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  • Trump to impose new sanctions on North Korea

    Date: 2018-02-23 16:38:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7261576

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump will announce the "largest-ever set of sanctions on the North Korean regime" on Friday when he speaks to a gathering of conservative activists, The Hill reported. The White House tipped its ....

  • Two people killed near UBS branch in Swiss city

    Date: 2018-02-23 16:34:22 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:50 - ID:7261634

    BERN, Feb 23 (MENA) - The police said that two people have been shot dead outside a branch of the UBS bank in the Swiss city of Zurich, the BBC News reported. The shooting took place shortly before 14:30 local time (13:30 GMT) on Lagerstrasse in ....

  • Reports say Iran temporarily bans ATR aircraft after crash

    Date: 2018-02-23 14:52:49 GMT - Iran - World - SN:45 - ID:7261435

    TEHRAN, Feb 23 (MENA) - Iranian media are reporting the country's aviation organization has temporarily banned flights of all ATR-72 aircraft after a deadly crash that killed 65, ABC News reported Friday. Iran's Aviation Organization said Aseman ....

  • Britain will sign up to EU rules on 'voluntary basis' after Brexit

    Date: 2018-02-23 14:51:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:44 - ID:7261434

    LONDON, Feb 23 (MENA) - Britain will continue to sign up to EU rules on a "voluntary basis" after Brexit to avoid a collapse in trade, cabinet ministers have agreed, The Times reported Friday. An eight-hour meeting at Chequers, the UK prime ....

  • Moon, Ivanka stress need for peace, but differ on how to achieve goal

    Date: 2018-02-23 14:49:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:43 - ID:7261442

    SEOUL, Feb 23 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in reiterated the need to maintain the ongoing mood of dialogue and reconciliation between his country and North Korea on Friday while Ivanka Trump, currently leading a United States delegation ....

  • Greece, Cyprus coordinate stances on Turkey ahead of EU Summit

    Date: 2018-02-23 13:51:48 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:38 - ID:7261255

    NICOSIA, Feb 23 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will support the stance of Cyprus on Turkey`s interference in Cyprus's economic zone after a coordination meeting with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades last night in Brussels, a Greek ....

  • 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 ....

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