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  • US FBI deputy director stepping down

    Date: 2018-01-29 19:51:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7217409

    WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (MENA) - FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has told FBI staff he is stepping down effective, CNN reported Monday. McCabe was a central target of President Donald Trump's ire toward the FBI over its involvement in the ....

  • 1 killed in explosion in Pakistan

    Date: 2018-01-29 18:51:51 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:73 - ID:7217355

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 29 (MENA) - One person was killed in a blast in Hyderabad city of Pakistan, Geo news reported Monday. The killed person was a scavenger who was collecting garbage at the site where the blast occurred. No other injuries were ....

  • EU ready to hit back if Trump imposes anti-EU trade measures

    Date: 2018-01-29 17:52:14 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:70 - ID:7217277

    BRUSSELS, Jan 29 (MENA) - The European Union said Monday that it stands ready to hit back "swiftly and appropriately" if US President Donald Trump takes unfair trade measures against the 28-nation bloc, Voice of America reported. EU chief ....

  • Afghanistan and World Bank sign MoU for $100 million aid package

    Date: 2018-01-29 12:50:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:7216651

    KABUL, Jan 29 (MENA) - The Afghan government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a new aid package to Afghanistan worth $100 million, the Office of the Afghan President said. According to an official statement, the Memorandum of ....

  • 2 soldiers killed in Kabul attack

    Date: 2018-01-29 06:08:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:2 - ID:7215779

    KABUL, Jan 29 (MENA) - Insurgents attacked an Afghan army unit guarding a military academy in the capital Kabul on Monday, leaving two soldiers dead and 10 others wounded, ABC news reported. A suicide bomber first attacked the army unit ....

  • Woman trying to smuggle diamonds worth $142,000 out of Russia detained at airport

    Date: 2018-01-28 22:56:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:7215456

    MOSCOW, Jan 28 (MENA) - Police and air security officers on duty at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport have detained a Russian national trying to smuggle diamonds worth eight million rubles (over $142,000) to Israel, TASS news agency cited Russian Interior ....

  • Australia unveils plan to become one of world’s top 10 arms exporters

    Date: 2018-01-28 22:53:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:7215432

    LONDON, Jan 28 (MENA) - Australia is set to become one of the world’s largest arms exporters under a controversial plan of the Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull government’s, The Guardian reported. Turnbull has unveiled a new “defence ....

  • US president insists he would be ‘tougher’ than UK's PM in Brexit talks

    Date: 2018-01-28 22:48:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:7215411

    WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (MENA) - The US President said he would have a “different attitude” in talks with Brussels chiefs, before blasting the bloc’s trade policy as “very, very unfair” to the US, Politics Home reported. He made the comments in an ....

  • 9 arrested in connection with two deadly attacks in Kabul

    Date: 2018-01-28 22:42:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:102 - ID:7215399

    KABUL, Jan 28 (MENA) - Afghan intelligence chief Masoom Stanikzai said at least nine people have been arrested in connection with two recent deadly attacks in Kabul city, Khaama Press reported Sunday. He said five people have been arrested in ....

  • Turkish navy prevents Greek Def. Chief from approaching disputed islets on ship

    Date: 2018-01-28 22:29:27 GMT - Greece - World - SN:101 - ID:7215400

    ATHENS, Jan 28 (MENA) - The Turkish military said Sunday its navy has managed to stop a Greek coast guard motorboat and a patrol ship from approaching the disputed island of Imia (Kardak) in the Aegean Sea. "On the 28th of January at ....

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