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US President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that Iran will have "bigger problems" if it restarts its nuclear program, according to Xinhua News Agency. Key quotes. "They're not going to be restarting anything. If they restart it, they're going to have big problems, bigger than they ever had before".
TALDYQORGHAN, Kazakhstan -- The chief of the KazTAG news agency in Kazakhstan, Aset Mataev, who was sentenced to five years in prison in 2016 on a tax-evasion conviction he disputes, will be transferred to a lower-security facility. A court in the southeastern city of Taldyqorghan ruled on April ...
N. Korea to suspend nuclear and missile tests, says N. Korean news agency ... Un said his country no longer needed to conduct nuclear tests or intercontinental ballistic missile tests because it has completed its goal of developing nuclear weapons, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has issued a presidential decree relieving Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour of his position, state news agency SUNA reported on Thursday. The news agency did not provide any further details or say who would be appointed in his place.

By Mohamed Fahd. ABU DHABI. The Emirati military on Wednesday said it had “intercepted” an “explosive-laden” Houthi drone -- of Iranian manufacture -- in the skies over Yemen, according to the UAE's official WAM news agency. “The Emirati Armed Forces' anti-aircraft defense unit successfully ...
The detention of three journalists at the left-wing ETHA news agency is part of a wider press crackdown on anti-government press in Turkey, German state broadcaster Deutsche Welle said . Turkish-German journalist Adil Demirci was on holiday in Turkey last week when he was detained alongside two ...
Grand Island, Neb., Mar 8, 2018 / 04:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A bill is being considered in Nebraska that would offer lower-income families a greater variety of educational opportunities. Bishop Joseph Hanefeldt of Grand Island is a major supporter of the bill, and has said every Nebraskan student deserves an ...
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Washington D.C., Mar 8, 2018 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Three major abortion providers received more than $1.5 billion in taxpayer funds over a three-year period, with a significant portion of the funds going to Planned Parenthood affiliates under legal scrutiny for allegedly selling fetal tissue and other violations.
San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, Mar 8, 2018 / 12:05 am (CNA).- Sister Consolata di Santo, one of the first religious sisters to work in the hospital developed by St. Padre Pio, died March 2 at age 101, according to the Italian publication Avvenire. Born 1916 in Sant'Eramo al Colle, Italy, she was the youngest of 10 children, who ...
Washington D.C., Mar 8, 2018 / 10:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As a sign of solidarity with Catholics in the Middle East, the National Council of Catholic Women has set up a pen-pal exchange pairing Catholic schools in the United States with those in the Holy Land. “We determined that a very effective way to assure them ...
The tech giant promised a new algorithm to flag suspicious stories last summer and renewed its commitment to fighting fake news at the start of 2018. But now it is enlisting the help of the Associated Press to double down on its efforts. The AP announced that it will be working with Facebook to “identify and ...
SEOUL, March 8 (Yonhap) -- A former Yonhap News Agency chief editorialist was nominated on Thursday to be the president of South Korea's key news agency. The Korea News Agency Commission (KONAC), the largest shareholder of Yonhap News Agency, decided to recommend Cho Sung-boo as the ...
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Dublin, Ireland, Mar 5, 2018 / 01:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Ireland this August, a government minister has warned that the event should not express “intolerance” of LGBT groups or same-sex couples. “There should be a welcome for all. And never again should public ...

Vatican City, Mar 5, 2018 / 07:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday, Pope Francis and Europe's youngest political leader met at the Vatican, where they discussed an array of issues including migration, nuclear disarmament and the need to promote peace and solidarity. Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the Chancellor of Austria ...
Vatican City, Mar 5, 2018 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A former president of the Institute of Religious Works - the so-called “Vatican Bank” - and his lawyer have been ordered to stand trial at the Vatican on charges of embezzlement and money laundering. According to a press release from the institute, Angelo Caloia, 78 ...
