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  • Fidel Castro will be cremated, says President Raul

    Date: 2016-11-26 08:48:49 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:17 - ID:6030985

    HAVANA, Nov 26 (MENA) - Cuban revolutionary icon Fidel Castro who died late Friday in Havana aged 90, will be cremated on Saturday, his brother, President Raul Castro, has said, according to Sky News. Raul Castro, who took power after his older ....

  • 4 militants, 2 Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on mosque

    Date: 2016-11-26 08:48:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:16 - ID:6031181

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 (MENA) - A small group of militants armed with guns and suicide jackets attacked a mosque at an army facility in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, triggering a shootout in which four insurgents and two soldiers were killed, the ....

  • Indonesian police arrest militant planning attacks on gov. HQs, embassies in Jakarta

    Date: 2016-11-26 08:37:32 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:13 - ID:6030849

    JAKARTA, Nov 26 (MENA) - Indonesian police said a suspected militant was arrested earlier this week, who was planning attacks on government headquarters and embassies in the Capital Jakarta and making very powerful explosives. National Police ....

  • 4 militants killed in suicide bombing on Pakistani army camp

    Date: 2016-11-26 08:36:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:6030997

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 (MENA) - Pakistani authorities said at least four militants were killed in a suicide bombing that targeted an army camp close to the Afghan borders. The BBC quoted the authorities in Pakistan as saying on Saturday that the ....

  • Former Cuban president Fidel Castro dies at 90

    Date: 2016-11-26 07:16:47 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:6 - ID:6030821

    HAVANA, Nov 26 (MENA) - Former Cuban president Fidel Castro is dead at the age of 90, his brother, President Raul Castro announced, according to Voice of America. Fidel Castro Ruz was born August 13, 1926, and grew up to become one of the leaders ....

  • Russia summons Ukrainian military attache over missile drills near Crimea

    Date: 2016-11-25 21:36:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:6030341

    MOSCOW, Nov 25 (MENA) – The Russian Defense Ministry has summoned the Ukrainian military attache over Kiev's intention to hold missile firing exercises near Crimea, Sputnik news reported on Friday. "The attache was given a document which includes ....

  • US expands elite military unit’s powers to hunt foreign fighters globally

    Date: 2016-11-25 20:10:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:6030157

    WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (MENA) - The Obama administration is giving the elite Joint Special Operations Command — the same organization that helped kill Osama bin Laden in a 2011 raid by Navy SEALs — expanded power to track, plan and potentially launch ....

  • 6.7-magnitude earthquake hits China's Xinjiang

    Date: 2016-11-25 17:28:41 GMT - China - World - SN:68 - ID:6029849

    BEIJING, Nov 25 (MENA) - A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Chinese Aketao County, Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 22:24 p.m. Friday (Beijing Time), Xinhua news agency reported. According to China ....

  • Attack on French missionaries' home not linked to extremists- French official

    Date: 2016-11-25 14:22:24 GMT - France - World - SN:51 - ID:6029013

    MONTPELLIER, Nov 25 (MENA) - An attack on a retirement home for missionaries is not linked to Islamic "terrorism", French public prosecutor Christophe Barret said on Friday. "There is no link whatsoever with Islamic terrorism," Barret, who is the ....

  • 6 killed, 27 injured in Afghanistan series of bombings

    Date: 2016-11-25 14:20:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:50 - ID:6029021

    KABUL, Nov 25 (MENA) - Six people were killed and 27 others injured when a series of explosions hit several districts in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, spokesman for the Nangarhar governor Attahullah Khogyani said Friday. Khogyani added ....

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