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  • Suicide attack on US Embassy in Montenegro

    Date: 2018-02-22 06:28:48 GMT - Montenegro - World - SN:3 - ID:7258896

    PODGORICA, Feb 22 (MENA) - A man threw an explosive device onto the grounds of the United States Embassy in Montenegro late Wednesday night, but succeeded only in killing himself, according to local media. The blast killed the man but did not ....

  • Skies above US military bases in Japan to be drone-free

    Date: 2018-02-21 22:54:56 GMT - Japan - World - SN:83 - ID:7258818

    TOKYO, Feb 21 (MENA) - The Japanese government is taking steps to discourage people from flying drones above US military facilities, NHK World reported Wednesday. Drone flights are not prohibited at many of the US military installations in ....

  • Russia rejects reports about plans to replace Russian troops commander in Syria

    Date: 2018-02-21 22:42:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7258648

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) - Russia’s Defense Ministry has slammed rumors about the commander of the Russian troops in Syria being replaced as fake news, TASS news agency reported on Wednesday. A number of media outlets reported earlier that ....

  • Afghan president asks Taliban to choose between peace and war

    Date: 2018-02-21 22:25:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:81 - ID:7258449

    KABUL, Feb 21 (MENA) - Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday again invited the Taliban to enter into purposeful peace negotiations with the Afghan government and to stop waging war in the country, Tolo News reported. Ghani spoke at ....

  • Stockholm city center evacuated over suspicious package

    Date: 2018-02-21 22:12:56 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:80 - ID:7258440

    STOCKHOLM, Feb 21 (MENA) - Police in Sweden’s capital briefly evacuated people in the central public square on Wednesday after a suspicious package was found in a bin. A bomb squad was called in and Sergels torg in Stockholm was cordoned off, ....

  • Taliban’s military members killed in Farah explosion

    Date: 2018-02-21 21:37:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:78 - ID:7258608

    KABUL, Feb 21 (MENA) - At least four Taliban insurgents belonging to the group’s military commission for western Farah province were killed in a roadside bomb explosion, The Khaama Press news agency reported on Wednesday. The incident took place ....

  • At least 44 dead as bus veers off cliff in Peru

    Date: 2018-02-21 20:58:17 GMT - Peru - World - SN:75 - ID:7258550

    LIMA, Feb 21 (MENA) - At least 44 people were killed when a double-deck bus veered off a highway and tumbled 200 meters (down a cliff in southern Peru, ABC News reported on Wednesday. Highway Police chief Jorge Castillo said that the death toll ....

  • Explosion at bank in northern Myanmar kills 2, wounds 21

    Date: 2018-02-21 17:39:08 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:60 - ID:7258422

    NAYPYIDAW, Feb 21 (MENA) - A bomb exploded Wednesday in a bank in Myanmar's northern city of Lashio, a region where there is fighting between the government and ethnic minority guerrillas, killing two people and injuring 21 others, ABC News quoted ....

  • Two French soldiers killed by explosive device in Mali

    Date: 2018-02-21 17:34:47 GMT - France - World - SN:59 - ID:7258412

    PARIS, Feb 21 (MENA) - Two French soldiers were killed after their armored vehicle was hit by an explosive device in Mali, the French president's office said on Wednesday, France 24 reported. "It is with great sorrow that the President of the ....

  • Japan's Osaka to host G20 summit in 2019

    Date: 2018-02-21 16:59:36 GMT - Japan - World - SN:57 - ID:7258411

    TOKYO, Feb 21 (MENA) - The Japanese government has decided to hold next year's Group of 20 Summit meeting in the western prefecture of Osaka, NHK World reported Wednesday. The government made the decision after conducting a survey of candidate ....

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