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  • Moscow-Cairo flights to resume in 2nd half of Feb. -- minister

    Date: 2018-01-24 20:00:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:7209417

    MOSCOW, Jan 24 (MENA) - Flights between Moscow and Cairo will be resumed in February, Russian transport minister Maksim Sokolov was quoted by local media as saying on Wednesday. The resumption will be in the second half of February, Sokolov told ....

  • UN Staff Union: 71 UN personnel killed deliberately in 2017

    Date: 2018-01-24 19:07:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7209316

    NEW YORK, Jan 24 (MENA) - The UN Staff Union said at least 71 UN staff and associated personnel were killed in "malicious acts" in 2017, the highest number ever recorded by its committee on security, Fox News reported. It said 53 peacekeepers and ....

  • Charity offices attacked in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

    Date: 2018-01-24 19:01:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:82 - ID:7209291

    KABUL, Jan 24 (MENA) - About 45 people have been rescued from the offices of the Save the Children charity in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, following an armed attack, the BBC News reported. At least two people have been killed and 12 ....

  • Tillerson, Lavrov discuss Syria, North Korea, Ukraine

    Date: 2018-01-24 16:21:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:7209180

    MOSCOW, Jan 24 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed the ongoing crises in Syria, North Korea and Ukraine in a call on Wednesday, US News quoted US State Department spokeswoman Heather ....

  • 3 killed, 25 wounded as siege ends on NGO office in East of Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-24 16:17:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:73 - ID:7209165

    KABUL, Jan 24 (MENA) - At least three people have reportedly been killed and 25 others have sustained injuries following a coordinated attack on a non-governmental organization in Jalalabad city in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama ....

  • Global-PRNewswire (3):SAI Global expands executive leadership team to accelerate growth and innovation

    Date: 2018-01-24 16:13:59 GMT - Australia - World - SN:72 - ID:7209213

    SAI Global expands executive leadership team to accelerate growth and innovation New hires round out c-suite to support operations, product innovation and commercial strategy SYDNEY and CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ MENA/-- SAI ....

  • Taliban denies involvement in attack on NGO office in Jalalabad

    Date: 2018-01-24 10:52:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:7208138

    KABUL, Jan 24 (MENA) - Taliban militant group denied having any connection with an attack on a non-governmental organization's office in Jalalabad city in Afghanistan Wednesday morning, Khaama press agency reported. Provincial governor’s ....

  • At least 11 people injured in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-24 08:39:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7207963

    KABUL, Jan 24 (MENA) - At least 11 people are reported injured in an attack which targeted the offices of the Save the Children charity in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. A suspected suicide car bomb blast began the assault, with the ....

  • Senate Confirms Jerome H. Powell as Fed Chairman

    Date: 2018-01-24 08:30:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:7207866

    WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (MENA) - Jerome H. Powell sailed to Senate confirmation on Tuesday to become the 16th chairman of the Federal Reserve with a final vote of 84 to 13, the New York Times reported Wedesday. He will replace the outgoing Fed ....

  • Explosion rocks Jalalabad city

    Date: 2018-01-24 07:24:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:5 - ID:7207834

    KABUL, Jan 24 (MENA) - An explosion was heard in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama press agency reported Wednesday. There are no reports regarding the type of the blast, but preliminary ....

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