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  • Macron says Iran misunderstands France's "balanced" position in region

    Date: 2017-11-17 18:56:44 GMT - France - World - SN:72 - ID:7095841

    PARIS/GOTHENBURG, Nov 17 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that Iran misunderstood France's "balanced" position in the region, which centered on not taking sides between Sunni and Shiites, adding that Tehran should be less ....

  • Mugabe makes first public appearance since army takeover with fate still in doubt

    Date: 2017-11-17 18:26:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7095812

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - The military takeover of Zimbabwe grew more puzzling Friday as Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe presided over a university graduation and generals who took control of the country said they were still in talks with the ....

  • Russia warns nationals about possible terror attacks in US, EU during New Year holidays

    Date: 2017-11-17 18:23:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:7095813

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry warned Russian nationals about possible terrorist attacks in large European and American cities during the Christmas and New Year holiday season, TASS news agency reported Friday. A statement ....

  • Venezuela crisis: Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma flees country

    Date: 2017-11-17 18:04:24 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:69 - ID:7095790

    BOGOTA, Nov 17 (MENA) - The mayor of Caracas has escaped from his long-term house arrest in Venezuela and fled across the border to Colombia, the BBC reported Friday. Antonio Ledezma has been confined since early 2015 on charges of supporting an ....

  • Kosovo opposition supporters jailed for 2016 grenade attack

    Date: 2017-11-17 15:54:32 GMT - Kosovo - World - SN:57 - ID:7095670

    PRISTINA, Nov 17 (MENA) - A Kosovo opposition lawmaker and three other supporters were convicted Friday of terror charges and sentenced to prison over a rocket-propelled grenade attack on parliament, ABC news reported. The Pristina court ....

  • Argentine navy loses contact with submarine

    Date: 2017-11-17 15:49:39 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:56 - ID:7095656

    BUENOS AIRES, Nov 17 (MENA) - Argentina's navy said Friday it has lost contact with a submarine off the country's southern coast, ABC news reported. The navy's Twitter feed said that communications were lost 48 hours ago with the ARA San Juan, a ....

  • Expert calls crisis between Russia, US 'second Cold War'

    Date: 2017-11-17 15:38:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:7095592

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - The current crisis in relations between Russia and the United States may be called the second Cold War, triggered by the European Union’s steps, Sergey Rogov, Academic Director of the Institute for the US and Canadian ....

  • India, France urge action against nations that back terror

    Date: 2017-11-17 15:05:32 GMT - India - World - SN:53 - ID:7095552

    NEW DELHI, Nov 17 (MENA) - India and France called Friday for global action against countries that support, finance or shelter terrorists, ABC News reported Friday. Visiting French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and Indian External Affairs ....

  • China says it hasn’t dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump

    Date: 2017-11-17 14:26:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:7095465

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - China said that it will stick by its “freeze-for-freeze” proposal to de-escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by US President Trump that it had turned against the plan, The Washington Post ....

  • UK secretary blames Germany, France for Brexit talks deadlock

    Date: 2017-11-17 14:02:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:7095415

    LONDON, Nov 17 (MENA) - Brexit Secretary David Davis has blamed Germany and France for the deadlock in the Brexit talks, suggesting the UK will fail to hit next week’s deadline to agree a bigger “divorce bill,” The Independent reported. The ....

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