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  • Saudi Arabia condemns terrorist attack on church in Russia

    Date: 2018-02-19 19:14:26 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:77 - ID:7254888

    RIYADH, Feb 19 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia expressed on Monday strong condemnation of a shooting at a church in Russia's southern province of Dagestan, the official news agency reported. An official source at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs The ....

  • Putin, Erdogan tackle situation in Syria

    Date: 2018-02-19 18:44:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:7254815

    MOSCOW, Feb 19 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the situation in Syria. Special emphasis was placed on ways of enhancing Astana format ....

  • Iran crashed plane found in mountains, local reports say

    Date: 2018-02-19 12:07:21 GMT - Iran - World - SN:36 - ID:7253859

    TEHRAN, Feb 19 (MENA) - The wreckage of a plane that crashed in Iran on Sunday has been found, the BBC quoted local media as reporting Monday. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all 66 people on ....

  • Shock figures reveal state of UK’s brutal prisons - report

    Date: 2018-02-18 22:56:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:117 - ID:7252973

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - The scale of the crisis engulfing Britain’s prisons can be revealed, after an Observer investigation found that two-thirds are providing inmates with inadequate conditions or unacceptable treatment. An analysis of hundreds ....

  • May's Brexit transition demand ‘would penalize EU citizens’

    Date: 2018-02-18 22:47:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:116 - ID:7252725

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s demand that EU nationals coming to the UK during a Brexit transition deal should enjoy fewer rights than those already in the country would amount to “penalizing citizens”, Guy Verhofstadt, the ....

  • Trump's anger boils over with Russia probe - report

    Date: 2018-02-18 22:42:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:115 - ID:7252730

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump vented his anger with the Russia investigation, declaring that “they are laughing their asses off in Moscow” over the ongoing probe into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 election, The Hill ....

  • Avalanche in French Alps kills two skiers

    Date: 2018-02-18 22:40:17 GMT - France - World - SN:114 - ID:7252764

    PARIS, Feb 18 (MENA) - An avalanche swept away two skiers, a man and his 11-year old daughter, who took a closed path in the French Alps on Sunday, Euronews reported. The avalanche happened in Val d’Isere area at an altitude of 3,000 meters, ....

  • Iraqi court sentences German teenager to 6 years in jail for Daesh links

    Date: 2018-02-18 22:33:57 GMT - Germany - World - SN:113 - ID:7252812

    BERLIN, Feb 18 (MENA) - A court in Iraq has sentenced German teenager Linda W. to six years in prison for her involvement with Daesh, Deutsche Welle reported on Sunday. The 17-year-old teenager was given five years for being a member of Daesh, as ....

  • 18 killed in explosion in India's Rajasthan

    Date: 2018-02-18 21:32:32 GMT - India - World - SN:106 - ID:7252971

    NEW DELHI, Feb 18 (MENA) - At least 18 people were killed and five more injured after an explosion tore through a wedding that was being held in the western state of Rajasthan in India, Russia Today reported Sunday. “So far 18 bodies have been ....

  • Avalanche sweeps away at least 10 hikers on Swiss mountain

    Date: 2018-02-18 21:07:52 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:103 - ID:7252773

    BERN, Feb 18 (MENA) – An avalanche has swept away at least 10 hikers on a mountain in Switzerland, the Daily Mail reported on Sunday. Local police say it occurred in the Valais canton in the southwest of the country. The avalanche reportedly ....

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