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  • 18 Taliban militants killed, injured in clashes

    Date: 2019-10-28 06:33:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:8163812

    KABUL, Oct 28 (MENA) - Afghan security forces killed 8 Taliban militants and wounded at least 10 others during the clashes in northern Faryab and Balkh provinces, Khaama Press reported Monday. The 209th Shaheen Corps said Monday a clash broke out ....

  • Brexit: EU prepares to grant UK three-month extension

    Date: 2019-10-27 22:20:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:8163720

    The EU is preparing to sign off on a Brexit extension to 31 January 2020 with an option for the UK to leave earlier if a deal is ratified, according to a leaked draft of the agreement seen by the Guardian. Despite objections raised by the French ....

  • Afghanistan delays election results til November

    Date: 2019-10-27 14:15:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:86 - ID:8163032

    KABUL, Oct 27 (MENA) - Afghan officials have set a new date for announcing the result of last month's presidential election, after several delays. Preliminary results will be announced on Nov. 14, ABC News quoted Head of the Independent Election ....

  • Economists call for alternative path to U.S.-China trade wars

    Date: 2019-10-27 12:06:12 GMT - China - World - SN:70 - ID:8162823

    WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (MENA) - A group of prominent economists from the U.S. and China called on the world’s two largest economies to abandon their trade war and agree to a new path forward that would give them more latitude to pursue their own ....

  • UN rapporteur urges companies to forge grievance mechanism for potential victims of trafficking

    Date: 2019-10-27 11:56:05 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:68 - ID:8162824

    GENEVA, Oct 27 (MENA) - United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons Maria Grazia Giammarinaro urged companies to forge grievance mechanism for potential victims of trafficking. In a report, she said the human rights of persons ....

  • At least 2 dead, 14 injured after shooting at Texas off-campus party; suspect remains at large

    Date: 2019-10-27 11:31:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:8162820

    WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (MENA) - A sheriff’s official says two people have been killed in a shooting at an off-campus Texas A&M University-Commerce party that also left at least 14 others injured, USA Today reported. Hunt County Chief Deputy Buddy ....

  • More than 90,000 evacuated as Sonoma County fire grows

    Date: 2019-10-27 11:28:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:8162783

    WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (MENA) - Northern California braced for historically powerful winds and widespread power outages as the Kincade fire in Sonoma County raged on, forcing the evacuation of more than 90,000 people, according to The Los Angeles ....

  • Killing of Daesh leader unlikely to turn tide, Chechnya’s Kadyrov says

    Date: 2019-10-27 11:12:09 GMT - Chechnya - World - SN:62 - ID:8162678

    GROZNY, Oct 27 (MENA) - The killing of Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is unlikely to bring any crucial changes if the world continues dividing terrorists into "good and bad guys," TASS quoted Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov as having said ....

  • Pakistani court grants interim bail to ex-premier Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds

    Date: 2019-10-26 21:18:31 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:45 - ID:8162328

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (MENA) - The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday approved the interim bail of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds until Tuesday, Geo News reported. The lawyer of the petitioner informed the court that the ....

  • US budget deficit hits 26% reaching in 2019

    Date: 2019-10-26 12:56:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:8161647

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - The US government’s budget deficit ballooned to nearly $1 trillion in 2019, The Washington Post quoted the US Treasury Department as announcing. The United States’ fiscal imbalance widened for a fourth consecutive year ....

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