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  • 13 die in garment factory fire in India

    Date: 2016-11-11 08:24:42 GMT - India - World - SN:22 - ID:5941789

    NEW DELHI, Nov 11 (MENA) - A government official says at least 13 people have been killed in a fire in a garments factory on the eastern outskirts of the Indian capital. Naresh Mathur, the Uttar Pradesh state government official, says another ....

  • Russia tightens visa measures on Syrians, Iraqis, Libyans, Afghans

    Date: 2016-11-11 07:57:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:18 - ID:5941521

    MOSCOW, Nov 11 (MENA) – The Russian Foreign Ministry will tighten measures on granting visas to citizens from several world countries, including Syria, Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan, Russia Today channel reported on Friday. Russian Consular ....

  • German minister urges Trump to take harsh measures against Russia

    Date: 2016-11-11 07:56:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:5941541

    MOSCOW, Nov 11 (MENA) - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen urged US president-elect Donald Trump to stick to the NATO principle of tough attitude toward Russia. She said "Trump should clearly say whose side he is on: whether he is on ....

  • US reinforcing troops in Europe as planned

    Date: 2016-11-11 07:32:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:5941533

    WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (MENA) - The Pentagon said on Thursday that the US is continuing to reinforce its military forces in Europe as planned, irrespective of President-elect Donald Trump's future intentions. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said "We ....

  • California police investigate attacks on Muslim students

    Date: 2016-11-11 06:58:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:5941309

    WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (MENA) - California authorities were investigating a reported attack on a college campus of a Muslim student wearing a headscarf as a hate crime on Thursday, ABC News reported on Friday. San Diego State University's police ....

  • Afghanistan: German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif attacked

    Date: 2016-11-10 22:56:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:87 - ID:5941065

    KABUL, Nov 10 (MENA) - A suicide bomber has rammed a truck into the German consulate in the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, killing at least two people, officials say. Reports described a huge blast at the diplomatic mission followed by gunfire, ....

  • Measles jab saves over 20 million young lives in 15 years: report

    Date: 2016-11-10 21:51:24 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:83 - ID:5940717

    GENEVA, Nov 10 (MENA) – The World Health Organization and UNICEF said in a report Thursday that the measles deaths in the period from 2000 to 2015 dropped 79 percent worldwide thanks to the measles jab, but nearly 400 children still die from the ....

  • French FM takes part in Brussels' meeting on Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Libya

    Date: 2016-11-10 19:54:53 GMT - France - World - SN:80 - ID:5940041

    PARIS, Nov 10 (MENA) – French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault will take part in the European Foreign Affairs Council meeting next week to discuss the situation in Turkey, Iraq, Syria and Libya, French ....

  • Trump visits Obama at White House to plan transition

    Date: 2016-11-10 18:27:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:5940241

    WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (MENA) – US President-elect Donald J. Trump arrived at the White House on Thursday for a once-unimaginable Oval Office meeting with President Obama to discuss planning of transition, New York Times reported. He met with Obama ....

  • Russian diplomat says humanitarian crisis in Mosul deteriorating

    Date: 2016-11-10 17:30:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:5939853

    MOSCOW, Nov (MENA) - The humanitarian crisis in Mosul has been deteriorating and people are trying to escape not only from atrocities of the so-called Daesh but also from coalition bombardments, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova ....

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