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  • S. Korea committed to reducing dependence on nuclear power

    Date: 2018-08-18 06:33:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:3 - ID:7538415

    SEOUL, Aug 18 (MENA) - The South Korean government is firmly committed to reducing the country's dependence on nuclear power and will expand the use of renewable power sources despite growing public support for time-tested atomic energy, observers ....

  • S. Korean PM heads for Indonesia to attend opening ceremony of Asian Games

    Date: 2018-08-18 06:27:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:2 - ID:7538409

    SEOUL, Aug 18 (MENA) - South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon left for Indonesia on Saturday to attend the opening ceremony of the Asian Games, setting the stage for a possible meeting with a senior North Korean official, reported Yonhap news ....

  • German charged over alleged membership of Afghan Taliban

    Date: 2018-08-17 20:23:56 GMT - Germany - World - SN:59 - ID:7538230

    BERLIN, Aug 17 (MENA) - German prosecutors have charged a German citizen who allegedly fought for the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing him of membership in a terrorist organization, attempted murder and weapons offenses, ABC News reported on ....

  • Brazil's Lula should have political rights -- UN panel

    Date: 2018-08-17 18:39:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:55 - ID:7538124

    GENEVA, Aug 17 (MENA) - The UN Human Rights Committee, a panel of independent experts, on Friday said it had requested that the Brazilian government allow imprisoned former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to exercise his political rights as ....

  • China 'likely training for strikes against US' -- Pentagon

    Date: 2018-08-17 18:32:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:7538125

    WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (MENA) - China's military is "likely training for strikes" against US targets in the Pacific, the Defense Department (Pentagon) has warned in a sobering report. Beijing's broader strategy is to develop armed forces capabilities ....

  • Russia appoints new envoy to CIS

    Date: 2018-08-17 16:55:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7538041

    MOSCOW, Aug 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree appointing Andrei Grozov as the country's new representative in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Andrei Grozov was appointed as a Permanent Representative of ....

  • US imposes sanctions against Myanmar military leaders

    Date: 2018-08-17 16:51:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:7538081

    WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (MENA) - The United States imposed on Friday sanctions against military leaders in Myanmar for involvement in what it called "ethnic cleansing", the US Treasury Department said in a press release. "Today, the US Department of ....

  • Trump cancels military parade, blames DC officials for high cost

    Date: 2018-08-17 15:38:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:7537963

    WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Friday that he had canceled a planned military parade this fall in the nation's capital because of the "ridiculously high" price tag given by DC officials, NBC News reported. "The local ....

  • Ghani orders in-depth review of conspiracies surrounding attack on Ghazni

    Date: 2018-08-17 15:30:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:36 - ID:7537962

    KABUL, Aug 17 (MENA) – Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has instructed the relevant authorities and security officials for an in-depth review of the conspiracies surrounding the attack on Ghazni city, Khaama Press reported. The Office of ....

  • Kremlin declines to comment on Putin’s alleged support for Iran’s exit from Syria

    Date: 2018-08-17 14:36:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7537911

    MOSCOW, Aug 17 (MENA) - The Kremlin will not comment on reports claiming that Russian leader Vladimir Putin at his Helsinki meeting with US President Donald Trump allegedly supported the idea that Iran must withdraw from Syria, TASS news agency ....

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