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  • Mattis expects 're-energized' effort against Daesh in Syria

    Date: 2018-04-26 18:30:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:7371067

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) – US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday that he expected a "re-energized" effort against Daesh militants in eastern Syria in the coming days, US News reported. "You'll see a re-energized effort against the ....

  • One person dies in Czech after chemical leak in Decin plant

    Date: 2018-04-26 17:51:56 GMT - Czech - World - SN:74 - ID:7371069

    PRAGUE, April 26 (MENA) - One person died following a leak of phenol from a tanker in Decin in north of Czech on Thursday morning, which occurred at a local chemical plant producing detergents and various raw materials, Radio Prague reported. ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(3):NYR.com: Master Architect I.M. Pei Celebrates His 101st Birthday Today!

    Date: 2018-04-26 17:49:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7371150

    NEW YORK, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- /NYR.com// -- His architecture is often described as timeless. That seems to apply to I.M. Pei himself, who celebrates his 101st birthday today. Master Architect I.M. Pei celebrates his 101st Birthday ....

  • Mike Pompeo confirmed as US secretary of state

    Date: 2018-04-26 17:37:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7371078

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) - The US Senate on Thursday voted to confirm defense hardliner Mike Pompeo as US Secretary of State to replace Rex Tillerson, who vacated the position after a stream of criticism from US President Donald Trump, The New ....

  • US president to visit UK on July 13

    Date: 2018-04-26 17:15:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:7371054

    LONDON, April 26 (MENA)- US President Donald Trump will pay a state visit to the United Kingdom on July 13, a spokesperson for the British Prime Minister announced Thursday. According to The Guardian, the spokesperson said in a statement that ....

  • Russia rejects any prospect for changes, additions to Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-04-26 16:11:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:7370904

    MOSCOW, April 26 (MENA) - Russia says it sees no room for amendments or additions to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world countries as a deadline looms for the US to announce whether or not it will keep its side of the bargain. Maria ....

  • Ten aid workers missing in South Sudan

    Date: 2018-04-26 13:54:27 GMT - South Sudan - World - SN:49 - ID:7370563

    JUBA, April 26 (MENA) - Ten aid workers have gone missing outside South Sudan’s Yei town in Central Equatoria region, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported. Their convoy was en route to Tore from Yei town, early on 25 ....

  • Train hits school van at India crossing, killing 12 children

    Date: 2018-04-26 07:06:24 GMT - India - World - SN:4 - ID:7369858

    NEW DELHI, April 26 (MENA) - A train crashed into a school van at an unmanned railroad crossing in northern India on Thursday, killing 12 children, police said, ABC News reported. Top police officer O.P. Singh said the van driver also was ....

  • Moscow calls US actions at Seattle diplomatic facilities violation of int'l law

    Date: 2018-04-25 22:55:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:7369658

    MOSCOW, WASHINGTON, April 25 (MENA) - The United States has violated the diplomatic convention as well as international law by breaking into the closed residence of the Russian Consul General in Seattle, the head of the consular section at the ....

  • SSJ-100, MC-21 airplanes may be united under single brand

    Date: 2018-04-25 22:49:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:7369569

    MOSCOW, April 25 (MENA) - SSJ-100 and MC-21 airplanes may bear a common brand, President of the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) company Alexander Rubtsov told reporters on the sidelines of the Eurasia Airshow-2018. "It’s quite probable that we will ....

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