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  • 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 ....

  • Trump tweetstorm disparages judge for 'ridiculous' opinion

    Date: 2017-02-04 21:11:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:6463785

    WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump kicked off his first day of vacation in Mar-a-Lago on Saturday morning with a set of stinging Tweets deriding the "so-called judge" that overturned his travel ban and declaring the "ridiculous" ....

  • Lugansk militia commander killed in car blast - news agency

    Date: 2017-02-04 19:59:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:6463453

    MOSCOW, Feb 4 (MENA) - Commander of the Lugansk militia Oleg Anashchenko was killed in a car blast on Saturday, LuganskInformCenter said referring to the militia’s press service, according to TASS. The car, in which Anashchenko was, exploded in ....

  • Louvre Museum re-opens after machete attack

    Date: 2017-02-04 14:02:21 GMT - France - World - SN:39 - ID:6461685

    PARIS, Feb 4 (MENA) - The Louvre Museum in Paris re-opened on Saturday morning, 24 hours after a soldier patrolling the museum shot a machete-wielding attacker, believed to be an Egyptian who entered the country on a tourist visa a week ago, France ....

  • Russia concerned over growing Daesh influence in Afghanistan - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2017-02-04 14:01:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:6461709

    MOSCOW, Feb 4 (MENA) - Russia is concerned over the situation in Afghanistan, related to the spreading influence of Daesh (Daesh, outlawed in Russia) and growing combat activities of the opposition in the country, the Foreign Ministry said in a ....

  • Pentagon argues value of Yemen raid using old evidence

    Date: 2017-02-04 11:40:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:6459917

    WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (MENA) - A US military effort Friday to demonstrate the intelligence value of a weekend commando raid in Yemen ended in a snafu, when video clips the military released from a computer seized during the operation turned out to be ....

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