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  • Russia: Military to be equipped with Iskander-M tactical missiles in 2019

    Date: 2019-01-01 15:41:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:7739168

    MOSCOW, Jan 1 (MENA) - Iskander-M tactical missiles are expected to completely replace throughout the year the older systems still operated by Russia’s ground forces, the Russian Defense Ministry has revealed. The rearmament of tactical missile ....

  • Manchester Victoria station stabbings treated as terror attack

    Date: 2019-01-01 12:48:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:7738895

    LONDON, Jan 1 (MENA) - The stabbing of three people at Manchester Victoria station on New Year's Eve is being treated as a terror related incident, police, quoted by Sky News, have confirmed. A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of ....

  • Man arrested after driving into pedestrians

    Date: 2019-01-01 09:42:41 GMT - Japan - World - SN:19 - ID:7738559

    TOKYO, Jan 1 (MENA) - Tokyo police have arrested a 21-year-old man for driving into pedestrians on a crowded street on New Year's Day, injuring eight people, NHK reported. The incident occurred at 10 minutes past midnight on Takeshita Street in ....

  • Two dead, 41 missing in Sukabumi landslide

    Date: 2019-01-01 08:15:14 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:15 - ID:7738498

    JAKARTA, Jan 1 (MENA) - A landslide killed at least two people, seriously injured four and caused 41 others to go missing in Cimapag village, Sukabumi District, West Java Province, on Monday afternoon, ANTARA News reported. Some 60 people ....

  • Colombia Farc: 85 ex-rebels killed since peace deal

    Date: 2019-01-01 07:13:50 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:12 - ID:7738438

    NEW YORK, Jan 1 (MENA) - The United Nations says 85 former Farc rebels have been killed in Colombia since the group signed a peace accord with the government two years ago, the BBC reported. Most of the murders were by illegal armed groups and ....

  • US Strategic Command apologizes for tweet about dropping bombs

    Date: 2019-01-01 07:06:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7738427

    WASHINGTON, Jan 1 (MENA) - US Strategic Command, the unified military force that controls the launch of nuclear weapons, tweeted an unusual New Year's Eve message on Monday featuring B-2 bombers dropping 30,000-pound conventional weapons at a test ....

  • Kim says he is ready to talk more with Trump in 2019

    Date: 2019-01-01 05:48:19 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:5 - ID:7738404

    PYONGYANG, Jan 1 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday he hopes to extend his high-stakes nuclear summitry with US President Donald Trump into 2019, but also warns Washington not to test North Koreans' patience with sanctions and ....

  • US withdrawal from UNESCO harms multilateral humanitarian cooperation — Russian envoy

    Date: 2019-01-01 05:42:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:4 - ID:7738388

    MOSCOW, Jan 1 (MENA) - The withdrawal of the United States from UNESCO harms multilateral humanitarian cooperation, Russia's Envoy to UNESCO Alexander Kuznetsov told TASS news agency . "The US announced its decision [to withdraw from UNESCO] back ....

  • UK counter-terrorism police launch investigation after 3 attacked in Manchester railway station

    Date: 2019-01-01 05:38:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:1 - ID:7738399

    LONDON, Jan 1 (MENA) - British counter-terrorism police have launched an investigation after a man stabbed three people, including a police officer, during New Year's Eve celebrations in Manchester, England, CNN reported Tuesday. A male police ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry: US Embassy was notified about detention of US citizen

    Date: 2018-12-31 13:02:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7737699

    MOSCOW, Dec 31 (MENA) - Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers detained US citizen Paul Whelan in the Russian capital during a spy action, the FSB's press service said. "On December 28, US citizen Paul Whelan was detained by officers ....

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