Archive of 15 September 2017

Macron urges lifting of Qatar embargo

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged the lifting of a Saudi-led embargo on Qatar in effect since June. Macron is calling for "the embargo...

Golf: Park shines bright after Evian rain

EVIAN, France: Park Sung Hyun led the Evian Championship on Friday, just 24 hours after Thursday's play was wiped out by heavy rain and fierce...

Putin, Macron agree ‘negotiations’ the only way to defuse N.Korea tensions: Kremlin

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed in a phone call on Friday that resuming direct talks with North Korea...

Keeping Russian gas transit through Ukraine ‘top priority’: EU

KIEV: The EU said on Friday that it was a "top priority" for the bloc to see Russia continue sending gas through Ukraine in the...

Trump says London train attackers known to police

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the "loser terrorists" behind the train attack in London, blaming perpetrators that he said had been "in...

US industrial output plunges in August on Hurricane Harvey hit

WASHINGTON: Output at US factories plunged in August due to the big hit from Hurricane Harvey that shut down huge parts of the nation's oil...

‘Lively’ investor interest in Air Berlin: CEO

BERLIN: Bidding ended Friday for bankrupt Air Berlin, after a raucous battle for Germany's second-largest airline that could see the carrier broken down for parts. "The...

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