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  • Typhoon suspends hundreds of flights in S. Korea

    Date: 2019-09-07 08:17:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:8093400

    SEOUL, Sept 7 (MENA) - South Korea worked to prevent any serious damage from Typhoon Lingling as the powerful storm made landfall here Saturday, causing heavy rains and strong winds throughout the entire nation. No serious damage has been ....

  • US satellite image appears to show Iran tanker anchored at Syrian port

    Date: 2019-09-07 07:02:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:8093347

    WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (MENA) - US National Security Adviser John Bolton has accused Tehran of “lying and spreading terror” in a Tweet which appeared to show the Iranian-flagged tanker Adrian Darya 1 at anchor near the Syrian port of Tartus. Bolton ....

  • Afghan president's visit to US delayed amid 'differences'

    Date: 2019-09-06 20:18:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:8093124

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - Afghan officials have confirmed that President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s trip to the United States has been postponed, Khaama Press reported on Friday. The officials have not disclosed information regarding the postponement ....

  • US, Russia should maintain dialogue - senator

    Date: 2019-09-06 19:52:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:8093122

    MOSCOW, Sept 6 (MENA) - An American senator visiting Russia said he believes Moscow and Washington should maintain a dialogue regardless of who becomes U.S. president in the 2020 election, ABC News reported on Friday. Mike Lee, a member of US ....

  • More than 76,000 in hurricane-hit Bahamas may need food, aid: WFP

    Date: 2019-09-06 10:04:27 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:25 - ID:8092559

    GENEVA, Sept 6 (MENA) - More than 76,000 people could be in need of food and other aid in the Bahamas after the Caribbean nation was ravaged by Hurricane Dorian, the UN's World Food Program said on Thursday, with eight tons of supplies ready to ....

  • Heavy clashes ongoing in Farah in Afghanistan: Officials

    Date: 2019-09-06 08:58:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:8092404

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA)- Heavy clashes are ongoing between government forces and the Taliban movement on the outskirts of the city of Farah since Thursday night, local officials said on Friday. Taliban have been pushed back from the outskirts of ....

  • Afghan president heads to Washington to meet Trump

    Date: 2019-09-06 08:12:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:8092378

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA)- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will travel to Washington DC on Saturday with a 13-member delegation to meet with President Donald Trump on Monday, TOLOnews channel quoted sources as saying. Ghani’s visit to Washington comes ....

  • French police: Two women stabbed in Marseille

    Date: 2019-09-06 08:06:57 GMT - France - World - SN:12 - ID:8092355

    PARIS, Sept 6 (MENA)- A knife attack took place on a school in Marseille, south of France, leaving two women injured, French police said on Friday. The man accused of stabbing the two women was found, meanwhile the motives of the attack remain ....

  • Typhoon Lingling approaches S. Korea

    Date: 2019-09-06 07:37:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:8092321

    SEOUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - A powerful typhoon is quickly moving northward to South Korea, with the country's southernmost island of Jeju bracing for the storm Friday afternoon, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. Typhoon Lingling, this year's ....

  • Dorian death toll climbs to 30 in Bahamas: PM

    Date: 2019-09-06 06:57:02 GMT - The Bahamas - World - SN:9 - ID:8092295

    NASSAU, Sept 6 (MENA) - The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has risen to 30 in the Bahamas, Chinese official news agency Xinhua quoted Prime Minister of the Bahamas Hubert Minnis as saying. Minnis called the storm a "generational ....

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