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  • Taliban’s foreign snipers among 10 killed in Jawzjan clash

    Date: 2019-01-26 11:32:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7775000

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - At least 10 Taliban militants including two foreign snipers who were fighting in Taliban ranks were killed during a clash with the security forces in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan. At least 13 Taliban militants ....

  • Afghan, Coalition Forces kill 6 militants in separate operations, airstrikes

    Date: 2019-01-26 10:02:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7774858

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - At least six militants were killed in separate ground operations and airstrikes conducted in three provinces of Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. According to informed ....

  • NATO presence in Afghanistan to prevent re-emergence of safe havens of terrorism

    Date: 2019-01-26 09:58:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7774773

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reiterated that the alliance has a presence in Afghanistan to prevent the re-emergence of safe havens of international terrorist networks, Khaama Press news agency reported on ....

  • Explosion in volleyball ground leaves over 20 dead, wounded in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-01-26 09:44:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:7774779

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - At least four people have been killed and 20 others wounded in an explosion in a volleyball ground in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the local government officials said Saturday. The incident took place late on ....

  • Elliott Abrams joins Trump administration as Venezuela envoy

    Date: 2019-01-25 22:56:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:59 - ID:7774542

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has named former diplomat Elliott Abrams to handle Trump administration's policy toward Venezuela, Alhurra reported. "Elliott will be a true asset to our mission to help the Venezuelan ....

  • Congress, Trump reach temporary deal to end government shutdown

    Date: 2019-01-25 20:11:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:7774473

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) - Congressional leaders and US President Donald Trump have reached a temporary deal to end the government shutdown, the president announced on Friday. Trump, speaking from the White House, said the deal would reopen the ....

  • Washington prefers returning to 'Star Wars' program - Russian foreign ministry

    Date: 2019-01-25 18:52:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:7774388

    MOSCOW, Jan 25 (MENA) - "Moscow is disappointed that Washington prefers returning to the 'Star Wars' program instead of a meaningful dialogue on space affairs," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a comment on Friday. The emphasis is made in the ....

  • Federal judge orders Trump ex-adviser released on $250K bond

    Date: 2019-01-25 17:21:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:7774274

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) - A federal magistrate judge on Friday ruled that longtime Republican Party operative and President Donald Trump associate Roger Stone is not a flight risk and can be released on a $250,000 signature bond, The Hill ....

  • 2 UN peacekeepers killed in attack in central Mali

    Date: 2019-01-25 17:11:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:7774166

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) - The spokeswoman for the United Nations mission in Mali said two Sri Lankan peacekeepers have been killed after their convoy struck an explosive device in the central Mopti region, the Washington Post reported. Myriam ....

  • Myanmar army chief must be prosecuted for Rohingya 'genocide': UN rights envoy

    Date: 2019-01-25 17:09:27 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:46 - ID:7774113

    BANGKOK, Jan 25 - Myanmar's army chief should be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, a UN human rights investigator said, adding that holding perpetrators to account for crimes was necessary before refugees who fled the ....

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