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  • Germany urges Russia to avert Syria humanitarian crisis

    Date: 2018-09-14 20:59:19 GMT - Germany - World - SN:58 - ID:7576376

    BERLIN, Sept 14 (MENA) - German Foreign minister Heiko Maas met with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Berlin on Friday to discuss measures to avert the humanitarian crisis that would likely result if a looming bombing campaign in the Syrian city ....

  • US sanctions Thai company for ties to Iran

    Date: 2018-09-14 18:17:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:7576285

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - The US government on Friday imposed sanctions on a Thailand-based company it says provides services to an Iranian airline that Washington accuses of supporting terrorist activities directed by Iran's government, ABC News ....

  • China reports new African swine fever cases

    Date: 2018-09-14 18:15:12 GMT - China - World - SN:48 - ID:7576267

    BEIJING, Sept 14 (MENA) - China has confirmed two new outbreaks of African swine fever in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and central China's Henan Province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs was quoted by Xinhua news ....

  • 17 people killed in bus accident in India

    Date: 2018-09-14 16:21:48 GMT - India - World - SN:43 - ID:7576190

    NEW DELHI, Sept 14 (MENA) - At least 17 passengers were killed and over 13 were injured when a mini bus skidded off the road and plunged into a gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India TV reported on Friday. The accident occurred ....

  • Chinese deputy premier to visit Russia, Singapore on Sunday

    Date: 2018-09-14 15:21:11 GMT - China - World - SN:39 - ID:7576159

    BEIJING, Sept 14 (MENA) - At the invitation of the Russian government, Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng will visit Russia on September 16-18, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said. In a press conference on Friday, Geng noted that ....

  • Hurricane-force winds collapse portions of North Carolina hotel roof, about 70 evacuated

    Date: 2018-09-14 14:55:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:37 - ID:7576101

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - As Hurricane Florence inched closer to the North Carolina coast Friday, hurricane-force winds collapsed portions of an area hotel's roof, forcing the building to be evacuated, officials said, Fox News reported. About ....

  • US received fewer refugees than rest of world in 2017 -- newspaper

    Date: 2018-09-14 14:42:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:7575970

    WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (MENA) - The Washington Post revealed on Friday that US President Donald Trump made the denigration of refugees a core theme of his presidency, and his administration has all but barred the gates to foreigners seeking refuge in ....

  • Italy blocks adding name to Russia sanctions list

    Date: 2018-09-14 14:30:07 GMT - Italy - World - SN:32 - ID:7576061

    ROME, Sept 14 (MENA) - The Italian government blocked a Crimean lawmaker being added to the EU's Russia sanctions list, according to three diplomats, Politico reported on Friday. On Wednesday, the Council of the EU's Working Party of Foreign ....

  • 21 more bodies wash up as migrants try to reach Spain

    Date: 2018-09-14 13:24:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:29 - ID:7575959

    GENEVA, Sept 14 (MENA) - The bodies of 21 people thought to be migrants trying to reach Spain have washed up on the shores of the Mediterranean this month, the UN migration agency said in statement on Friday, Euronews reported. The latest deaths ....

  • Roadside bomb targeting security convoy kills 3 in Pakistan

    Date: 2018-09-14 11:32:58 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7575806

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 14 (MENA) - Pakistani police said that a roadside bomb has exploded near a security convoy in the country's southwest, killing three security personnel, ABC news reported on Friday. Local police official Mohammad Azmat said that ....

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