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  • At least 4 soldiers injured as ammunition depot explodes in Kazakhstan - officials

    Date: 2019-09-14 08:22:48 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:7 - ID:8102845

    ASTANA, Sept 14 (MENA) - At least four Kazakh servicemen were injured during the routine clearance of burnt debris from an ammunition depot which caught fire in June in the city of Arys, Kazakhstan, local authorities said Saturday. According to ....

  • Trump says he doesn't believe Israel is spying on US

    Date: 2019-09-13 16:46:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:8102510

    WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has said he does not believe the Israeli government is spying on the United States, The Hill reported. His remarks came after a news report said US officials thought Israel had placed ....

  • UN 'regrets' impact US Court ruling on asylum seekers

    Date: 2019-09-13 15:14:07 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:48 - ID:8102417

    GENEVA, Sept 13 (MENA) - The UN warned Friday that a US Supreme Court ruling allowing US President Donald Trump's administration to implement significant asylum restrictions could have dire implications on people in urgent need of protection. "We ....

  • Pakistani PM vows not to disappoint Kashmiris in UNGA

    Date: 2019-09-13 15:10:20 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:47 - ID:8102370

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 13 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday that he will act as Kashmir's ambassador before the world and will not disappoint them during his address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) later this ....

  • Russia will only borrow in currencies other than US dollar – finance min.

    Date: 2019-09-13 14:14:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:8102343

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - Russia will not take out loans in US dollars for the remainder of this year and the whole of 2020, turning instead to the yuan and euro, Russia Today quoted the Finance Ministry as saying. "We will borrow in currencies ....

  • China adds US agricultural products to tariff exemptions

    Date: 2019-09-13 14:08:05 GMT - China - World - SN:41 - ID:8102308

    BEIJING, Sept 13 (MENA) - China plans to exclude American farm goods, including soybeans, from tariffs in the latest move to ease trade tensions before the two countries restart trade talks next month, CNBC reported. The Chinese Ministry of ....

  • At least 10 people killed after fire at Rio de Janeiro hospital

    Date: 2019-09-13 13:59:48 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:40 - ID:8102329

    BRASILIA, Sept 13 (MENA) - At least 10 people died when a fire ripped through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, The Global and Mail quoted firefighters as saying. The blaze, apparently caused by a short circuit, was the latest tragedy to hit one of ....

  • Finnish president doubts efficiency of anti-Russian sanctions

    Date: 2019-09-13 13:46:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:8102313

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - Finnish President Sauli Niinistö expressed doubt about the efficiency of sanctions against Russia as Interfax-Ukraine reported referring to the president’s speech at 16th annual meeting of Yalta European Strategy (YES) in ....

  • Fire on oil tanker in west Norway put out

    Date: 2019-09-13 13:21:30 GMT - Norway - World - SN:37 - ID:8102290

    OSLO, Sept 13 (MENA) - An oil tanker, docked in county of Hordaland, western Norway, caught fire during oil filling, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) reported Friday. The fire was extinguished by early afternoon. Nearly 106 people ....

  • Tokyo: Pope Francis to meet Japan's emperor, PM during November visit

    Date: 2019-09-13 11:17:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:30 - ID:8102003

    TOKYO, Sept 13 (MENA) - Pope Francis will meet with Emperor Naruhito and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to the country in November, the Japanese government said, according to the Japan Times. The pontiff will visit Japan from November ....

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