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  • Man attacks people at shopping mall in Poland

    Date: 2017-10-20 15:32:09 GMT - Poland - World - SN:55 - ID:7049547

    WARSAW, Oct 20 (MENA) - A man attacked people with a knife Friday at a shopping mall in southeastern Poland, killing one person and sending seven others to the hospital with wounds, police said, Fox News reported. Andrzej Wierszyna, spokesman for ....

  • Japan's 83-year-old emperor 'will abdicate in 18 months'

    Date: 2017-10-20 15:26:08 GMT - Japan - World - SN:53 - ID:7049539

    TOKYO, Oct 20 (MENA) - Japan's Emperor Akihito is expected to abdicate by March 2019, allowing his son Crown Prince Naruhito to become the new Emperor by April, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. The 83-year-old, who has ruled over Japan for more ....

  • Suicide bomb in Kabul Shia mosque kills dozens

    Date: 2017-10-20 15:24:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:7049546

    KABUL, Oct 20 (MENA) - A suicide bomber has killed at least 30 people inside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say. An eyewitness told the BBC the scene at the Imam Zaman mosque, in the west of the city, "looks like a ....

  • Tillerson assures Trump Administration won’t block European trade with Iran

    Date: 2017-10-20 14:20:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:7049358

    WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the Trump administration isn’t seeking to disrupt European business deals with Iran, offering a message of reassurance following President Donald Trump’s refusal last week to ....

  • WHO supports containment of rare virus on Uganda-Kenya border

    Date: 2017-10-20 13:40:38 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:7049339

    GENEVA, Oct 20 (MENA) - World Health Organisation (WHO) is working to contain an outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD) that has appeared in eastern Uganda on the border with Kenya, WHO said on its official website. At least one person is ....

  • Resumption of strategic stability dialogue with US initiated by Russia - Lavrov

    Date: 2017-10-20 12:58:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:7049264

    MOSCOW, Oct 20 (MENA) - Russia initiated the resumption of a dialogue on every issue of interest to the United States, including strategic stability, being aware of the problems experienced by the new US administration, Russian Foreign Minister ....

  • Pollution is killing millions of people a year, experts warn

    Date: 2017-10-20 12:35:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:7049199

    LONDON, Oct 20 (MENA) - Pollution is killing 50,000 people a year in the UK, according to a damning new report, which lays bare the toxic danger posed by contaminated air and water, The Independent reported. The problem is responsible for more ....

  • 1,172 civilians killed in Syria's Raqqa battle: SOHR

    Date: 2017-10-20 12:32:32 GMT - Syria - World - SN:34 - ID:7049161

    LONDON, Oct 20 (MENA) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Friday that the US-led coalition along with Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) killed about 1,172 Syrian civilians, including 276 children and 203 women, during battles of ....

  • Angela Merkel: there is 'zero indication' Brexit talks will fail

    Date: 2017-10-20 11:49:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:7049124

    LONDON, Oct 20 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that there is "zero indication" that Britain will leave the EU without a deal, describing calls for Theresa May to walk away from talks are "absurd", The Telegraph reported Friday. The ....

  • Second phase of Brexit talks can start: EU council president

    Date: 2017-10-20 11:02:15 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:28 - ID:7048979

    BRUSSELS, Oct 20 (MENA) - European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday that 27 EU leaders meeting in Brussels had agreed to give the green light to internal preparations for the second phase of Brexit talks with London, dealing with ....

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