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  • We'll defy the world for a 'thousand years' says N. Korean official

    Date: 2017-09-15 20:21:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:6992958

    LONDON, Sept 15 (MENA) – A senior Pyongyang official said Friday that North Korea will defy sanctions “for a 1,000 years”, The Daily Telegraph reported. In a rare media briefing to a handful of reporters in Beijing only hours after Pyongyang ....

  • China urges UK to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs

    Date: 2017-09-15 20:20:02 GMT - China - World - SN:88 - ID:6992886

    BEIJING, Sept 15 (MENA) - China on Friday urged the United Kingdom to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs after the UK government released its latest six-monthly report on Hong Kong, Xinhua reported. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying ....

  • 29 injured in London tube explosion

    Date: 2017-09-15 20:19:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:6992878

    London, Sept 15 (MENA) - Twenty-nine people were injured in a home-made bomb explosion on Parsons Green Tube train in London on Friday, police said. Most of them had "flash burns", the police were quoted by the BBC News as saying. Eight people ....

  • Three NATO servicemen injured in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-09-15 19:10:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:85 - ID:6992880

    KABUL, Sept 15 (MENA) - Three Romanian soldiers were injured in Afghanistan on Friday during a NATO mission in Kandahar region, the Romanian News Agency reported. "The servicemen were granted first aid in the field, then they were evacuated to ....

  • OFEDH urges Macron to press Qatar to stop terrorism support

    Date: 2017-09-15 18:14:01 GMT - France - World - SN:83 - ID:6992763

    PARIS, Sept 15 (MENA) – The Franco-Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (OFEDH) Friday called on French President Emmanuel Macron to press the Qatari regime to stop supporting terrorism around the world. The request comes as Macron receives ....

  • UN chief condemns North Korea's missile test

    Date: 2017-09-15 17:29:51 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:80 - ID:6992764

    NEW YORK, Sept 15 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is condemning North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch as a serious violation of Security Council resolutions coming less than two weeks after its sixth nuclear test, which also ....

  • European countries ask to stop Schengen -- report

    Date: 2017-09-15 17:27:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:6992738

    LONDON, Sept 15 (MENA) - France and Germany are demanding the right to suspend the European Union’s passport-free travel zone for up to four years at times of crisis amid fears over terrorism and migration, a report said on Friday. A ....

  • Russia urges refraining from interfering in Myanmar crisis

    Date: 2017-09-15 17:23:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:6992740

    MOSCOW, Sept 15 (MENA) - Russia support efforts to settle the crisis in Myanmar and calls on other states to refrain from interfering in the country's internal affairs, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on ....

  • Trump says internet must be cut off to stop further terror attacks

    Date: 2017-09-15 16:59:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:6992707

    LONDON, Sept 15 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump tweeted the internet must be "cut off" to stop further terror attacks, The Independent reported on Friday. Responding to the terror incident at Parsons Green Tube station, in southwestern London, ....

  • 2 Women injured in hammer attack in eastern France

    Date: 2017-09-15 15:38:15 GMT - France - World - SN:68 - ID:6992600

    PARIS, Sept 15 (MENA) - A man is on the run after injuring two women with a hammer in Chalon-sur-Saône, in eastern France, the BBC reported Friday. The women were allegedly assaulted, but their injuries are not life-threatening. The French ....

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