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  • G-20 leaders find trade compromises but are split on climate

    Date: 2017-07-09 09:20:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:6888464

    WASHINGTON, July 9 (MENA) - Leaders from the Group of 20 countries vowed Saturday to fight protectionism and secure fair trade, finding a broad consensus after President Donald Trump's defiantly unilateral stance exposed a rift between the world's ....

  • Putin: Trump seemed 'satisfied' with my denial of Russian election meddling

    Date: 2017-07-08 17:57:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:6887964

    MOSCOW, July 8 (MENA) - Russia President Vladimir Putin has said he thought Donald Trump believed his denials of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, following the two presidents’ first face-to-face meeting on Friday, The Guardian has reported. ....

  • Saudi Arabia to host G20 summit in 2020 -- Merkel

    Date: 2017-07-08 16:01:17 GMT - Germany - World - SN:66 - ID:6887833

    BERLIN, July 8 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Saudi Arabia is set to host the G-20 summit in 2020, reported Al Arabiya on Saturday. Reading the final statement during a news conference at the conclusion of the bloc's ....

  • 32 Daesh, Taliban elements killed, wounded in Afghanistan airstrikes

    Date: 2017-07-08 14:10:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:55 - ID:6887432

    KABUL, July 9 (MENA) - Afghan officials announced Saturday that 32 militants of Daesh and Taliban terrorist groups were killed and wounded in military operations including air strikes in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. At least 14 ....

  • UK-US trade deal to be signed soon -- Trump

    Date: 2017-07-08 10:23:41 GMT - Germany - World - SN:26 - ID:6887110

    HAMBURG, Germany, July 8 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has said he expects a "powerful" trade deal with the UK to be completed "very quickly", the BBC reported on Saturday. Speaking at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, he said he would go ....

  • UN official enthusiastic about Russian-US agreement on no-fly zone in Syria

    Date: 2017-07-08 08:51:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:6886999

    MOSCOW, July 8 (MENA) - UN Secretary General's official spokesman Stephane Dujarric offered an enthusiastic reaction to the agreement Russia and the US had reached as regards the no-fly areas in the southern zone of de-escalation in Syria. The ....

  • Death toll rises to 16 in flood-hit Kyushu

    Date: 2017-07-08 08:48:18 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:6887001

    TOKYO, July 8 (MENA) - The death toll from flooding and mudslides caused by heavy rain on the Japanese island of Kyushu rose to 16 on Saturday, while 15 people remained unaccounted for as rescue efforts continued. The Japan Meteorological Agency ....

  • Thousands protest in Peru against possible pardon of jailed president

    Date: 2017-07-08 08:41:01 GMT - Peru - World - SN:12 - ID:6886965

    LIMA, July 8 (MENA) - Thousands of Peruvians marched on the streets of Lima on Friday to pressure President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski against pardoning the country’s former leader Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for human ....

  • US reaffirms support for Cypriot unification

    Date: 2017-07-08 08:35:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:6886996

    WASHINGTON, July 8 (MENA) - The US Department of State reiterated Washington's support for the reunification of Cyprus after the Conference on Cyprus has ended with no agreement. The United States is disappointed the Conference on Cyprus in Crans ....

  • At least 2 killed in fire in El Salvador’s Finance Ministry

    Date: 2017-07-08 08:09:41 GMT - El Salvador - World - SN:8 - ID:6886961

    SAN SALVADOR, July 8 (MENA) - Major fire broke out in El Salvador’s Finance Ministry on Friday, killing at least two people, injuring 22 others and prompting some inside to jump from the building before the blaze was extinguished, officials were ....

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