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  • Sweden charges Uzbek man with terrorist crime last year in Stockholm

    Date: 2018-01-30 13:11:48 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:37 - ID:7218213

    STOCKHOLM, Jan 30 (MENA) - An Uzbek man who rammed a stolen truck into a crowd in downtown Stockholm in April, killing five and injuring 14, was charged Tuesday with terrorism, attempts to carry out a terror act and causing others to be endangered, ....

  • UNICEF seeks $3.6 billion in emergency assistance for 48 million children caught up in catastrophic humanitarian crises

    Date: 2018-01-30 13:05:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:36 - ID:7218206

    NEW YORK, Jan 30 (MENA) - UNICEF appealed on Tuesday for $3.6 billion to provide lifesaving humanitarian assistance to 48 million children living through conflict, natural disasters and other emergencies in 51 countries in 2018. A statement ....

  • Price of conflict is too high': hunger at crisis levels in eight countries

    Date: 2018-01-30 10:07:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:18 - ID:7217851

    LONDON, Jan 30 (MENA) - The number of hungry people living in conflict zones is rising, with eight countries recording crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity in at least a quarter of their people, food agencies warned the United Nations ....

  • Trump declines to implement new Russia sanctions

    Date: 2018-01-30 10:04:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:7217806

    WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (MENA) - The Trump administration told US Congress that bipartisan legislation passed last year authorizing new sanctions on Russia is already "serving as a deterrent," and there's no need to actually implement the penalties at ....

  • Top U.S. Air Force officials vow 'extended deterrence' for S. Korea

    Date: 2018-01-30 07:19:52 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7217676

    SEOUL, Jan 30 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson assured South Korea on Tuesday of an extended deterrence commitment, during a meeting with a top defense official here, Yonhap News Agency reported. She discussed alliance ....

  • Seven persons killed, injured in IED blast in Pakistan

    Date: 2018-01-30 06:40:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:2 - ID:7217637

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 30 (MENA) - Six people, including three women, lost their lives when a roadside bomb blew off near their car in the Maqbal area of Kurram Agency in Pakistan, Geo News reported. Another person was injured in the explosion near the ....

  • Russian says it intercepted US spy plane over Black Sea

    Date: 2018-01-29 22:17:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:7217553

    MOSCOW, Jan 29 (MENA) - A Russian Su-27 jet has forced an American Lockheed EP-3 surveillance plane to abort its mission over the Black Sea. The jet "took all necessary precautions," the Russian Ministry of Defense was quoted by Russia Today as ....

  • US FBI deputy director stepping down

    Date: 2018-01-29 19:51:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7217409

    WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (MENA) - FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has told FBI staff he is stepping down effective, CNN reported Monday. McCabe was a central target of President Donald Trump's ire toward the FBI over its involvement in the ....

  • 1 killed in explosion in Pakistan

    Date: 2018-01-29 18:51:51 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:73 - ID:7217355

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 29 (MENA) - One person was killed in a blast in Hyderabad city of Pakistan, Geo news reported Monday. The killed person was a scavenger who was collecting garbage at the site where the blast occurred. No other injuries were ....

  • EU ready to hit back if Trump imposes anti-EU trade measures

    Date: 2018-01-29 17:52:14 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:70 - ID:7217277

    BRUSSELS, Jan 29 (MENA) - The European Union said Monday that it stands ready to hit back "swiftly and appropriately" if US President Donald Trump takes unfair trade measures against the 28-nation bloc, Voice of America reported. EU chief ....

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