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  • Vatican urges Venezuela to suspend constitutional revision

    Date: 2017-08-04 15:53:05 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:43 - ID:6930418

    ROME/VATICAN, Aug 4 (MENA) - As tensions and deaths continue to rise in Venezuela over the government's push to re-write their constitution, the Holy See has urged the country's leaders to hold off on the constitutional assembly, focusing instead on ....

  • EU extends sanctions against Russia over Siemens

    Date: 2017-08-04 15:45:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:6930407

    BRUSSELS, Aug 4 (MENA) - The EU Council said on Friday that the European Union extended the sanction list against Russia related to Siemens turbines supply to Crimea by adding three individuals and three companies, TASS news agency reported. "The ....

  • At least six Buddhists killed in Myanmar in rising Rakhine violence

    Date: 2017-08-04 13:38:48 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:32 - ID:6930213

    NAYPYIDAW, Aug 4 (MENA) - Suspected insurgents killed at least six members of a Buddhist ethnic minority in western Myanmar on Thursday, the government and regional sources said, amid spiraling violence in troubled Rakhine state, The Jerusalem Post ....

  • Libya remains top priority for UN migration agency: Swing

    Date: 2017-08-04 13:36:42 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:31 - ID:6930177

    GENEVA, Aug 4 (MENA) - The UN Migration Agency’s Director General William Lacy Swing returned to Tripoli earlier this week where he reiterated that Libya remains IOM’s top priority. In what was his second visit to Libya this year, Director General ....

  • China's navy will seal off part of Yellow Sea for 'large-scale' military drill

    Date: 2017-08-04 12:32:10 GMT - China - World - SN:26 - ID:6930104

    BEIJING, Aug 4 (MENA) - China's navy will temporarily seal off part of the Yellow Sea to maritime traffic for "large-scale" military purposes, authorities announced, ahead of the upcoming 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation ....

  • Pakistan: New cabinet takes oath

    Date: 2017-08-04 09:49:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:18 - ID:6929725

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 4 (MENA) - Members of the new federal cabinet took oath at a ceremony organized at the Presidency in Islamabad on Friday morning, Dawn newspaper reported. Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to 46 members of ....

  • Daesh behind foiled Australia plane bomb plot: Police

    Date: 2017-08-04 09:45:43 GMT - Australia - World - SN:17 - ID:6929728

    CANBERRA, Aug 4 (MENA) - A senior Daesh commander directed a group of Australian men to build a bomb destined for an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney, with a second poisonous gas plot also in the works, police alleged Friday. The improvised ....

  • US will not recognize Venezuela's constituent assembly -State Dept

    Date: 2017-08-04 09:13:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:6929724

    WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (MENA) - The United States will not recognize Venezuela's new national constituent assembly, the State Department said on Thursday, calling it "the illegitimate product of a flawed process." Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ....

  • 10 militants killed in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-03 20:43:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:6929501

    KABUL, Aug 3 (MENA) – At least 10 insurgents including Taliban and Haqqani terrorists were killed during Afghani counter-terrorism and clearance operations, the Khaama Press news agency reported. An official said the militants suffered casualties ....

  • Russia: Pence Balkans comments expose Washington’s Cold War ideology

    Date: 2017-08-03 19:50:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:6929453

    MOSCOW, Aug 3 (MENA) - Accusations made by US Vice President Mike Pence that Russia is working to divide the Balkans from the West are destabilizing southern Europe and expose Washington's Cold War mentality, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on ....

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