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  • Russia aims to disrupt other western elections, US officials say

    Date: 2016-11-06 15:49:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:5911925

    NEW YORK, Nov 6 (MENA) - A Russian-backed hacking effort that has rocked the US presidential campaign may peak on Election Day, but is likely to continue next year and into 2018 as Moscow seeks to influence US politics and key elections in Europe, ....

  • US military chief Dunford visits Ankara amid Raqqa, Mosul operations

    Date: 2016-11-06 15:10:16 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:46 - ID:5911709

    ANKARA, Nov 6 (MENA) - Turkish and American military chiefs met Sunday in capital Ankara on the day the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), dominated by PKK's Syrian wing YPG, announced an operation to drive Daesh out of its Syrian bastion Raqqa. The ....

  • OIC lauds Saudi role in supporting Myanmar Muslims

    Date: 2016-11-06 14:46:48 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:39 - ID:5910741

    JEDDAH Nov 6 (MENA) - The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) praised on Sunday Saudi Arabia decision to offer a helping hand to mitigate the sufferings of Myanmar Muslims. King Salman Center for Relief and ....

  • S. Korea-U.S. strong alliance must continue regardless of political change: foreign ministry

    Date: 2016-11-06 13:20:16 GMT - south korea - World - SN:30 - ID:5910005

    SEOUL, Nov 6 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States share the understanding that their strong alliance must continue irrespective of the change in the U.S. administration, Seoul's foreign ministry, quoted by Yonhap news agency, said Sunday. ....

  • Death toll rises to 24 in Pakistan shipbreaking blast

    Date: 2016-11-06 09:02:05 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:5908549

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 6 (MENA) - The death toll from a recent explosion and fire at a Pakistan ship-breaking yard has risen to 24, GEO news TV reported. Two more workers succumbed to their injuries inflicted by the fire at an oil tanker in Gadani ....

  • Austrian Chancellor urges to stop funding Turkey if migration deal with EU fails

    Date: 2016-11-06 08:59:02 GMT - Austria - World - SN:9 - ID:5908433

    VIENNA, Nov 6 (MENA) - The Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern urged to cease financing Turkey in case the agreement between the European Union and Turkey on hosting migrants fails, local media reported late Saturday. Kern also reportedly stressed ....

  • Israel demolishes 18 Palestinian homes northeast of Jerusalem and in northern Jordan Valley

    Date: 2016-11-06 08:21:25 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:8 - ID:5908325

    CAIRO, Nov 6 (MENA) - The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, revealed in its weekly report, that Israeli authorities demolished or confiscated 18 structures in six Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem and Area C, ....

  • THAAD deployment halts all S. Korea-China high-level defense talks

    Date: 2016-11-06 07:57:55 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:5908329

    SEOUL, Nov 6 (MENA) - South Korea's decision to deploy advanced missile defense systems on its soil has led to the suspension of all high-level defense talks with China, Yonhap news agency quoted sources as saying on Sunday. An official here said ....

  • UK Police make 10 arrests at the Million Mask March

    Date: 2016-11-05 22:42:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:5907757

    LONDON, Nov 5 (MENA) – Ten people have been arrested at the annual Million Mask March in central London, the BBC quoted the British police as saying on Saturday. Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks joined the anti-capitalist march from Trafalgar ....

  • Afghan-Australian woman kidnapped from Kabul city

    Date: 2016-11-05 20:51:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:83 - ID:5907613

    KABUL, Nov 5 (MENA) - An Afghan-Australian woman was abducted from the center of Kabul city earlier this evening by unknown gunmen as a search operation is underway for her release, according to Khaama Press. Security sources said the woman was ....

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