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  • Russia, Vatican disagree with Trump’s over Jerusalem status

    Date: 2017-12-28 16:30:41 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:68 - ID:7163904

    VATICAN, Dec 28 (MENA) - Russia and the Vatican disagree with the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv, Alexander Avdeyev, the Russian ambassador to the ....

  • Afghanistan suicide bomb attack: Dozens killed in Kabul

    Date: 2017-12-28 15:54:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:65 - ID:7163901

    KABUL, Dec 28 (MENA) - At least 41 people have been killed and more than 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul. A Shia cultural organisation was the target but the Afghan Voice news agency was also hit. So-called Islamic ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for terror attack on Shia cultural centre killing 40 people

    Date: 2017-12-28 12:40:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:7163312

    KABUL, Dec 28 (MENA) - Daesh has claimed responsibility for a coordinated bomb attack on a Shia cultural centre in the Afghan capital Kabul, The Independent reported. Afghan officials say at least 40 people died and 30 others were injured in the ....

  • Children increasingly used as weapons of war, UNICEF warns

    Date: 2017-12-28 12:18:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:7162902

    NEW YORK, Dec 28 (MENA) - Children caught in war zones are increasingly being used as weapons of war – recruited to fight, forced to act as suicide bombers, and used as human shields – the United Nations children’s agency has warned. In a statement ....

  • Putin says Russian bases in Syria are important factor in protecting national interests

    Date: 2017-12-28 10:33:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:7162933

    MOSCOW, Dec 28 (MENA) - The bases of Russia’s Armed Forces in Syria are an important factor in defending national interests, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a ceremony to award state medals to the servicemen who distinguished themselves ....

  • Putin Declares Explosion in St. Petersburg a 'Terrorist Attack'

    Date: 2017-12-28 09:41:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:21 - ID:7162932

    MOSCOW, Dec 28 (MENA) - On Wednesday, a blast occurred in a store in St. Petersburg, injuring 13 people, Sputnik reported. Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared the explosion in St. Petersburg a "terrorist attack," ordering to act in ....

  • Dozens killed as Shia centre hit in Kabul

    Date: 2017-12-28 09:25:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7162897

    KABUL, Dec 28 (MENA) - At least 40 people have been killed and 30 wounded in a suicide attack at a Shia cultural and religious organisation in a western area of the Afghan capital, Kabul. The interior ministry told the BBC the suicide blast was ....

  • Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton top 2017 list of America's most admired people

    Date: 2017-12-28 07:02:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7162736

    WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (MENA) - For the 10th year in a row, Americans have voted Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as the man and woman living anywhere in the world who they admire most, CNBC quoted a recent Gallup poll as saying. Results are based on ....

  • World's richest 500 see their wealth increase by $1tn this year

    Date: 2017-12-27 22:52:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:71 - ID:7162551

    LONDON, Dec 27 (MENA) - The world’s 500 richest people have increased their wealth by $1tn (£745bn) so far this year due to a huge increase in the value of global stock markets, which are likely to finish 2017 at record highs, The Guardian reported ....

  • Half of Germans want Merkel to step down early: poll

    Date: 2017-12-27 22:04:36 GMT - Germany - World - SN:69 - ID:7162522

    BERLIN, Dec 27 (MENA) - Nearly half of Germans would not want to see Angela Merkel serve another full four-year term as chancellor, according to a new poll, the Politico reported on Wednesday. The survey showed that 47 percent of participants ....

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