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  • US conducts drone strike in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-12-21 07:19:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:3967573

    KABUL, Dec 21 (MENA) - A US drone attacked a target in eastern Afghanistan at the weekend, euronews quoted a US military spokesman in Kabul as saying Monday. “US forces conducted a strike in Bati Kot District, Nangarhar Province, December 19 ....

  • Rescuers search for 91 people still missing

    Date: 2015-12-21 06:12:50 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:3967393

    BEIJING, Dec 21 (MENA) - Hundreds of rescue workers are looking for survivors after a landslide hit 33 buildings in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, the BBC reported. Seven people were pulled from the rubble with minor injuries but 91 ....

  • Carter announces grandson's death at Sunday sermon

    Date: 2015-12-21 06:02:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:3967361

    WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (MENA) - Former US president Jimmy Carter's grandson has died, the former president said Sunday. Carter, 91, made the announcement during his regular Sunday school lecture in Plains, Georgia, although he apologized for being ....

  • Russia will develop, not use, nuclear weapons - Putin

    Date: 2015-12-20 23:15:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:125 - ID:3967037

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday his country would continue to develop nuclear weapons but doesn't intend to use them, ABC News reported. The Russian leader made the comment in a documentary called "World ....

  • 5 dead in small plane crash in California

    Date: 2015-12-20 23:14:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:124 - ID:3967041

    WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (MENA) - Five people were killed after their small plane crashed in central California, authorities said Sunday. The passengers’ bodies were found among the wreckage of the deadly Saturday crash in an orchard southwest of ....

  • Lavrov: Anti-terror efforts in Mideast hindered by foreign interference

    Date: 2015-12-20 18:07:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:102 - ID:3965749

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergy Lavrov asserted on Sunday that foreign interference in the Middle East region undermined the abilities of countries of the region to combat terror. Making any political reform is an important ....

  • Air France bomb scare on plane to Paris was 'false alarm', says CEO

    Date: 2015-12-20 16:49:12 GMT - France - World - SN:94 - ID:3965661

    PARIS, Dec 20 (MENA) - A suspicious device that forced an Air France plane en route from Mauritius to Paris to make an emergency landing in Mombasa was a “false alarm”, the Guardian quoted the French airline’s chief executive officer as saying on ....

  • Russia bans imports of international branded clothes made in Turkey

    Date: 2015-12-20 15:52:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:3965221

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Russia decided on Sunday to ban imports of international branded clothes that were made in Turkey. According to Sputnik news agency, Turkish factories should not use the label "Made in Turkey" on their clothes to be ....

  • Indonesian police foil string of terror attacks, arrest 6 suspects

    Date: 2015-12-20 13:15:56 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:55 - ID:3963857

    JAKARTA, Dec 20 (MENA) - Indonesian counter-terrorism police said on Sunday they had arrested suspects in locations across the island of Java, foiling separate plots to bomb minority Shia communities and target Christmas and New Year celebrations, ....

  • Hillary Clinton says Trump is 'becoming ISIS's best recruiter'

    Date: 2015-12-20 10:18:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:3961813

    WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (MENA) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took a hard stance against rhetoric from GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, painting him as a potent and powerful tool for ISIS. “He is becoming ISIS's best recruiter. They are going to ....

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