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  • Israel's defense minister resigns

    Date: 2018-11-14 17:12:40 GMT - Israel - International - SN:10 - ID:7670325

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday in the wake of the cease-fire agreements with Hamas. Lieberman said all of the members of his party, Yisrael Beiteinu, will quit the Israeli government coalition, ....

  • Putin: Russia became ASEAN's dialogue partner

    Date: 2018-11-14 08:52:26 GMT - Singapore - International - SN:2 - ID:7669200

    Russian President Vladmir Putin said Russia became ASEAN’s dialogue partner in 1996. The previous Russia-ASEAN summit took place in Sochi in 2016, the Russian news agency Tass reported. Russia-ASEAN trade turnover grew by more than 30% this ....

  • Trump nominates retired general as ambassador to Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2018-11-14 06:57:05 GMT - USA - International - SN:1 - ID:7669018

    US President Donald Trump announced that he will nominate Gen. John P. Abizaid, a retired commander of forces in the Middle East, as his new ambassador to Saudi Arabia, The New York Times reported Wednesday. General Abizaid, a Lebanese-American ....

  • California wildfires death toll rises to 44

    Date: 2018-11-13 07:27:10 GMT - USA - International - SN:5 - ID:7667365

    Massive fires in California grew overnight Monday, leaving thousands of exhausted firefighter battling to stretch containment lines around the raging blazes that have killed at least 44 people and destroyed thousands of homes, ABC News ....

  • Ethiopian PM probes with European Commission president latest regional developments

    Date: 2018-11-11 17:11:47 GMT - Ethiopia - International - SN:8 - ID:7665190

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed discussed over the phone on Sunday with European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker the latest developments in the region and Horn of Africa. During the phone call received by Ahmed, Juncker praised the ....

  • Addis Ababa resumes flights to Mogadishu after 41-year-halt

    Date: 2018-11-09 15:57:55 GMT - Ethiopia - International - SN:3 - ID:7662264

    Ethiopian Airlines operated on Friday the first direct passenger flight between Addis Ababa and Mogadishu after 41 years, the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation reported. The resumption of direct flights comes 41 years after Ethiopian Airlines ....

  • Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US midterms amid probe into 'inauthentic behaviour'

    Date: 2018-11-06 09:45:02 GMT - USA - International - SN:7 - ID:7656964

    Facebook has blocked 115 accounts it said may have been “engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior” ahead of the US midterm elections today, The Telegraph reported. The social network said it had been contacted by US law enforcement on Sunday ....

  • Taliban seizes police base northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-11-02 18:24:01 GMT - Afghanistan - International - SN:4 - ID:7651767

    Taliban militants seized a key base of the Afghan police after an hours-long clash that left three security personnel dead and 17 others held hostage in northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. The rebels waged the coordinated attack ....

  • Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 180

    Date: 2018-11-02 17:47:42 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - International - SN:3 - ID:7651712

    The Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed 180 lives, according to the health ministry, with 10 more reported deaths in recent days, France 24 reported. The ministry said that it had recorded 285 possible cases and 180 ....

  • UN: Over 88 journalists killed this year

    Date: 2018-11-01 18:28:04 GMT - Egypt - International - SN:6 - ID:7650427

    United Nations (UN) secretary-general Antonio Guterres said that this year alone, at least 88 journalists have been killed. In a message released by the UN to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, November 2, ....

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