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  • US transportation department weighs allowing phone calls during flights

    Date: 2016-12-09 11:55:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:6114365

    WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (MENA) - Airlines passengers would be allowed to make phone calls during flights using Wi-Fi with the permission of the air carrier under regulations the US Department of Transportation proposed, according to The Wall Street ....

  • Libyan parl't speaker to visit Russia Dec. 14

    Date: 2016-12-09 11:04:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:6113613

    MOSCOW, Dec 9 (MENA) – Libyan Parliament Speaker Aguila Saleh would visit Russia on December 14. During the visit, Aguila will hold talks with members of the Duma council, according to a Russian local newspaper. (MENA) M H K/A S E ....

  • US Defense Secretary makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-12-09 09:22:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:6113213

    KABUL, Dec 9 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Friday made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to consult with military commanders and deliver a pre-holiday talk to US troops. It is Carter's last planned trip to Afghanistan before ....

  • Russian emergencies minister meets with UN secretary general-elect

    Date: 2016-12-09 08:57:02 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:15 - ID:6113029

    NEW YORK, Dec 9 (MENA) – Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov has discussed the implementation of humanitarian projects with United Nations secretary-general-elect Antonio Guterres. The two sides also discussed provision of humanitarian ....

  • Russia and Cuba sign defense cooperation program until 2020

    Date: 2016-12-09 08:46:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:6113021

    MOSCOW, Dec 9 (MENA) - Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Friday the Russian-Cuban defense cooperation covers military planning and armed forces reforming, not weapons supply. The remarks came during a meeting of the ....

  • S.Korea's parliament passes President's impeachment bill over corruption scandal

    Date: 2016-12-09 08:21:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:6112889

    SEOUL, Dec 9 (MENA) - South Korea's parliament on Friday passed a motion to impeach President Park Geun-hye over her alleged link to a corruption scandal involving her confidante that has paralyzed the government for the past several weeks. The ....

  • US offers help to Pakistan in rescue, recovery operations after plane crash

    Date: 2016-12-08 22:08:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:6112389

    WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (MENA) - The United States has offered assistance to Pakistan for rescue and recovery operations after a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed, killing all 47 on board, the Geo News reported. Mark C Toner, Deputy ....

  • Putin offers condolences to Pakistan over plane crash

    Date: 2016-12-08 20:38:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:6112169

    MOSCOW, Dec 8 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered condolences to Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif over the death of passengers and crew of a Pakistan International Airlines passenger ....

  • EU: Turkey doing little to earn visa-free travel

    Date: 2016-12-08 20:37:22 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:92 - ID:6111997

    BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (MENA) - The European Union said Turkey has made virtually no progress on meeting conditions to earn visa-free travel for its citizens, a key part of their deal to prevent refugees reaching Europe, the ABC News reported. The ....

  • Moscow condemns coalition airstrikes in Syria's Raqqa

    Date: 2016-12-08 18:46:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:6111301

    MOSCOW, Dec 8 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry expressed concern over recent reports of civilian casualties in US-led coalition airstrikes in Syria, saying that such actions were 'unacceptable', Sputnik news agency reported on ....

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