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  • Johnson says he wants to reach Brexit deal

    Date: 2019-09-09 11:11:25 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:36 - ID:8096214

    DUBLIN, Sept 9 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wants to get a Brexit deal, the Guardian reported Monday. In a press conference with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, Johnson noted that a no-deal Brexit would be “a failure of ....

  • UNHCR commends Sudanese parties' transition to democracy

    Date: 2019-09-09 10:55:14 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:35 - ID:8096116

    GENEVA, Sept 9 (MENA) - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) Michelle Bachelet hailed the Sudanese parties for inking the Constitutional Declaration for transition towards democracy. Addressing the 42nd session of the Human ....

  • Collapse of Afghanistan peace talks due to Trump administration divisions

    Date: 2019-09-09 10:25:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:8096120

    WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (MENA) - Plans for U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, in keeping with President Trump’s pledge to end the war there, were thrown into confusion Sunday, following Trump’s decision to call off a secret meeting he planned with ....

  • Russian, US envoys to discuss war on terror in Vienna

    Date: 2019-09-09 10:02:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:8096086

    MOSCOW, Sept 9 (MENA) - A new round of Russian-US counterterrorism consultations will be held in Vienna on Monday. Taking part in them will be Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov and US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, along ....

  • Pompeo recalls Afghan peace envoy after Trump cancels Camp David Taliban meeting

    Date: 2019-09-09 08:44:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:8095976

    WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (MENA) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration has recalled its envoy to peace talks with the Taliban, dealing a potential death blow to negotiations that hit a low point in recent days following ....

  • 3 wounded in Afghan capital blast

    Date: 2019-09-09 08:33:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:8095974

    KABUL, Sept 9 (MENA) - Officials in Kabul Police Headquarters said an explosion in Kabul city has wounded at least three civilians, Khaama Press reported. The officials further added that the explosion took place at around 11:00 am local time on ....

  • British Airways strike: 'Nearly 100%' of flights cancelled as pilots walk out

    Date: 2019-09-09 08:32:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:17 - ID:8095950

    LONDON, Sept 9 (MENA) - The first-ever strike by British Airways pilots is expected to be the biggest walkout in the airline's history, causing disruption for tens of thousands of travellers, Sky News reported. BA passengers have been told to ....

  • 49 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Balkh

    Date: 2019-09-09 06:23:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:8095854

    KABUL, Sept 9 (MENA) - The Afghan forces killed or wounded at least 49 Taliban militants during the operations in northern Balkh province, Khaama Press reported Monday. The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement that the security forces ....

  • US to be forced back to negotiations eventually: Taliban

    Date: 2019-09-08 20:21:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:68 - ID:8095670

    KABUL, Sept 8 (MENA) - Taliban have denounced US President Donald Trump's decision to call off peace talks with the insurgent group, VOA reported. The group claimed American interlocutors were happy with a deal both sides had negotiated in Doha, ....

  • Significant commitment needed to restart Afghan talks - US Secretary of State

    Date: 2019-09-08 17:55:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:60 - ID:8095483

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is still interested in striking a peace deal with the Taliban, but won't move forward until there is proof that the Taliban can deliver on its commitments under a ....

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