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  • 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 ....

  • Turkish court rejects US pastor Brunson's appeal for release - reports

    Date: 2018-08-17 14:28:26 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:28 - ID:7537824

    ANKARA, Aug 17 (MENA) - A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, euronews quoted Turkish media reports as saying on Friday. Brunson, an Evangelical pastor residing in the ....

  • S. Korea, US reaffirm resolve to develop 'strategic' atomic energy partnership

    Date: 2018-08-17 13:11:28 GMT - south korea - World - SN:24 - ID:7537758

    SEOUL, Aug 17 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States have reaffirmed their resolve to develop a "comprehensive and strategic" partnership in atomic energy, including cooperation on nuclear reactor exports, the South Korean foreign ministry said ....

  • Denmark says time is running out to avoid no-deal Brexit

    Date: 2018-08-17 13:05:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:7537769

    LONDON, Aug 17 (MENA) - Time is running out to strike a Brexit deal, according to Danish Finance Minister Kristian Jensen, who has echoed warnings that there is a 50-50 chance of Britain crashing out of the European Union without an agreement in ....

  • Turkish warships harass Cypriot fishing boat in international waters

    Date: 2018-08-17 10:58:49 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:19 - ID:7537563

    NICOSIA, Aug 17 (MENA) - Two Turkish warships have harassed a Cypriot fishing boat as it was fishing in international waters between Turkey and Cyprus, in an incident which Nicosia is expected to protest about at the UN level. Aristos Aristidou, ....

  • Koreas agree to hold summit in Pyongyang in September

    Date: 2018-08-17 09:40:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:7537502

    SEOUL, Aug 17 (MENA) - South and North Korea have agreed to hold a summit meeting between their leaders in Pyongyang in September, Yonhap News Agency reported. The agreement has been made during high-level talks on the northern side of Panmunjom ....

  • N. Korean leader criticizes int'l sanctions

    Date: 2018-08-17 08:31:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7537354

    SEOUL, Aug 17 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un harshly criticized international sanctions on the North during his visit to a tourist complex under construction on the North's eastern coast, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday. The ....

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