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  • NATO defense ministers to review operations in Afghanistan, Kosovo, Iraq

    Date: 2019-02-12 08:49:01 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:7800773

    KABUL, Feb 12 (MENA) - The NATO Defense Ministers will review the alliance’s operations in Afghanistan, Kosovo, Iraq and at sea during the defense ministerial meeting which will be held on 13th and 14th of February, Khamaa Press news agency ....

  • Soldier, terrorist killed in Pulwama encounter; operation underway

    Date: 2019-02-12 07:46:28 GMT - India - World - SN:13 - ID:7800663

    NEW DELHI, Feb 12 (MENA) - One soldier was killed and one terrorist was gunned down during an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir early on Tuesday, India TV reported, quoting police sources. "One militant has been killed in an ....

  • Chinese envoy asks for unified standard in fighting terrorism

    Date: 2019-02-12 07:33:45 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:7800649

    BEIJING, Feb 12 (MENA) - China's deputy permanent representative to the UN has called for a unified standard in the fight against terrorism, Xinhua reported. "In combating terrorism, all countries should uphold a unified standard and adopt a ....

  • 17 killed in fire at hotel in Delhi's Karol Bagh

    Date: 2019-02-12 07:27:24 GMT - India - World - SN:11 - ID:7800629

    NEW DELHI, Feb 12 (MENA) - At least 17 people were killed and several injured after a fire at a hotel in Delhi's congested Karol Bagh area early on Tuesday. A woman and a child, among those dead, were killed when they tried jumping from a ....

  • UN chief willing to broker end to Venezuela crisis

    Date: 2019-02-12 07:11:00 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:9 - ID:7800645

    NEW YORK, Feb 12 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has renewed his offer to help broker an end to the crisis in Venezuela during talks with the country's foreign minister, ABC News reported. Guterres met with Foreign ....

  • Afghan gov't must be included in peace talks: Ghani

    Date: 2019-02-11 18:29:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:96 - ID:7800152

    KABUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that the Taliban are welcome to set up a political office in the capital and that his government must be included in any peace talks, The Washington Post reported. Afghanistan should ....

  • Russia: Israeli airstrikes on Syria ‘unlawful

    Date: 2019-02-11 16:20:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:7800021

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Monday that Israeli airstrikes on Syria are unlawful and cannot be justified, while also stressing that Moscow was taking into consideration the defense needs of the Jewish ....

  • Daesh elements handed down rigorous sentences over planning terrorist attacks

    Date: 2019-02-11 15:53:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7799952

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - The Moscow military court sentenced on Monday two Daesh elements to 15 years in prison over preparing terrorist attacks in a train and a shopping center. The two said they are guilty and confessed that they planned the ....

  • Acting US defense chief visits Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-02-11 07:07:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7798901

    KABUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - Acting US defense chief Pat Shanahan arrived in Afghanistan Monday to meet with Afghan leaders and US commanders, VOA reported. The visit comes as negotiators work toward a peace deal for the war that began in ....

  • Afghan president offers office to Taliban in Kabul or Kandahar

    Date: 2019-02-10 18:23:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:112 - ID:7798525

    KABUL, Feb 10 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday expressed his readiness to offer the Taliban insurgents ‘a political office’ and security in the capital Kabul or southern Kandahar province, Afghan Voice Agency (Avapress) ....

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