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  • PM Imran chairs important meeting on India's LoC violation

    Date: 2019-02-26 07:31:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7822368

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 26 (MENA) - Prime Minister Imran Khan is currently chairing an important meeting in the wake of India's violation of the Line of Control (LoC) earlier today (Tuesday), Geo news reported. The meeting is being attended by the top ....

  • Indian Air Force jets violate LoC with Pakistan

    Date: 2019-02-26 06:52:58 GMT - India - World - SN:9 - ID:7822367

    NEW DELHI, Feb 26 (MENA) - As many as 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets of the Indian Air Force crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and destroyed several terror camps deep inside Pakistani territory early on Tuesday morning, Times of India ....

  • Would-be Bangladeshi plane hijacker had toy gun - police

    Date: 2019-02-25 12:13:59 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:49 - ID:7820576

    DHAKA, Feb 25 (MENA) - A Bangladeshi passenger on a Dubai-bound flight, who threatened to blow up the plane and tried to force his way into the cockpit was carrying a toy gun and no explosives, Euronews quoted police as saying on Monday. Police ....

  • UN chief: human rights are losing ground in the world

    Date: 2019-02-25 12:12:57 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:48 - ID:7820690

    GENEVA, Feb 25 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is denouncing a "groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance" and says human rights are losing ground in the world, The New York Times reported. The UN chief kicked off ....

  • Vietnam says prepared to host 2nd US-DPRK summit

    Date: 2019-02-25 08:24:55 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:18 - ID:7820423

    HANOI, Feb 25 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Wednesday and Thursday in Hanoi, hoping to build on their historic summit in Singapore in June that was the first between a sitting US president and a ....

  • Senegal's Sall re-elected with 'at least 57 percent' of vote: PM

    Date: 2019-02-25 06:03:23 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:4 - ID:7820309

    DAKAR, Feb 25 (MENA) - Senegal’s Macky Sall was re-elected with ‘at least 57 percent’ of the vote in the first round of the presidential election Sunday, the New Straits Times quoted his Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne as ....

  • American killed in car accident in Russia

    Date: 2019-02-24 22:49:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:7820211

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - An American citizen has been killed when a car ran up on the sidewalk along the main thoroughfare in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, ABC news reported on Sunday. One other person was killed and three were injured in ....

  • Columbia says over 100 Venezuelan security personnel defect

    Date: 2019-02-24 22:16:16 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:114 - ID:7820212

    BOGOTA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Colombia's customs agency said that 104 members of Venezuela's security forces have defected, entering Colombia, CNN reported Sunday. Eight entered through Arauca Department, and 96 came through North Santander ....

  • Trump strikes optimistic note ahead of meeting with Kim Jong-un

    Date: 2019-02-24 18:12:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:7819794

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed optimism ahead of his summit this week with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even as experts have cast uncertainty on how productive the meeting will be, The Hill reported. ....

  • Afghan conflict had highest number of civilian casualties in 2018 -- UN report

    Date: 2019-02-24 11:23:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:7818680

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - The highest number of civilian casualties was registered in the Afghan conflict in 2018, according a new UN report. The report, compiled by the UNAMA mission, documented 3,804 civilian deaths, including 927 children, last ....

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