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  • Trump pushing Afghan president to close Taliban office in Qatar

    Date: 2017-09-26 12:12:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:7009966

    LONDON, Sept 26 (MENA) - Donald Trump is pushing the Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani, to close a Taliban mission in Qatar, which has been a channel for dialogue for more than six years, the Guardian newspaper quoted several sources familiar with ....

  • Israel welcomes Merkel victory, mum on AfD gains

    Date: 2017-09-26 10:06:36 GMT - Israel - World - SN:26 - ID:7009635

    GAZA CITY, Sept 26 (MENA) - Israel on Monday welcomed the re-election of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, but had no formal reaction to the rise of the far right Alternative for Germany (AfD) Party, the Jerusalem Post reported. At a Rosh Hashana ....

  • Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif stands trial before anti-corruption court

    Date: 2017-09-26 08:10:27 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7009454

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 26 (MENA) - Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stood trial on Tuesday before an anti-corruption court in Islamabad to face corruption charges. His court appearance comes a day after he returned home from London, where ....

  • Attackers shoot 3 women, 2 men to death at house in Mexico

    Date: 2017-09-26 06:54:42 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:7 - ID:7009351

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 26 (MENA) - Authorities in the central Mexico state of Puebla say gunmen have shot to death three young women and two men while wounding three others during an attack on a house, Fox News reported. The Puebla state prosecutors' ....

  • Kurdistan referendum will increase regional instability: US

    Date: 2017-09-26 06:47:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7009346

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (MENA) - The US Department of State expressed disappointment over Iraqi Kurdistan region independence referendum that was held on Monday saying that it will increase instability in the region. In a statement on Tuesday, State ....

  • Ongoing settlement activities undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, warns UN envoy

    Date: 2017-09-26 06:03:00 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:2 - ID:7009341

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - A senior United Nations official told the UN Security Council said that continuing settlement expansion, most notably in occupied East Jerusalem, is making the two-State solution increasingly unattainable and undermining ....

  • North Korea says Trump declared war

    Date: 2017-09-25 17:16:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7009018

    NEW YORK, Sept 25 (MENA) - North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Monday that President Trump had declared war on his country, and that Pyongyang had the right to shoot down US bombers even if they were not in the nation’s airspace, the New ....

  • Putin, Erdogan discuss over phone de-escalation zones in Syria

    Date: 2017-09-25 14:59:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7008626

    MOSCOW, Sept 25 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed over the phone on Monday with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan the issue of establishing new de-escalation zones in Syria, Russia Today quoted a Russian presidential ....

  • Macron congratulates Merkel on winning 4th term

    Date: 2017-09-25 08:29:58 GMT - France - World - SN:14 - ID:7007640

    PARIS, Sept 25 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to congratulate her on winning a fourth term in office. He said that France and Germany would forge ahead with their vital cooperation. "I called ....

  • Trump expands travel ban to include North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

    Date: 2017-09-25 07:29:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7007590

    WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (MENA) - President Trump issued a new travel ban Sunday evening to restrict visitors and immigrants from eight countries that have “inadequate” vetting procedures, the New York Post reported. “Making America Safe is my number ....

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