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  • 82% of Republicans back military strike against N. Korea

    Date: 2017-09-19 18:23:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:6999588

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - The number of Americans who would support a US military response to North Korea’s aggression is “significantly higher” these days than in 2003, according to a new Gallup poll. “As North Korea continues to launch test ....

  • Trump: We meet at a time of "immense promise and great peril"

    Date: 2017-09-19 17:23:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:6999559

    NEW YORK, Sept 19 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump told world leaders at the United Nations that terrorists are gaining strength around the world but that peace is possible, CNN reported on Tuesday. “To put it simply, we meet at a time of both ....

  • Lavrov to meet with foreign diplomats, officials in New York

    Date: 2017-09-19 09:35:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:6998220

    NEW YORK, Sept 19 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is planning to meet on Tuesday with his American and British counterparts, Rex Tillerson and Boris Johnson, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Palestinian President ....

  • Sahel G5 countries, int'l officials start consultative meeting in New York

    Date: 2017-09-19 08:30:59 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:16 - ID:6998076

    NEW YORK, Sept 19 (MENA) - A consultative meeting between the Sahel Group of Five countries and international officials has been held here on the fringe of the 72nd session of UNGA. Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz along side the ....

  • Curfew imposed on British Virgin Islands ahead of Maria Hurricane

    Date: 2017-09-19 08:13:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:6998180

    LONDON, Sept 19 (MENA) - British Foreign Office said on Tuesday that local authorities have imposed a curfew on the British Virgin Islands ahead of Hurricane Maria and after the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Irma that strongly hit the islands ....

  • Syrian government troops cross Euphrates River: Russian military

    Date: 2017-09-18 16:08:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:6997488

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - The Syrian government troops, supported by Russian warplanes, have crossed the Euphrates River near Syria's eastern city of Deir Ezzor, Chinese news agency Xinhua quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on ....

  • Israeli jailed in Russia after trying to open plane door mid-flight

    Date: 2017-09-18 16:05:19 GMT - Israel - World - SN:60 - ID:6997412

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - A 51-year-old Israeli man has become the first to be prosecuted in Russia under a new amendment to the country's Aviation Code after he tried to open a plane door mid-flight, Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported Monday. ....

  • N.K. slams UNSC statement condemning its latest missile launch

    Date: 2017-09-18 13:53:47 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:48 - ID:6997148

    PYONGYANG, Sept 18 (MENA) - North Korea blasted the United Nations Security Council's statement that condemned yet another firing of a mid-range missile late last week, warning that beefing up international pressure will only accelerate its move ....

  • French president flies to New York for UN general assembly

    Date: 2017-09-18 11:05:10 GMT - France - World - SN:25 - ID:6996486

    PARIS, Sept 18 (MENA) – French President Emmanuel Macron headed on Monday for New York to participate in the 72nd session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, according to sources with the presidency. Macron’s visit to New York will ....

  • World eyeing Trump speech at UNGA

    Date: 2017-09-18 10:05:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:6996525

    NEW YORK, Sept 18 (MENA) - Donald Trump is attending the first United Nations session of his presidency this coming week and all eyes will be on him as counterparts from around the globe try to figure out this most unusual of American ....

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