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  • French policemen disarmed over radicalization fears

    Date: 2019-10-12 07:52:49 GMT - France - World - SN:7 - ID:8141228

    PARIS, Oct 12 (MENA) - French authorities have confiscated the service weapons of two police members over fears of Islamist radicalization, sources said Friday, in the wake of the stabbing to death last week of four police staff. The assailant in ....

  • Trump loses appeal to stop House subpoena of his tax documents

    Date: 2019-10-11 16:51:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:8140877

    WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump on Friday lost his appeal to stop a House subpoena of his tax documents from his longtime accountant Mazars USA, CNN reported. In a 2-1 ruling, the US Court of Appeals for the District of ....

  • Pakistan summons Indian envoy to condemn ceasefire violation

    Date: 2019-10-11 16:28:44 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:49 - ID:8140822

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 11 (MENA) - Pakistani Foreign Office Spokesman Mohammad Faisal summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia again on Friday and strongly condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along ....

  • Netherlands to freeze weapons exports to Turkey

    Date: 2019-10-11 16:25:59 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:48 - ID:8140861

    AMSTERDAM, Oct 11 (MENA) - The Netherlands announced it will be freezing weapons exports to Turkey, said a foreign ministry statement carried by Al Arabiya news channel. Syria's Kurds, who were the West's allies in the fight against Daesh, have ....

  • Army jawan killed in Pakistani shelling in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

    Date: 2019-10-11 16:17:53 GMT - India - World - SN:47 - ID:8140741

    NEW DELHI, Oct 11 (MENA) - An Army jawan was killed when Pakistani troops resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Friday, India TV reported. Two jawans were also injured in the ....

  • Pakistani PM to persistently plead for Kashmiris’ rights: Dr Firdous

    Date: 2019-10-11 15:23:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:45 - ID:8140803

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 11 (MENA) - Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Friday said Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan had pledged that he would persistently plead for the rights of oppressed ....

  • Saddleridge fire burning homes, threatens numerous communities

    Date: 2019-10-11 13:22:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:8140553

    WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (MENA) - The Saddleridge fire made a destructive march Friday into the northern foothills of the San Fernando Valley, burning numerous homes, closing two freeways and forcing thousands to flee, Los Angeles Times reported. The ....

  • Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov dies at 85

    Date: 2019-10-11 13:19:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:8140548

    MOSCOW, Oct 11 (MENA) - The legendary Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the man who conducted the first-ever extravehicular activity, has passed away at the age of 85, Sputnik news agency reported. Alexei Leonov died at Moscow's Burdenko hospital ....

  • Cargo plane crashes in Congo with presidential staff on board

    Date: 2019-10-11 13:17:40 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:38 - ID:8140569

    KINSHASA, Oct 11 (MENA)- A cargo plane carrying presidential staff crashed in eastern Congo on Thursday, and all eight passengers and crew are feared dead, a presidential adviser told press on Friday, Euronews reported. The plane, carrying ....

  • Four injured in stabbing at Manchester shopping center

    Date: 2019-10-11 12:40:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:8140493

    LONDON, Oct 11 (MENA) - A man in his 40s has been arrested on suspicion of serious assault after several people were stabbed outside the Arndale Centre in the centre of Manchester, Sky News quoted the police as saying Friday. "We are on the ....

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