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  • Russia submits draft resolution to UNGA supporting INF Treaty

    Date: 2018-12-15 06:53:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:7715264

    NEW YORK, Dec 15 (MENA) - Russia has submitted a draft resolution supporting the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty to the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Spokesman for the Russian Mission to the UN, Fyodor Strzhizhovsky told reporters on ....

  • Pakistani FM arrives in Kabul for trilateral meeting

    Date: 2018-12-15 06:40:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:3 - ID:7715247

    KABUL, Dec 15 (MENA) - Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi arrived here on Saturday to participate in the Afghanistan-China-Pakistan trilateral meeting, according to the Afghan Pajhwok news agency. Qureshi is accompanied by senior ....

  • 6 soldiers killed in fighting with terrorists in Pakistan

    Date: 2018-12-14 22:01:31 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:55 - ID:7715169

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 14 (MENA) - Six security personnel were killed in Balochistan of Pakistan, while four terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire, local media reported on Friday. The fighting occurred in Turbat in an Intelligence-based operation ....

  • 16 killed as truck veers off road in Nepal

    Date: 2018-12-14 21:38:42 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:53 - ID:7715119

    KATHMANDU, Dec 14 (MENA) - A truck veered off a mountain road in Nepal on Friday, killing at least 16 people and injuring many others, ABC News reported. Villagers were returning from a funeral and traveling in an open truck when it went off the ....

  • Daesh terrorist group claims responsibility for Strasbourg attack

    Date: 2018-12-14 07:25:46 GMT - France - World - SN:9 - ID:7714124

    PARIS, Dec 14 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack that took place in the French city Strasbourg on Tuesday, reported Sky News on Friday. A gunman, who was killed by French police on Thursday, shot and stabbed ....

  • US House passes resolution urging Myanmar to release jailed Reuters journalists

    Date: 2018-12-14 06:44:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7714083

    WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (MENA) - The US House overwhelmingly has passed a resolution calling on Myanmar to release jailed Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, reported al- Hurra channel on Friday. The resolution was passed by a 394-1 vote ....

  • Wave of bomb threats emailed across U.S., but none credible

    Date: 2018-12-13 21:36:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:7713986

    WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (MENA) - A rash of bomb threats were circulated via email on Thursday targeting dozens of businesses and public buildings across the United States, but the credibility of those threats could not immediately be ascertained, ....

  • France: Suspect in Strasbourg mass shooting killed by police

    Date: 2018-12-13 21:24:10 GMT - France - World - SN:90 - ID:7713979

    PARIS, Dec 13 (MENA) - The suspect in the Strasbourg shooting that left three dead and 13 injured has been killed by police, French authorities said Thursday. The announcement of the death of 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt comes after an intense ....

  • EU extends sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2018-12-13 18:36:44 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:73 - ID:7713819

    BRUSSELS, Dec 13 (MENA) - The heads of states and governments of the European Union made a political decision at the EU summit in Brussels to extend for six months the economic sanctions against Russia, which expire on January 31, head of the ....

  • 7 killed, many injured as high speed train crashes into bridge in Turkey

    Date: 2018-12-13 08:06:02 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:13 - ID:7712607

    ANKARA, Dec 13 (MENA) - A high-speed train has crashed near the Turkish capital Ankara, killing at least seven people and leaving dozens more injured, according to the city's governor Vasip Sahin. Holding a press conference at the site of the ....

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