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  • Haitians protest alleged misuse of oil funds

    Date: 2018-10-17 21:10:09 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:116 - ID:7626941

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 17 (MENA) - Hundreds of people across Haiti are protesting the alleged misuse of funds from an oil assistance program created by Venezuela, The New York Times reported. Protesters blocked roads and burned tires on Wednesday as ....

  • Hillary Clinton seemingly unharmed in car crash

    Date: 2018-10-17 18:36:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:7626784

    WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (MENA) - Former US State Secretary Hillary Clinton was seemingly unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash, VOA News reported on Wednesday. The ex-first lady was headed to a fundraiser ....

  • UN Syria envoy to step down in November

    Date: 2018-10-17 17:42:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:7626669

    NEW YORK, Oct 17 (MENA) - UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura announced on Wednesday that he will step down in November. After serving in the key post for over four years, Mistura said told the UN Security Council that he'll be leaving at the end ....

  • Germany probes Islamist motive in Cologne attack

    Date: 2018-10-17 17:31:41 GMT - Germany - World - SN:94 - ID:7626662

    BERLIN, Oct 17 (MENA) - German prosecutors have suggested that a Syrian man may have acted on extremist sympathies when he staged the hostage taking at the city of Cologne's central train stations earlier this week, DW News reported on Wednesday. ....

  • Greek FM resigns after disagreement on changing Macedonia's name

    Date: 2018-10-17 15:19:38 GMT - Greece - World - SN:84 - ID:7626401

    ATHENS, Oct 17 (MENA) - Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias resigned Wednesday following a disagreement with the defense minister over the handling of a recent deal which would change Macedonia's name in exchange for Greece dropping its objections ....

  • At least 18 dead, 40 injured in bomb, shooting attack by student at college in Crimea: Officials

    Date: 2018-10-17 15:18:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:7626404

    MOSCOW, Oct 17 (MENA) - At least 18 people, most of them young, were killed and over 40 injured in a bomb and shooting attack at a college in Crimea that local officials said was carried out by a student. The attack occurred at a state ....

  • UN: One person in nine does not have enough to eat

    Date: 2018-10-17 13:29:49 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:61 - ID:7626110

    CAIRO, Oct 17 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres uncovered on Wednesday that one person in nine does not have enough to eat. About 820 million people still suffer from hunger with most of them are women, according to the UN chief's ....

  • Trump threatens to cut US aid to three central countries over immigration

    Date: 2018-10-17 10:52:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:7625639

    WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to three Central American nations if they let people travel to the U.S. illegally, reacting to a caravan of some 2,000 migrants advancing through Guatemala with ....

  • Election candidate killed in Helmand blast

    Date: 2018-10-17 08:10:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7625405

    KABUL, Oct 17 (MENA) - Election candidate Jabar Qahraman from southern Helmand province was killed in an explosion at his office on Wednesday morning, TOLO News channel quoted local officials as saying. In addition, seven other people were ....

  • Afghanistan candidate killed in blast in campaign office

    Date: 2018-10-17 07:05:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7625360

    KABUL, Oct 17 (MENA) - Jabar Qahraman, an election candidate in the southern province in Afghanistan, was killed in his campaign office on Wednesday after explosives kept under his sofa blew up, Khaama Press reported. The Taliban claimed ....

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