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  • Brazil prepares to vote on removing second president in a year

    Date: 2017-08-01 14:05:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:6925742

    LONDON, Aug 1 (MENA) - The lower house of Brazil’s congress will vote Wednesday on corruption charges against the president, Michel Temer, the Guardian reported. If two thirds of its deputies approve the charges – and Brazil’s supreme court agrees ....

  • Against all odds: Russian economy in 'active growth' phase: Minister

    Date: 2017-08-01 13:34:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:6925650

    MOSCOW, Aug 1 (MENA) - The Russian economy has entered the phase of active growth despite the Western sanctions and low oil prices, Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin was quoted by Russian news agency Sputnik as saying on ....

  • Putin might be wealthier than Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos combined: Paper

    Date: 2017-08-01 12:31:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:40 - ID:6925270

    LONDON, Aug 1 (MENA) - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates were metaphorically sparring for the title of world’s richest individual last week, but the true leader might actually be Vladimir Putin, The Independent ....

  • Why doesn’t South Korea have nuclear weapons?

    Date: 2017-08-01 12:29:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:6925314

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (MENA) - North Korea has nuclear weapons and — if its ever-advancing ballistic missile program is any indication — it wants to keep open the possibility of using them against adversaries. So why shouldn't South Korea have nuclear ....

  • 70 Africans injured while attempting to cross Morocco-Spain borders

    Date: 2017-08-01 11:47:03 GMT - Spain - World - SN:32 - ID:6925266

    MADRID, Aug 1 (MENA) - Some 70 sub-Saharan African migrants were injured while attempting to cross the fence separating northern Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Tuesday, according to the Spanish Red Cross. Euronews network cited ....

  • 10 killings found in central Mexico City

    Date: 2017-08-01 07:23:37 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:11 - ID:6924802

    MEXICO CITY, August 1 (MENA) - Ten people were found dead in several locations in central Mexico city including a police chief, Mexican authorities said Tuesday. Police Chief of the city of Celaya J. Santos Juarez Rocha and one of his bodyguards ....

  • Up to US, N.Korea to ease tensions, not China - China UN envoy

    Date: 2017-08-01 06:55:54 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:5 - ID:6924759

    NEW YORK, Aug 1 (MENA) - China's Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi said that it is up to the United States and North Korea, not China, to try to reduce tensions and resume negotiations to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, The Daily Mail ....

  • Malawi issues arrest warrant for former president in scandal

    Date: 2017-07-31 21:46:19 GMT - Malawi - World - SN:80 - ID:6924674

    LILONGWE, July 31 (MENA) - Police in Malawi have issued an arrest warrant for former President Joyce Banda, saying investigations have found "credible evidence" linking her to theft of public money, ABC News reported on Monday. The allegations ....

  • Trump removes Anthony Scaramucci from communications director role

    Date: 2017-07-31 21:13:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:6924617

    WASHINGTON, July 31 (MENA) - US President Donal Trump on Monday removed Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, the White House announced, ousting him just days after he unloaded a crude verbal tirade against other senior ....

  • WikiLeaks releases thousands of hacked Macron campaign emails

    Date: 2017-07-31 20:58:23 GMT - France - World - SN:78 - ID:6924636

    PARIS, July 31 (MENA) - More than 20,000 emails from Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign have been published by WikiLeaks, The Telegraph reported on Monday. The whistle-blowing website released the trove of leaked emails on Monday as a ....

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