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  • S. Korea urges N.K. to admit its involvement in killing of Kim Jong-nam

    Date: 2017-02-24 14:53:13 GMT - south korea - World - SN:52 - ID:6581325

    SEOUL, Feb. 24 (MENA) - South Korea on Friday called on North Korea to acknowledge that it is behind the killing of its leader's half-brother and cooperate with Malaysia's probe into the case. "It will be better for North Korea to admit its ....

  • Trump attacks FBI over 'national security leakers'

    Date: 2017-02-24 14:32:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:6581085

    WASHINGTON, FEB 24 (MENA) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday attacked the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying the agency has been unable to stop people from giving national security information to the media and calling for such leakers to ....

  • Norway, Germany give $394 million to help African region

    Date: 2017-02-24 13:33:22 GMT - Norway - World - SN:41 - ID:6580461

    OSLO, Feb 24 (MENA) - Norway and Germany told an international donor conference Friday they are jointly giving 373 million euros to prevent a famine in the African countries around the Lake Chad Basin, the ABC News reported. Norwegian Foreign ....

  • Kim Jong-nam killing: 'VX nerve agent' found on his face

    Date: 2017-02-24 12:34:18 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:39 - ID:6580345

    KUALA lUMPUR, Feb 24 (MENA) - Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, the BBC quoted a Malaysian police officer as saying on Friday. Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him ....

  • U.S. generals want elevated talks with Russia about Iraq, Syria operations

    Date: 2017-02-24 12:24:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:6580241

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - Senior U.S. military officials want to elevate talks with Russia about air operations over Iraq and Syria, an effort that is meant to protect pilots from collisions but complicated by concerns at the Pentagon that doing ....

  • Moscow says NATO should rethink deterrence policy against Russia

    Date: 2017-02-24 12:11:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:6580229

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Permanent representative of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko said NATO countries have to rethink its policy of deterrence against Russia if they really want to fight terrorism, Russia News Today reported on Friday. ''If ....

  • Pakistani training aircraft crashes near Faisalabad airport, 2 killed

    Date: 2017-02-24 11:19:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:36 - ID:6580177

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (MENA) - A training aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from Faisalabad airport on Friday afternoon, killing both the instructor and the trainee pilot on board, Pakistani channel Geo TV reported. The aircraft- a Cessna 162 ....

  • Gas leakage caused explosion in Lahore -- Pakistani official

    Date: 2017-02-24 09:47:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:23 - ID:6579557

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (MENA) - A Pakistani government minister says investigators have concluded that a deadly explosion the previous day in the city of Lahore was caused by a gas leak from a cooking cylinder, not a bomb. Rana Sanaullah says experts ....

  • Trump vows to fight 'epidemic' of human trafficking

    Date: 2017-02-24 09:35:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:6579545

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump says he will bring the "full force and weight" of the U.S. government to combat an "epidemic" of human trafficking. The president was meeting at the White House with senior advisers and ....

  • Pope Tawadros II receives German delegation

    Date: 2017-02-23 22:27:21 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:90 - ID:6578561

    CAIRO, Feb 23 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese received on Thursday a delegation of German lawmakers and religious leaders. The delegation arrived in Egypt at an invitation from the Coptic Evangelical ....

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