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  • US warns EU against defense market protectionism

    Date: 2018-02-13 22:14:39 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:98 - ID:7244228

    BRUSSELS, Feb 13 (MENA) - The United States is warning the European Union not to use its deepened military cooperation as an excuse to protect Europe's defense industry, saying such practices could undermine NATO. The US ambassador to NATO, Kay ....

  • France will 'strike' if proven Syria used chemical arms: Macron

    Date: 2018-02-13 22:07:13 GMT - France - World - SN:97 - ID:7244515

    PARIS, Feb 13 (MENA) - France will launch attacks if proof emerges that the Syrian regime has used banned chemical weapons against its civilians, President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday, according to the Daily Mail. "We will strike the place where ....

  • Greece summons Turkish amb. over Imia incident

    Date: 2018-02-13 21:31:44 GMT - Greece - World - SN:94 - ID:7244304

    ATHENS, Feb 13 (MENA) - The Greek Foreign Ministry has lodged a demarche to protest against the latest incident in the Aegean where a Turkish coast guard vessel rammed a Greek patrol boat off the Imia islets in the Aegean, the Greek Kathimerini ....

  • Afghanistan: Over 40 Taliban militants killed in Kandahar airstrikes

    Date: 2018-02-13 19:55:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:87 - ID:7244308

    KABUL, Feb 13 (MENA) - More than 40 Taliban insurgents were killed in a series of airstrikes launched in response to the coordinated attack of the group on Nish district, Khaama Press reported Tuesday. According to local security officials, ....

  • US embassy mission member killed in Mexico

    Date: 2018-02-13 19:29:20 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:85 - ID:7244343

    WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Mexico said Tuesday a member of the US diplomatic mission has died after a climbing mishap on Mexico's Pico de Orizaba mountain, ABC News reported. The embassy said in a statement that "we are ....

  • Dutch FM resigns after admitting lie about meeting Putin

    Date: 2018-02-13 17:27:20 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:77 - ID:7244232

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 13 (MENA) - Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra has resigned, a day after he admitted lying about overhearing Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, RT reported Tuesday. In 2016, Zijlstra alleged Putin had in 2006 expressed ....

  • US drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria in 'self-defense,' officials say

    Date: 2018-02-13 16:30:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7244169

    WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (MENA) - An American drone destroyed a Russian-made T-72 battle tank operating in eastern Syria on Saturday, according to the U.S. military's command unit responsible for forces in the Middle East -- which added the strike was in ....

  • Egyptian FM to attend MSC

    Date: 2018-02-13 11:16:59 GMT - Germany - World - SN:33 - ID:7243227

    BERLIN, Feb 13 (MENA) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will participate in Munich Security Conference (MSC) due in Germany on February 15-18. As many as 600 participants will take part in the event including UN Secretary-General António ....

  • London City Airport reopens after WW2 bomb moved

    Date: 2018-02-13 10:48:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:7243043

    LONDON, Feb 13 (MENA) - London City Airport has reopened after an unexploded 500kg World War Two bomb was safely moved from the area, the BBC reported. The device was discovered at the King George V Dock on Sunday during planned work at the east ....

  • EU to refuse to sign trade deals with countries that don't ratify Paris climate change accord

    Date: 2018-02-13 10:27:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:7243111

    LONDON, Feb 13 (MENA) - The European Union will refuse to sign trade deals with countries that do not ratify the Paris climate change agreement and take steps to combat global warming, under a new Brussels policy, The Independent ....

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