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  • Canada says another Canadian diplomat has fallen ill in Cuba

    Date: 2018-11-29 07:12:02 GMT - Canada - World - SN:10 - ID:7691318

    OTTAWA, Nov 29 (MENA) - Canada says another one of its diplomat in Cuba has fallen ill from a mysterious health incident, ABC News reported Thursday. That brings the total number of Canadian confirmed cases to 13. Twenty-five American ....

  • 10 killed, 19 injured in suicide blast in Kabul

    Date: 2018-11-28 20:41:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:85 - ID:7691130

    KABUL, Nov 28 (MENA) - Ten people were killed and 19 others were wounded when a car-bomb exploded in Kabul on Wednesday evening, a local news agency reported. The blast took place at around 6:40pm, a spokesman of the Ministry of Interior was ....

  • Russian delegation holds talks with Syrian delegates to Astana talks

    Date: 2018-11-28 09:24:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:7689889

    ASTANA, Nov 28 (MENA) - The first working day of international negotiations on Syria in Astana started with consultations between the Russian delegation and the Syrian government’s delegation, TASS reported on Wednesday. The Russian delegation is ....

  • Ukrainian president warns of threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia

    Date: 2018-11-28 07:38:49 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:13 - ID:7689757

    KIEV, Nov 28 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned of the threat of "full-scale war" and said Russia had sharply increased its military presence on their shared border as tensions escalate between the ex-Soviet neighbors, Channel News ....

  • EU provides 474 million euros to Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-11-28 06:51:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:7689746

    KABUL, Nov 28 (MENA) - The European Commission said late Tuesday it is providing 474 million euros ($535 million) worth of financial aid to Afghanistan to support the country's reconstruction, Khaama Press reported. The commission said in a press ....

  • Trump to meet Russian, Chinese counterparts at G-20

    Date: 2018-11-27 20:24:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:60 - ID:7689520

    WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump is due to meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping during his trip to Argentina for the G-20 later this week, Alhurra quoted the White House as saying with no ....

  • Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-11-27 13:25:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:7688921

    WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (MENA) - Three US soldiers were killed and three others wounded when an improvised explosive device went off on Tuesday near the Afghan city of Ghazni, the USA Today website quoted a US forces spokesman as saying. A US civilian ....

  • France to close 14 nuclear reactors by 2035: Macron

    Date: 2018-11-27 12:53:31 GMT - France - World - SN:31 - ID:7688688

    PARIS, Nov 27 (MENA) - President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that France would shut down 14 of the country's 58 nuclear reactors currently in operation by 2035, of which between four and six will be closed by 2030, France 24 reported. The total ....

  • Chinese FM stresses importance of adherence to international rules, UN charter

    Date: 2018-11-27 07:12:54 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:7688225

    BEIJING, Nov 27 (MENA) - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with a visiting delegation of permanent representatives of the U.N. Security Council members on Monday night, Xinhua News Agency reported. Calling the U.N. a symbol ....

  • Ukraine defense council: Martial law could be lifted at any time if situation normalizes

    Date: 2018-11-27 06:47:54 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:6 - ID:7688201

    KYIV, Nov 27 (MENA) - Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has said martial law, if introduced by the parliament, could be lifted at any time if the situation in Kerch Strait near Crimea ....

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