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  • Haiti's president says to serve out term despite rising violence

    Date: 2019-08-29 21:35:55 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:72 - ID:8082903

    PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haiti's president says he will serve out his term despite rising violence, poor economic performance and months of protests over unresolved allegations of corruption in his predecessor's administration. President Jovenel Moise ....

  • Trump: US will maintain presence in Afghanistan even if deal reached with Taliban

    Date: 2019-08-29 15:49:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:59 - ID:8082571

    WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would maintain a force in the area of Afghanistan even if Washington reaches an agreement with the Taliban to end the 18-year war that began after the Sept. 11 ....

  • Toll rises to 28 in Mexico bar fire attack

    Date: 2019-08-29 08:39:22 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:18 - ID:8081614

    MEXICO CITY, Aug 29 (MENA) - Gunmen burst into a Mexican bar in a hail of bullets and killed at least 28 people as they trapped revelers inside and started a raging fire, according to officials. Many of the dead were dancers who worked there, ....

  • UK Boris Johnson set to suspend parliament

    Date: 2019-08-28 10:52:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:8080225

    LONDON, Aug 28 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend parliament from mid-September until just two weeks before the 31 October deadline for Britain to leave the European Union, The Independent reported ....

  • Britain alone will be to blame for no-deal Brexit: EU tells Johnson

    Date: 2019-08-27 21:47:04 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:78 - ID:8079781

    BRUSSELS, Aug 27 (MENA) - Britain will be solely to blame if it crashes out of the EU in a chaotic "no-deal" Brexit, the bloc told Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tuesday in the latest clash between Brussels and London, France 24 reported. With the ....

  • Trump praises Brazilian president efforts to combat Amazon fires

    Date: 2019-08-27 17:28:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:8079558

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday voiced support for Brazilian far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, whose administration faces international scrutiny over the surge in wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, The Hill ....

  • Some 40 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya

    Date: 2019-08-27 15:11:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:8079321

    NEW YORK, Aug 27 (MENA) - At least 40 Europe-bound migrants were missing and feared drowned on Tuesday after the boat they were traveling in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, the coast guard and the UN refugee agency said. Charlie ....

  • Japan says North Korea developing warheads to penetrate missile defenses

    Date: 2019-08-27 10:54:58 GMT - Japan - World - SN:32 - ID:8078883

    TOKYO, Aug 27 (MENA) - Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Tuesday two missiles North Korea test-fired last week were of a new type, Kyodo news agency reported. While stopping short of elaborating on his ministry's analysis, Iwaya told ....

  • OPEC reiterates critical value of maintaining market stability

    Date: 2019-08-27 10:09:44 GMT - Austria - World - SN:23 - ID:8078778

    VIENNA, Aug 27 (MENA) - The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Tuesday reiterated the critical value of commitment to maintaining market stability at times of uncertainties surrounding the global economic growth. The ....

  • Pakistani envoy briefs UNGA president on Kashmir crisis

    Date: 2019-08-27 09:29:53 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:17 - ID:8078740

    NEW YORK, Aug 27 (MENA) - Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi met President of the United Nations General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa and briefed her on India’s ongoing atrocities in occupied Kashmir (IOK), Geo news ....

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