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  • 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 ....

  • Russia calls N. Korea’s claims for nuclear power status 'unacceptable' — UN envoy

    Date: 2017-11-30 07:55:14 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:9 - ID:7116685

    NEW YORK, Nov 30 (MENA) - Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said his country regrets that North Korea test launched a ballistic missile and finds its claims for a status of a nuclear power unacceptable, Tass news ....

  • US urges all nations to sever ties with N. Korea after missile test

    Date: 2017-11-30 07:52:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7116683

    NEW YORK, Nov 30 (MENA) - US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley urged all countries to sever economic and diplomatic ties with North Korea, and warned Pyongyang that the regime will be "utterly destroyed" if a standoff over missile tests leads to war, ....

  • Pope Francis leaves Myanmar for Bangladesh

    Date: 2017-11-30 07:47:25 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:6 - ID:7116680

    NAY PYI DAW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Pope Francis of the Vatican left on Thursday Myanmar for Bangladesh as part of his current foreign tour, Fox News reported. During his stay in Myanmar, he had a meeting with Army chief Min Aung Hlaing and government ....

  • Trump vows to slap 'major' sanctions on North Korea, after ICBM launch

    Date: 2017-11-29 22:56:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7116412

    WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (MENA) – US President Trump promised to slap “additional major sanctions” on North Korea Wednesday, just one day after the rogue nation fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile in months, Fox News reported. Trump’s ....

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