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  • Trump administration disbands federal advisory committee on climate change

    Date: 2017-08-20 21:56:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:6953990

    WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (MENA) - The administration of US President Donald Trump has decided to disband the federal advisory panel for the National Climate Assessment, a group aimed at helping policymakers and private-sector officials incorporate the ....

  • Terror laws should be scrapped, says Government's independent reviewer of terrorism legislation

    Date: 2017-08-20 20:20:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:6953785

    LONDON, Aug 20 (MENA) - The Government should consider abolishing all anti-terror laws as they are “unnecessary” in the fight against extremists, the barrister tasked with reviewing Britain’s terrorism legislation has said. Speaking exclusively ....

  • Artificial intelligence leaders urge UN to ban developing killer robots

    Date: 2017-08-20 17:15:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:6953727

    LONDON, Aug 20 (MENA) - Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) pioneers Sunday called on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots. Tesla’s Elon Musk and Google’s Mustafa Suleyman led a group ....

  • Turkey, Russia, Iran working on lasting truce in Syria - Turkish PM

    Date: 2017-08-20 16:32:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:6953698

    MOSCOW, Aug 20 (MENA) - Turkey, Russia and Iran are cooperating to establish lasting truce in Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday before leaving for Singapore. "We work together to ensure the ceasefire in Syria. We have a ....

  • US to witness total solar eclipse tomorrow

    Date: 2017-08-20 16:32:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:72 - ID:6953583

    CAIRO, Aug 20 (MENA) - A total solar eclipse will march across the United States on Monday for the first time in 38 years and will not be repeated before 2024. This total solar eclipse will be the last in the four solar and lunar eclipses took ....

  • Spain royals attend special Mass for victims of van attacks

    Date: 2017-08-20 12:41:28 GMT - Spain - World - SN:42 - ID:6953212

    MADRID, Aug 20 (MENA) - A Mass was held Sunday in Barcelona to mourn 13 people, who had been killed by a van at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, according to the BBC. In addition to the 13 killed on Thursday afternoon at Las Ramblas, a woman died in a ....

  • Russian deputy PM hails new Il-96-400 passenger jet

    Date: 2017-08-19 21:38:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:6952442

    MOSCOW, Aug 19 (MENA) - Russia's Il-96-400 passenger airliner, manufactured by the Voronezh Aircraft Production Association (VASO), will allow Russian planes to win back the country's domestic air transportation market, which is currently dominated ....

  • Death toll in India train derailment accident rises to 23

    Date: 2017-08-19 20:28:50 GMT - India - World - SN:73 - ID:6952441

    NEW DELHI, Aug 19 (MENA) - The death toll from a train derailment accident in northern India on Saturday has surged to 23 while at least 81 others were injured, according to officials. Two of the coaches telescoped into each other, while four ....

  • 10 killed in train derailment accident in India

    Date: 2017-08-19 19:00:43 GMT - India - World - SN:68 - ID:6952357

    NEW DELHI, Aug 19 (MENA) - At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 injured as a passenger train derailed in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India, Russia Today reported on Saturday. The accident caused at least six coaches derailed from ....

  • Taliban calls on US to withdraw forces as Afghanistan celebrates 98th Independence Day

    Date: 2017-08-19 15:43:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:6952091

    KABUL, Aug 19 (MENA) - The Taliban insurgents group in Afghanistan called on the United States to withdraw the coalition forces as Afghanistan celebrates the 98th anniversary of its independence day. The group in a statement warned of persistent ....

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