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  • 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 ....

  • Macron, Merkel demand tighter EU sanctions against N.Korea after nuclear test

    Date: 2017-09-03 15:35:41 GMT - Germany - World - SN:49 - ID:6973637

    BERLIN, Sept 3 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron held a phone conversation on Sunday and condemned the nuclear test conducted by Pyongyang earlier in the day, calling for tightening of sanctions against ....

  • Trump calls N.Korea 'dangerous, great threat' after overnight nuclear test

    Date: 2017-09-03 15:00:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:6973492

    WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (MENA) – President Donald Trump on Sunday responded to North Korea’s nuclear test, calling it “very hostile and dangerous” to the United States, Fox News reported. North Korea claimed it detonated a hydrogen bomb with "perfect ....

  • SOHR: 155 members of Syrian forces, Daesh killed in Hama countryside

    Date: 2017-09-03 13:40:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:6973501

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) - The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Sunday that 120 elements of Daesh terrorist group and 35 members of the Syrian regime forces were killed during clashes in Uqayribat village in northern Hama ....

  • UK foreign secretary says 'all options are on the table' over North Korea

    Date: 2017-09-03 13:16:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:6973445

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said "all options are on the table" after North Korea's latest nuclear test, The Independent reported Sunday. Johnson said the ramifications of the test, being able to fit a ....

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