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  • Catalan leader says region has earned independence

    Date: 2017-10-10 18:39:45 GMT - Spain - World - SN:67 - ID:7033296

    MADRID, Oct 10 (MENA) - The leader of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, said on Tuesday evening that his region had earned the right to independence from Spain, but he immediately suspended the process to allow for talks with the central government in ....

  • Sadiq Khan set to visit India, Pakistan to encourage trade with London

    Date: 2017-10-10 18:25:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:66 - ID:7033202

    LONDON, Oct 10 (MENA) - London mayor Sadiq Khan will visit India and Pakistan later this year to promote business and cultural ties between the two countries and the UK capital, The Independent reported Tuesday. Khan has announced a six-day tour, ....

  • Humanitarians in Yemen face unacceptable obstacles in carrying out relief efforts: UN

    Date: 2017-10-10 18:18:45 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:65 - ID:7033153

    NEW YORK, Oct 10 (MENA) - United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Director of Operations John Ging assured that the devastation in Yemen left some 15 million people lacking adequate access to clean water, sanitation ....

  • US charted course towards 'demolition' of Iran nuclear deal - Moscow

    Date: 2017-10-10 18:01:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:7033186

    MOSCOW, Oct 10 (MENA) - The United States has been dead-set on throwing out the current agreements on the Iranian nuclear program, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Second Asian Department told Sputnik on Tuesday. "The US side has ....

  • Australia end Syria's World Cup dream with extra-time winner

    Date: 2017-10-10 12:54:16 GMT - Australia - World - SN:35 - ID:7032578

    CANBERRA, Oct 10 (MENA) - Syria's dreams of a World Cup debut were dashed by Tim Cahill's aerial prowess as Australia's record goalscorer converted an extra-time header - his second of the match - to put his side into a play-off. The Melbourne ....

  • Two gunmen killed in Dagestan counter-terrorism operation

    Date: 2017-10-10 10:01:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:7032099

    MOSCOW, Oct 10 (MENA) - Two armed gunmen were killed in a counter-terrorism operation in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Dagestan. The news was carried Tuesday by Russian news agency TASS quoting the information center of the National ....

  • 10 dead as major wildfires ignite overnight across northern California

    Date: 2017-10-10 07:03:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:7031839

    CALIFORNIA, Oct 10 (MENA) - More than a dozen wildfires fueled by powerful winds swept through California wine country overnight, killing at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes and other structures, forcing thousands of people to flee and ....

  • UN chief condemns attacks on peacekeepers in Congo

    Date: 2017-10-10 07:02:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7031838

    NEW YORK, Oct 10 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General António Guterres strongly condemned a series of attacks attributed to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which resulted in ....

  • UN bans 4 ships from global ports for violating N Korea sanctions

    Date: 2017-10-10 06:17:01 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:2 - ID:7031836

    NEW YORK, Oct 10 (MENA) - The United Nations has banned four ships from visiting any global port, after they were found violating sanctions imposed on North Korea, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Hugh Griffiths, co-ordinator of a UN panel on North ....

  • California declares state of emergency due to wildfires

    Date: 2017-10-09 22:21:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7031771

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties because of wildfires that the governor says are threatening thousands of homes, ABC News reported Monday Brown issued the ....

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