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  • US considers substantial reduction of troops in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-12-20 22:50:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:7724163

    WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (MENA) - The Trump administration is actively considering plans for a significant drawdown of American troops in Afghanistan that could begin in as soon as several weeks, multiple officials said, in the start of the conclusion of ....

  • One killed, eight injured as car ploughs into pedestrians in Germany

    Date: 2018-12-20 19:54:36 GMT - Germany - World - SN:59 - ID:7724063

    BERLIN, Dec 20 (MENA) - A woman was killed and eight others injured on Thursday after a car ploughed into pedestrians in Germany, Daily Star reported. Police spokeswoman Ramona Hörst said: "There are first indications of a possible suicide ....

  • Tsunami warning issued after 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Russia's Kamchatka

    Date: 2018-12-20 19:18:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:7724024

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - A tsunami warning has been issued for the coastal areas of Russia’s Far East after a strong earthquake off the coast of Kamchatka. Waves are said to be possible within 300 kilometers of the epicenter, RT reported ....

  • Pompeo: Trump-Kim Jong Un summit to be held on New Year's Eve

    Date: 2018-12-20 18:32:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:7723944

    WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that Washington hopes to hold a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un on New Year's Eve Celebrations. " We are working on ....

  • Interpol: Returning jihadists 'threaten new wave of terror in Europe'

    Date: 2018-12-20 18:27:09 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:51 - ID:7723926

    BRUSSELS, Dec 20 (MENA) - Europe is facing a new wave of terrorism as radicalised individuals return and jihadists are released from jail, the general secretary of Interpol has warned. Jürgen Stock, Interpol’s chief, who is also a criminologist ....

  • Trump's Syria pullout could hurt fight against Daesh, Germany says

    Date: 2018-12-20 16:55:43 GMT - Germany - World - SN:48 - ID:7723847

    BERLIN, Dec 20 (MENA) - Germany warned Thursday that US President Donald Trump's decision to pull troops out of Syria could endanger a battle against Daesh, the Local Germany website. "The Daesh has been pushed back, but the threat is not over. ....

  • Spain finds 11 dead migrants, 33 rescued from boat

    Date: 2018-12-20 11:15:01 GMT - Spain - World - SN:27 - ID:7723276

    MADRID, Dec 20 (MENA) - Spain's Maritime Rescue Service says it found 11 dead migrants in a boat off the country's southern coast and rescued 33 other passengers, ABC News reported. All the migrants — the survivors were 29 men and four women — ....

  • No sign drones at London airport terror-related

    Date: 2018-12-20 11:08:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:7723263

    LONDON, Dec 20 (MENA) - British police say they believe the flying of drones over Gatwick Airport is a deliberate act, but there are no signs it is related to terrorism, The New York Times reported on Thursday. Flights in and out of Britain's ....

  • Putin: Unemployment rate in Russia decreased to 4.8% in 2018

    Date: 2018-12-20 10:55:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:7723227

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that the level of unemployment in Russia in 2018 is expected to decrease to 4.8 percent in 2018 from the rate of 5.2 percent of the previous year, Sputnik news agency reported. "The ....

  • Drone sightings trigger disruption at UK's Gatwick airport

    Date: 2018-12-20 07:51:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:5 - ID:7722786

    LONDON, Dec 20 (MENA) - Passengers at one of the UK's busiest airports have been warned to expect further flight disruption after drones were seen over the airfield, the BBC reported. Gatwick's runway remains closed after two of the devices were ....

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