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  • US administration to rescind Obama-era carbon emissions rule

    Date: 2017-10-09 17:54:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:7031579

    NEW YORK, Oct 9 (MENA) - The Trump administration announced Monday that it would take formal steps to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, setting up a bitter fight over the future of ....

  • Trump likely to pull out of Iran nuclear deal next week :German FM

    Date: 2017-10-09 16:52:25 GMT - Germany - World - SN:64 - ID:7031406

    BERLIN, Oct 9 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday that he feared US President Donald Trump would quit the Iran nuclear deal next week. Speaking at a state election campaign event, Gabriel noted that the security ....

  • Taliban denies reports on unity with Daesh

    Date: 2017-10-09 16:42:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:62 - ID:7031470

    KABUL, Oct 9 (MENA) - Afghanistan's Taliban movement denied any possible unity with the terrorist group of Daesh. Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid balked at media reports in this respect as trying to justify the US forces presence in ....

  • Helicopter crash causes stage cancellation

    Date: 2017-10-09 06:45:56 GMT - Latvia - World - SN:6 - ID:7030277

    RIGA, Oct 9 (MENA) - A stage of the final European Rally Championship round in Latvia has been cancelled following a helicopter crash, Interfax news agency reported. ERC officials confirmed that the 11th stage will not run and that cars have been ....

  • German minister warns of another global financial crisis

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:57:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:92 - ID:7029948

    LONDON, Oct 8 (MENA) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has warned that spiralling levels of global debt and liquidity present a major risk to the world economy. In an interview with the Financial Times, the minister said that there was ....

  • 3,000 people evacuated, helicopters deployed as market outside Moscow erupts in flames

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:47:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:7029815

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) – A fire has broken out at a busy building supplies market just outside of Moscow to the north-west. Plumes of black smoke could be seen rising from the site, with around 55,000 square meters of the premises reportedly ....

  • 1 dead, 3 injured in helicopter crash in Latvia

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:42:32 GMT - Latvia - World - SN:89 - ID:7029813

    RIGA, Oct 8 (MENA) - A civilian helicopter has crashed in Latvia during a local car rally, killing one person and injuring three, Fox News reported. The helicopter apparently got tangled up in an electricity cable as it was taking off. Latvian ....

  • Swiss aid worker abducted in Darfur

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:38:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:88 - ID:7029814

    BERN, Oct 8 (MENA) - A Swiss humanitarian aid worker has been abducted in the conflict-torn Darfur region of Sudan, Switzerland's foreign ministry said on Sunday. The kidnapping is the first such incident since a UN peacekeeping force began ....

  • Nukes are 'abhorrent, immoral, illegal' - Nobel Peace Prize winner

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:23:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:7029843

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) - While Pyongyang ramps up tensions on the Korean peninsula with nuclear and missile tests and the US considers returning tactical nuclear weapons to South Korea, people need to realize the deadly nature a nuclear confrontation ....

  • S. Korea close to developing 'blackout bomb'

    Date: 2017-10-08 22:19:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:86 - ID:7029788

    SEOUL, Oct 8 (MENA) – South Korea has secured technologies to build a non-lethal graphite bomb which can paralyze the North's power systems in case of war, Yonhap quoted military sources as saying on Sunday. The so-called "blackout bomb" works by ....

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