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  • Trump, Merkel meet ahead of G-20 summit in Hamburg

    Date: 2017-07-06 18:59:54 GMT - Germany - World - SN:64 - ID:6885082

    BERLIN, July 6 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump met late Thursday in Hamburg with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of his frequent critics on the world stage, just ahead of Friday's start of the G-20 summit of the leaders of the world's ....

  • Tensions cloud Trump meeting with China’s Xi

    Date: 2017-07-06 18:23:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:6884986

    WASHINGTON, July 6 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump is set for a tense meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, following North Korea’s successful launch Tuesday of an intercontinental ballistic ....

  • Amnesty International: Libya no place to trust with migrants

    Date: 2017-07-06 17:54:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:6884906

    LONDON, July 6 (MENA) - Europe has made a dangerous turn on the Mediterranean Sea as it looks to Libya for help in slowing the number of migrants attempting to reach the continent in flimsy boats, Amnesty International said in a report released ....

  • France set to ban sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040

    Date: 2017-07-06 17:29:19 GMT - France - World - SN:59 - ID:6884987

    PARIS, July 6 (MENA) - France is set to ban the sale of any car that uses petrol or diesel fuel by 2040, in what the ecology minister called a "revolution", BBC News reported. Nicolas Hulot announced the planned ban on fossil fuel vehicles as ....

  • Russia warns of chemical provocations by terrorists in Syria

    Date: 2017-07-06 16:37:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:6884908

    MOSCOW, July 6 (MENA) - Syrian terrorists are preparing provocations with the use of chemical weapons in Eastern Ghouta to ground the US airstrikes on the positions of Syria’s pro-government forces, TASS news agency quoted Russian Foreign Ministry ....

  • Pro-Maduro groups storm congress, injure lawmakers in Venezuela

    Date: 2017-07-06 16:10:26 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:54 - ID:6884902

    CARACAS, July 6 (MENA) – Pro-government militia groups burst into Venezuela’s opposition-led Congress on Wednesday while it was in a special session discussing President Nicolas Maduro’s constitutional overhaul, NBC News reported on ....

  • Immense protest against Qatar during G20 meeting on Friday, Saturday in Germany

    Date: 2017-07-06 14:40:20 GMT - Germany - World - SN:48 - ID:6884709

    BERLIN, July 6 (MENA) – Thousands of Germans, Arab and other nationals who are living in Germany will organize a huge protest against Qatar’s support to terrorism. The protest is expected to be held on Friday and Saturday during the G20 meetings ....

  • Putin, Nazarbayev discuss Syrian crisis settlement on phone call

    Date: 2017-07-06 14:05:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:6884629

    MOSCOW, July 6 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with his Kazakhstani counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over phone the results of Astana negotiations about Syria, Russia Today channel ....

  • Kremlin denies information about plans of Putin to visit Istanbul after G20

    Date: 2017-07-06 13:21:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:6884534

    MOSCOW, July 6 (MENA) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin will head to Istanbul after G20 summit in Hamburg, Sputnik reported on Thursday. The G20 summit is currently held on 7-8 July in ....

  • Amnesty says Turkey director, activists detained in Istanbul

    Date: 2017-07-06 10:45:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:6883799

    LONDON, July 6 (MENA) - Amnesty International has called for the release of its Turkey director and other activists after they were detained by police, the Guardian reported. Idil Eser, the head of Amnesty International Turkey, was taken away on ....

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