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  • Nikki Haley: We must not let Syrian horrors to happen in Iran

    Date: 2018-01-05 18:29:34 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:65 - ID:7176484

    NEW YORK, Jan 5 (MENA) - US Ambassador Nikki Haley has warned the demonstrations in Iran could escalate into full-blown conflict, drawing a comparison with Syria, Daily Mail reported on Friday. "The world has witnessed the horrors that have taken ....

  • US targets Venezuelan officials in new sanctions

    Date: 2018-01-05 18:28:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:7176400

    WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (MENA) - The US Department of the Treasury imposed Friday sanctions on four Venezuelan government officials over links to corruption and repression in Venezuela. "The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated four ....

  • Malaysia accepts US offer to resume MH370 search

    Date: 2018-01-05 18:11:00 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:62 - ID:7176457

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 (MENA) - The Malaysian government has accepted US firm Ocean Infinity's "no cure, no fee" offer to resume searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, according to an email sent to the passengers' next-of-kin on Friday, ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(1): China International Import Expo To Debut In Shanghai, Helping Boost World Trade

    Date: 2018-01-05 17:31:05 GMT - China - World - SN:60 - ID:7176453

    SHANGHAI, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- In a significant move to further support the growth of global trade, China International Import Expo (CIIE) will launch its first exhibition at National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from ....

  • China tightens North Korea trade restrictions under UN sanctions

    Date: 2018-01-05 16:16:24 GMT - China - World - SN:55 - ID:7176371

    BEIJING, Jan 5 (MENA) - Beijing has tightened restrictions on exports to North Korea, in compliance with UN sanctions against Pyongyang, limiting further oil supplies and banning imports of its steel and of other goods, Russia Today ....

  • Chad denies role in alleged Equatorial Guinea coup attempt

    Date: 2018-01-05 15:57:21 GMT - Chad - World - SN:53 - ID:7176310

    N'DJAMENA, Jan 5 (MENA) - Chad's government denied involvement in an alleged coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea late last month, saying the dozens of Chadians arrested are mercenaries "and should be treated as such," Fox News reported on ....

  • 2018 brings no end to violence against Rohingya as refugees continue to flee to Bangladesh

    Date: 2018-01-05 15:55:05 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:51 - ID:7176235

    GENEVA, Jan 5 (MENA) - Rohingya refugees were still arriving in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, as the New Year bringing no end to the reports of violence and fears, which forced them to flee their homes in Myanmar, the International Organization for ....

  • Cutting off Pakistan, US takes gamble in complex Afghan war

    Date: 2018-01-05 15:29:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:7176194

    NEW YORK, Jan 5 (MENA) - Afghan officials have pleaded with several US administrations now to reconsider their support for Pakistan, which was both receiving billions of dollars in American aid and harboring on its soil the leaders of a Taliban ....

  • Spanish court says ex-Catalan vice president must stay in jail

    Date: 2018-01-05 14:32:21 GMT - Spain - World - SN:45 - ID:7176116

    MADRID, Jan 5 (MENA) - Spanish supreme court judges have ruled against allowing ousted Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras out of jail while he is investigated for rebellion and other charges stemming from the region’s drive for independence, the ....

  • At least seven killed in fresh violence in Rivers

    Date: 2018-01-05 14:23:25 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:42 - ID:7176018

    ABUJA, Jan 5 (MENA) - The police said gunmen killed at least seven people Thursday at a farm in Nigeria’s Rivers State, the latest violence to hit the oil-rich southern region, The Guardian reported. The attack, believed to have been carried out by ....

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