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  • Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-11-27 13:25:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:7688921

    WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (MENA) - Three US soldiers were killed and three others wounded when an improvised explosive device went off on Tuesday near the Afghan city of Ghazni, the USA Today website quoted a US forces spokesman as saying. A US civilian ....

  • France to close 14 nuclear reactors by 2035: Macron

    Date: 2018-11-27 12:53:31 GMT - France - World - SN:31 - ID:7688688

    PARIS, Nov 27 (MENA) - President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that France would shut down 14 of the country's 58 nuclear reactors currently in operation by 2035, of which between four and six will be closed by 2030, France 24 reported. The total ....

  • Chinese FM stresses importance of adherence to international rules, UN charter

    Date: 2018-11-27 07:12:54 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:7688225

    BEIJING, Nov 27 (MENA) - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with a visiting delegation of permanent representatives of the U.N. Security Council members on Monday night, Xinhua News Agency reported. Calling the U.N. a symbol ....

  • Ukraine defense council: Martial law could be lifted at any time if situation normalizes

    Date: 2018-11-27 06:47:54 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:6 - ID:7688201

    KYIV, Nov 27 (MENA) - Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has said martial law, if introduced by the parliament, could be lifted at any time if the situation in Kerch Strait near Crimea ....

  • UK foreign secretary thanks UAE over release of British student

    Date: 2018-11-26 09:51:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:7686701

    LONDON, Nov 26 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Monday termed the UAE pardon granted for British student Matthew Hedges as "fantastic news". On his twitter account, Hunt said:"Fantastic news about Matthew Hedges. Although we didn’t ....

  • Ukrainian president supports introduction of martial law

    Date: 2018-11-26 08:57:33 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:20 - ID:7686615

    KIEV, Nov 26 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he supports the Military Cabinet's proposal that martial law should be introduced in the country after an attack by Russia's special forces on Ukrainian vessels near the Kerch Strait on ....

  • Taliban claims responsibility for convoy attack

    Date: 2018-11-26 08:10:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7686498

    KABUL, Nov 26 (MENA) - Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack targeting a security convoy in the western province of Farah, Khaama Press news agency reported on Monday. At least 20 Afghan police officers were killed when their convoy was ....

  • Tensions escalate at US-Mexico border

    Date: 2018-11-26 07:59:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:7686493

    WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (MENA) - Tensions ramped up at the US-Mexico border on Sunday as US authorities shut down one of the busiest ports of entry in the world and fired tear gas at a group of Central American migrants, The Hill newspaper ....

  • Taliban attacks convoy in Afghanistan, 22 policemen dead - reports

    Date: 2018-11-26 07:35:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7686490

    KABUL, Nov 26 (MENA) - Twenty-two police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a security convoy in western Afghanistan, the Pajhwok news agency reported Monday. The attack was carried out in the western Afghan province of Farah, ....

  • All three Ukrainian Navy vessels that violated Russia’s border detained in Black Sea

    Date: 2018-11-26 07:04:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:8 - ID:7686447

    MOSCOW, Nov 26 (MENA) - The Public Relations Center of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) reported that all three vessels of the Ukrainian Navy, which violated the Russian state border, have been detained in the Black Sea, weapons were used ....

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