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  • Burma: Landmines deadly for fleeing Rohingya

    Date: 2017-09-23 11:58:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:7005018

    NEW YORK, Sept 23 (MENA) - Burmese security forces have laid landmines during attacks on villages and along the Bangladesh border, posing a grave risk to Rohingya Muslims fleeing atrocities, Human Rights Watch said. The Burmese government should ....

  • Lavrov: Russia, China continue to pursue road map on Korean problem

    Date: 2017-09-23 10:34:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:23 - ID:7004826

    NEW YORK, Sept 23 (MENA) - Russia and China will continue to pursue a sensible, rather than an emotional approach to solving the problem around the North Korea, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. Russia has no new proposals for resolving ....

  • Eight Taliban militants killed in Afghan army operation

    Date: 2017-09-23 10:14:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7004601

    KABUL, Sept 23 (MENA) - At least eight Taliban militants were killed in a military operation carried out by the Afghan army to liberate a village in Faryab province in northwestern Afghanistan, an Afghan army official said on Saturday. Army ....

  • China imposes limit on oil supply to N. Korea

    Date: 2017-09-23 07:04:24 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:7004461

    BEIJING, Sept 23 (MENA) - China announced that it will restrict oil exports to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and suspend textile imports from DPRK under UN sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, Xinhua news ....

  • Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits off northern California: USGS

    Date: 2017-09-22 21:59:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:7004395

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (MENA) - A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no reports of damage or injury. It was quickly followed by a ....

  • Mediterranean migrant arrivals reach 133,640 in 2017: IOM

    Date: 2017-09-22 18:15:58 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:59 - ID:7004225

    GENEVA, Sept 22 (MENA) - International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a report that 133,640 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 20 September, with over 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between ....

  • Three killed, 27 injured as bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong

    Date: 2017-09-22 16:28:46 GMT - China - World - SN:53 - ID:7004140

    BEIJING, Sept 22 (MENA) - Three people were killed and 27 others injured when a bus mounted a pavement here on Friday evening, the South China Morning Post reported. The police said the accident occurred at around 6.30pm at the junction of Yen ....

  • Poland, NATO troops hold drills amid security concerns

    Date: 2017-09-22 16:21:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7004131

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (MENA) - Thousands of Polish and other NATO troops have launched major defensive exercises in Poland’s north amid security concerns raised by war games recently held by neighboring Russia and Belarus, The Washington Post reported ....

  • Negotiations are still ongoing to reduce global oil production: Russia

    Date: 2017-09-22 16:12:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:7003989

    MOSCOW, Sept 22 (MENA) - Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Friday that no decision have been taken on extending the agreement reached in Vienna to reduce global oil production. Novak explained that the Organization of the Petroleum ....

  • Death toll from hurricane Maria rises to 32

    Date: 2017-09-22 14:35:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:7003864

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (MENA) - As Hurricane Maria continued to cross the Caribbean Friday, officials in Puerto Rico took stock of the deadly toll the historic storm left in its wake: nearly half of the storm’s total death toll of 32, the Los Angeles ....

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