Democratic Party (PD) leader Matteo Renzi arrives for a news conference, the day after Italy's parliamentary election, in Rome, Italy March 5, 2018. REUTERS/Remo Casilli Reuters. By Isla Binnie. ROME (Reuters) - Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi resigned on Monday as leader of the center-left ...
A news website in the Turkey, repeatedly shut down by the authorities is refusing to give up the fight to publish, reports Malaysian newspaper “The Sun Daily”. Jin News Agency, which is staffed only by women, operates from the Kurdish city of Diyarbakır in Turkey's south-east and focuses reporting on ...
An email address, a digital wallet, a phone number, and a minimum of $50 is all you need in Australia to own some crypto coins. A new report indicates approximately 1200 regional news agencies in the country have taken up selling Bitcoin and Ethereum in a bid to attract customers to stores as newspaper ...
TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) - Deputy Minister of Oil Hamid Reza Araqi put the daily export of gas to neighboring Turkey at 30 million cubic meter (mcm) and said, "under the contract, pertinent gas export income will be injected into the public treasury fund." Speaking in 4th "Sustainable Gas ...
TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) - About five years ago, when former US President Barack Obama spoke of a military strike in Syria, Zbigniew Brzezinski, former US National Security Adviser, who is also a prominent foreign policy strategists, objected to the call of the White House. He noted that the United ... strategy Middle East
TEHRAN, Apr. 22 (MNA) – The secretary general of Hezbollah says fighters from the Lebanese resistance movement have defended the southern sector of Lebanon against Israel's acts of aggression. Addressing an election campaign ceremony via a televised speech broadcast live from the southern ... strategy Middle East
TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) – The deputy commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) Hossein Salami says if any war happens between Iran and Israel, it will definitely be followed by Israel's total destruction. Brigadier General Hossein Salami made the remarks before the Tehran Friday Prayers ... strategy Middle East
TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) – On Fri., Italian legend Franco Nero took part in a Q&A panel as part of the FIFF36 programs. He believes that luck had played a part in his international exposure and landing him as many as 220 roles all across the world. “If I ever win an Oscar, I will dedicate it to all the great ... strategy Middle East
Turkish-German journalist and translator Adil Demirci was detained by authorities last week, one year after his ETHA news agency colleague, German journalist and translator Mesale Tolu, was herself detained and subsequently arrested. Demirci lives in Germany and was on vacation in Turkey when he ... strategy Middle East
TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Iranian lawmaker told the Armenian ambassador to Tehran that speedy implementation of agreements between Iran and Armenia can boost the level of bilateral relations between the two countries. “The speedy implementation of the agreements between the Iranian-Armenian ... strategy Middle East
Arua, Uganda, Feb 24, 2018 / 01:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Selling everything and moving to Uganda to work with refugees is not likely on many people's to-do list. In fact, it's probably the last thing most would consider, especially young couples hoping to start a family. But it's exactly what Rachel and Rich Mastrogiacomo ... strategy Middle East
23 de febrero de 2018, 15:06Ulaambaatar, Mongolia, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The National News Agency of Mongolia (Montsame) and Havana-based Prensa Latina News Agency (PL) signed Friday a cooperation agreement that will allow the exchange of news and collaboration in the area of journalism ... strategy Middle East
A journalist working for the semi-official Agence France Presse (AFP) in Syria published a factually incorrect photo caption. AFP's George Ourfalian falsely said pro-Assad regime terrorist groups had entered Afrin city in northwestern Syria. He said: "A convoy of pro-Syrian government fighters arrive in ... strategy Middle East
A statement signed by Sam Ato Gaisie, the President of EFG and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Tuesday said the awards represented the benchmark of success for entrepreneurs, government officials, corporate executives, business executives and CEOs in Ghana from different sectors. It said: “The ... strategy Middle East
Accra, Feb. 20, GNA – An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday remanded Paul Adu Gyamfi, a cobbler for alleged conspiracy to commit crime and robbery. The accused who pleaded not guilty would reappear on February 26, 2018. Superintendent of Police Kweku Bempah told the court that the complainant in ... strategy Middle East
