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  • Vote for rightwing presidential candidate starts in France

    Date: 2016-11-20 08:30:32 GMT - France - World - SN:8 - ID:5993565

    PARIS, Nov 20 (MENA) - France began on Sunday a vote to choose the rightwing candidate likely to face the far-right Marine Le Pen in next spring’s presidential election. Seven candidates are competing in the first round of the primary, including ....

  • Pentagon, intelligence community chiefs have urged Obama to remove head of NSA

    Date: 2016-11-19 21:11:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:5992901

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - The heads of the Pentagon and the nation’s intelligence community have recommended to President Obama that the director of the National Security Agency, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, be removed, the Washington Post ....

  • US demands immediate halt to airstrikes in Syria

    Date: 2016-11-19 19:57:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:5992609

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - The US demanded an immediate halt to Syrian strikes in eastern Aleppo after four hospitals were knocked out of service due to renewed bombings this week, according to the Daily Mail. White House national security ....

  • Russian diplomat says Aleppo-bound aid obstructed by militants

    Date: 2016-11-19 19:52:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:5992617

    MOSCOW, Nov 19 (MENA) - Militants in Aleppo are obstructing the implementation of a UN plan to improve the humanitarian situation in this city, a source at the Russian permanent mission to the UN organizations in Geneva told Interfax on ....

  • Trump mulls a secretary of state: Clone, crusader, statesman or clean slate?

    Date: 2016-11-19 15:34:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:5990433

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - The secretary of state is the star of most every Cabinet, and when President-elect Donald Trump makes his selection he will signal the kind of posture he intends to present to the world. Does he want the nation’s top ....

  • Weapons cache uncovered outside Paris

    Date: 2016-11-19 12:26:39 GMT - France - World - SN:37 - ID:5990257

    PARIS, Nov 19 (MENA) - An arsenal of weapons has been discovered in an unlocked garage in a shopping center in Evry near Paris, Radio France Internationale (RFI) reported on Saturday. A rocket launcher, bulletproof vests, Mauser pistols, ....

  • Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire in Kashmir

    Date: 2016-11-19 09:45:07 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:21 - ID:5988717

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 19 (MENA) - Pakistan's military says Indian troops have conducted "unprovoked" cross-border firing in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, triggering an intense exchange of fire, but there was no word on casualties on either ....

  • 5.4-magnitude earthquake hits western Japan; no threat of tsunami

    Date: 2016-11-19 09:43:05 GMT - Japan - World - SN:20 - ID:5989029

    TOKYO, Nov 19 (MENA) - A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit western Japan on Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued, International Business Times reported. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the epicenter of the quake was in Wakayama prefecture, ....

  • Top Daesh leader among 7 killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-11-19 09:41:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:5989049

    KABUL, Nov 19 (MENA) - A top leader of the loyalists of Daesh terrorist group was killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported on Saturday. The provincial police said the ....

  • Plane carrying 4 crashes, causes explosions in Nevada

    Date: 2016-11-19 08:48:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:5988397

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says a plane carrying four people crashed Friday evening in Elko, Nevada, ABC News reported. Allen Kenitzer added that the Piper PA 31 airplane crashed under unknown ....

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