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  • China to take down its trade barriers - Trump

    Date: 2018-04-08 22:18:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:7340278

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Sunday touted his friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping but vowed that Beijing will remove its "trade barriers" amid increased tensions between the two countries, The Hill ....

  • Iraqi, US leaders discuss regional developments

    Date: 2018-04-08 22:08:05 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:96 - ID:7340527

    BAGHDAD, April 8 (MENA) - Iraqi Prime Minister Heidar Al Abadi discussed with US President Donald Trump over the phone the developments in Iraq and Syria, according to a statement by the Iraqi prime minister's office. Both leaders highlighted ....

  • Trump sends mixed signals on Syria - report

    Date: 2018-04-08 22:01:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:7340524

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - US Lawmakers on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action in response to a reported chemical attack in Syria that comes as Trump pushes for a draw down of US troops in the war-torn nation, The Hill ....

  • ‘Responsible nations’ can’t tolerate chemical attack in Syria - says top US lawmaker

    Date: 2018-04-08 21:51:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:7340525

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) – US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan in a tweet on Sunday condemned reports of a deadly chemical attack on civilians in Syria, saying responsible countries cannot tolerate it, The Hill reported. "The chemical ....

  • 100 refugees rescued off Greek shores in Aegean sea

    Date: 2018-04-08 21:32:52 GMT - Greece - World - SN:93 - ID:7340376

    ATHENS, April 8 (MENA) - One hundred refugees and migrants were rescued by the Greek coast guard and the European Union’s border agency Frontex in the eastern Aegean, Ekathimerini newspaper reported on Sunday. The largest rescue operation took ....

  • North Korea ready to discuss denuclearization, US officials say

    Date: 2018-04-08 21:19:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:7340520

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - North Korea has told the US that Kim Jong Un is prepared to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, clearing the way for a summit meeting between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump, ....

  • 35 Taliban insurgents killed, wounded in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-08 21:08:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:91 - ID:7340429

    KABUL, April 8 (MENA) – The Taliban militants and Afghan armed forces suffered casualties during an operation in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted local officials as saying on Sunday. According to Uruzgan security ....

  • UN Security Council to hold 2 meetings on Monday

    Date: 2018-04-08 20:58:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:7340521

    MOSCOW, April 8 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council will gather for a Russia-initiated meeting on Monday to discuss threats to international peace, Fyodor Strzhizhovsky, a spokesman for the Russian mission to the United Nations was quoted ....

  • Erdogan's hegemonic dreams behind escalation of Mideast tension, says Greek FM

    Date: 2018-04-08 20:08:17 GMT - Greece - World - SN:86 - ID:7340453

    ATHENS, April 8 (MENA) - Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has blamed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his dreams of hegemony in the region for the recent escalation in tension between the two countries. In an interview with ....

  • Motorcycle bomb explosion leaves 2 militants dead eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-08 19:18:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:83 - ID:7340268

    KABUL, April 8 (MENA) - At least two militants were killed after a motorcycle packed with explosives went off prematurely in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East ....

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