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  • UN's Guterres calls on Myanmar to end violence, urges aid

    Date: 2017-09-13 20:13:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:6989608

    New York, Sept 13 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on authorities in Myanmar to end violence against the majority-Buddhist country's Rohingya Muslims and acknowledged the situation there is best described as ethnic ....

  • Shooting reported at Washington State high school

    Date: 2017-09-13 19:10:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:6989691

    WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (MENA) - A shooting was reported Wednesday at a high school in Washington. A suspect was detained after multiple injuries were reported, New York Daily News reported. Nearby schools were on lock-down Wednesday. ....

  • Over 20,000 evacuated across Moscow over various bomb threats

    Date: 2017-09-13 15:50:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:6989429

    MOSCOW, Sept 12 (MENA) - More than 20,000 people were evacuated from over 30 shopping centers, railway stations and universities in Moscow, following “almost simultaneous” warnings that they had been rigged with explosives, Russia Today (RT) ....

  • US Department of State raises concerns about Iran's participation in Astana talks

    Date: 2017-09-13 14:23:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:6989210

    WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (MENA) - Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David M. Satterfield will travel to Astana on September 14 and 15, to lead the U.S. government observer delegation in the next round of Astana Process talks on ....

  • Global(2):Kavalan Gains Five Platinum Awards at International Review of Spirits

    Date: 2017-09-13 07:08:39 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:5 - ID:6988213

    TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kavalan, Taiwan's premier whisky, won five Platinum awards and 13 Golds at the 2017 International Review of Spirits (IRS). Photo - The ....

  • Global(1):New Gates Foundation Report Highlights Remarkable Progress Against Global Poverty and Disease, Warns Future Progress in Jeopardy

    Date: 2017-09-13 06:43:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:6988180

    Bill and Melinda Gates Call for Strong Leadership to Address "Solvable Human Misery" SEATTLE, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched an inaugural annual report showcasing the remarkable progress that ....

  • 40 high-risk prisoners escape in British Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma

    Date: 2017-09-12 21:44:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:118 - ID:6987830

    LONDON, Sept 12 (MENA) - Forty prisoners escaped and were on the loose in the British Virgin Islands during Hurricane Irma, according to UK Cabinet notes spotted by a photographer, The Telegraph reported Tuesday. These notes, accidentally leaked ....

  • Iranian top diplomat to visit Russia on Wednesday

    Date: 2017-09-12 21:25:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:117 - ID:6987782

    MOSCOW, Sept 12 (MENA) - The situation in the Middle East, in particular in Syria, will be in focus of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s talks in Russia on Wednesday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on ....

  • 4 German tourists killed in French island plane crash

    Date: 2017-09-12 20:37:23 GMT - France - World - SN:113 - ID:6987762

    BASTIA, France, Sept 12 (MENA) - Four German citizens were killed Tuesday when a tourist plane crashed in the French island of Corse. Local authorities said that the killed were on board a twin-engine plane when it crashed into a farmland. The ....

  • UNCTAD denounces Israel for 'de-development' of Palestine

    Date: 2017-09-12 20:03:53 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:111 - ID:6987771

    CAIRO, Sept 12 (MENA) - A report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has strongly condemned Israel for the "de-development" and deteriorating humanitarian conditions" in the Palestinian territories. "This year marks the ....

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