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  • US House passes resolution urging Myanmar to release jailed Reuters journalists

    Date: 2018-12-14 06:44:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7714083

    WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (MENA) - The US House overwhelmingly has passed a resolution calling on Myanmar to release jailed Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, reported al- Hurra channel on Friday. The resolution was passed by a 394-1 vote ....

  • Wave of bomb threats emailed across U.S., but none credible

    Date: 2018-12-13 21:36:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:7713986

    WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (MENA) - A rash of bomb threats were circulated via email on Thursday targeting dozens of businesses and public buildings across the United States, but the credibility of those threats could not immediately be ascertained, ....

  • France: Suspect in Strasbourg mass shooting killed by police

    Date: 2018-12-13 21:24:10 GMT - France - World - SN:90 - ID:7713979

    PARIS, Dec 13 (MENA) - The suspect in the Strasbourg shooting that left three dead and 13 injured has been killed by police, French authorities said Thursday. The announcement of the death of 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt comes after an intense ....

  • EU extends sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2018-12-13 18:36:44 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:73 - ID:7713819

    BRUSSELS, Dec 13 (MENA) - The heads of states and governments of the European Union made a political decision at the EU summit in Brussels to extend for six months the economic sanctions against Russia, which expire on January 31, head of the ....

  • 7 killed, many injured as high speed train crashes into bridge in Turkey

    Date: 2018-12-13 08:06:02 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:13 - ID:7712607

    ANKARA, Dec 13 (MENA) - A high-speed train has crashed near the Turkish capital Ankara, killing at least seven people and leaving dozens more injured, according to the city's governor Vasip Sahin. Holding a press conference at the site of the ....

  • Trump, Mexico's new president discuss plans to tackle 'migration issue'

    Date: 2018-12-13 07:44:39 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:12 - ID:7712569

    MEXICO CITY, Dec 13 (MENA) - Mexico’s leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke by telephone Wednesday with US President Donald Trump about migration and job creation, The Washington Times reported. The issue came to the fore ....

  • Insurance claims at $9 Billion from California fires

    Date: 2018-12-13 06:38:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:7712507

    WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (MENA) - Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state's insurance commissioner announced Wednesday. About $7 billion in claims are from the Camp Fire that ....

  • Russian nuclear-capable bombers fly over Caribbean Sea

    Date: 2018-12-13 06:30:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:6 - ID:7712501

    MOSCOW, Dec 13 (MENA) - The Russian military says two of its nuclear-capable strategic bombers were flown over the Caribbean Sea during a 10-hour training mission, Voice of America reported on Thursday. A pair of Tu-160 bombers arrived Monday at ....

  • Cambodian lawmakers pass measure to ease political ban

    Date: 2018-12-13 05:53:53 GMT - Cambodia - World - SN:3 - ID:7712472

    PHNOM PENH, Dec 13 (MENA) - Cambodia's Parliament has passed legislation that could allow a five-year ban on political activity by top opposition politicians to be lifted, abc news reported on Thursday. Thursday's action was the latest in a ....

  • Turkish high-speed train crashes in Ankara, killing at least four

    Date: 2018-12-13 05:49:54 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:2 - ID:7712466

    ANKARA, Dec 13 (MENA) - At least four people were killed and 43 injured in a high-speed train crash in Ankara, CNBC reported on Thursday, quoting the governor of the capital as having said. The train crashed into an overpass at a train station in ....

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