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  • US Treasury Secretary: Washington will draft new sanctions package against North Korea,

    Date: 2017-09-03 19:47:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:6973858

    WASHINGTON, Sep 3 (MENA) - US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced that he will draft a new sanctions package against North Korea, ABC news reported Sunday. These new sanctions could go so far as to cut off all US trade with any country ....

  • South Africa to host BRICS summit in 2018: South Africa President

    Date: 2017-09-03 19:40:19 GMT - China - World - SN:67 - ID:6973856

    BEIJING, Sep 3 (MENA) - South Africa will host the 10th summit of the BRICS bloc, which groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, in 2018, South African President Jacob Zuma said, Xinhua reported Sunday. Zuma, addressing the BRICS ....

  • UNSC to hold emergency meeting over North Korea's nuclear test on Monday

    Date: 2017-09-03 19:32:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:66 - ID:6973878

    NEW YORK, Sept 3 ( MENA) - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold an emergency meeting on Monday in relation to North Korea's latest nuclear test, the US Mission to the United Nations said in a statement on Sunday. The Security ....

  • North Korea's nuclear, missile tests aimed at splitting its rivals - Foreign Policy

    Date: 2017-09-03 19:21:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:6973719

    WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (MENA) - North Korea's nuclear and missile tests are aimed at driving wedges among the United States and its regional allies, the Foreign Policy said in a report Sunday. Kim Jong Un's regime has tested more missiles this year ....

  • 73,000 Rohingya cross into Bangladesh, UN says

    Date: 2017-09-03 18:58:08 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:63 - ID:6973769

    NEW YORK, Sep 3 (MENA) - The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that thousands of Rohingya fleeing sectarian violence in Myanmar poured into Bangladesh. Aid agencies estimate about 73,000 Rohingya fled into ....

  • Putin, Xi agree to ‘appropriately deal’ with North Korea test

    Date: 2017-09-03 18:52:46 GMT - China - World - SN:62 - ID:6973817

    BEIJING, Sep 3 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to stick to the goal of denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula and keep close communication and coordination to deal with the new situation, Xinhua ....

  • UK prime minister brands North Korea nuclear test 'reckless and unacceptable'

    Date: 2017-09-03 18:31:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:6973768

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has called the latest North Korea nuclear weapons tests “reckless and unacceptable”. May said in a statement: “This latest action by North Korea is reckless and poses an unacceptable ....

  • Putin, Xi to discuss bilateral agreements on eve of BRICS summit

    Date: 2017-09-03 18:13:46 GMT - China - World - SN:59 - ID:6973722

    BEIJING, Sep 3 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed implementation of bilateral agreements reached during the July visit of the Chinese leader to Moscow, TASS news agency reported Sunday "I am very ....

  • Obama team’s 2020 signals spark chatter among Democrats

    Date: 2017-09-03 18:09:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:6973706

    WASHINGTON, Sep 3 (MENA) - Democrats are expressing concern that advisers and aides to former President Obama have already begun signaling which candidate they might support for the White House in 2020, the Hill newspaper reported Sunday. ....

  • SDF controls more than 60% of Syrian Raqqah city

    Date: 2017-09-03 17:58:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:6973700

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) - The Head of the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) Rami Abdel Rahman said that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) controlled about 62.3% of Syrian Raqqah city. The districts still witnessing clashes ....

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