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  • Ghani spokesman: Taliban leaders receive orders from Qatar to kill Afghans

    Date: 2019-09-08 16:02:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:53 - ID:8095352

    KABUL, Sept 8 (MENA) - “Taliban leaders receive orders from Qatar to kill Afghans.” Afghan presidential spokesman Sadiq Sediqi said on Sunday. The Afghan people would never accept an incomplete peace deal with the Taliban that results in their ....

  • Erdogan must understand he cannot threaten Greece, Europe: Greek PM

    Date: 2019-09-08 15:56:33 GMT - Greece - World - SN:52 - ID:8095342

    ATHENS, Sept 8 (MENA) - Turkey should not put pressure on either Greece or Europe while trying to get support for its plan to resettle refugees arriving from northern Syria, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Sunday. "Mr Erdogan must ....

  • UNHRC to commence its 42nd session Monday

    Date: 2019-09-08 14:24:40 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:47 - ID:8095039

    GENEVA, Sept 8 (MENA)- The 42nd regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will be held on Monday at the UN HQ in Geneva and lasts until September 27. The session is to take up human rights issues worldwide, including ....

  • Wider Tokyo area braces for travel chaos as typhoon approaches

    Date: 2019-09-08 12:43:24 GMT - Japan - World - SN:37 - ID:8095038

    TOKYO, Sept 8 (MENA) - The Tokyo metropolitan area on Sunday braced for a powerful typhoon that is expected to cause significant travel disruption affecting hundreds of thousands of commuters at the start of the week, Kyodo news agency ....

  • PM Johnson sticking to Brexit plans -- foreign minister

    Date: 2019-09-08 10:36:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:20 - ID:8094746

    LONDON, Sept 8 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday. Johnson, who has lost his majority in parliament and has seen ....

  • Parts of Japan warned of powerful typhoon

    Date: 2019-09-08 07:04:40 GMT - Japan - World - SN:9 - ID:8094488

    TOKYO, Sept 8 (MENA) - The Japanese weather agency Sunday warned that central and eastern Japan regions including Tokyo areas could see some of their most powerful ever winds as Typhoon Faxai is approaching. The season's 15th typhoon is expected ....

  • Trump says he called off negotiations with Taliban after Afghanistan bombing

    Date: 2019-09-08 06:37:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:8094468

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) - President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he had canceled a secret meeting at Camp David with Taliban leaders and the president of Afghanistan and was calling off monthslong negotiations that had appeared to be nearing ....

  • Fiery clashes in new round of Yellow Vest protests in French cities

    Date: 2019-09-07 22:00:30 GMT - France - World - SN:49 - ID:8094386

    PARIS, Sept 7 (MENA) - Anti-government protesters turned out in several French cities Saturday, hoping to inject fresh momentum into weekly demonstrations calling for social justice and the ouster of President Emmanuel Macron, France 24 reported. ....

  • Afghan forces retake Wardooj district after five years

    Date: 2019-09-07 10:02:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:8093503

    KABUL, Sept 7 (MENA)- Afghan forces recaptured Wardooj district in Badakhshan Province, TOLOnews quoted the acting defense minister as saying. Afghan security forces retook the control of Wardooj district five years after it was captured by ....

  • US CENTCOM commander McKenzie arrives in Pakistan

    Date: 2019-09-07 09:40:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:8093431

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 7 (MENA) - US Central Command (US CENTCOM) commander General Kenneth McKenzie Jr arrived in Islamabad on Saturday along with his 17-member delegation. General McKenzie during his visit to the country will hold key meetings with ....

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