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  • Turkey advises citizens against travel to Russia

    Date: 2015-11-28 15:50:54 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:73 - ID:3821737

    ANKARA, Nov 28 (MENA) - Turkey’s foreign ministry has advised people to postpone all non-urgent travel to Russia, the latest move in an escalating row between Moscow and Ankara over a Russian jet shot down by Turkey. The ministry said in a ....

  • Russia pledges to deliver 10,000 Kalashnikovs to Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-11-28 14:54:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:65 - ID:3821173

    KABUL, Nov 28 (MENA) - Russia has promised 10,000 Kalashnikovs AK-47 to Kabul for supporting Afghan forces in their fight against terrorism, Afghanistan's Khaama press agency reported. Speaker of Meshrano Jirga (Upper House of the Parliament) ....

  • Korea apparently fails to launch ballistic missile from sub: official

    Date: 2015-11-28 12:27:01 GMT - south korea - World - SN:49 - ID:3820193

    SEOUL, Nov 28 (MENA) - North Korea apparently failed to launch a ballistic missile from a submarine, a South Korean official said, in a sign that Pyongyang has yet to master the technology. North Korea is believed to have fired a KN-11 missile ....

  • Japan to launch terrorism info-gathering unit on Dec 8

    Date: 2015-11-28 12:22:45 GMT - Japan - World - SN:45 - ID:3819786

    TOKYO, Nov 28 (MENA) - The Japanese government is making final arrangements to establish on Dec. 8 a task force inside the Foreign Ministry that will play a key role in gathering terrorism-related information in and outside the country, the Japan ....

  • M5.5 quake jolts northern Japan

    Date: 2015-11-28 09:07:27 GMT - Japan - World - SN:22 - ID:3818830

    TOKYO, Nov 28 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit eastern Hokkaido in northern Japan, the Kyodo News cited Japan Meteorological Agency as saying. There are no immediate reports of injury or damage from the 11:51 a.m. ....

  • Taliban release video of soldiers captured after emergency landing of helicopter

    Date: 2015-11-28 09:00:01 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:3818822

    KABUL, Nov 28 (MENA) - The Taliban militants group has released a video which purportedly shows a number of the Afghan National Army (ANA) officers taken hostage following the emergency landing of a helicopter in northern Faryab province, Khaama ....

  • Six children drown as boat sinks off Turkish coast

    Date: 2015-11-28 08:11:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:3818485

    KABUL, Nov 28 (MENA) - Six children have drowned in Turkish water in two separate incidents, among them were four Afghans, the Khaama Press reported on Saturday. The children died after their boat on their way to Greece sank off Turkey’s coast, ....

  • Cop, 2 more dead in Colo. Planned Parenthood shootings

    Date: 2015-11-28 07:01:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:3818241

    WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (MENA) - A police officer and two civilians died Friday after a man wearing hunting gear and armed with a "long gun" went on a shooting spree inside a Planned Parenthood clinic here, USA Today quoted police as confirming Friday ....

  • Putin refuses to speak to Erdogan over Ankara's lack of apology

    Date: 2015-11-27 22:46:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:104 - ID:3817966

    MOSCOW, Nov 27 (MENA) – The Kremlin revealed that Vladimir Putin has twice refused to take calls from Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president, until he apologises for a Turkish warplane shot down a Russian military jet on Tuesday, The Telegraph ....

  • UK PM pledges £5 mln to Commonwealth anti-extremism unit

    Date: 2015-11-27 22:10:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:3817962

    LONDON, Nov 27 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged £5million to a new unit that will tackle the “scourge” of Islamist extremists and other hate-filled ideologies around the 53-nation fellowship, Express reported on Friday. He made ....

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