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  • EU launches investigation into Britain for letting multinational corporations avoid tax

    Date: 2017-10-26 14:50:29 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:61 - ID:7059887

    BRUSSELS, Oct 26 (MENA) - The European Commission has opened an investigation into alleged special treatment given to big multinational companies by the British government and its tax authorities. The UK has allowed some multinationals to “opt ....

  • Moscow: Syria unable to purchase necessary medical equipment

    Date: 2017-10-26 14:37:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:7059715

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that Syria is unable to purchase necessary medical equipment due to the sanctions imposed by the EU and the US. “Not only is food and medicine needed, ....

  • Kremlin doubts report about 3,500 Russians fighting for Daesh

    Date: 2017-10-26 13:41:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:7059752

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - The Kremlin doubts the authenticity of conclusions produced by the US consultancy Soufan Center to the effect nearly 3,500 Russian citizens fight for Daesh terrorists in Syria. "The Kremlin rather tends to doubt the ....

  • 1.5 million children in Middle East threatened as winter approaches: UNICEF warns

    Date: 2017-10-26 13:04:59 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:43 - ID:7059561

    AMMAN, Oct 26 (MENA) - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Thursday that the coming winter will be the latest threat to children affected by crises in the Middle East. As UNICEF races to provide warm clothing, winter supplies ....

  • Putin heralds liberation of over 90% of Syrian land from terrorists

    Date: 2017-10-26 12:50:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:7059547

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - More than 90% of Syria’s territory has been recaptured from terrorists, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, TASS reported. "I would like once again to thank our military servicemen who take part in the ....

  • Death toll of Jakarta fireworks factory explosion rises to 47

    Date: 2017-10-26 11:28:37 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:35 - ID:7059286

    JAKARTA, Oct 26 (MENA) - The death toll from an explosion that hit a fireworks factory outside the Indonesian capital, Jakarta rose to 47, Indonesian officials said on Thursday. An explosion took place earlier in the day at an industrial complex ....

  • Trump calls for finding solution to North Korea problem

    Date: 2017-10-26 08:50:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:7058930

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - President Trump in a new interview called for the United States and its allies to "solve the North Korea problem," saying "I solve problems," The Hill reported. In a new interview with Fox Business Network's Lou Dobbs ....

  • Pentagon chief to visit DMZ

    Date: 2017-10-26 08:00:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7058850

    SEOUL, Oct 26 (MENA) - The top military officials of South Korea and the US will visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) together this week and issue a warning message to North Korea, Yonhap quoted an official as saying Thursday. Defense Minister Song ....

  • SCO members thwart more than 550 terrorist attacks over 3-year period

    Date: 2017-10-25 22:47:52 GMT - China - World - SN:104 - ID:7058549

    MOSCOW, October 25 (MENA) - More than 550 terrorist attacks have been prevented in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states in the past three years, SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) Deputy Director Akhat Mukashev said at ....

  • US may intervene in Qatar crisis as fears grow over long-term rupture - report

    Date: 2017-10-25 20:29:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:7058459

    LONDON, Oct 25 (MENA) - Gulf states expect Donald Trump to intervene to try to end the bitter feud between Qatar and four other Middle East states that has destabilized the region, the Guardian said. The US is concerned that the four month-long ....

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