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  • »Trump: US Would Destroy N. Korea if Forced to Defend Itself

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has told the UN General Assembly that America would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies.
    In his debut speech, he mocked North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, saying: "Rocket man is on...
  • »Israeli Bulldozers Demolish Car-Wash Facility in Jerusalem

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli bulldozers belonging to occupied Jerusalem municipality, accompanied by large forces of police, early on Tuesday demolished a Palestinian-owned car-wash facility in the Beit Hanina neighbourhood in Jerusalem, under the...
  • »Parsons Green: UK Terror Threat Lowered to Severe after Tube Bomb

    Sun 17 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The UK terror threat level has been lowered to severe after being raised to critical, its highest level, following Friday's attack on a London Tube train.
    A second man has been arrested as part of the investigation into the attack....
  • »Syria: Russia Denies Hitting SDF Force in Deir al-Zour

    Sun 17 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Russia's defence ministry has denied allegations its planes struck US-backed fighters in Syria on Saturday.
    The ministry said its air force only targeted Islamic State militants.
    It was responding to claims by the SDF, an alliance...
  • »Rohingya Crisis: 'Last chance' for Aung San Suu Kyi

    Sun 17 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has "a last chance" to halt an army offensive that has forced hundreds of thousands of the mainly Muslim Rohingya to flee abroad, the UN head has said.
    Antonio Guterres told the BBC unless...
  • »US Urges Iraq's Kurdistan to Call off Independence Referendum

    Sat 16 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — The White House said on Friday that the plan for an independence referendum in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region this month distracts from efforts to defeat Daesh terrorist group and urged Kurdish leaders to call off the vote....
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  • »Trump: 'The Rich Will Not Be Gaining at All' With My Tax Reform Plan

    Thu 14 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said rich Americans "will not be gaining at all" from the tax reform plan that Republicans hope to pass this year.
    "I think the wealthy will be pretty much where they are. ... If they have...
  • »Brexit: EU Chief Juncker Warns UK 'Will Regret It'

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    LONDON — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker sought to present a bright future for the European Union after the United Kingdom leaves in 2019, but warned that Britain "will regret" the move as much as the EU will, CNN reported....
  • »N. Korea Rejects UN Sanctions

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — North Korea on Wednesday rejected the UN Security Council resolution number 2375, imposing tougher sanctions and said Washington would soon face the "greatest pain" it had ever experienced.
    "The adoption of another illegal and evil...
  • »Occupation Demolishes Homes in Jerusalem, Jericho

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/AMMAN —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops Wednesday morning stormed several areas in the occupied West Bank territory, mainly “Ad-Duyuk at-Tahta” village, northwest of Jericho, and Ras al-Amud, east of the occupied...
  • »Palestinians, Occupation Forces Clash in Tubas, Abu Dis

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/AMMAN —AlGhad— Several Palestinians were injured in clashes against Israeli occupation forces earlier today, Wednesday, in the occupied West Bank towns of Tubas and Abu Dis, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society...
  • »China Will not Allow War or Chaos in Korean Peninsula — FM

    Tue 12 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    BEIJING — China said on Tuesday it will not allow war or chaos on the Korean peninsula after it endorsed the latest UN sanctions against Pyongyang following its nuclear test last week.
    Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in a...
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