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  • Four police officers killed in explosion in Indian Kashmir

    Date: 2018-01-06 08:47:08 GMT - India - World - SN:16 - ID:7176878

    NEW DELHI, Jan 6 (MENA) - At least four Indian policemen were killed when a bomb exploded in their patrol in Sopore, in disputed Kashmir region, Indian police said on Saturday. The explosion took place when a police patrol was passing by a market ....

  • UNSC holds urgent meeting on Iran unrest

    Date: 2018-01-05 21:32:41 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:74 - ID:7176637

    NEW YORK, Jan 5 (MENA) – The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the competing pro- and anti-government demonstrations in Iran, which have left 22 people dead and led to the arrest of more than 1,000 ....

  • Last of Libya's chemical weapons components destroyed

    Date: 2018-01-05 20:29:15 GMT - Germany - World - SN:70 - ID:7176622

    BERLIN, Jan 5 (MENA) - Germany said it has completed the destruction of components from the chemicals weapons program of deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, ABC News reported on Friday. The international community had feared the 500 tons of ....

  • Nikki Haley: We must not let Syrian horrors to happen in Iran

    Date: 2018-01-05 18:29:34 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:65 - ID:7176484

    NEW YORK, Jan 5 (MENA) - US Ambassador Nikki Haley has warned the demonstrations in Iran could escalate into full-blown conflict, drawing a comparison with Syria, Daily Mail reported on Friday. "The world has witnessed the horrors that have taken ....

  • US targets Venezuelan officials in new sanctions

    Date: 2018-01-05 18:28:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:7176400

    WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (MENA) - The US Department of the Treasury imposed Friday sanctions on four Venezuelan government officials over links to corruption and repression in Venezuela. "The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated four ....

  • Malaysia accepts US offer to resume MH370 search

    Date: 2018-01-05 18:11:00 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:62 - ID:7176457

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 (MENA) - The Malaysian government has accepted US firm Ocean Infinity's "no cure, no fee" offer to resume searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, according to an email sent to the passengers' next-of-kin on Friday, ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(1): China International Import Expo To Debut In Shanghai, Helping Boost World Trade

    Date: 2018-01-05 17:31:05 GMT - China - World - SN:60 - ID:7176453

    SHANGHAI, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- In a significant move to further support the growth of global trade, China International Import Expo (CIIE) will launch its first exhibition at National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from ....

  • China tightens North Korea trade restrictions under UN sanctions

    Date: 2018-01-05 16:16:24 GMT - China - World - SN:55 - ID:7176371

    BEIJING, Jan 5 (MENA) - Beijing has tightened restrictions on exports to North Korea, in compliance with UN sanctions against Pyongyang, limiting further oil supplies and banning imports of its steel and of other goods, Russia Today ....

  • Chad denies role in alleged Equatorial Guinea coup attempt

    Date: 2018-01-05 15:57:21 GMT - Chad - World - SN:53 - ID:7176310

    N'DJAMENA, Jan 5 (MENA) - Chad's government denied involvement in an alleged coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea late last month, saying the dozens of Chadians arrested are mercenaries "and should be treated as such," Fox News reported on ....

  • 2018 brings no end to violence against Rohingya as refugees continue to flee to Bangladesh

    Date: 2018-01-05 15:55:05 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:51 - ID:7176235

    GENEVA, Jan 5 (MENA) - Rohingya refugees were still arriving in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, as the New Year bringing no end to the reports of violence and fears, which forced them to flee their homes in Myanmar, the International Organization for ....

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