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  • Obama calling Russia 'regional power' was big error – EC head Juncker

    Date: 2016-11-27 17:27:27 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:68 - ID:6039889

    BRUSSELS, Nov 27 (MENA) - Outgoing US President Barack Obama made a big mistake calling Russia a “regional power,” the European Commission chief said in an interview Saturday. Europe, instead, should treat Russia as “one big entity and a proud ....

  • Iran's head of railways resigns over train collision

    Date: 2016-11-27 12:02:12 GMT - Iran - World - SN:33 - ID:6038009

    TEHRAN, Nov 27 (MENA) - Iran's official IRNA news agency said Sunday the head of the country's railways has resigned over the deadly collision of two trains in the north of the country which killed 45 passengers. According to ABC News, Mohsen ....

  • Islamophobia Observatory condemns attack on Danish Muslim school

    Date: 2016-11-27 10:07:39 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:21 - ID:6036857

    CAIRO, Nov 27 (MENA) - The Islamophobia Monitoring Observatory at Egypt's Dar al Ifta condemned Sunday the brutal attack against a Muslim high school for imams and preachers. In a statement, the observatory said such an attack raises a tide of ....

  • Trump blasts recount as 'ridiculous'

    Date: 2016-11-27 08:30:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6036281

    WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (MENA) - US President-elect Donald Trump ripped the election recount on Saturday, calling it "a scam" and "ridiculous" and noting that Hillary Clinton had already conceded. Trump charged in a statement that the effort was ....

  • Polls open in France in presidential premier elections

    Date: 2016-11-27 08:30:30 GMT - France - World - SN:12 - ID:6036349

    PARIS, Nov 27 (MENA) - Polls across France opened on Sunday at 8 am (Paris local time) in the second round of presidential premier elections as voters will choose their center-right presidential candidate in next year's election, France 24 ....

  • Clinton to join recount that Trump calls 'scam'

    Date: 2016-11-26 21:43:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:6035525

    WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (MENA) - Hillary Clinton's campaign said Saturday it will take part in efforts to push for recounts in several key states, joining with Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who has raised millions of dollars to have votes counted ....

  • Election recount to begin in US Wisconsin

    Date: 2016-11-26 20:59:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:6035469

    WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (MENA) - An election recount will take place soon in the US state of Wisconsin, after former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein filed a petition Friday with the state's Election Commission, the first of three states ....

  • Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria by phone

    Date: 2016-11-26 20:40:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:6035473

    MOSCOW, Nov 26 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin had a phone talk with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday, focusing on Syria, Tass quoted the Kremlin press service as saying. "Today, President of the Russian Federation ....

  • Trump: Castro was "brutal dictator"

    Date: 2016-11-26 20:40:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:6035477

    WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (MENA) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was among the first major U.S. political figures to comment on former Cuban president Fidel Castro's death. Early Saturday morning, Trump tweeted simply, "Fidel Castro is ....

  • Cuba calls 9 days of national mourning following death of Fidel Castro

    Date: 2016-11-26 12:28:20 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:38 - ID:6032749

    HAVANA, Nov 26 (MENA) - The Cuban Council of State on Saturday declared nine days of mourning for the death of former president and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro who died at the age of 90, the Fox News reported. Castro died late on Friday ....

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