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  • Afghan president seeks re-election

    Date: 2018-11-02 14:29:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:38 - ID:7651273

    KABUL, Nov 2 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani revealed he is seeking re-election next year to "finish the job" of bringing an end to the 17-year war, Tolo News reported on Friday. Ghani said the Taliban and other terrorist groups are ....

  • Two injured at Sony Music's HQ in London

    Date: 2018-11-02 13:38:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:7651231

    LONDON, Nov 2 (MENA) - Two people have been stabbed during an "incident" at Sony Music's headquarters in central London, the BBC reported. People were evacuated from the building and roads nearby were closed. The Met said there was no evidence ....

  • Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 180

    Date: 2018-11-02 13:23:32 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:29 - ID:7651113

    KINSHASA, Nov 2 (MENA) - The Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed 180 lives, according to the health ministry, with 10 more reported deaths in recent days, France 24 reported. The ministry said that it had recorded ....

  • UN raises alarm over weakened fight against hunger, malnutrition in Asia, Pacific

    Date: 2018-11-02 13:13:24 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:27 - ID:7651117

    GENEVA, Nov 2 (MENA) - The Asia and Pacific region accounts for well over half of the world’s undernourished – nearly half a billion people (486 million), according to a report on Friday. The report "Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of ....

  • Taliban seizes police base northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-11-02 13:09:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:7651112

    KABUL, Nov 2 (MENA) - Taliban militants seized a key base of the Afghan police after an hours-long clash that left three security personnel dead and 17 others held hostage in northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. The rebels waged ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(3):The Wait is Over: GAC Motor's New High-performance GS5 SUV Has Arrived

    Date: 2018-11-02 11:48:16 GMT - China - World - SN:24 - ID:7651110

    Dear subscribers, following is a Global bulletin published for PR ‎Newswire:‎ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Wait is Over: GAC Motor's New High-performance GS5 ....

  • Pakistani PM, Chinese president probe fostering bilateral ties

    Date: 2018-11-02 11:45:03 GMT - China - World - SN:20 - ID:7651000

    BEIJING, Nov 2 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is currently on his first official visit to China after assuming power, met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday. The meeting took place at the Great Hall of the ....

  • Trump considers naming State Department spokeswoman as US envoy to UN

    Date: 2018-11-02 06:34:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7650657

    WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (MENA) - President Donald Trump said he is considering naming US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next US ambassador to the United Nations. Trump said Nauert is at the top of his list and a decision would ....

  • Norway summons Iranian amb. over Denmark plot

    Date: 2018-11-01 17:27:29 GMT - Norway - World - SN:78 - ID:7650235

    OSLO, Nov 1 (MENA) - Norway’s foreign minister has summoned Iran’s ambassador to Norway for talks in connection with Danish allegations about an Iranian plot to kill an opposition activist in Denmark, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. ....

  • UN: Over 88 journalists killed this year

    Date: 2018-11-01 15:58:24 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:71 - ID:7650091

    CAIRO, Nov 1 (MENA) - United Nations (UN) secretary-general Antonio Guterres said that this year alone, at least 88 journalists have been killed. In a message released by the UN to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against ....

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