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  • 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 ....

  • Afghanistan and World Bank sign MoU for $100 million aid package

    Date: 2018-01-29 12:50:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:7216651

    KABUL, Jan 29 (MENA) - The Afghan government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a new aid package to Afghanistan worth $100 million, the Office of the Afghan President said. According to an official statement, the Memorandum of ....

  • 2 soldiers killed in Kabul attack

    Date: 2018-01-29 06:08:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:2 - ID:7215779

    KABUL, Jan 29 (MENA) - Insurgents attacked an Afghan army unit guarding a military academy in the capital Kabul on Monday, leaving two soldiers dead and 10 others wounded, ABC news reported. A suicide bomber first attacked the army unit ....

  • Woman trying to smuggle diamonds worth $142,000 out of Russia detained at airport

    Date: 2018-01-28 22:56:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:7215456

    MOSCOW, Jan 28 (MENA) - Police and air security officers on duty at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport have detained a Russian national trying to smuggle diamonds worth eight million rubles (over $142,000) to Israel, TASS news agency cited Russian Interior ....

  • Australia unveils plan to become one of world’s top 10 arms exporters

    Date: 2018-01-28 22:53:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:7215432

    LONDON, Jan 28 (MENA) - Australia is set to become one of the world’s largest arms exporters under a controversial plan of the Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull government’s, The Guardian reported. Turnbull has unveiled a new “defence ....

  • US president insists he would be ‘tougher’ than UK's PM in Brexit talks

    Date: 2018-01-28 22:48:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:7215411

    WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (MENA) - The US President said he would have a “different attitude” in talks with Brussels chiefs, before blasting the bloc’s trade policy as “very, very unfair” to the US, Politics Home reported. He made the comments in an ....

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