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  • Koreas withdraw troops, firearms from dozens of border guard posts

    Date: 2018-11-11 09:02:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:7664046

    SEOUL, Nov. 10 (MENA) - The two Koreas have withdrawn troops and firearms from dozens of their border guard posts (GP) as they are pushing for their complete demolition, Yonhap quoted a government source as saying Saturday. "The South and the ....

  • Death toll jumps to 23 as California battles wildfires

    Date: 2018-11-11 07:10:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7664006

    WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (MENA) - The most destructive wildfire in California history leveled nearly the entire city of Paradise as firefighters battled massive fires on both sides of the state. At least 23 people were killed by the so-called Camp ....

  • UK develops drones that decide who they kill -- paper

    Date: 2018-11-10 21:17:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:7663871

    LONDON, Nov 10 (MENA) - The British Ministry of Defense funds technologies that could unleash a generation of lethal weapons systems requiring little or no human interaction, the Guardian reported Saturday. The development of autonomous military ....

  • Sri Lanka's president calls snap election in bid to end power struggle - newspaper

    Date: 2018-11-10 10:54:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:7663011

    LONDON, Nov 10 (MENA) - Sri Lanka has plunged deeper into crisis after President Maithripala Sirisena called a snap election, leaving the country facing a further two months of damaging political paralysis with a pair of bitter rivals claiming to ....

  • Afghan policemen among 15 killed in Farah clashes, drone strike

    Date: 2018-11-10 08:02:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7662722

    KABUL, Nov 10 (MENA) - Eight Afghan policemen and seven Taliban elements have been killed in clashes and a drone strike in western Farah province, a local representative said on Friday. Haji Khair Mohammad, Deputy Head of the Provincial Council, ....

  • Australian police say Melbourne attack linked to Daesh

    Date: 2018-11-10 07:27:56 GMT - Australia - World - SN:4 - ID:7662710

    SYDNEY, Nov 10 (MENA) - The Australian police announced on Saturday that the stabbing attack which was carried out in Melbourne on Friday has links with Daesh terrorist group. Ian McCartney, Australian Federal Police Acting Deputy Commissioner, ....

  • US weighs cuts to funding for 'bad deal' UN

    Date: 2018-11-09 20:39:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:7662540

    WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (MENA) - The United States is seeking to reduce its funding for the United Nations, US Ambassador Nikki Haley said Friday, stressing that multilateralism had, at times, been a "bad deal" for Americans. By far the UN's largest ....

  • Russian ministry dismisses US claims about Russian chemical weapons as blackmail

    Date: 2018-11-09 18:07:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7662298

    MOSCOW, Nov 9 (MENA) - Russia regards claims by US Department of State officials it is in breach of international chemical weapons control legislation as attempts to distract attention from internal contradictions. US allegations look like outright ....

  • UNHCR extremely concerned about escalation of conflict in Yemen's Hudaydah

    Date: 2018-11-09 17:57:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:7662304

    GENEVA, Nov 9 (MENA) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is extremely concerned about the recent intensification of conflict in Yemen's Al Hudaydah governorate and its impact on the civilian population as well as on ....

  • Moscow protests over Austria’s actions in case of ex-colonel accused of spying

    Date: 2018-11-09 17:38:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:7662302

    MOSCOW, Nov 9 (MENA) - Austria’s statements and actions over the case of an ex-colonel accused of spying for Moscow are based on suspicions, and there is no evidence backing them up, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement ....

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