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  • Relentless California wildfires leave 79 dead, nearly 1,300 others still missing

    Date: 2018-11-18 05:56:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:7674693

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (MENA) - The number of people who remain missing in the wake of a pair of ferocious wildfires that have been blazing across both ends of California for more than a week spiked to nearly 1,300 late Saturday, ABC news ....

  • Protester killed in car accident at road blockade in France

    Date: 2018-11-17 12:43:29 GMT - France - World - SN:35 - ID:7673983

    PARIS, Nov 17 (MENA) - A protester taking part in a road blockade has been killed by accident after a car crashed into her, France's Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said on Saturday. Castaner noted that the driver panicked when protesters ....

  • California fire death toll hits 71

    Date: 2018-11-17 06:09:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:7673464

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - Up to 71 persons were killed from a Northern California wildfire with more than 1,000 reported missing in the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century, said Sky News on Saturday. The high number of missing people ....

  • Syrian detained in Germany over joining Daesh

    Date: 2018-11-16 16:42:40 GMT - Germany - World - SN:51 - ID:7673165

    BERLIN, Nov 16 (MENA) - German prosecutors said they've charged a 32-year-old Syrian man with membership in a terrorist organization for alleged involvement with the extremist group, ABC news reported. Prosecutors said in a statement Friday that ....

  • Russia, Armenia discuss bilateral cooperation within Eurasian integration

    Date: 2018-11-16 15:52:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:7673100

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - The Kremlin press service said on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed bilateral cooperation within Eurasian integration with Armenia’s Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan by phone, TASS news agency ....

  • European Commission to launch action over Italy budget

    Date: 2018-11-16 15:48:20 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:46 - ID:7673111

    BRUSSELS, Nov 16 (MENA) - The European Commission will move next week to discipline Italy over its 2019 budget, three officials close to the process said, after Rome defied EU objections to its plans to borrow and spend more next year. Italy ....

  • Japanese PM to visit Russia in early 2019

    Date: 2018-11-16 15:28:56 GMT - Japan - World - SN:43 - ID:7673009

    TOKYO, Nov 16 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia early next year for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the conclusion of a bilateral peace treaty that has been hampered by a long-standing territorial dispute. ....

  • Number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition across the Sahel reaches 10-year high

    Date: 2018-11-16 15:28:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:7673043

    GENEVA, Nov 16 (MENA) - More than 1.3 million children under five years of age in need of treatment for severe acute malnutrition across six Africa’s Sahel countries are expected to receive care in 2018, UNICEF posted on its website. The relief ....

  • Russia accuses US of catastrophic humanitarian situation in Syria's Rukban refugee camp

    Date: 2018-11-16 13:03:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:7672830

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - The United States is responsible for the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the Rukban refugee camp in Syria, as it has illegally occupied this territory, said Yury Tarasov, the representative of the Russian Defense ....

  • Police in Myanmar arrest more than 100 Rohingya people on boat

    Date: 2018-11-16 13:03:11 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:31 - ID:7672807

    NAYPYIDAW, Nov 16 (MENA) - More than 100 people on a boat, thought to be Rohingya Muslims, have been arrested in Myanmar, officials have said. The arrests in Yangon, the country's largest city, have sparked fears of a fresh wave of dangerous ....

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