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  • Moscow deplores Afghan president's remarks on Russia

    Date: 2017-10-23 20:11:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:7055002

    MOSCOW, Oct 23 (MENA) - Moscow considers Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's allegations about Russia’s support to the Taliban inadmissible, TASS quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying Monday. "We took notice of reports in a number of Afghan ....

  • Tillerson arrives in Kabul in unannounced visit

    Date: 2017-10-23 15:22:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:68 - ID:7054417

    KABUL, Oct 23 (MENA) - US secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Monday arrived in Afghan capital, Kabul in an unannounced visit, during which he has met with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. During the meeting, Tillerson and Ghani reaffirmed ....

  • Nicosia backs Moscow in war on terror: Cypriot president

    Date: 2017-10-23 10:41:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:7053752

    MOSCOW, Oct 23 (MENA) - Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that his country supports Russia in combating terrorism and calls for stepping up international cooperation to eliminate this threat. "We commend Russia for its commitment ....

  • Marawi siege by Daesh wakeup call for region: Malaysian defense min.

    Date: 2017-10-23 10:39:58 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:37 - ID:7053733

    MANILA, Oct 23 (MENA) - Malaysia's defense minister said the siege of a Philippine city by Daesh militants is a wakeup call for the region, ABC News reported on Monday. The last militants in southern Marawi city were declared "finished" on ....

  • Far-right extremists targeting UK as they 'weaponise internet culture' to spread hatred around the world

    Date: 2017-10-23 10:37:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:7053688

    LONDON, Oct 23 (MENA) - Far-right extremists are "weaponizing internet culture" in an increasingly coordinated effort to spread their radical ideas around the world – and the UK is their next major target, The Independent reported on ....

  • President Ghani to visit India on Tuesday

    Date: 2017-10-23 10:14:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:30 - ID:7053712

    KABUL, Oct 23 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is expected to visit India on Tuesday amid reports US Secretary of State of Rex Tillerson is also visiting the country as part of his visit to South Asia, Khaama Press ....

  • Global(1):TUV Rheinland Starts Wireless Lab Soft Opening Phase in Sweden

    Date: 2017-10-23 09:23:42 GMT - Germany - World - SN:22 - ID:7053644

    COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In mid-September, the global testing service provider TUV Rheinland heralded the soft opening phase of its recently acquired wireless laboratory in the Swedish city of Lund with a customer event. ....

  • Newly assertive C.I.A. expands Taliban hunt in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-10-23 09:04:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:7053539

    NEW YORK, Oct 23 (MENA) - The C.I.A. is expanding its covert operations in Afghanistan, sending small teams of highly experienced officers and contractors alongside Afghan forces to hunt and kill Taliban militants across the country, according to ....

  • US defense secretary praises Philippines progress vs militants

    Date: 2017-10-23 09:02:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:7053541

    WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis praised the Philippine government for its success in battling militants in the southern city of Marawi, AlHurra Channel reported. Mattis arrived in the Philippines on Monday to meet ....

  • Saudi Arabia to set up consulate in Iraq

    Date: 2017-10-22 22:56:33 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:72 - ID:7053266

    RIYADH, Oct 22 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia and Iraq agreed on Sunday to open border points and set up a Saudi consulate in Iraq. Earlier in the day, the Saudi-Iraqi coordination council held its first meeting with the aim of consulting and coordinating ....

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