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  • 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 ....

  • Death toll from Taliban attack in southern Afghanistan rises to 27

    Date: 2017-11-14 11:08:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7090027

    KABUL, Nov 14 (MENA) - The death toll from the terrorist attack that was carried out by the Taliban militants has risen to at least 27 policemen, Afghan officials said on Tuesday. The attack took place when the Taliban insurgents stormed 15 ....

  • UN chief raises alarm over Rohingya in speech before Suu Kyi

    Date: 2017-11-14 09:35:20 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:9 - ID:7089649

    MANILA, Nov 14 (MENA) - The United Nations chief expressed alarm over the plight of Rohingya Muslims in remarks before Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi and other leaders of nations within a Southeast Asian bloc that has refused to criticize her government ....

  • 37 Afghan policemen killed, wounded in Taliban attacks in southern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-11-14 09:33:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7089643

    KABUL, Nov 14 (MENA) - The Taliban insurgents stormed some 15 security posts in southern Kandahar province overnight, killing 22 policemen and injured 15 others, an Afghan police official said. Provincial police spokesman Matiullah Helal, noted ....

  • US military not planning to leave Syria until Geneva process success- Mattis

    Date: 2017-11-14 06:48:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7089571

    WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that a US-led coalition will forge ahead in its fight against Daesh terrorist group in Syria and Iraq until a UN peace process makes further headway. In a press conference held at ....

  • North Korea says US carrier groups raise nuclear war threat

    Date: 2017-11-13 22:29:20 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:68 - ID:7089483

    NEW YORK, Nov 13 (MENA) - North Korea said the unprecedented deployment of three US aircraft carrier groups "taking up a strike posture" around the Korean peninsula is making it impossible to predict when nuclear war will break out, FOX News ....

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