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  • Deployment of further THAAD launchers can be re-considered: S. Korean defense chief

    Date: 2017-07-31 19:37:09 GMT - south korea - World - SN:75 - ID:6924557

    SEOUL, July 31 (MENA) - South Korea's defense chief said Monday that the decision to "temporarily" deploy four more mobile launchers of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system can be re-considered if people feel ....

  • US embassy warns of slowdown of consular activities in Russia amid staff cuts

    Date: 2017-07-31 19:25:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:6924556

    MOSCOW, July 31 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Russia does not rule out the possibility that the forced reduction of the staff of the US diplomatic missions could lead to a slowdown of consular activities in the country, Sputnik quoted a statement by ....

  • Ireland PM 'still hopeful Brexit won’t happen'

    Date: 2017-07-31 19:02:53 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:71 - ID:6924528

    DUBLIN, July 31 (MENA) - Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said he hopes the UK will pull back from the precipice of leaving the European Union and that part of his remit is to “keep the door open” for our neighbors. Varadkar, in ....

  • Moscow allows US diplomatic officials to leave Russia before September

    Date: 2017-07-31 18:49:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:6924555

    MOSCOW, July 31 (MENA) – The employees of the US Embassy in Moscow were given enough time to leave the country on compassionate grounds, Tass quoted Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov as saying to reporters, raising parallels to the Russian ....

  • Putin’s bet on a Trump presidency backfires spectacularly -- report

    Date: 2017-07-31 18:16:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:6924522

    NEW YORK, July 31 (MENA) - A little more than a year after the Russian effort to interfere in the American presidential election came to light, the diplomatic fallout — an unraveling of the relationship between Moscow and Washington on a scale not ....

  • China relocates more people to tackle poverty

    Date: 2017-07-31 17:21:09 GMT - China - World - SN:65 - ID:6924447

    BEIJING, July 31 (MENA) - China started work on over 12,000 relocation projects in 2017 to lift people out of poverty, Xinhua quoted the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) as saying on Monday. This involves about 2.8 ....

  • US, Japan agree 'further action' against Pyongyang is necessary

    Date: 2017-07-31 07:11:10 GMT - Japan - World - SN:8 - ID:6923176

    TOKYO, July 31 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has begun an urgent round of diplomatic consultations with Japan and South Korea about North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile test, Voice of America reported. Trump spoke by telephone ....

  • Global (1):Business will take the lead in 2017 China-Arab States Expo

    Date: 2017-07-31 07:05:08 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:6923228

    YINCHUAN, China, July 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 2017 China-Arab States Expo will be held in Ningxia of China from September 6-9th this year. Business communities will be the key role in organizing the Expo. The Seventh China-Arab Businessmen ....

  • Taiwan is hit by 2nd typhoon in just two days

    Date: 2017-07-31 06:46:22 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:6 - ID:6923206

    TAIPEI, July 31 (MENA) - Taiwan was hit by its second major storm after Typhoon Nesat battered the island with 112mph winds which left at least 111 people injured, The Daily Mail reported Monday. Much of the island came to a standstill on ....

  • Damascus calls on UNSC to dismantle int’l coalition against Daesh

    Date: 2017-07-30 22:34:09 GMT - Syria - World - SN:80 - ID:6923085

    DAMASCUS, July 30 (MENA) – Damascus has called on the UN and the UN Security Council to dismantle the international coalition fighting Daesh group in Syria. This came in two messages sent to the UN and UNSC chiefs, urging them to bear their ....

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