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  • US amb. to Panama announces his resignation

    Date: 2018-01-12 16:38:56 GMT - Panama - World - SN:54 - ID:7187751

    PANAMA CITY, Jan 12 (MENA) - The US ambassador to Panama has resigned from his post on principle, writing in a resignation letter to the US State Department. The Independent reported Friday, giving no further details. (MENA) H M E/R R N ....

  • Uganda: Trump's remark on Haiti, African countries 'regrettable'

    Date: 2018-01-12 16:33:09 GMT - Uganda - World - SN:53 - ID:7187742

    KAMPALA, Jan 12 (MENA) - African governments have slammed US President Donald Trump’s alleged remark about “s***thole countries,” said to be targeting the continent, Russia Today reported. Uganda’s state minister for international relations, ....

  • Japan to tighten refugee screening system next week

    Date: 2018-01-12 16:07:34 GMT - Japan - World - SN:51 - ID:7187714

    TOKYO, Jan 12 (MENA) - The Japanese government said Friday it will introduce a stricter refugee screening system next week as a surge in the number of applicants believed to be seeking employment rather than protection has put the process under ....

  • At least 3 dead, 16 injured in Venezuela unrest over food

    Date: 2018-01-12 15:55:27 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:50 - ID:7187699

    CARACAS, Jan 12 (MENA) - Two days of protests and looting in western Venezuela over food shortages have left at least three people dead and 16 more injured, ABC News reported. The mayor of Arapuey in the state of Merida tells El Universal ....

  • Russia develops new generation of heavy flame-thrower

    Date: 2018-01-12 14:42:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7187553

    MOSCOW, Jan 12 (MENA) - Russia’s Splav Research and Production Association has started developing a prototype of the next-generation wheeled-chassis heavy flame-throwing system dubbed Tosochka, TASS news agency quoted CEO of Techmash Holding Company ....

  • 2 killed, 6 injured in suicide bombing in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-12 14:26:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:43 - ID:7187448

    KABUL, Jan 12 (MENA) – Two people were killed and six others injured in a suicide bombing in Ghor province of Afghanistan, the provincial governor announced on Friday. The blast occurred by mistake inside a house of a suicide bomber, who was ....

  • Botswana slams Trump's remarks about immigrant countries

    Date: 2018-01-12 13:47:26 GMT - Botswana - World - SN:40 - ID:7187341

    GABORONE, Jan 12 (MENA) - Botswana summoned the US ambassador there in an official response to US President Donald Trump's remarks and description of immigrant countries as "shitholes," The Washington Post reported on Friday. The US President ....

  • Trump denies 'language used' in remarks about immigrant countries

    Date: 2018-01-12 13:45:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:7187470

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump issued a denial Friday about the language he used in an oval office meeting where he reportedly described Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as "sh*thole countries," CBS News reported. ....

  • UN human rights office calls Trump's vulgar immigration slur 'racist'

    Date: 2018-01-12 13:07:47 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:36 - ID:7187339

    GENEVA, Jan 12 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump's description of immigrant countries as "shitholes" is racist, Sky News quoted a UN human rights official as having said. The US President asked why America should allow more people from "shithole ....

  • Afghan official: Taliban kill 3 policemen in country's west

    Date: 2018-01-12 11:51:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:7187183

    KABUL, Jan 12 (MENA) - An Afghan official says a Taliban attack has killed three policemen in western Farah province, ABC News reported Friday. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the attack took place early in the ....

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