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  • 12 health workers dies of Ebola in DR Congo

    Date: 2018-12-07 14:18:41 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:36 - ID:7703814

    KINSHASA, Dec 7 (MENA) - The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Minister of Public Health said that 12 health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have died of Ebola, the BBC reported. They are part of a group of 44 health workers, who ....

  • CNN: White House chief of staff expected to resign soon

    Date: 2018-12-07 14:04:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:7703954

    WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (MENA) - John Kelly is expected to resign as White House chief of staff in the coming days, two sources familiar with the situation unfolding in the West Wing tell CNN. Seventeen months in, Kelly and US President Donald Trump ....

  • 17 people killed in two attacks in DR Congo

    Date: 2018-12-07 13:35:36 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:30 - ID:7703823

    KINSHASA, Dec 7 (MENA) - Seventeen people have been killed in two attacks by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the troubled Benin region of eastern DR Congo, a local mayor was quoted by Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper as saying on Friday. ....

  • Zambian court says Lungu can stand for third term as president in 2021

    Date: 2018-12-07 12:30:53 GMT - Zambia - World - SN:25 - ID:7703811

    LUSAKA, Dec 7 (MENA) - Zambia's Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that President Edgar Lungu can stand in presidential elections due in 2021, finding that he would not be breaching a constitutional two-term limit, Channel News Asia reported. ....

  • Ex-intel chief in South Korea found dead in possible suicide

    Date: 2018-12-07 12:18:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:24 - ID:7703792

    SEOUL, Dec 7 (MENA) - A former South Korean military intelligence chief was found dead on Friday, police said, in a suspected suicide, ABC News reported. Former Defense Security Command head Lee Jae-su was being investigated by state prosecutors ....

  • Trump to nominate Heather Nauert as next ambassador to U.N.

    Date: 2018-12-07 09:23:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:7703451

    WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump plans to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next US ambassador to the United Nations, The Washington Post quoted two senior administration officials as saying. Nauert ....

  • Afghan official: Taliban killed 14 troops in western province

    Date: 2018-12-07 08:52:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7703450

    KABUL, Dec 7 (MENA) - The Taliban staged a coordinated attack overnight on two Afghan army outposts in western Herat province, killing 14 Afghan soldiers and taking another 21 captive, a provincial official said Friday, the latest in a series of ....

  • US tells Russia to scrap, modify 9M729 missile

    Date: 2018-12-06 22:03:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7703204

    WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (MENA) - Russia must scrap its 9M729 nuclear-capable cruise missiles and launchers or modify the weapons' range to return to compliance with a key Cold War-era arms control treaty and avert a US pullout from the pact, Euronews ....

  • WHO: Air pollution kills 7 million annually

    Date: 2018-12-06 19:00:53 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:74 - ID:7702961

    GENEVA, Dec 6 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) says exposure to air pollution causes 7 million deaths worldwide every year. The WHO issued a report on health and climate change on Wednesday to coincide with the ongoing United Nations ....

  • US conducts 'extraordinary' observation flight over Ukraine

    Date: 2018-12-06 18:51:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:7702958

    WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (MENA) - The United States said Thursday it has carried out an "extraordinary" flight over Ukraine under an international military surveillance treaty, amid what it called a pattern of "increasingly provocative and threatening ....

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