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  • Russian security forces kill 7 in north Caucasus firefight

    Date: 2014-01-18 14:28:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:506040

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) – Seven militants have been killed during an operation in the capital of Russia's troubled North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, RIA Novosti reported Saturday. The six men and one woman were killed by security forces ....

  • Norway's Foreign Minister arrive Moscow Sunday

    Date: 2014-01-18 12:41:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:505833

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) – Foreign Minister of Norway Borge Brende will arrive in Russia on Sunday on a working visit that will last until Tuesday to discuss with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov ways to activate the political dialogue and promote ....

  • Kabul attack in reprisal to civilian deaths in US airstrike- Taliban

    Date: 2014-01-18 10:23:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:505419

    Kabul, Jan 18 (MENA) - The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has said that the attack on Lebanese restaurant was carried out in reprisal to the recent US airstrike in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan, which left at least 14 civilians ....

  • Chinese president affirms support to GCC

    Date: 2014-01-18 09:32:21 GMT - China - World - SN:24 - ID:505394

    BEIJING, Jan 18 (MENA) - China will continue to develop long-term friendship with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), said Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two sides should strengthen planning and expand their cooperation, added the president ....

  • Death toll hits 21 in Taliban suicide attack in Kabul

    Date: 2014-01-18 08:12:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:505266

    KABUL, Jan 18 (MENA) - Afghan authorities said the death toll from an attack on a Lebanese restaurant in Kabul, frequented by foreigners, officials and business people, rose to 21 on Saturday, Voice of America reported. An International Monetary ....

  • IMF official killed in Kabul blast

    Date: 2014-01-18 08:09:08 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:12 - ID:505272

    NEW York, Jan 18 (MENA) - The International Monetary Fund's representative in Afghanistan has been killed in the attack on a Kabul restaurant that left at least 14 people dead, Sky News reported Saturday. The fund says its resident representative ....

  • Four UN Nations' employees missing after attack in Kabul

    Date: 2014-01-17 22:41:26 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:145 - ID:505059

    NEW YORK, Jan 17 (MENA) – The United Nations announced Friday four members of its forces are missing five hours after at least 14 people were killed in a multiple Taliban suicide attack on a popular restaurant in Kabul, Sky News reported. "Four ....

  • Hagel hails Obama's decisions to reform NSA programs

    Date: 2014-01-17 21:39:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:137 - ID:505014

    WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (MENA) – US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel praised a decision by President Barack Obama to reform the signal intelligence programs. "I fully support the reforms to signals intelligence programs that President Obama outlined ....

  • At least 14 Afghans and foreigners dead in Kabul restaurant attack

    Date: 2014-01-17 21:08:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:135 - ID:504993

    KABUL, Jan 17 (MENA) - At least 14 people were killed when a suicide bomber and two gunmen struck a central Kabul restaurant popular with aid workers, diplomats and business people. The British Foreign Office in London said it was urgently ....

  • Two explosions hit capital of Russia's southern republic of Dagestan, injure 14

    Date: 2014-01-17 20:59:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:134 - ID:504939

    MOSCOW, Jan 17 (MENA) - Twin blasts hit Makhachkala, the capital of the southern Russian republic of Dagestan leaving 14 people were injured, among them two police officers, Russia Today reported Friday. The first explosion occurred when a ....

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