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  • Bomb kills local secular politician, his brother in Pakistan

    Date: 2017-10-27 10:36:41 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:23 - ID:7060944

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 27 (MENA) - A Pakistani government official says a bomb struck a vehicle carrying the local leader of a secular political party in southwestern Pakistan, killing him and his brother, ABC News reported Friday. Abdul Salam Achakzai, ....

  • Blast kills UN peacekeepers in northern Mali

    Date: 2017-10-26 21:56:43 GMT - Mali - World - SN:99 - ID:7060531

    BAMAKO, Oct 26 (MENA) - Three United Nations soldiers were killed and two others wounded by an explosive device as they were escorting a convoy in northern Mali on Thursday, the peacekeeping mission in the West African nation said. More than 80 ....

  • Russian diplomat says NATO did not provide any evidence of Russia’s support for Taliban movement

    Date: 2017-10-26 21:13:58 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:95 - ID:7060471

    BRUSSELS, Oct 26 (MENA) - NATO has not provided any documentary evidence that would prove its accusations of Russia in alleged support for Afghanistan’s Taliban movement, Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Second Asia Department Zamir ....

  • Venezuelan ex-official detained in Spain on US warrant

    Date: 2017-10-26 20:35:18 GMT - Spain - World - SN:92 - ID:7060503

    MADRID, Oct 26 (MENA) - A Spanish police spokesman said Thursday a former deputy Venezuelan energy minister has been arrested on a US warrant for alleged involvement in major bribery scheme involving Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA, the ABC ....

  • New sanctions on North Korea announced by the US Treasury Department

    Date: 2017-10-26 18:58:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7060411

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - The US Treasury Department on Thursday issued sanctions on seven individuals and three entities connected to North Korea after a new State Department report on human rights abuses by Kim Jon Un's regime, CNBC reported. ....

  • Russia launches ballistic missiles from submarines, spaceport during strategic drills

    Date: 2017-10-26 18:57:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:7060409

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - Russian military on Thursday launched three intercontinental ballistic missiles from submarines and one from the Plesetsk Space Center locates in the north of its European part, TASS cited the Defense Ministry as ....

  • Twitter bans Russian government-owned news sites RT, Sputnik from buying ads

    Date: 2017-10-26 18:29:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:7060391

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - Twitter is banning two Russian government-affiliated news sites from advertising on its platform, the social network said Thursday. Twitter said its decision to block advertising from the sites stemmed from the ....

  • Moscow bashes ‘wild and shocking’ ploy to link Kennedy assassination to Russia

    Date: 2017-10-26 18:11:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7060258

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) – Attempts to link the assassination of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, to Russia are just wild insinuations and look really shocking, Tass news agency quoted Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria ....

  • Putin, Xi Jinping to meet at APEC summit in November -- Kremlin

    Date: 2017-10-26 17:42:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:7060185

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Thursday. During the phone call, both leaders agreed to have another meeting in the first half of November this year ....

  • Russian helicopter with eight people aboard crashes off Spitsbergen

    Date: 2017-10-26 16:44:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:7060087

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - A Russian Mil Mi-8 helicopter with 8 people on board on Thursday crashed into the sea a few kilometers from Barensburg, the second-largest settlement on the Svalbard archipelago, according to the Norwegian Coast Guard. The ....

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