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  • France condemns Israeli settlement plans

    Date: 2017-10-19 15:44:36 GMT - France - World - SN:63 - ID:7048098

    PARIS, Oct 19 (MENA) - France condemned on Thursday Israeli authorities’ recent decision to build some 3,000 new settlement units in West Bank including settlements in the heart of Hebron city for the first time since 2002. In a statement, the ....

  • S. Korea confident of destroying N. Korea's army with ballistic missiles at war

    Date: 2017-10-19 15:40:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:62 - ID:7048109

    SEOUL, Oct 19 (MENA) - South Korea's Army said Thursday it will be quick in totally destroying North Korea's front-line artillery systems in the event of a war on the peninsula, South Korean Yonhap News Agency reported. In a report to the ....

  • Germany criticizes Israeli settlement plans

    Date: 2017-10-19 15:38:09 GMT - Germany - World - SN:61 - ID:7048095

    BERLIN, Oct 19 (MENA) - Germany is criticizing Israel's plans to build some 3,000 new housing units in West Bank settlements, saying they undermine the possibility of a two-state solution to the long conflict with the Palestinians, Fox News ....

  • US appeals for calm as allies clash in Iraq

    Date: 2017-10-18 22:41:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:7046779

    WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (MENA) - The United States has made an urgent call for calm in northern Iraq as Kurdish fighters and Iraqi forces -- two of Washington's key allies in the region -- clash over disputed territory, CNN reported. Washington urged ....

  • Tusk thanks Italy on migrants

    Date: 2017-10-18 22:33:52 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:90 - ID:7046696

    BRUSSELS, Oct 18 (MENA) - EU Council President Donald Tusk said on the eve of an EU summit that the Italian government under Premier Paolo Gentiloni had begun to curb migrant flows effectively, the Italian news agency (ANSA) reported on ....

  • Russia's TV star Sobchak declares presidential bid

    Date: 2017-10-18 22:17:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:7046800

    MOSCOW, Oct 18 (MENA) - Famous Russian TV host Ksenia Sobchak has declared her presidential bid. The 35-year old Sobchak was quoted by Fox News as saying in a YouTube video Wednesday that she decided to run for president in March's ....

  • With loss of its caliphate, Daesh may return to guerrilla roots - report

    Date: 2017-10-18 22:07:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:7046797

    New York, Oct 18 (MENA) – Daesh group and its virulent ideology conquered, many Western and Arab counterterrorism officials are bracing for a new, lethal incarnation of the jihadi group, after its territory has shriveled from the size of Portugal to ....

  • Gunman on loose after five shot in Maryland office

    Date: 2017-10-18 21:28:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:7046822

    WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (MENA) - US police are hunting for an "armed and dangerous" man suspected of shooting five people in Maryland and one person in Delaware on Wednesday morning, the BBC News reported. The gunman opened fire at around 08:58 ....

  • Explosion at firecracker factory in India kills at least 8

    Date: 2017-10-18 21:06:42 GMT - India - World - SN:83 - ID:7046828

    NEW DELHI, Oct 18 (MENA) - An explosion at an unlicensed firecracker factory killed at least eight workers and injured 20 others in eastern India on Wednesday, a day ahead of Hindu's most popular Diwali festival, ABC News reported. A police ....

  • 4 British nationals kidnapped in Nigeria's delta region

    Date: 2017-10-18 17:52:05 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:73 - ID:7046642

    ABUJA, Oct 18 (MENA) - Nigerian police said on Wednesday gunmen have kidnapped four British nationals in the Niger Delta region. Police spokesman Andrew Aniamaka was quoted by ABC News as saying that the four were abducted around 2 a.m. in ....

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