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  • 52 percent of Americans say US worse off under Trump

    Date: 2017-12-16 21:51:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7144010

    WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (MENA) – Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close, CBS News reported on Saturday. That's according to a new poll. The survey shows less than a quarter of ....

  • New Austrian gov't pledges tightened asylum, immigration regulations

    Date: 2017-12-16 21:27:04 GMT - Austria - World - SN:78 - ID:7144005

    VIENNA, Dec 16 (MENA) - The new Austrian government led by a conservative and a nationalist party is pledging to tighten the country's asylum and immigration regulations while maintaining a firm commitment to the European Union, according to their ....

  • Two lawmakers backtrack; enough votes secured for US tax plan

    Date: 2017-12-16 18:25:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:7143818

    WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (MENA) - Congressional Republicans secured enough support to pass their massive tax plan, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Passage appeared certain after two critical holdouts, Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Tennessee ....

  • Two kids rescued in Syria return to Russia

    Date: 2017-12-16 17:36:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:7143734

    MOSCOW, Dec 16 (MENA) - Two more children rescued in Syria have returned to Russia, head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said on Saturday. "Another operation to rescue Russian citizens from Syria and Iraq has turned out to be a success," Kadyrov was ....

  • Irish PM warns from taking longer time in setting UK-EU ties after Brexit

    Date: 2017-12-16 15:38:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:7143564

    LONDON, Dec 16 (MENA) - Irish premier Leo Varadkar has warned the shape of a post-Brexit relationship between the UK and the European Union is going to take a long time to agree upon, Daily Express reported. The Taoiseach said opinions on what ....

  • More than 40 million Americans living in poverty -- UN expert

    Date: 2017-12-16 15:36:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:54 - ID:7143541

    GENEVA, Dec 16 (MENA) - The number of Americans living in poverty and the already high income inequality could worsen further in the days to come, making the United States the most unequal society in the world, the United Nations expert on extreme ....

  • SKorea reportedly suspects Pyongyang of hacking into crypto-currency exchange

    Date: 2017-12-16 15:30:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:53 - ID:7143495

    SEOUL, Dec 16 (MENA) - South Korea's National Intelligence Service (NIS) suspects Pyongyang of hacking into cryptocurrency exchange services, Yonhap News Agency reported Saturday. According to sources cited by Yonhap, the NIS has evidence that ....

  • Son of ex-Turkish PM Yılmaz found dead in Istanbul

    Date: 2017-12-16 14:59:31 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:50 - ID:7143470

    ANKARA, Dec 16 (MENA) - Mehmet Yavuz Yılmaz, the son of former Turkish Prime Minister Mesut Yılmaz was found dead in his house in Istanbul on Saturday, local media reported. The 38-year-old Yılmaz was shot once in his head at his Beykoz home, ....

  • Nine Daesh militants killed, injured in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-12-16 14:32:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:48 - ID:7143459

    KABUL, Dec 16 (MENA) - Militants affiliated with Daesh terrorist group suffered casualties during the air and ground operations conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, local media reported. The provincial government media office ....

  • Four Taliban militants killed, leader arrested in Nangarhar

    Date: 2017-12-16 09:54:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7142845

    KABUL, Dec 16 (MENA) - Four Taliban insurgents were killed and a leader of the group was arrested during a night raid conducted by the Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Afghan authorities said on Saturday. In a ....

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