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  • Six EU countries ready to take in stranded migrants from Italy

    Date: 2019-08-16 05:50:18 GMT - Italy - World - SN:4 - ID:8064824

    ROME, Aug 16 (MENA) - Six EU countries have agreed to take in some of the 147 migrants currently stranded on a rescue ship near the Italian island of Lampedusa, Rome announced Thursday in a welcome development for embattled far-right interior ....

  • US threatens to ban visas for released Iran tanker crew

    Date: 2019-08-16 05:41:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:8064816

    WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (MENA) - The United States on Thursday threatened a visa ban on the crew of a seized Iranian supertanker whose departure from Gibraltar Washington failed to block. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said the Grace 1 ....

  • S.Korea holds emergency meeting after N. Korea fires 2 projectiles into East Sea

    Date: 2019-08-16 05:34:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:2 - ID:8064811

    SEOUL, Aug 16 (MENA) - North Korea fired two unidentified short-range projectiles into the East Sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, the sixth such launch in about three weeks. The firing came shortly after a warning that North Korea could ....

  • China dismisses Trump tweet on Hong Kong

    Date: 2019-08-15 19:24:26 GMT - China - World - SN:56 - ID:8064652

    BEIJING, Aug 15 (MENA) - A spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry has dismissed US President Donald Trump's tweet that expresses hope Beijing would humanely cope with protesters in Hong Kong, NHK World-Japan reported. Hua Chunying on Thursday ....

  • UK Home Office stabbing: Building cordoned off by armed police after knife attack

    Date: 2019-08-15 17:01:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:8064622

    LONDON, Aug 15 (MENA) - The UK Home Office building has been cordoned off by armed police after a man was stabbed in an "unprovoked" attack, The Independent reported Thursday. Witnesses said the suspect had a long knife and a pet carrier that ....

  • Ghana's president to lead delegation to Russia-Africa summit in Sochi -Ambassador

    Date: 2019-08-15 16:27:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:8064485

    MOSCOW, Aug 15 (MENA) - President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo will head his country's delegation at the Russia-Africa summit in October in Sochi, Ghana's Ambassador to Russia Akyaa Opoku Ware told Sputnik on Thursday. "This is a very important event ....

  • Gibraltar court orders release of Iranian tanker despite U.S. intervention

    Date: 2019-08-15 16:25:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:8064569

    LONDON, Aug 15 (MENA) - Gibraltar’s Supreme Court ordered the release of an Iranian tanker that the British overseas territory impounded in July, according to a copy of the ruling, CNN reported. The decision could prompt Tehran to free a ....

  • FOX News poll finds majority of voters 'unhappy' with the way things are going in the US

    Date: 2019-08-15 15:12:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:8064454

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (MENA) - A new FOX News poll finds a majority of voters are "unhappy" with the way things are going in this country. According to the poll released on Wednesday, respondents weighed in on a variety of subjects from mass shootings ....

  • Pakistan says 5 killed by Indian fire in Kashmir

    Date: 2019-08-15 15:10:26 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:43 - ID:8064450

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 15 (MENA) - Pakistan’s military and police say “unprovoked firing” by India across the heavily militarized Line of Control in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has killed three soldiers and two civilians in separate ....

  • Spain to take some Open Arms migrants, seeks EU deal

    Date: 2019-08-15 14:29:54 GMT - Spain - World - SN:41 - ID:8064424

    MADRID, Aug 15 (MENA) - Spain is willing to take some of around 150 migrants on a rescue ship that has been blocked from docking in Italy, under a broader deal being negotiated with other European nations, authorities in Madrid said on Thursday as ....

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