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  • N. Korea olympic dream faces plenty of hurdles

    Date: 2018-09-19 22:38:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:7583893

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - A moribund economy, limited infrastructure and inadequate facilities are some of the factors that make Pyongyang an unlikely host of the Olympics, The Wall Street Journal newspaper (WSJ) reported on Wednesday. A ....

  • Russian-Turkish consultations to ease visa regime to be held in October

    Date: 2018-09-19 22:25:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:112 - ID:7583781

    MOSCOW, Sept 19 (MENA) - Russia and Turkey will hold a round of consular consultations to simplify the visa regime the next month, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Ivanov on Wednesday, according to TASS news agency. "Russian-Turkish ....

  • Trump welcomes 'tremendous progress' with North Korea

    Date: 2018-09-19 22:22:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:111 - ID:7583837

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump says "we're making tremendous progress" with North Korea, after an inter-Korean summit offered some apparent concessions from the North on its weapons program, ABC News reported. Trump told ....

  • At least 27 dead after boat capsizes on river in Congo

    Date: 2018-09-19 22:16:57 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:110 - ID:7584082

    KINSHASA, Sept 19 (MENA) - A local official says at least 27 people are dead after a passenger boat capsized along Congo's Mongala River in the country's north, ABC News. Alpha Belo, head of the locality of Binga, said Wednesday the boat sank ....

  • Russia denies US accusations of violating N. Korea sanctions - amb.

    Date: 2018-09-19 22:10:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:7583780

    MOSCOW, Sept 19 (MENA) - Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday that US accusations that Russia helped North Korea illegally obtain fuel through transfers at sea were not backed up by evidence, Euronews channel reported on its web ....

  • Russia says Taliban ready to attend Afghan peace talks in Moscow

    Date: 2018-09-19 21:59:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:7583778

    MOSCOW, Sept 19 (MENA) - Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Taliban was prepared to attend multilateral peace talks on Afghanistan in Moscow. Afghanistan's deputy foreign minister is expected to visit Moscow on Thursday to discuss the ....

  • Russian bases in Syria to be equipped with upgraded control systems — official

    Date: 2018-09-19 21:40:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:7583980

    MOSCOW, Sept 19 (MENA) - Russian Defense Ministry is making steps to upgrade security on Russian military bases in Syria and installation of automated control instruments is one of the technical solutions it is currently working at, TASS news agency ....

  • US tags Iran anew as top terror sponsor - report

    Date: 2018-09-19 21:29:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:7583916

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - Iran remains the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, the Trump administration said Wednesday in an annual report that also highlighted another drop in terrorist attacks worldwide, Fox News reported. The State ....

  • US seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran - special envoy

    Date: 2018-09-19 21:26:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:7583841

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - The United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran that will cover both its ballistic missile and nuclear programs, the US special envoy for Iran said on Wednesday ahead of UN meetings in New York next week, ....

  • Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif released

    Date: 2018-09-19 14:17:10 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:69 - ID:7583312

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 19 (MENA) - The Islamabad High Court (IHC) suspended sentences of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Muhammad Safdar in the Avenfield corruption reference and ordered their release. A ....

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