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  • Afghan FM among 3 ministers dismissed by parliament

    Date: 2016-11-12 10:44:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:5947897

    KABUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - Afghan parliament dismissed three ministers after they failed to provide satisfactory briefing regarding the expenditure of their development budget. The three ministers included Minister of Public Works Mahmood Baligh and ....

  • Russia-US cooperation needed to defeat terrorism: Kremlin spokesman

    Date: 2016-11-12 10:19:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:5947509

    MOSCOW, Nov 12 (MENA) - Neither the United States nor Russia can cope with the terrorist threat alone, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov was quoted by Russian news agency TASS as saying. "It is impossible to defeat terrorism by ....

  • Police use tear gas to disperse Portland protest

    Date: 2016-11-12 10:17:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:5947517

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (MENA) - Police began deploying a flurry of flash-bang grenades as well as tear gas to move hundreds of people protesting President-elect Donald Trump in downtown Portland that had ignored repeated orders to disperse, according to ....

  • Brazil protests against scything government cuts

    Date: 2016-11-12 09:50:21 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:20 - ID:5947253

    BRASILIA, Nov 12 (MENA) - Protests are taking place across Brazil to denounce government plans for scything spending cuts by both federal and state authorities. The PEC 241 proposal is a constitutional amendment to limit public spending, Euronews ....

  • U.S. Transportation Department fines Qatar Airways $185,000

    Date: 2016-11-12 08:56:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:5946997

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (MENA) - The U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) is fining Qatar Airways $185,000 for flying in prohibited foreign airspace with the American Airlines code. The DOT did not specify where the Qatar flights were when they ....

  • US airstrike kills 13 Daesh militants in East of Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-11-12 08:36:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:5946969

    KABUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - At least 13 loyalists of Daesh terrorist group were killed in an airstrike in East of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Saturday. Security officials in Nangarhar province said the militants were killed in an airstrike ....

  • Seoul protest targets South Korean President Park Gun-hye

    Date: 2016-11-12 08:36:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:5947009

    SEOUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in the South Korean capital, Seoul, to demand the resignation of President Park Gun-hye. Large numbers of police officers are being deployed to prevent demonstrators reaching ....

  • Explosion hits US airbase in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-11-12 08:11:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:5946757

    KABUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - A huge explosion has killed at least four people at the Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, the largest US military facility in the country, officials say. At least 14 others were wounded in the blast, local district governor ....

  • Blast kills 4, injures 14 as militants target largest US base in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-11-12 07:00:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:6 - ID:5946573

    KABUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - At least four people were killed and 14 others injured when an explosion struck the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Saturday, officials said. No militant group has so far claimed responsibility for the ....

  • Donald Trump could start nuclear war if he can't keep his 'fierce' temper in check, former MI6 chief warns

    Date: 2016-11-11 20:02:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:5945869

    LONDON, Nov 11 (MENA) - Former head of UK MI6 John Sawers on Friday warned US President-elect Donald Trump that he must keep his short temper out of global affairs or there is a risk of nuclear war, the Daily Mail reported. Sir John Sawers said ....

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