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  • Chinese president to visit Cambodia, Bangladesh, India

    Date: 2016-10-10 09:14:55 GMT - China - World - SN:18 - ID:5740825

    BEIJINgeijing Oct 10 MENA-- The Chinese Foreign ministry said President Xi Jinping will start a five-day Asian tour on Thursday which will take him to Cambodia, Bangladesh and India. Xi's visits come at the invitation of Cambodian King Norodom ....

  • UNDP, EIB sign deal to boost cooperation to reach global goals

    Date: 2016-10-10 06:46:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:5740213

    WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (MENA) - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at boosting collaboration toward achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals by ....

  • One dead, 8 others hurt in Michigan strip mall shooting

    Date: 2016-10-09 22:26:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:5739577

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - Police in Grand Rapids, Michigan said a shooting during a party at a strip mall early Sunday killed one person and wounded eight others. Police spokesman Sgt. Terry Dixon told Fox News that officers were notified at 3:45 ....

  • Afghan army helicopter crashes due to technical issues

    Date: 2016-10-09 16:21:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:56 - ID:5737885

    KABUL, Oct 9 (MENA) - A helicopter of the Afghan National Army forces crashed due to technical issues in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted the Afghan Ministry of Defense as saying on Sunday. According to the ministry, ....

  • Russia warns the US not to play 'dangerous game' in Syria

    Date: 2016-10-09 14:15:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:5736805

    MOSCOW, Oct 9 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia had the means to protect its assets in Syria if the United States decided to carpet bomb the Syrian government's military air fields. Lavrov said he had heard that ....

  • Dozens wounded in train derailment in New York

    Date: 2016-10-09 06:00:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:5734017

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - A commuter train has derailed east of New York City after it hit a maintenance train on the tracks, Sky news reported. A spokesman for the Long Island Rail Road said the eastbound train derailed east of New Hyde Park ....

  • India to acquire advanced Russian S-400 system that makes F-35’s stealth useless

    Date: 2016-10-08 22:38:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:5733709

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) – The move would provide India a unique ability to secure its airspace against even the most sophisticated next generation stealth fighter jets, but is largely driven by an effort from New Delhi to prevent Russia from drifting ....

  • Donald Trump says he will not quit over video

    Date: 2016-10-08 21:05:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:5733377

    WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (MENA) - US presidential candidate Donald Trump has said he will not withdraw from the race in phone interviews with US media, the BBC News reported. Trump has been under pressure after a tape of him making lewd sexual comments ....

  • Russians may soon ask Foreign Ministry to cease contacts with Kerry, spokeswoman says

    Date: 2016-10-08 12:24:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:5730793

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry’s official spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said that Russians may soon vote for ceasing diplomatic contacts with US State Secretary John Kerry. "By making statements equating Russia’s actions in ....

  • Terror plot foiled in Pakistan, 2 al-Qaeda suspects arrested

    Date: 2016-10-08 10:37:31 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:31 - ID:5730197

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 8 (MENA) - Police arrested two suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists in Sargodha on Saturday, foiling a possible terror attack, Geo New reported on Saturday. Police recovered from the suspects two suicide jackets, five hand grenades, seven ....

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