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  • Bulgarian gov't survives no-confidence vote

    Date: 2018-01-25 09:06:40 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:18 - ID:7209864

    SOFIA, Jan 25 (MENA) - Bulgaria's ruling coalition has survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition, which accused the government of failing to deal with widespread corruption, ABC news reported. The 240-member parliament on Thursday ....

  • Two killed in Italy train crash near Milan

    Date: 2018-01-25 08:39:31 GMT - Italy - World - SN:14 - ID:7209812

    ROME, Jan 25 (MENA) - A regional train has derailed near Milan, killing at least two people and injuring dozens, the BBC reported. Firefighters are trying to free several people trapped in one carriage, between the stations of Treviglio and ....

  • 4 Americans killed in Taliban's attack on Kabul Hotel

    Date: 2018-01-25 06:43:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:7209668

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) - The US State Department said that four American citizens were killed and two others wounded in the Taliban attack over the weekend on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, the Time reported. US State ....

  • UN Secretary-General won't attend WEF in Davos

    Date: 2018-01-24 22:49:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:7209515

    NEW YORK, Jan 24 (MENA) - The UN says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres decided not to go to the World Economic Forum's annual global gabfest in the Swiss ski resort this year because "there was a scheduling issue," ABC News reported. UN ....

  • US imposes new sanctions on North Korea

    Date: 2018-01-24 22:41:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:7209424

    WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (MENA) - The administration of US President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions Wednesday aimed at halting North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs, according to Voice of America. The Department of Treasury placed ....

  • Report: US plan to keep troops in Syria violates constitution, int’l law

    Date: 2018-01-24 22:31:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:7209249

    NEW YORK, Jan 24 (MENA) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently announced that American troops will remain in Syria even after the fight against Daesh has ended, The New York Times reported on Wednesday. If the administration carries ....

  • Russian, Turkish FMs discuss preparations for Syria peace congress

    Date: 2018-01-24 21:24:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:7209405

    MOSCOW, Jan 24 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has focused on preparations for the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi in a phone conversation with Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, the ....

  • Moscow-Cairo flights to resume in 2nd half of Feb. -- minister

    Date: 2018-01-24 20:00:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:7209417

    MOSCOW, Jan 24 (MENA) - Flights between Moscow and Cairo will be resumed in February, Russian transport minister Maksim Sokolov was quoted by local media as saying on Wednesday. The resumption will be in the second half of February, Sokolov told ....

  • UN Staff Union: 71 UN personnel killed deliberately in 2017

    Date: 2018-01-24 19:07:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7209316

    NEW YORK, Jan 24 (MENA) - The UN Staff Union said at least 71 UN staff and associated personnel were killed in "malicious acts" in 2017, the highest number ever recorded by its committee on security, Fox News reported. It said 53 peacekeepers and ....

  • Charity offices attacked in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

    Date: 2018-01-24 19:01:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:82 - ID:7209291

    KABUL, Jan 24 (MENA) - About 45 people have been rescued from the offices of the Save the Children charity in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, following an armed attack, the BBC News reported. At least two people have been killed and 12 ....

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