برچسب مطالب ‘saturday’

NY Utility Company Reveals Reasons Behind Recent Manhattan Blackout

Over 70,000 customers of the Con Edison energy company were reportedly left without electricity for hours in New York City on Saturday.

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Saudi Arabia raises local fuel prices

Saudi Aramco announced, Saturday, that domestic gasoline prices will increase on Sunday, July 14.

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EU backs Iraq’s proposal to hold US-Iran conference

The European Union (EU) said on Saturday it was supporting Iraq’s recent proposal to hold a regional conference in the context of rising tensions between the United States (US) and Iran.

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UN Human Rights Council Adopts Resolution Rejecting US Sanctions

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted Saturday a resolution condemning the imposition of unilateral coercive measures (sanctions) by the United States and its allies against Venezuela and other member states.

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UK envoy said Trump ditched Iran deal to spite Obama: report

Britain’s ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because it was associated with his predecessor Barack Obama, leaked documents showed Saturday.

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Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian foreign minister

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran‘s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website.

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France announces creation of a new space force command

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday announced the creation of a new national military space force command that will eventually be part of his country’s air force.

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Sudan: thousands march for protesters killed in June violence

Tens of thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum.

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Egypt opens two ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s

Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids to visitors for the first time since 1965.

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Turkey ignores US warnings over Russian S-400 missile deployment

Turkey ignored US warnings as it continued on Saturday to take delivery of Russia’s S-400 missile defence system near Ankara, a defence ministry statement indicated.

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Tunisia: Detention of very dangerous terrorist for investigations on attacks

The Tunisian judiciary decided, Saturday, to detain Raed Touati, who is accused of belonging to Al-Qaeda, for investigations into armed attacks.

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US, Taliban resume talks on ending war

The United States and the Taliban opened fresh negotiations in Doha on Saturday, a Taliban spokesman said, as Washington eyes a breakthrough before Afghanistan’s September presidential election.

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Migrant Aid Ship Captain Arrested After Ramming Italian Police Boat

The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 migrants aboard has been arrested after she rammed her vessel into an Italian border police motorboat while docking at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday in defiance of Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister.

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At Least 3 Killed, Dozens Missing as Building Collapses in Cambodia

A seven-storey under-construction building collapsed early Saturday in Cambodia’s Preah Sihanouk province, killing at least three persons, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing the National Police.

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Hong Kong: Protestors end 15-hour long siege of police headquarters amid battle for Extradition Bill

Thousands of protestors here in the wee hours of Saturday morning ended their 15-hour siege of the city’s police headquarters after putting up demonstrations demanding complete withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill and exoneration of protestors arrested during previous clashes.

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Iran might scale back from nuclear deal commitments

Iran on Saturday signalled that it might further scale back from its commitments signed under the nuclear deal unless other signatories show “positive signals”.

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