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  • UN expert: No peace in Myanmar if no military prosecutions

    Date: 2019-08-23 21:37:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:8074495

    NEW YORK, Aug 23 (MENA) - A member of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar warned Friday that there will be no long-term peace in the country and no return of Rohingya refugees unless there is accountability for the ....

  • Flights cancelled as Taiwan braces for typhoon

    Date: 2019-08-23 17:48:33 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:50 - ID:8074353

    TAIPEI, Aug 23 (MENA) - Taiwan braced for Typhoon Bailu on Friday, prompting cancellations of domestic flights amid warnings of floods and high seas on the island, Euronews reported. Typhoon Bailu, categorized at the weakest typhoon level by ....

  • PM 'deeply concerned' about Amazon rainforest fires

    Date: 2019-08-23 16:28:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:8074319

    LONDON, Aug 23 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Boris Johnson has expressed concern about the fires raging in the Amazon and called for international action to protect rainforests, as his government came under pressure from Jeremy Corbyn to take ....

  • Detention of American detained in Russia on spy charges extends by 2 months

    Date: 2019-08-23 16:13:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:8074280

    MOSCOW, Aug 23 (MENA) - A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow court ruled Friday, despite the man’s claims that prison guards had injured ....

  • Trump aide claims he's not worried about China's latest trade war

    Date: 2019-08-23 16:00:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:8074250

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) - White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, who provides a strong protectionist voice on US trade talks within the Trump administration, denied that China's announcement on imposing tariffs on US goods caught the White House ....

  • Italy’s deputy foreign minister welcomes idea of inviting Russia to 2020 G7 summit

    Date: 2019-08-23 15:54:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:8074272

    MOSCOW, Aug 23 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation on August 20, but he still will represent the country at a G7 summit scheduled to take place in Biarritz, France on August 24-26, TASS news agency ....

  • Trump dismisses recession warnings: 'I always find a way to win'

    Date: 2019-08-23 15:30:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:8074162

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump on Friday suggested he will personally stave off any downturn in the US economy, boasting that he will "always find a way to win" as financial indicators point toward a possible recession, ....

  • 9 killed as tanker topples onto van in Rajasthan

    Date: 2019-08-23 15:29:34 GMT - India - World - SN:44 - ID:8074247

    NEW DELHI, Aug 23 (MENA) - Nine people were killed on Friday when a tanker toppled onto a van in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan, NDTV quoted the police as saying Friday. The accident occurred near the Desuri ki naal area when the victims, ....

  • Global recycling crisis should be a wake-up call

    Date: 2019-08-23 15:07:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:8074234

    LONDON, Aug 23 (MENA) - The Financial Times said that producing more waste and recycled materials than could be processed at home did not previously create problems for developed countries. The excess was simply exported to poorer countries, mainly ....

  • China threatens new tariffs if Trump escalates trade war

    Date: 2019-08-23 14:50:31 GMT - China - World - SN:42 - ID:8074160

    BEIJING, Aug 23 (MENA) - China said it would impose tariffs on 75 billion dollars in American-made goods if US President Trump carries through on his promise to escalate his trade war with Beijing, in a sign that neither side is ready to back down ....

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