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  • 32 arrested after St. Louis protest over ex-cop's acquittal turns violent

    Date: 2017-09-16 10:22:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:6993337

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) - Thirty-two people were arrested and 10 officers injured during a protest held in St. Louis Friday night after a white former police officer earlier in the day was acquitted in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man, the ....

  • Russia: US must comply with UN political steps to settle N. Korean crisis

    Date: 2017-09-16 09:00:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:6993150

    MOSCOW, Sept 16 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya said on Saturday that Russia will comply with the sanctions against North Korea envisioned by the latest resolution of the UN Security Council but it also expects political steps ....

  • Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of violating its airspace

    Date: 2017-09-16 07:59:03 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:11 - ID:6993105

    DHAKA, Sept 16 (MENA) - Bangladeshi authorities summoned Myanmar's envoy to protest, what they said, violations of their airspace amid an exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in western Myanmar. In a statement on Saturday, Myanmar's ....

  • British police chasing down suspects involved in London terror attack

    Date: 2017-09-16 07:02:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:8 - ID:6993061

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - British police are chasing down suspects after the explosion that took place on the train in west London, leaving 29 people injured, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said on Saturday. There are many ....

  • N. Korea seeks to establish ‘equilibrium of force’ with US – Kim Jong-un

    Date: 2017-09-16 05:45:04 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:2 - ID:6993037

    PYONGYANG, Sept 16 (MENA) - Pyongyang must strive for parity of “real force” with Washington on the Korean peninsula so that US leaders “dare not talk about military options,” North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told defense officials during the latest ....

  • US urges Iraq's Kurdistan to call off independence referendum

    Date: 2017-09-15 22:47:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:6993017

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) - The White House said on Friday the plan for an independence referendum in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region this month distracts from efforts to defeat Daesh and urged Kurdish leaders to call off the vote. “We ....

  • UN Security council condemns North Korea’s missile test

    Date: 2017-09-15 22:24:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:6993011

    NEW YORK, Sept 15 (MENA) - The UN Security Council condemned on Friday North Korea’s “highly provocative” ballistic missile test that flew over Japan and urging Pyongyang to take immediate action to demonstrate its commitment to denuclearizing the ....

  • UK terror threat level raised to critical

    Date: 2017-09-15 20:50:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:91 - ID:6992962

    LONDON, Sept 15 (MENA) - Prime Minister announced the country's terror threat level has been raised from 
severe to critical, the highest possible level, meaning an attack 
is "expected imminently", The Telegraph reported Friday. The threat ....

  • Israeli consulate in NY closes after threat against PM

    Date: 2017-09-15 20:22:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:6992966

    GAZA CITY, Sept 15 (MENA) - Israel's mission to New York was reportedly sealed shut on Friday night after a package containing white powder and a letter threatening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was received, The Jerusalem Post reported. The ....

  • We'll defy the world for a 'thousand years' says N. Korean official

    Date: 2017-09-15 20:21:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:6992958

    LONDON, Sept 15 (MENA) – A senior Pyongyang official said Friday that North Korea will defy sanctions “for a 1,000 years”, The Daily Telegraph reported. In a rare media briefing to a handful of reporters in Beijing only hours after Pyongyang ....

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