Accra, Feb. 20, GNA - Negligence, excessive speeding and disregard for road traffic regulations on the part of drivers have been identified as the major causes of road crashes in Ghana. A preliminary investigation conducted by the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) on crashes in the first two ... strategy Middle East
However, Madam Margret Pokaa, a Teacher and a resident of Navrongo who interacted with the Ghana News Agency, stressed the need for all plastic products to have oxobio-degradable addictives in their products. She called on the Ministry to strictly monitor plastic manufacturing companies to ensure ... strategy Middle East
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 21, ARMENPRESS. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on February 21 signed a decree on appointing Ruben Vardazaryan Chairman of the Yerevan City Court of General Jurisdiction, the Presidential Office told Armenpress. According to the President's another decree, Aghasi ... strategy Middle East
Surprisingly, this visit has made headlines in the last two days and the Algerian news agency is to be blamed. Indeed, APS attributed comments on the Sahara to Lavrov, comments that he did not say. «Russia supports direct negotiations between the two parties to Western Sahara conflict, the Kingdom of ... strategy Middle East
Elimina (C/R), Feb. 18, GNA - Children between the ages of 10 to 12 years have taken a dramatic lead in the abuse of tramadol, commonly known as "Tramore or Iray" in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrim (KEEA) Municipality in the Central Region. Tramadol, sold under the brand name Ultram among ... strategy Middle East
In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, Asafoatse Adzidzi called on the Government to intervene so that the people would have access to water for their daily activities. He said water had flown through the pipes in the community only twice within five months, which is making life very difficult for the ... strategy Middle East
US-based company RIA Global, which provides content for Russian news agency Sputnik, has registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). The company said in its registration filings that it has “independent editorial control” over the shows, newswires, and website articles and that it ... strategy Middle East
State news agency Tass cited Mayor Alexander Shuvalov as saying four people were killed and four wounded. The motive for the shooting was not immediately known. Dagestan is a predominantly Muslim region between Chechnya and the Caspian Sea. Following two separatist wars in neighboring ... strategy Middle East
Mr Kwasi Kwarteng, the Brong-Ahafo Territory Sales Controller of MTN, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, appealed to the public to cultivate the habit of donating blood to save lives. He said the exercise, organised in collaboration with the Sunyani Regional Hospital, targeted 500 pints but 90 ... strategy Middle East
Russian news agency Tass reports that four people have been killed during a shooting at a church in Dagestan. By The Associated Press. MOSCOW — Feb 18, 2018, 9:59 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Russian news agency Tass reports that four people have been killed during a shooting at a church in ... strategy Middle East
Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran. By The Associated Press. TEHRAN, Iran — Feb 18, 2018, 2:47 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran. strategy Middle East
Accra, Feb. 12, GNA – Mr John Boadu, the Acting General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Monday urged all members both home and abroad to exercise restraint as the Party prepares for the upcoming constituency, branch and chapter elections. Addressing a media conference to ... strategy Middle East
The Ellembelle District Police Commander, Superintendent of Police (SOP), Thomas Bayor who disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), said at about 0100 hours on Sunday, a trailer with Registration Number CR 2283-16 was travelling from Takoradi to Elubo while the unregistered Nissan Note ... strategy Middle East
SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in appointed seven new members of the board of directors for a state commission tasked with managing and overseeing the country's key wire service Yonhap News Agency, the culture ministry said Monday. The Korea News Agency ... strategy Middle East
Mr Richard Addo, the President of the VAED, who confirmed the arrest to the Ghana News Agency in a telephone interview on Monday, said the suspects were caught red-handed engaging in illegal mining. He said the suspects took to their heels upon seeing the members of the volunteers and gave them ... strategy Middle East
Assistant Station Officer (ASO) Zecharia Kabore, the Atebubu-Amantin Municipal Rural Fire Coordinator, announced the ban in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on the sidelines of a public hearing on the proposed creation of Bono East Region on Friday at Atebubu in the Brong-Ahafo ... strategy Middle East


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