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  • US considers Zumwalt for possible deployment near S. Korea

    Date: 2017-02-06 08:47:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:6470673

    SEOUL, Feb 6 (MENA) - The chief of the US Pacific Command said last month that the Navy's newest Zumwalt destroyer could be deployed near South Korea to deter North Korean aggression, Yonhap said Monday quoting the South Korean defense ....

  • Around 50 dead as avalanche hits Nuristan in East of Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-02-05 20:18:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:76 - ID:6469665

    KABUL, Feb 5 (MENA) - At least 50 people were killed after an avalanche hit a remote village in an eastern province of Afghanistan, the Khaama Press cited local officials as saying on Sunday. The incident took place earlier today after Hafsi ....

  • Trump fails to mention white man who killed six Muslims in Quebec mosque - report

    Date: 2017-02-05 18:20:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:70 - ID:6468985

    LONDON, Feb 5 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has failed to give a statement in one week about the white man who burst into a mosque in Quebec and shot dead six Muslims, The Independent said on its website. The man charged with carrying out the ....

  • Trump travel ban: airlines allow blocked travellers back on board

    Date: 2017-02-05 14:09:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:6467441

    WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (MENA) - Major global airlines including British Airlines, Emirates and Air France began boarding passengers bound for the United States after a court order lifted a travel ban imposed on them a week earlier by US President Donald ....

  • Iran lifts ban on American wrestling team

    Date: 2017-02-05 13:35:30 GMT - Iran - World - SN:33 - ID:6466881

    TEHRAN, Feb 5 (MENA) - Iran has lifted a ban on US wrestlers, allowing them to take part in the Freestyle World Cup later this month in the Iranian city of Kermanshah, ABC News reported on Sunday. The Sunday report by Iran's state TV quotes ....

  • Louvre attacker refuses to speak to interrogators: Sources

    Date: 2017-02-05 13:32:24 GMT - France - World - SN:32 - ID:6466901

    PARIS, Feb 5 (MENA) - Louvre attacker declined earlier on Sunday to speak to investigators, a reliable source told MENA. French authorities said on Saturday that the condition of the attacker is improving after undergoing an operation in Hôpital ....

  • Russia refutes reports on deaths of Russian military in Syria

    Date: 2017-02-05 13:19:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:6466429

    MOSCOW, Feb 5 (MENA) - Russian Defense Ministry denied reports on a an explosion of a Russian military car near the Syrian city of Latakia that killed five soldier." All Russian servicemen in Syria are alive and well, contrary to the claims of ....

  • Mattis proposes around-the-clock communication with S. Korean defense min.

    Date: 2017-02-05 09:44:27 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:6464989

    SEOUL, Feb 5 (MENA) - United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has proposed maintaining around-the-clock communication with South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo in a bid to tighten the countries' alliance further against North Korea, a ....

  • Special counsel seeks to interrogate Park in person this week

    Date: 2017-02-05 09:02:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:6464617

    SEOUL, Feb 5 (MENA) - The special counsel investigating an influence-peddling scandal centered on President Park Geun-hye is seeking to interrogate her face-to-face this week, Yonhap news agency reported. It will be the first-ever prosecution ....

  • Bucharest to reverse controversial criminal law changes amid massive protests

    Date: 2017-02-04 21:47:23 GMT - Romania - World - SN:68 - ID:6463849

    BUCHAREST, Feb 4 (MENA) – The Romanian government is expected to annul on Sunday the controversial amendments to the country's Criminal Code that has sparked a wave of nationwide protests lasting for the fifth day in a row, Sputnik quoted the ....

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