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  • US appeals court rules against travel ban

    Date: 2017-09-08 09:15:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:6980072

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA)- A US appeal court upheld a ruling that bars refugees and nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the US. The 9th Circuit Court ruled that extended family members such as grandparents and ....

  • Most South Koreans don’t expect war with North: poll shows

    Date: 2017-09-08 09:12:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:6980152

    SEOUL, Sept 8 (MENA) - More than half of South Korean citizens don't expect that tension on the Korean peninsula resulting from North’s nuclear tests would lead to a war, according to a new Gallup poll, The survey found that 58 percent of those ....

  • US Justice Department to appeal travel ban ruling

    Date: 2017-09-08 09:06:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:6980195

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) - The US Justice Department says it will take President Donald Trump's much-litigated travel ban to the Supreme Court once more. It comes after the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected the ....

  • Over 1,000 killed in Myanmar violence: says UN

    Date: 2017-09-08 08:46:37 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:13 - ID:6980151

    NEW YORK, Sept 8 (MENA) - The United Nations (UN) said on Friday that number of people killed in the violence since August 25 in Myanmar has crossed 1,000. Killings are mostly members of the Muslim Rohingya minority, Sky News channel ....

  • Earthquake of magnitude 8.1 strikes off Mexico's Pacific coast

    Date: 2017-09-08 06:52:45 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:8 - ID:6980071

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 8.1 has struck in the Pacific off the southern coast of Mexico, killing at least three people. The epicenter was about 87km south-west of the town of Pijijiapan and at a depth of 70km, ....

  • Pakistan denies claims of sheltering terrorists

    Date: 2017-09-07 21:01:52 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:92 - ID:6979927

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 7 (MENA) – Pakistan rejected again allegations that it were sheltering terrorists who are plotting deadly attacks in Afghanistan, the Voice of America cited Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif as saying. Asif recounted ....

  • US deeply concerned about Rohingya Muslims crisis

    Date: 2017-09-07 20:54:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:6979932

    WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (MENA) - The United States has expressed deep concerns and said it is in close contact with Myanmar’s government on the situation in that country’s northwestern Rakhine State, where tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been ....

  • Russian envoy says Kurds should take part in intra-Syria talks

    Date: 2017-09-07 20:14:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:6979891

    MOSCOW, Sept 7 (MENA) - Russian President's special envoy for the Middle East and African Mikhail Bogdanov has reaffirmed the importance of a full-fledged presence of Syrian Kurds at the pan-Syrian talks on peace settlement, the Russian Foreign ....

  • Humanitarian convoy sent to liberated parts of Deir ez-Zor — Russian Defense Ministry

    Date: 2017-09-07 19:40:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:6979821

    MOSCOW, Sept 7 (MENA) - A new humanitarian convoy has been dispatched to liberated parts of Syrian Deir ez-Zor, the deputy commander of the Russian contingent in Syria, Sergey Kuralenko, said in a video report posted on the Defense Ministry’s ....

  • Moscow has nothing to do with Facebook ads during US elections: Kremlin

    Date: 2017-09-07 18:28:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:6979697

    MOSCOW, Sept 7 (MENA)- The Kremlin has nothing to do with Facebook ads allegedly purchased by Russians to influence the election campaign in the United States, TASS news agency quoted presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on ....

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