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  • US irked by use of force in Libya

    Date: 2016-10-16 13:41:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:5778849

    WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (MENA) - The United States said it is concerned about reports of the use of force to seize the offices of Libya's U.N.-backed National Accord government in the capital, Tripoli. The foreign ministry demanded, in a statement, ....

  • Park says S. Korea will not seek compromise with N. Korea's tyranny

    Date: 2016-10-16 09:07:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:5776845

    SEOUL, Oct 16 (MENA) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye vowed on Sunday that her country will not seek compromise with North Korea over issues of missile threats, adding that recent defections of North Koreans, including high-ranking officials, ....

  • Singapore Airlines bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from flights

    Date: 2016-10-16 09:07:15 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:19 - ID:5776853

    SINGAPORE, Oct 16 (MENA) - The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone will no longer be allowed on all Singapore Airlines' flights. The carrier made the announcement on its Facebook page on Saturday, adding that anyone found in possession of the device ....

  • 3 killed, 12 wounded in gun battle in Los Angeles

    Date: 2016-10-15 22:01:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:5775913

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 15 (MENA) - A gun battle at a restaurant in the Los Angeles's West Adams district left three people dead and 12 others wounded early Saturday, prompting a massive police dragnet for suspects, the Los Angeles Times reported. "It's ....

  • Russia to respond to CIA plans for hacker attacks against its leadership - Kremlin aide

    Date: 2016-10-15 13:05:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:5773201

    MOSCOW, Oct 15 (MENA) - Moscow will respond to the plans of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on preparing cyber attacks against Russia’s leadership, the Russian news agency Tass reported, quoting Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov as having said on ....

  • Dutch lawmaker's hate speech charges upheld in court

    Date: 2016-10-14 19:16:10 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:68 - ID:5770161

    AMSTERDAM, Oct 14 (MENA) - A court has upheld hate speech charges against Dutch far-right MP Geert Wilders over comments he made about Moroccans, France 24 reported Friday. The leader of the Party for Freedom (PVV) sparked outrage when he asked ....

  • N. Korea urges Britain to cancel military drill with S. Korea, US

    Date: 2016-10-14 19:12:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:67 - ID:5770141

    SEOUL, Oct 14 (MENA) - North Korea pressed Britain Friday to cancel its plan to conduct its first joint air operations drill next month with South Korea and the United States, condemning it as a hostile act, Yonhap news agency reported. "This is ....

  • Japan to use automatic facial recognition to target terror suspects

    Date: 2016-10-14 18:37:28 GMT - Japan - World - SN:62 - ID:5770009

    TOKYO, Oct 14 (MENA) - The Japanese Justice Ministry said Friday it will start using an automatic facial recognition system at the nation's airports and seaports to better prevent terrorists from entering Japan, Kyodo news agency reported. The ....

  • Three frontier corps personnel killed in Quetta

    Date: 2016-10-14 12:10:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:32 - ID:5767885

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 14 (MENA) - At least three Pakistani frontier corps personnel were killed when unknown men opened fire at them and fled away, Geo News reported. The unidentified gunmen on a motorbike opened fire at the frontier corps personnel ....

  • Newly appointed UN chief vows to do his best to help US, Russia 'come together'

    Date: 2016-10-14 11:40:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:28 - ID:5767753

    MOSCOW, Oct 14 (MENA) - Russia and the United States, two of the world's central countries, should overcome their differences, newly elected UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told Sputnik, underscoring his role as a peacemaker. Guterres, former ....

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