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  • Navy officials says carrier could be sent through Taiwan Strait

    Date: 2019-01-18 17:17:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7763521

    WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (MENA) - A Navy official on Friday said it could still send an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait in spite of recent military advances by China that could heighten the threat posed to US warships, The Hill reported. "We ....

  • Dozens Taliban militants killed in separate military operations in Nangarhar

    Date: 2019-01-18 16:36:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:7763447

    KABUL, Jan 18 (MENA) - A coalition airstrike targeted a group of Taliban insurgents who were planting Improvised Explosive Device on a roadside in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan leaving at least five militants dead, Khaama Press ....

  • Iraqi FM to visit Moscow on Jan. 30 - ambassador

    Date: 2019-01-18 15:01:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:7763382

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) - Iraq's new Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim will visit Moscow on January 30 to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Iraqi Ambassador to Moscow Haidar Mansour Hadi told Sputnik news agency on ....

  • Lavrov: Russia ready to continue dialogue with US to save INF

    Date: 2019-01-18 12:13:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:7763101

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia is ready to continue the dialogue with the United States in order to save the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Sputnik news agency reported. "Despite ....

  • Trump cancels US delegation to Davos Forum due to shutdown

    Date: 2019-01-18 07:41:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:7762585

    WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (MENA) - President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation’s trip to the World Economic Forum, citing the ongoing partial government shutdown, CNBC reported on Friday. “Out of consideration for the 800,000 great American ....

  • At least 21 dead in car bomb attack on Bogota police academy

    Date: 2019-01-18 07:10:23 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:8 - ID:7762556

    BOGOTA, Jan 18 (MENA) - Colombia’ s government declared three days of mourning Thursday after at least 21 people died in a car bomb at a Bogota police cadet training academy, and 68 were wounded, the worst such incident in the city in 16 years, ....

  • Top N. Korean official in Washington for talks with Pompeo

    Date: 2019-01-18 06:55:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7762555

    SEOUL, Jan 18 (MENA) - A senior North Korean official arrived in Washington on Thursday apparently for negotiations with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on a second summit between the two sides. A plane from Beijing carrying Kim Yong-chol, known ....

  • Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

    Date: 2019-01-17 20:36:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7762394

    WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said Thursday that he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the sole benefit of" Trump, CNN ....

  • OPEC confirms holding extraordinary meeting in April

    Date: 2019-01-17 19:32:44 GMT - Austria - World - SN:79 - ID:7762332

    VIENNA, Jan 17 (MENA) - The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said Thursday it would hold an extraordinary meeting in Vienna on April 17, sources told MENA on Thursday. The announcement came after uncertainty over the new ....

  • UK MPs to debate, vote on Brexit 'plan B' options on Jan 29

    Date: 2019-01-17 13:18:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:7761700

    LONDON, Jan 17 (MENA) - Andrea Leadsom, the leader of the Commons, has told MPs that on Monday Theresa May will make a statement to MPs about what happens next in the Brexit process, and that she will table a motion. The debate will be held on ....

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