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  • 5 killed in bomb blast in Pakistan

    Date: 2017-11-30 20:55:03 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:70 - ID:7117823

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 30 (MENA) – Five people, including a peace committee member, were killed in an explosion in South Waziristan, GEO News reported on Thursday. According to the political administration of the agency, the explosive device was installed ....

  • OPEC, allies extend production cut through 2018

    Date: 2017-11-30 20:10:26 GMT - Austria - World - SN:68 - ID:7117795

    VIENNA, Nov 30 (MENA) - The OPEC cartel and a group of allied oil-producing nations agreed Thursday to prolong crude output cuts until the end of next year, extending a policy that has led to a significant rise in the price of oil over the past ....

  • New anti-Russia sanctions package designed to restrict gas supplies to EU — Medvedev

    Date: 2017-11-30 19:50:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:7117645

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - The new package of sanctions against Moscow is aimed at restricting supplies of Russian gas to Europe, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in his annual live interview with Russian TV channels on Thursday, TASS ....

  • EU concerned over future of Iranian nuclear deal, Russian envoy says

    Date: 2017-11-30 19:00:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:7117652

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Like Moscow, Brussels is concerned over the fate of the Iranian nuclear deal, Russia’s envoy to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov told a roundtable in the Federation Council (upper house of parliament) devoted to Russian-EU ....

  • Denmark passes law that could ban Nord Stream 2 from going through Its waters - report

    Date: 2017-11-30 18:57:47 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:62 - ID:7117653

    COPENHAGEN, Nov 30 (MENA) - The EU is mulling potential changes to the Gas Directive in order to gain control over Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, with some of its members strongly opposing the project. Denmark has introduced legislation ....

  • More than 60 terrorists eliminated in 2017 — Russian National Guard

    Date: 2017-11-30 18:45:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:7117496

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - The Russian National Guard and other law enforcement agencies have eliminated more than 60 militants in counter-terrorist operations since the beginning of the year, the National Guard’s deputy commander, Sergey Melikov, said ....

  • Over 400 US Marines being withdrawn from Syria anti-Daesh operation

    Date: 2017-11-30 18:27:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:59 - ID:7117579

    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (MENA) - Over 400 US Marines involved in battling Daesh group in Syria are being withdrawn as part of a cut in forces after the capture of jihadist "capital" Raqa, the US-led coalition said. "The Marines supported Coalition ....

  • US reports say White House plans to replace top diplomat with CIA chief

    Date: 2017-11-30 16:19:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7117569

    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (MENA) - US reports said on Thursday the White House has developed a plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), within weeks, Sky News channel ....

  • May tackles Donald Trump over tweets on trip to Jordan

    Date: 2017-11-30 15:32:40 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:48 - ID:7117500

    AMMAN, Nov 30 (MENA) - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has launched her first direct condemnation of Donald Trump, saying she is "very clear that re-tweeting from Britain First was the wrong thing to do", Sky News channel reported on ....

  • Four Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

    Date: 2017-11-30 10:16:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7116865

    KABUL, Nov 30 (MENA) - An Afghan official said on Thursday that a Taliban attack has killed four policemen in western Farah province. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the attack targeted a police vehicle in the ....

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