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  • 5 senior Al-Qaeda leaders killed in Afghan forces raid in Nangarhar

    Date: 2018-01-19 16:54:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:7199896

    KABUL, Jan 19 (MENA) - At least five senior leaders of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network were killed in an operation of the Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The provincial government media ....

  • Jamaica imposes curfew in Montego Bay amid rise in crime

    Date: 2018-01-19 15:31:08 GMT - Jamaica - World - SN:47 - ID:7199792

    KINGSTON, Jan 19 (MENA) - Authorities in Jamaica have declared a state of emergency in areas including the popular tourist town of Montego Bay amid a rise in violent crime, ABC News reported. Police said Friday they will take a zero tolerance ....

  • Montenegro presidential election set for April 15

    Date: 2018-01-19 15:06:12 GMT - Montenegro - World - SN:44 - ID:7199621

    PODGORICA, Jan 19 (MENA) - Montenegro's parliament speaker has set April 15 as the date for the new presidential election, ABC News reported. Ivan Brajovic said Friday he believes that the election — the third such vote since the tiny Balkan ....

  • Flu reaches epidemic levels in parts of UK as Japanese strain dominates

    Date: 2018-01-19 13:45:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:7199299

    LONDON, Jan 19 (MENA) - Flu has reached epidemic levels in some parts of the UK with the “Japanese” strain now dominant after the NHS failed to vaccinate against it, official figures show, the Telegraph reported on Friday. Latest data from Public ....

  • Russia will not join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lavrov

    Date: 2018-01-19 13:00:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:7199403

    MOSCOW, Jan 19 (MENA) - Russia does not plan to join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. He stressed that Moscow shared a common interest in building a nuclear-weapon-free world ....

  • Russia to shell out $2 mln to budget of UN counter-terrorism office

    Date: 2018-01-19 12:46:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7199411

    MOSCOW, Jan 19 (MENA) - Russia will make a voluntary contribution to the budget of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism in the amount of $2 million, the Russian government said in a statement published on Friday. From 2019 it will be annually ....

  • Package found near London’s Kings Cross station 'non-suspicious'

    Date: 2018-01-19 11:54:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:7199294

    LONDON, Jan 19 (MENA) - The British police cordoned off roads around Kings Cross railway station due to a report of a suspicious package, Al Arabiya channel reported Friday. Roads near the station had been shut and officers were in attendance. ....

  • Lavrov, UN chief discuss Iran, Syria, N. Korea

    Date: 2018-01-19 11:12:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:7198991

    MOSCOW, Jan 19 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have noted the lack of alternatives in the peaceful settlement of crises in Syria and North Korea during a meeting in New York, TASS news agency ....

  • 16 people killed, wounded in car accident in Brazil

    Date: 2018-01-19 08:43:59 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:11 - ID:7198917

    BRAZILIA, Jan 19 (MENA) - A child was killed and 15 others were injured when a car hit crowds on a promenade near Rio de Janeiro's famous Copacabana beach in Brazil. Live television pictures showed victims lying on the sand and pavement, receiving ....

  • Seoul to push for regular high-level talks with Pyongyang

    Date: 2018-01-19 08:31:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7198916

    SEOUL, Jan 19 (MENA) - South Korea's unification ministry said on Friday that it will push to regularize high-level talks with North Korea and provide humanitarian aid to vulnerable people there, as it makes inter-Korean reconciliation a policy ....

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