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  • 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 ....

  • Facebook admits industry could do more to combat online extremism

    Date: 2017-09-21 14:04:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:7002469

    LONDON, Sept 21 (MENA) - Facebook conceded that technology companies could do more to counter online extremism after British PM Theresa May and French president Emmanuel Macron, proposed fining firms that move too slowly to remove extremist content ....

  • Spanish embassy denies declaring state of emergency in Catalonia

    Date: 2017-09-21 13:46:45 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:32 - ID:7002378

    CAIRO, Sept 21 (MENA) - The Spanish embassy in Cairo denied Thursday false news published in some media outlets about declaring a state of emergency in Catalonia and suspending the region's autonomy. The embassy denied in a statement the false ....

  • One killed in hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

    Date: 2017-09-21 07:31:01 GMT - Puerto Rico - World - SN:11 - ID:7001830

    SAN JUAN, Sept 21 (MENA) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said one fatality had been reported so far from Hurricane Maria which has knocked out power across the island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, the BBC reported on Thursday. The ....

  • Earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes south of New Zealand

    Date: 2017-09-20 22:36:51 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:82 - ID:7001580

    WELLINGTON, Sept 20 (MENA) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck south of New Zealand, the Mirror reported. The undersea quake hit in the remote Southern Ocean south of the country on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. The ....

  • Trump, Mexican counterpart speak after latest quake: White House

    Date: 2017-09-20 22:13:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7001568

    WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (MENA) – The White House said Wednesday that US President Donald Trump and Mexican President Pena Nieto spoke at length on Wednesday following the second powerful earthquake that hit Mexico within the past two weeks, The Guardian ....

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