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  • US envoy to Philippines summoned after Duterte named in threat report

    Date: 2018-02-23 13:51:23 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:37 - ID:7261334

    MANILA, Feb 23 (MENA) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's top aide has summoned the US ambassador to discuss a global threat assessment by American intelligence agencies that mentioned Duterte along with dangers facing democracy in Cambodia, ....

  • Britain targets Facebook, Google with 'fair' tax system

    Date: 2018-02-23 13:49:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:7261333

    LONDON, Feb 23 (MENA) - The UK Treasury is threatening digital companies such as Facebook and Google with a new tax, as it pushes for global agreement on a fairer system for ensuring digital businesses pay their way, The Guardian reported ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(1):Baccarat Hotel New York Named Five-Star Hotel By Forbes Travel Guide in Its Official 2018 Star Rating Announcement

    Date: 2018-02-23 13:15:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:7261335

    NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ MENA/ -- Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Baccarat Hotel New York as a new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel. Baccarat Hotel New York is one of only two New York City hotels ....

  • UNHCR increasingly concerned over long-time stranded Tawergha people in Libya

    Date: 2018-02-23 12:57:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:31 - ID:7261182

    GENEVA, Feb 23 (MENA) - The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is concerned at the plight of several hundred Libyan families prevented by armed groups from returning to their homes in the city of Tawergha and now stranded in difficult conditions, the agency ....

  • Trump’s stance on guns puts pressure on Congress

    Date: 2018-02-23 12:33:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:7261206

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump’s calls for changes to gun laws in the wake of last week’s Florida school shooting push Congress toward a new politically fraught debate just months before the midterm elections, The Wall Street ....

  • America no longer 'Nation Of Immigrants,' USCIS says

    Date: 2018-02-23 12:30:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:7261165

    NEW YORK, Feb 23 (MENA) - The federal agency that issues green cards and grants citizenship to people from foreign countries has stopped characterizing the United States as "a nation of immigrants," The New York Times reported. The director of ....

  • Ivanka Trump arrives in S. Korea

    Date: 2018-02-23 11:15:17 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:7261010

    SEOUL, Feb 23 (MENA) - Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump, who serves as a senior adviser to the president, has arrived at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul in South Korea on Friday, heading a US delegation to closing ....

  • Cyprus sides with international law while Turkey tries to impose its will through using force- Cypriot FΜ

    Date: 2018-02-23 11:11:20 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:17 - ID:7260963

    NICOSIA, Feb 23 (MENA) - Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said that the international community ignores the fact that Turkey uses force or threatens to use force in the case of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone. Addressing a seminar on ....

  • Indian Army destroys Pakistani post in Jammu, Kashmir

    Date: 2018-02-22 23:02:09 GMT - India - World - SN:94 - ID:7260704

    NEW DELHI, Feb 22 (MENA) - The Indian Army on Thursday destroyed a Pakistani post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, The Times of India reported quoting sources as saying. The troops targeted the Pakistani ....

  • Pence: US will not certify Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-02-22 22:52:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:7260698

    WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (MENA) - The Trump administration will not certify the Iran nuclear deal, US Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday, increasing the likelihood of re-imposition of US sanctions on international sales of Iranian crude, Al Hurra ....

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