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  • Ghani, US VP discuss recent terror attacks in Kabul

    Date: 2018-02-03 09:52:58 GMT - Afghanistan - International - SN:7 - ID:7224949

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and US Vice President Mike Pence held talks over phone on recent terrorist attacks in Kabul, the Afghan presidential office said on Saturday. A statement from Ghani’s office said Pence extended his condolences to the ....

  • Trump meets North Korean defectors

    Date: 2018-02-03 08:44:10 GMT - USA - International - SN:3 - ID:7224799

    US President Donald Trump met with North Korean defectors in the Oval Office on Friday, a provocative action meant to highlight human rights violations and one that could raise alarms in Pyongyang, The Washington Post reported. Trump welcomed ....

  • France opens rape inquiry of Tariq Ramadan

    Date: 2018-02-02 16:54:39 GMT - France - International - SN:16 - ID:7224292

    French authorities said the grandson of Hassan al-Banna, Tariq Ramadan, is being investigated for allegedly raping two women and could be detained in long-term custody pending further investigation, ABC News reported. A judicial official said the ....

  • S. Korean president to hold summit with Japanese PM in PyeongChang

    Date: 2018-02-02 12:53:02 GMT - south korea - International - SN:10 - ID:7223780

    The South Korean foreign ministry said on Friday that President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a summit in PyeongChang, the alpine town that will host the upcoming Winter Olympics. Abe will fly to South Korea through ....

  • Putin appoints new Russian permanent envoy to UN office and other organizations in Geneva

    Date: 2018-02-01 11:42:28 GMT - Russia - International - SN:12 - ID:7222018

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order to appoint Gennady Gatilov a permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations office and other international organizations in Geneva, and by another order he relieved ....

  • US blacklists Hasm, Liwa al Thawra

    Date: 2018-02-01 09:19:15 GMT - USA - International - SN:7 - ID:7221578

    The US Department of State has designated Liwa al Thawra, and Harakat Sawa'd Misr (Hasm) as terrorist groups. In a press release on Wednesday, the Department of State named also Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas and Harakat al-Sabireen of Iran as ....

  • US train carrying members of Congress hits truck

    Date: 2018-02-01 09:11:39 GMT - USA - International - SN:6 - ID:7221557

    An Amtrak train taking US lawmakers and their staff to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck near Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday, killing the driver of truck, according to Politico. No serious injuries were ....

  • Russian plane makes emergency landing on freeway near Los Angeles

    Date: 2018-02-01 08:53:04 GMT - Russia - International - SN:4 - ID:7221533

    A small Russian plane, Beechcraft G33, made an emergency landing on the 55 Freeway in Costa Mesa near Los Angeles, the US, Sputnik News reported on Wednesday. The plane was heading to John Wayne Airport when the pilot reported engine trouble, ....

  • Putin apologizes to athletes for Moscow failure to protect them over Olympics ban

    Date: 2018-02-01 07:22:17 GMT - Russia - International - SN:1 - ID:7221408

    The Russian government will work with international organizations to support Russian athletes who were unable to take part in the 2018 Winter Olympics that will take place in South Korea's Pyeongchang in February, Russian President Vladimir Putin ....

  • German FM meets Netanyahu after talks canceled last year

    Date: 2018-01-31 16:46:32 GMT - Israel - International - SN:13 - ID:7221042

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem after talks were canceled last year when the diplomat met with an Israeli whistle-blower group critical of the military. Standing alongside Netanyahu, ....

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