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  • Mexico City earthquake death toll rises to 286

    Date: 2017-09-22 10:52:24 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:27 - ID:7003297

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 22 (MENA)- The death toll of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico City on Tuesday reached 286. Head of Mexico's national civil defense agency Luis Felipe Puente posted a tweet saying that 94 are known dead in Mexico ....

  • S. Korea welcomes new US sanctions against N. Korea

    Date: 2017-09-22 08:31:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:7003274

    SEOUL, Sept 22 (MENA) - South Korea on Friday welcomed the United States' adoption of fresh sanctions on North Korea and vowed to pile further pressure on the communist country if it continues its provocations. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ....

  • Bangladesh pleads for UN assistance in Rohingya crisis

    Date: 2017-09-22 08:15:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:7003185

    New York, Sept 22 (MENA) - Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed on Friday urged the UN to send an international mission to Burma and to establish safe zones in it under the supervision of the UN to ensure Rohingya minority are able to ....

  • Tillerson: Terrorist groups seek reaching nuclear weapons

    Date: 2017-09-22 07:05:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7003191

    NEW YORK, Sept 22 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that many terrorist groups seek reaching nuclear weapons to use them in killing more innocent people around the world. Addressing the UN Security council meeting on ....

  • Private jet goes off Istanbul runway, catches fire

    Date: 2017-09-21 21:26:43 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:67 - ID:7003092

    ANKARA, Sept 21 (MENA) - A small private jet with four people on board ran off a runway while landing at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Thursday and caught fire, Fox News reported. All four survived the accident, Turkey's ....

  • Trump signs new order to widen sanctions against North Korea

    Date: 2017-09-21 19:47:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7002995

    NEW YORK, Sept 21 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has signed a new order that boosts sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons program. A new executive order that Trump announced would target additional North Korean entities and ....

  • French president calls for postponing Kurdistan referendum

    Date: 2017-09-21 18:46:54 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:56 - ID:7002886

    BAGHDAD, Sept 21 (MENA) – France’s President Emmanuel Macron stressed his country’s support to the unity of Iraq, calling for the postponement of Kurdistan referendum. Macron’s remarks came during a phone call with Kurdish President Masoud ....

  • Saudi Arabia's KSRelief, UN migration agency airlift aid leaves to Bangladesh in support to Rohingyas

    Date: 2017-09-21 18:39:06 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:55 - ID:7002817

    GENEVA, Sept 21 (MENA) – The International Organization for Migration has chartered a Boeing 747 to transport aid offered from Saudi Arabia to support the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, IOM posted on its website. The aid comes as a result of ....

  • Denmark arrests man, woman for alleged links to Daesh

    Date: 2017-09-21 16:10:20 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:44 - ID:7002715

    COPENHAGEN, Sept 21 (MENA) - Danish authorities say two people have been arrested under the country's anti-terror laws for allegedly purchasing and shipping items "to be used in combat" from Denmark to Daesh terrorist group. Domestic intelligence ....

  • UNSC votes unanimously on draft resolution to hold Daesh accountable

    Date: 2017-09-21 16:05:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:7002697

    NEW YORK, Sept 21 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) voted unanimously on a draft resolution to hold Daesh terrorist group accountable for the crimes it committed. According to Sky News, the US, Britain, Ukraine and Turkey were ....

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