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  • The Guardian: Fears grow for 16th journalist abducted in Yemen this year

    Date: 2016-11-18 20:00:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:5987597

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) – The Guardian newspaper on Friday warned that a fierce campaign targets journalism in Yemen and led to the abduction of 16 journalists. The newspaper said a journalist was abducted in Yemen more than a month ago and has ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry discuss situation in east Aleppo

    Date: 2016-11-18 19:38:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:5987505

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed with US Secretary of State John Kerry the Syrian crisis by phone on Friday, Sputnik news agency reported. In their conversation, Lavrov and Kerry placed an emphasis on the ....

  • Pakistan considers Indian statement on 'nuclear weapons' threat to regional peace

    Date: 2016-11-18 19:33:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:74 - ID:5987569

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 18 (MENA) - The Pakistani Foreign Office on Friday said statements by Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on why India cannot use nuclear weapons first was a "manifestation of India's double speak and a threat to region’s peace ....

  • German finance minister says 'no a la carte Brexit menu'

    Date: 2016-11-18 18:50:51 GMT - Germany - World - SN:70 - ID:5987345

    BERLIN, Nov 18 (MENA) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has warned that Britain cannot expect any special treatment on migration if it wants to remain part of the European Union's common market as part of its Brexit deal. Speaking to ....

  • Flynn accepts Trump offer to be national security adviser

    Date: 2016-11-18 17:54:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:5987049

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (MENA) - Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn on Friday accepted President-elect Donald Trump's offer to be his national security adviser, Fox News confirmed. Flynn, who served as the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency ....

  • Uganda president appoints new electoral commission chief

    Date: 2016-11-18 17:53:08 GMT - Uganda - World - SN:65 - ID:5987157

    KAMPALA, Nov 18 (MENA) - Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has appointed a new chairman for the electoral commission, said local media on Friday. Simon Byabakama will replace former Badru Kiggundu who had retired days ago, Uganda Radio Network ....

  • Navy says prevented Indian submarine from entering Pakistani waters

    Date: 2016-11-18 17:02:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:59 - ID:5986797

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 18 (MENA) - The Pakistan Navy on Friday said it had prevented Indian Navy submarines from entering Pakistani territorial waters on Monday, November 14, the Dawn reported. "The Indian Navy, in order to fulfill its nefarious designs, ....

  • Landslide hits mine, 4 workers dead, 13 trapped in Turkey - local media

    Date: 2016-11-18 15:14:14 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:55 - ID:5986377

    ANKARA, Nov 18 (MENA) - At least 4 workers have been killed by a landslide at a mine in Turkey's southeastern Siirt province, loca media reported on Friday. Thirteen miners are still trapped underground, according to Daily Saba which quoted an ....

  • Donald Trump picks Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to run CIA

    Date: 2016-11-18 14:19:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:5986137

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (MENA) - US President-elect Donald Trump has picked Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to be his CIA director, CBS News has confirmed. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports Pompeo was offered the job Friday morning, ....

  • Putin: Russia will oppose any attempts to break global strategic balance

    Date: 2016-11-18 14:17:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:5986145

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) - Russia will oppose attempts to disrupt the strategic balance around the world, such as NATO’s global anti-ballistic missile defense system, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. Putin was speaking to Russian generals and ....

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