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  • Suicide attack kills 2 in southern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-26 21:52:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:73 - ID:7212376

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - An Afghan official said Friday a suicide attack has killed two people in the country's southern Kandahar province, FOX News reported. Mohammad Nahim lalai, an MP from Kandahar province, added that a suicide bomber blew ....

  • Multiple casualties in Amsterdam shooting -- police

    Date: 2018-01-26 21:37:05 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:71 - ID:7212375

    AMSTERDAM, Jan 26 (MENA) - One person has been killed and multiple people have been injured in a shooting in Amsterdam, The Independent reported on Friday. Police have reported the shooting to have taken place in the Grote ....

  • US expands sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2018-01-26 18:15:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:7212184

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (MENA) - The US expanded sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, adding more individuals onto the blacklist, including a deputy energy minister and energy companies, the US Treasury Department said. The list contains ....

  • Putin mulls Afrin, Syrian congress with Security Council

    Date: 2018-01-26 16:15:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:7211964

    MOSCOW, Jan 26 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed with the permanent members of the Security Council preparations for the Syrian National Dialog Congress in Sochi, the situation in Afrin and other issues, presidential spokesman ....

  • America is open for business -- Trump

    Date: 2018-01-26 14:26:46 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:43 - ID:7211886

    DAVOS, Jan 26 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump declared America “open for business” in a speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Politico magazine reported Friday. "America is open for business and we are competitive once ....

  • US-led coalition denies reports on killing two US servicemen in Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-01-26 14:17:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:41 - ID:7211783

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) - The US-led international coalition denied reports claiming that two of its US servicemen had been killed in the Turkish airstrikes on Syria’s Afrin city. Spokesman for the US-led coalition against Daesh terrorist group ....

  • 6 members of Afghan family killed as rocket hits home in Ghazni – police

    Date: 2018-01-26 12:20:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:7211680

    KABUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - Six members of an Afghan family were killed and two others were wounded when a rocket hit their home in Ghazni province on Friday, Tolonews reported. RT said the incident took place in Qara Baghi village on the outskirts of ....

  • Japanese FM to visit China

    Date: 2018-01-26 10:04:52 GMT - China - World - SN:18 - ID:7211338

    BEIJING, Jan 26 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono will pay an official visit to China from Jan. 27 to 28, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Friday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said earlier that his country is ....

  • 41 people killed, 70 injured in hospital fire in S. Korea

    Date: 2018-01-26 07:21:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7211161

    SEOUL, Jan 26 (MENA) - Forty-one people were killed and more than 70 others injured in a fire that erupted in a hospital in the southeastern city of Miryang early Friday, firefighters said. The blaze is suspected to have started in the emergency ....

  • Brazilian authorities prevent ex- president Lula from leaving country

    Date: 2018-01-26 06:45:19 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:6 - ID:7211151

    BRASILIA, Jan 26 (MENA) - Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was barred on Thursday from leaving the country after an appeals court upheld his corruption conviction. Lula was due to travel to Ethiopia to take part in a conference ....

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