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  • Afghanistan says possible US troop withdrawal won't affect security

    Date: 2018-12-21 10:53:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:7724493

    KABUL, Dec 21 (MENA) - A significant reduction in the number of US troops in Afghanistan won't impact the security of the war-torn country, Radio Free Europe quoted a spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani as saying on Friday. It was the ....

  • James Mattis' resignation warning to America - CNN analyst

    Date: 2018-12-21 09:35:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:7724421

    WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (MENA) - US Secretary of Defense James Mattis is stepping down at an extraordinarily fraught moment in American foreign policy, a CNN analyst said in an editorial published Friday. Coming in the wake of President Trump's ....

  • London's Gatwick Airport resumes flights after drone chaos

    Date: 2018-12-21 08:55:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:9 - ID:7724375

    LONDON, Dec 21 (MENA) - Flights resumed at London's Gatwick Airport on Friday morning after drones sparked the shutdown of the airfield for more than 24 hours, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded or delayed during the busy holiday ....

  • Malaysian PM, S.Korean FM discuss strengthening ties

    Date: 2018-12-21 08:03:47 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:6 - ID:7724330

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 21 (MENA) - South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha paid a courtesy call on Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at his office here, Bernama news agency reported. Dr Mahathir tweeted after the meeting: “We ....

  • US accuses Chinese nationals of infiltrating corporate, gov't technology

    Date: 2018-12-20 22:58:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:7724169

    WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (MENA) - The Justice Department on Thursday accused two Chinese nationals with ties to China’s security apparatus of infiltrating commercial and government computer systems, including a Department of Energy lab, in an ongoing ....

  • Trump: US defense secretary Jim Mattis to quit

    Date: 2018-12-20 22:54:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:7724164

    WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (MENA) - US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis will be retiring "with distinction" at the end of February, President Donald Trump announced on Thursday. Trump tweeted that General Mattis "was a great help to me in getting allies and ....

  • 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 ....

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