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  • Europe must define its role in the world - Merkel

    Date: 2017-02-03 14:19:53 GMT - Germany - World - SN:55 - ID:6457017

    BERLIN, Feb 3 (MENA) - Europe must clearly define its role in the world in response to US President Donald Trump‘s actions, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel before an EU leaders‘ summit in the Maltese capital. "Europe holds its fate in its ....

  • French national among victims of Quebec anti-Muslim attack

    Date: 2017-02-03 14:15:06 GMT - France - World - SN:54 - ID:6456973

    PARIS, Feb 3 (MENA) - A French passport holder was among six people killed in an anti-Muslim shooting attack in a Mosque in Quebec last Sunday, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, according to ABC News. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said ....

  • Suspected Taliban loyalist kills 8 Afghan policemen

    Date: 2017-02-03 14:07:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:53 - ID:6456761

    KABUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - Officials in northwestern Afghanistan say a suspected Taliban insurgent has killed at least eight police personnel just days after surrendering and joining the force, Voice of America (VOA) reported on Friday. The overnight ....

  • Russian diplomat: Syrian opposition forces seek to disrupt Geneva talks

    Date: 2017-02-03 13:45:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:6456697

    MOSCOW, Feb 3 (MENA) - Attempts to postpone a new round of intra-Syrian talks in Geneva are inadmissible, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman stressed on Friday, according to TASS News Agency. Many opposition forces, subjected to external ....

  • Iran rejects US wrestlers' presence in 2017 World Cup

    Date: 2017-02-03 13:25:08 GMT - Iran - World - SN:44 - ID:6456413

    TEHRAN, Feb 3 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, said on Friday that presence of the US wrestling team in the 2017 World Cup in Kermanshah city of Iran has been rejected, the official IRNA news agency reported. Speaking ....

  • Theresa May to call on EU leaders to spend more money on defense during Malta summit

    Date: 2017-02-03 12:49:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:40 - ID:6456093

    LONDON, Feb 3 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on EU leaders to spend more money on defense during a summit in Malta today, in the wake of support she secured from Donald Trump following his call for other countries to pay more, ....

  • Mattis stresses US' security commitment to Seoul

    Date: 2017-02-03 12:12:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:36 - ID:6455961

    TOKYO, Feb 3 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday reiterated Washington's security commitment to Seoul, Yonhap News Agency reported. He said that any nuclear attack by North Korea on the US or its allies would receive an ....

  • Louvre attack was "terrorist act in nature", says France's Prime Minister

    Date: 2017-02-03 12:11:06 GMT - France - World - SN:35 - ID:6456217

    PARIS, Feb 3 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve described the Louvre attack as "terrorist in nature," and has opened a terror investigation, according to ABC News. A French soldier on duty at the Carrousel du Louvre shopping mall in ....

  • Israeli settlements ‘may not be helpful’ for Middle East peace, Trump administration says

    Date: 2017-02-03 11:52:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:6455853

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump's administration said Thursday night that the growth of Israeli settlements "may not be helpful" in achieving a goal of peace in the Middle East. The remark is an abrupt shift that signals a ....

  • North Korea fires head of secret police for corruption

    Date: 2017-02-03 11:28:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:31 - ID:6455885

    SEOUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - North Korea has dismissed its minister of state security, a key aide to the reclusive state’s young leader, Kim Jong Un, South Korea said on Friday, according to ABC News. Kim Won Hong was removed from office as head of the ....

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