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  • N. Korea accuses US of 'nuclear strike drill' after bomber flights

    Date: 2017-11-03 08:50:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:7072244

    SEOUL, Nov 3 (MENA) - Two US B-1B bombers flew through South Korean airspace and over the country’s Pilsung Range on the latest exercise there to threaten the North Korean regime, North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on ....

  • 22 militants killed in anti- terrorism operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-11-03 08:33:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7072242

    KABUL, Nov 3 (MENA) - The Afghan security forces on Friday conducted air and artillery strikes on Taliban outposts in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, leaving several militants dead. At least eleven Taliban insurgents were killed during ....

  • Ousted Catalan leader calls for end of political repression

    Date: 2017-11-03 08:32:02 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:16 - ID:7072264

    BRUSSELS, Nov 3 (MENA) - The ousted Catalan leader on Friday demanded the release of what he called “the legitimate government of Catalonia” and the end of “political repression”, Euronews quoted an address broadcast by Catalan television. Like ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for Manhattan terrorist attack

    Date: 2017-11-03 06:25:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:7072146

    WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for the vehicular terrorist attack that was carried out by Sayfullo Saipov that killed eight people in Manhattan, Russia Today channel reported on Friday. Saipov admitted to ....

  • Russia, Iran sign memorandum supporting gas supplies from Iran to India

    Date: 2017-11-02 20:47:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:103 - ID:7072059

    MOSCOW, Nov 2 (MENA) - Russia and Iran signed a memorandum of understanding to support the project for construction of a 1,200-km long gas pipeline from Iran to India with a branch pipeline, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on ....

  • Tillerson to make 1st trip to Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

    Date: 2017-11-02 19:19:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:7071974

    WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first trip to Myanmar this month to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State, the State Department said Thursday. "Secretary of State Tillerson travels to the ....

  • US passports to identify convicted child sex offenders

    Date: 2017-11-02 18:57:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:7071912

    WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (MENA) – The US State Department said on Thursday that citizens registered as child molesters will have their passports revoked and new ones issued with a special note designating them sex offenders, the CNN ....

  • Dutch court convicts suspect of plotting terror attack

    Date: 2017-11-02 17:45:31 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:85 - ID:7071804

    AMESTERDAM, Nov 2 (MENA) – A Dutch court has sentenced a 31-year-old man to four years' imprisonment for plotting a terror attack after police found an automatic rifle, bomb-making instructions, ammunition and fireworks at his home, ABC News ....

  • Spanish judge jails eight members of deposed Catalan government

    Date: 2017-11-02 17:07:33 GMT - Spain - World - SN:80 - ID:7071791

    MADRID, Nov 2 (MENA) - A judge in Madrid has ordered eight members of the deposed Catalan government to be remanded in custody pending possible charges over last week’s declaration of independence, while Spanish prosecutors are seeking a European ....

  • UN: Daesh committed 'serious' crimes amid Mosul campaign

    Date: 2017-11-02 15:05:11 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:72 - ID:7071331

    GENEVA, Nov 2 (MENA) – A new United Nations report has found that Daesh terrorist group committed serious "international crimes" such as using civilians as human shields during the Iraqi military's nine-month campaign to liberate the city of Mosul, ....

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