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  • Six militants killed, wounded in airstrikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-12-23 09:26:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7154772

    KABUL, Dec 23 (MENA) - Two militants were killed and four others wounded in a series of airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the Afghan army announced on Saturday. In a statement, the Afghan army ....

  • Former US Marine arrested for plotting Christmas terror attack in US

    Date: 2017-12-23 08:43:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:7154696

    WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (MENA) - FBI agents arrested a former US Marine found supporting Daesh terrorist group and wanting to carry out a "plot to kill Americans" on Christmas Day, the US attorney general said. Everitt Aaron Jameson told undercover ....

  • Attacker charged with 19 counts in Melbourne car incident

    Date: 2017-12-23 07:46:32 GMT - Australia - World - SN:11 - ID:7154639

    CANBERRA, Dec 23 (MENA) - The man accused of driving a car that slammed into pedestrians in Melbourne has been charged with 18 counts of attempted murder, ABC News reported Saturday. Saeed Noori, 32, appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates' Court ....

  • Trump held only one press conf. this year, far fewer than any of his predecessors - USA Today

    Date: 2017-12-22 22:28:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7154501

    WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has only had one official solo press conference in his first year in office – far fewer than any of his modern predecessors, USA Today reported. The nonprofit American Presidency Project, ....

  • Trump signs short-term budget bill singling out $4.6 billion for 'top of the line' missile defense

    Date: 2017-12-22 22:11:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:7154491

    LONDON, Dec 22 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump singled out dlrs 4.6 billion in missile defense funding as he signed a bill to keep the government open for a month with just hours to spare before a shutdown deadline, the Daily Mail reported ....

  • Trump signs sweeping Republican tax bill into law

    Date: 2017-12-22 19:10:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7154342

    NEW YORK, Dec 22 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump on Friday signed the sweeping Republican tax bill into law, enacting his first major legislative accomplishment since winning the White House, The Hill reported. Trump spoke at length during the ....

  • UNSC unanimously adopts resolution to impose new sanctions on N. Korea

    Date: 2017-12-22 19:02:20 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:57 - ID:7154360

    NEW YORK, Dec 22 (MENA) - The UN Security Council has unanimously imposed a new round of sanctions on North Korea following its latest ballistic missile test launch, Russia Today reported Friday. The resolution seeks to ban nearly 90 percent of ....

  • Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax bill into law

    Date: 2017-12-22 18:29:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7154289

    WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has signed into law the GOP's sweeping, $1.5 trillion tax reform bill that will slash taxes for corporations while giving most Americans some temporary relief, The Independent reported on ....

  • Kosovo president urges approval of Montenegro border deal

    Date: 2017-12-22 18:11:40 GMT - Kosovo - World - SN:54 - ID:7154296

    PRISTINA, Dec 22 (MENA) – Kosovo's president has urged political parties to intensify efforts to ratify a border demarcation deal with Montenegro which is set as a precondition by the European Union for a visa-free regime for the country's citizens, ....

  • Pakistan says militants kill 3 troops in cross-border attack

    Date: 2017-12-22 18:09:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:53 - ID:7154290

    ISLAM ABAD, Dec 22 (MENA) - Pakistan's military says a group of "terrorists" from Afghanistan has opened fire on Pakistani security forces along the Afghan border, killing three troops, ABC News reported on Friday. In a statement, the military ....

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