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  • Trump denies changes to Syria exit plan

    Date: 2019-01-07 18:30:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:7746966

    WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Monday pushed back against media reports that he had altered the timeline for removing US troops from Syria, denying his administration had issued a series of contradictory statements about ....

  • Police forces thwart militants bid to detonate a mosque in Herat

    Date: 2019-01-07 10:43:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:7746310

    KABUL, Jan 7 (MENA) - The Afghan police forces have thwarted anti-government armed militants bid to detonate a mosque in western Herat province of Afghanistan, reported Khaama Press news agency on Monday. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said ....

  • Greece: 8 detained after paint thrown at US embassy

    Date: 2019-01-07 08:08:15 GMT - Greece - World - SN:16 - ID:7746070

    ATHENS, Jan 7 (MENA) - Greek police say they have detained eight people after the US Embassy in Athens was vandalized with paint, reported the US ABC channel on Monday. Police said the eight were detained after about 10 people on motorbikes threw ....

  • Taliban operations center destroyed, 16 militants killed in Helmand airstrike

    Date: 2019-01-07 07:41:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7746033

    KABUL, Jan 7 (MENA) - At least 16 militants of the Taliban group were killed and an operations center of the group was destroyed in an airstrike conducted in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, reported Khaama Press news agency on ....

  • Earthquake hits Indonesia, no casualties or damage reported

    Date: 2019-01-07 07:11:02 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:10 - ID:7745989

    JAKARTA, Jan 7 (MENA) - An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 struck 174 km (108 miles) north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia's Molucca islands on Sunday, followed by a series of aftershocks, but with no tsunami risk, the US ....

  • Sultan Muhammad V has stepped down as king

    Date: 2019-01-06 14:33:21 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:55 - ID:7745196

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 6 (MENA) - Sultan Muhammad V stepped down as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Bernama news agency reported on Sunday. Comptroller of the Royal Household, Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan Abdul Aziz said that the monarch had officially ....

  • Kolkata airport on alert after air India plane leaked fuel: Report

    Date: 2019-01-06 09:50:26 GMT - India - World - SN:21 - ID:7744701

    NEW DELHI, Jan 6 (MENA) - An emergency was declared at Kolkata airport on Saturday night after an Air India plane started leaking fuel, NDTV reported. The Air India flight AI-335 came from Bangkok and was going to Delhi. No one was injured, ....

  • 7 killed, injured in shooting near Los Angeles

    Date: 2019-01-05 11:39:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:7743724

    WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (MENA) - The US police said that three persons were killed, while four others were wounded in the shooting that took place earlier today near Los Angeles in California. The incident happened in bowling alley near Los Angeles, ....

  • Shooting with multiple victims reported near Los Angeles - US police

    Date: 2019-01-05 10:07:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:7743522

    WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (MENA) - The US police reported a shooting with multiple victims near Los Angeles in California. US-funded Alhurra Channel broke the news without offering further details. (MENA) Y Y E/A S E ....

  • Afghan national security adviser probes with Indian counterpart security situation

    Date: 2019-01-05 09:56:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7743468

    KABUL, Jan 5 (MENA) - Afghan National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib met with his Indian counterpart and other security officials during his visit to India. "Productive meetings were held in India with my counterpart Ajit Doval and other ....

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