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  • Russian Embassy to US flies flag at half-staff to honor late president George H.W. Bush

    Date: 2018-12-02 14:30:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:7696062

    WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (MENA) - The flag above the Russian Embassy in Washington, DC has been flown at half-staff in connection with the death of US President George H.W. Bush, the embassy said. "George Bush Sr. was an outstanding politician, he ....

  • Senior Afghan Taliban commander killed in air strike

    Date: 2018-12-02 14:19:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:49 - ID:7696048

    KABUL, Dec 2 (MENA) - A top commander of the Taliban has been killed in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand in a joint operation by Afghan and US Special Forces, The New York Times reported Sunday. Abdul Manan, who was in charge of ....

  • NATO FMs to discuss security situation in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-12-02 13:16:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:7695811

    KABUL, Dec 2 (MENA) - The NATO Foreign Ministers would discuss a range of issues, including the security situation in Afghanistan, the peace process and the Geneva conference, the alliance said. The foreign ministers would meet on December 4-5 to ....

  • Riot debris covers Paris streets; 133 injured, 412 arrested

    Date: 2018-12-02 10:44:05 GMT - France - World - SN:24 - ID:7695491

    PARIS, Dec 2 (MENA) - Paris police said Sunday that 133 people had been injured and 412 had been arrested as protesters trashed the streets of the capital during France’s worst urban riot in years, ABC News reported. French President Emmanuel ....

  • Mattis sees progress in Afghanistan, but no plans for troop drawdowns

    Date: 2018-12-02 09:37:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:7695449

    WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (MENA) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he is focused on finding an end to the war in Afghanistan, but that doesn’t involve withdrawing US military forces from the country soon. “We are going to stand with the 41 nations, ....

  • Explosives-laden Humvee goes off prematurely among Taliban leaving 37 dead

    Date: 2018-12-02 08:13:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7695349

    KABUL, Dec 2 (MENA) - A Humvee Armored Personnel Carrier packed with explosives went off prematurely among a group of Taliban militants in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan leaving at least 37 militants dead, Khaama Press reported. The ....

  • France ready for state of emergency - minister

    Date: 2018-12-02 08:11:29 GMT - France - World - SN:10 - ID:7695336

    PARIS, Dec 2 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said he is ready to explore all possibilities, including declaring a state of emergency. "I have no taboo, I'm ready to explore all possibilities," said Castaner in statements to ....

  • US, China agree to suspend new trade tariffs

    Date: 2018-12-02 07:25:28 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:7695309

    BEIJING/BUENOS AIRES, Dec 2 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks. The two men met in Buenos Aires after the G20 summit for their first talks ....

  • Trump reaffirms second summit with Kim, welcomes Seoul visit of Kim

    Date: 2018-12-02 07:18:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7695284

    SEOUL, Dec 2 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump reaffirmed his commitment to a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, while apparently offering his blessing to Kim's scheduled trip to Seoul, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported. In ....

  • 287 people arrested in France protests

    Date: 2018-12-01 21:23:34 GMT - France - World - SN:46 - ID:7695142

    PARIS, Dec 1 (MENA) - The French Ministry of Interior said Saturday 287 people were arrested in violent clashes between police and "yellow vest" protesters, Al Arabiya Al Hadath reported. Protesters angry about rising taxes clashed with French ....

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