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  • Operations in Syria prove Russia's military edge - minister

    Date: 2016-02-02 11:54:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:4234833

    MOSCOW, Feb 2 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu said the military operations in Syria have shown the Russian air force military edge, according to Russia Today. During a meeting Tuesday at the ministry, he said Russian aircraft shell ....

  • 12 civilians wounded in magnetic bomb explosion in Laghman

    Date: 2016-02-02 11:47:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:48 - ID:4234713

    KABUL, Feb 2 (MENA) - 12 civilians have sustained injuries in a magnetic bomb explosion in Mehtarlam, capital of eastern Laghman province, Khaama Press reported. Officials say the bomb was attached to a police vehicle which exploded close to Aziz ....

  • 3 gunmen, Pakistani soldier killed in Balochistan

    Date: 2016-02-02 11:10:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:42 - ID:4234409

    ISLAM ABAD, Feb 2 (MENA) - At least three gunmen and a Pakistani soldier were killed on Tuesday in clashes near the southwestern Balochistan province. The clashes erupted when gunmen attacked a security checkpoint in Zhob town near the border ....

  • Moscow accuses UK of spreading misinformation on Russia's role in Syria

    Date: 2016-02-02 10:29:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:4234269

    MOSCOW, Feb 2 (MENA) - Moscow believes statements made by British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Russia and Iran’s alleged interference in settling the Syrian crisis to be “a dangerous gambit,” Russia’s Govorit Moskva radio station quoted ....

  • ‘I Want a Safe Place’: Refugee women from Syria uprooted and unprotected in Lebanon

    Date: 2016-02-02 10:22:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:4234253

    LONDON, Feb 2 (MENA) - Shortfalls in international assistance and discriminatory policies imposed by the Lebanese authorities are creating conditions that facilitate the exploitation and abuse of women refugees in Lebanon, said Amnesty International ....

  • BP makes biggest loss for 20 years and axes thousands of jobs

    Date: 2016-02-02 09:54:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:4233789

    LONDON, Feb 2 (MENA) – The British Petroleum (BP) company is to cut another 3,000 jobs after reporting a loss of $6.5bn, its worst annual loss in at least 20 years. The latest job cuts are in addition to the 4,000 job cuts already announced, ....

  • 29 Daesh militants killed in air raids on eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-02-02 09:54:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:4233809

    KABUL, Feb 2 (MENA) - At least 29 Daesh militants were kiled in air strikes on eastern Nangarhar province, reported Al Arabiya Al Hadath Satellite TV. Radio Caliphate, a mouthpiece of the Islamic State (Daesh), and a self-styled court of the ....

  • US Budget Plan Includes Over $13 Billion For New Submarine: Sources

    Date: 2016-02-02 09:21:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:4233597

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - The Pentagon's next five-year budget proposal seeks over $13 billion in funding for a new submarine to carry nuclear ballistic missiles, plus orders for more Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp fighter jets, NDTV reported, ....

  • US fortifying Europe’s East to deter Putin

    Date: 2016-02-02 09:18:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:4233781

    NEW YORK, Feb 2 (MENA) - US President Obama plans to substantially increase the deployment of heavy weapons, armored vehicles and other equipment to NATO countries in Central and Eastern Europe, a move that administration officials said was aimed at ....

  • Airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan destroy Daesh radio station

    Date: 2016-02-02 08:37:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:4233385

    KABUL, Feb 2 (MENA) - U.S. airstrikes on a remote region of Afghanistan have destroyed a radio station operated by the so-called Islamic State group, American and Afghan officials said on Tuesday, according to ABC News. "Voice of the Caliphate" ....

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