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  • US fears Russian media’s influence, professionalism - Russia's upper house speaker

    Date: 2017-11-14 22:19:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:7091041

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - Speaker of Russia’s Federation Council (upper house of parliament), Valentina Matviyenko said on Tuesday that the United States is frightened and upset by the popularity and influence of the Russian media, hence the demand ....

  • White House considering nomination of Mohamed El-Erian for Federal Reserve vice chair - report

    Date: 2017-11-14 22:03:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7091175

    NEW YORK, Nov 14 (MENA) - The CNBC news channel said on Tuesday the White House is considering Mohamed El-Erian for vice chairman of the Federal Reserve. El-Erian, the chief economic advisor at Allianz, would take the seat vacated in October by ....

  • US bent on keeping its military presence in Syria — Russian analyst

    Date: 2017-11-14 21:43:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:7090953

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - Washington is determined to maintain its military presence in Syria although combat operations have largely been completed, Director of the Middle and Near East Center at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies RISI, ....

  • 5 dead at multiple shooting locations in US California county

    Date: 2017-11-14 21:25:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7091168

    WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (MENA) - At least five people are dead following shootings at multiple locations in Tehama County, including an elementary school where at least two children were wounded, Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday. Authorities ....

  • Efforts to free UK citizen will be 'long-haul': UK former diplomat

    Date: 2017-11-14 21:17:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:7090906

    LONDON, Nov 14 (MENA) - Britain’s former ambassador to Tehran has warned against expecting a breakthrough in the fight to release Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe when UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Iran later this year, saying negotiations will ....

  • Russian State Duma Council to send delegation to North Korea

    Date: 2017-11-14 20:59:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:7090892

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - The State Duma Council has supported a proposal to send a parliamentary delegation to North Korea, Head of the State Duma Committee for International Affairs Leonid Slutsky told TASS on Tuesday. "The State Duma Council has ....

  • Syria signs up to Paris climate pact, leaving US as lone outsider

    Date: 2017-11-14 20:34:17 GMT - Germany - World - SN:75 - ID:7090898

    BONN, Nov 14 (MENA) - Syria has officially signed up to the Paris Agreement, the UN announced on Tuesday. The move leaves the US as the only country to reject the global climate-rescue pact, RT reported. Damascus “deposited its instrument of ....

  • Deadly shrine bombing plot foiled in Kabul city

    Date: 2017-11-14 20:00:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:73 - ID:7090903

    KABUL, Nov 14 (MENA) - The Afghan security forces have foiled a deadly bombing plot to target the worshippers in a shrine in Kabul city, the security officials said late on Monday. The Criminal Investigation Department officials confirmed that ....

  • 3 dead after shooting at US elementary school

    Date: 2017-11-14 19:29:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7091095

    CALIFORNIA, US, Nov 14 (MENA) - Authorities said at least three people are dead following a shooting at an elementary school in Northern California, the US, on Tuesday, Los Angeles Times reported. Among the dead are the gunman, who was killed by ....

  • Cement company in France searched amid Syria investigation

    Date: 2017-11-14 18:12:54 GMT - France - World - SN:67 - ID:7090940

    PARIS, Nov 14 (MENA) - French investigators searched the French offices of LafargeHolcim, the world’s largest cement maker, as part of an investigation into the group’s deals with armed groups in Syria, The Seattle Times reported on Tuesday. The ....

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