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  • 19 killed after train collides with passenger bus in Russia

    Date: 2017-10-06 07:23:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:7025887

    MOSCOW, Oct 6 (MENA) - At least 19 people were killed on Friday when a train hit a crowded bus on a railway crossing in the Vladimir Region east of Moscow, the Russian Investigative Committee said in a statement. The bus, with Kazakhstan license ....

  • Trump suggests meeting with military leaders may be 'calm before the storm'

    Date: 2017-10-06 07:21:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7025912

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - President Donald Trump cryptically suggested Thursday that a meeting with senior military leaders was "the calm before the storm." "Maybe it's the calm before the storm," the president said after the White House called ....

  • 7 people die as storm causes chaos in Germany

    Date: 2017-10-05 22:24:36 GMT - Germany - World - SN:88 - ID:7025834

    BERLIN, Oct 5 (MENA) - Seven people died Thursday as high winds knocked over trees and caused widespread travel chaos in northern Germany, ABC News reported. Authorities in Hamburg warned residents to stay inside after a tree fell on a car and ....

  • Arab Parl’t calls for canceling Israel-Africa summit

    Date: 2017-10-05 21:24:44 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:84 - ID:7025787

    CAIRO, Oct 5 (MENA) - Arab Parliament Speaker Mishaal bin Fahm al Salami on Thursday said he is looking for Tanzanian support to call off first Israel-Africa summit set for Togo in October. In a statement, Salami said he believes that the ....

  • Trump plans to declare that Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest

    Date: 2017-10-05 20:58:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7025807

    WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (MENA) – US President Trump plans to announce next week that he will “decertify” the international nuclear deal with Iran, saying it is not in the national interest of the United States and kicking the issue to a reluctant ....

  • Putin accepts King Salman’s invitation to visit Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2017-10-05 20:53:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7025796

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Thursday invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to pay a visit to Saudi Arabia. Putin, who visited Riyadh in February 2007, has accepted the invitation, Russia Today ....

  • Four Russian nationals abroad suspected of false phone bomb threats in Russia

    Date: 2017-10-05 20:35:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:7025795

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) – False bomb threats in Russia that have prompted mass evacuations across the country were made by four nationals who were operating from abroad, Alexander Bortnikov, director of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), told ....

  • US-led coalition aircraft shell Syrian military convoy near Iraq-Syria borders

    Date: 2017-10-05 18:27:35 GMT - Syria - World - SN:74 - ID:7025606

    DAMASCUS, Oct 5 (MENA) – Scores of Syrian regime forces were killed when the US-led coalition aircraft targeted a military convoy near the Syrian-Iraqi borders, Syrian activists said on Thursday. The military convoy comprised four tanks, five ....

  • NATO to increase counterterrorism funding in line with Trump agenda

    Date: 2017-10-05 18:22:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7025596

    NEW YORK, Oct 5 (MENA) - The US has reached an agreement with holdout France to increase NATO funding for counterterrorism programs, clearing a significant obstacle to the Trump administration’s agenda for the alliance, The Wall Street Journal ....

  • Saudi Arabia to Buy S-400 air defense system from Russia

    Date: 2017-10-05 17:41:55 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:72 - ID:7025599

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum of understanding on the purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia's state arms exporter, it revealed on Thursday. The countries also signed a memorandum of understanding to help the ....

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