - SN:10 - ID:7479690

    BEIJING, July 9 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will open on Tuesday the eighth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF). This was announced by Deputy Director of the Chinese Foreign Ministry's Department of ....

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