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  • 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) ....

  • Mother and child die in French fire following bakery blast

    Date: 2019-02-10 11:12:52 GMT - France - World - SN:40 - ID:7797380

    LYON, France, Feb 10 (MENA) - A woman and a child were killed in a fire in the eastern city of Lyon believed to have been sparked by a gas blast in a bakery, France 24 reported on Sunday, quoting authorities. The fire comes days after 10 people ....

  • Afghan, coalition forces kill 30 Taliban, Daesh-K militants in past 24 hours

    Date: 2019-02-10 10:10:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:29 - ID:7797244

    KABUL, Feb 10 (MENA) - Afghan and coalition forces have killed at least 30 Taliban and ISIS Khurasan (Daesh-K) militants in operations during the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported Sunday. According to informed military sources, a coalition air ....

  • NASA to send humans to the moon once again - 'but this time we'll stay'

    Date: 2019-02-10 08:33:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:7797129

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (MENA) - The space agency says it wants astronauts to spend more time on the lunar surface as it looks to send them within the next decade, Sky News reported. NASA is planning to take the "next giant leap in deep space ....

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