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  • UK trade secretary says no deal on Irish border until end of trade negotiations with EU

    Date: 2017-11-26 22:50:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:7110926

    LONDON, Nov 26 (MENA) - No deal can be secured on the Irish border after Brexit until trade negotiations are settled with the EU, UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said. He raised further uncertainty over Northern Ireland as rows over ....

  • Russian long-range bombers strike Daesh targets in Syrian Deir ez-Zor province

    Date: 2017-11-26 22:37:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:7110924

    MOSCOW, Nov 26 (MENA) - Six Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bombers conducted an airstrike against terrorist Daesh group in the Euphrates river valley in Syria’s province of Deir ez-Zor on Sunday, Russia Today reported. The long-range aircraft ....

  • Putin will continue "diplomatic marathon" on settlement of Syrian situation - Kremlin

    Date: 2017-11-26 22:30:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:7110898

    MOSCOW, Nov 26 (MENA) - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will continue the "diplomatic marathon" on settlement of the situation in Syria, the president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with the Rossiya 1 television channel on ....

  • EU demands in next round of talks set to enrage Cabinet Brexiteers, leak reveals

    Date: 2017-11-26 22:22:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:7110928

    LONDON, Nov 26 (MENA) - EU negotiators are already laying the groundwork to hit the UK with demands in the next stage of Brexit talks that are unacceptable to key figures in Theresa May’s Cabinet, The Independent newspaper said on Sunday. Leaked ....

  • 4 Taliban militants killed in clashes with Afghan security forces

    Date: 2017-11-26 21:58:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:7110917

    KABUL, Nov 26 (MENA) - Local Afghan officials said Sunday that four terrorist Taliban group militants were killed and six others were wounded in clashes with Afghan security forces in Bajalan region, northern Afghanistan, Tolo TV channel ....

  • IAAF extends suspension of Russian Athletics Federation

    Date: 2017-11-26 19:55:14 GMT - Monaco - World - SN:62 - ID:7110806

    MONTE CARLO, Nov 26 (MENA) - The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has ruled to extend suspension of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) for failing to meet all conditions set to lift the suspension, Russia's Tass news ....

  • Pope holds minute of silence for Egypt mosque attack victims

    Date: 2017-11-26 19:28:46 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:60 - ID:7111096

    VATICAN, Nov 26 (MENA) - The pope has led a minute of silence in St. Peter's Square for the victims of the deadly attack on a mosque in Egypt, the Voice of America reported. Francis said following the traditional Angelus greeting on Sunday that ....

  • US commander: Taliban to be defeated

    Date: 2017-11-26 10:25:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7110005

    KABUL, Nov 26 (MENA) - Commander of the US forces in Afghanistan and the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission General John Nicholson stressed on Sunday that Taliban group will be defeated. In an interview with NBC News, the top US commander admitted ....

  • George H.W. Bush becomes longest-living president in US history

    Date: 2017-11-25 19:53:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:7109570

    WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (MENA) - Former President George H.W. Bush became the longest-living president in U.S. history today at 93 years and 166 days old, Washington Examiner website reported Saturday. Bush, born on June 12, 1924, beat the previous ....

  • US confirms shooting of its diplomat in Brazil

    Date: 2017-11-25 19:32:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:7109517

    WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (MENA) - An American diplomat stationed at the U.S. Consulate in Rio de Janeiro was shot in the foot Thursday night during an attempted robbery about 90 miles outside the city, the Brazilian police were quoted by ABC news on ....

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