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  • Oklahoma, Louisiana decline Russian request to monitor polling stations on election day

    Date: 2016-10-22 07:15:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:5814925

    WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (MENA) - Louisiana and Oklahoma have declined a Russian request to send its diplomats to monitor polling stations on Election Day, CNN reported. Oklahoma denied the Russian proposal by citing state laws that prohibit it. In ....

  • Burkina Faso 'foils coup plot by forces loyal to Compaore'

    Date: 2016-10-21 21:43:12 GMT - Burkina Faso - World - SN:78 - ID:5814433

    OUAGADOUGOU, Oct 21 (MENA) - Burkina Faso has foiled a coup plot by forces loyal to ousted President Blaise Compaore, the BBC reported quoting the interior minster as saying. At least 10 of the plotters had been arrested, but the top suspects ....

  • Counterterrorism prosecutors seek access to encrypted data

    Date: 2016-10-21 19:05:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:5813957

    NEW YORK, Oct 21 (MENA) – Prosecutors from France, Belgium, Spain and Morocco called Friday for the ability to unlock phones and computers and to gain access to encrypted communications to aid in the fight against terrorism, ABC News ....

  • Four suspected terrorists nabbed in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-10-21 19:03:05 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:63 - ID:5813885

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 21 (MENA) – The Pakistani Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested four suspected terrorists from Karachi and found weapons and suicide jackets, the Pakistani GEO TV reported. According to the CTD, the terrorists were arrested ....

  • 2 workers killed in factory blast in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-10-21 19:02:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:62 - ID:5813889

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 21 (MENA) – Two workers were killed on Friday when a boiler of a factory exploded in the Pakistani city of Karachi, Geo TV reported. The two workers died of their wounds sustained in a fire that followed the blast, according to ....

  • South Africa to quit international criminal court

    Date: 2016-10-21 16:38:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:5813061

    PRETORIA, Oct 21 (MENA) - South Africa says it is pulling out of the international criminal court, making the country the second this week, after Burundi, to move to leave the tribunal that pursues the world’s worst atrocities, according to the ....

  • Military operations in Syria breach humanitarian laws - Kuwait

    Date: 2016-10-21 16:36:11 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:47 - ID:5812757

    NEW YORK, Oct 21 (MENA) – Kuwait said that the running military operations in Syria and Aleppo represent a blatant violation to all the humanitarian laws and rights, KUNA quoted Kuwait permanent delegate to the UN ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi as ....

  • US navy faces challenges to avoid fall of civilians in Mosul

    Date: 2016-10-21 15:23:18 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:43 - ID:5812701

    WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (MENA) - The US Navy faces great challenges to avoid the fall of civilians in the military operation to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from the terrorist Daesh group, Alhurra TV channel quoted a US navy commander as ....

  • Argentina seeks Ali Akbar Velayati extradition

    Date: 2016-10-21 14:21:28 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:36 - ID:5811877

    BUENOS AIRES, Oct 21 (MENA) - Argentina issued another extradition warrant Thursday for an Iranian ex-foreign minister over the deadly bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires in 1994, the government quoted by Al Arabiya news channel, ....

  • Russia summons Belgian ambassador over Aleppo strike claim

    Date: 2016-10-21 14:18:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:5811773

    MOSCOW, Oct 21 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the Belgian ambassador Alex Van Meeuwen on Friday in a spat over Moscow's claim that Belgian jets killed six civilians near Syria's Aleppo, a source from the ministry said. Russia ....

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