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  • More than 60 terrorists eliminated in 2017 — Russian National Guard

    Date: 2017-11-30 18:45:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:7117496

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - The Russian National Guard and other law enforcement agencies have eliminated more than 60 militants in counter-terrorist operations since the beginning of the year, the National Guard’s deputy commander, Sergey Melikov, said ....

  • Over 400 US Marines being withdrawn from Syria anti-Daesh operation

    Date: 2017-11-30 18:27:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:59 - ID:7117579

    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (MENA) - Over 400 US Marines involved in battling Daesh group in Syria are being withdrawn as part of a cut in forces after the capture of jihadist "capital" Raqa, the US-led coalition said. "The Marines supported Coalition ....

  • US reports say White House plans to replace top diplomat with CIA chief

    Date: 2017-11-30 16:19:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7117569

    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (MENA) - US reports said on Thursday the White House has developed a plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), within weeks, Sky News channel ....

  • May tackles Donald Trump over tweets on trip to Jordan

    Date: 2017-11-30 15:32:40 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:48 - ID:7117500

    AMMAN, Nov 30 (MENA) - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has launched her first direct condemnation of Donald Trump, saying she is "very clear that re-tweeting from Britain First was the wrong thing to do", Sky News channel reported on ....

  • Four Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

    Date: 2017-11-30 10:16:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7116865

    KABUL, Nov 30 (MENA) - An Afghan official said on Thursday that a Taliban attack has killed four policemen in western Farah province. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the attack targeted a police vehicle in the ....

  • Europe could be within range of North Korean missiles: France

    Date: 2017-11-30 10:14:09 GMT - France - World - SN:22 - ID:7116872

    PARIS, Nov 30 (MENA) - France’s defense minister warned that North Korea could develop ballistic missiles that reach Europe sooner than expected. The scenario of an escalation towards a major conflict can not be discarded,” Florence Parly said in ....

  • Pope Francis arrives in Bangladesh on second leg of Asia trip

    Date: 2017-11-30 10:10:12 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:21 - ID:7116862

    DHAKA, Nov 30 (MENA) - Pope Francis of the Vatican arrived on Thursday in Bangladesh, coming from Myanmar, for the second leg of his six-day trip to Asia amid tight airport security. During his stay in Naypyitaw, he had a meeting with Army chief ....

  • Storms in Sri Lanka leave 4 dead, 23 missing

    Date: 2017-11-30 09:33:11 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:19 - ID:7116830

    COLOMBO, Nov 30 (MENA) - Storms with heavy rain and winds across Sri Lanka have left at least four people dead and 23 others missing, Sri Lanka's government said. The Disaster Management Center said that up to 150 millimeters (6 inches) more rain ....

  • US urges presidential candidates in Honduras to respect results

    Date: 2017-11-30 08:46:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:7116746

    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (MENA) - US State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged the presidential candidates in Honduras to respect the official results once they are available, ABC News reported Thursday. "We await the final tabulation of ....

  • Pakistan: US missiles kill 3 militants near Afghan border

    Date: 2017-11-30 08:21:28 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7116745

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 30 (MENA) - Pakistani intelligence officials said a suspected US drone strike had hit a militant compound near the Afghan border, killing three militants, ABC News reported Thursday. Two officials say the drone fired two missiles ....

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