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  • Storms in Sri Lanka leave 4 dead, 23 missing

    Date: 2017-11-30 09:33:11 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:19 - ID:7116830

    COLOMBO, Nov 30 (MENA) - Storms with heavy rain and winds across Sri Lanka have left at least four people dead and 23 others missing, Sri Lanka's government said. The Disaster Management Center said that up to 150 millimeters (6 inches) more rain ....

  • US urges presidential candidates in Honduras to respect results

    Date: 2017-11-30 08:46:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:7116746

    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (MENA) - US State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged the presidential candidates in Honduras to respect the official results once they are available, ABC News reported Thursday. "We await the final tabulation of ....

  • Pakistan: US missiles kill 3 militants near Afghan border

    Date: 2017-11-30 08:21:28 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7116745

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 30 (MENA) - Pakistani intelligence officials said a suspected US drone strike had hit a militant compound near the Afghan border, killing three militants, ABC News reported Thursday. Two officials say the drone fired two missiles ....

  • Russia calls N. Korea’s claims for nuclear power status 'unacceptable' — UN envoy

    Date: 2017-11-30 07:55:14 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:9 - ID:7116685

    NEW YORK, Nov 30 (MENA) - Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said his country regrets that North Korea test launched a ballistic missile and finds its claims for a status of a nuclear power unacceptable, Tass news ....

  • US urges all nations to sever ties with N. Korea after missile test

    Date: 2017-11-30 07:52:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7116683

    NEW YORK, Nov 30 (MENA) - US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley urged all countries to sever economic and diplomatic ties with North Korea, and warned Pyongyang that the regime will be "utterly destroyed" if a standoff over missile tests leads to war, ....

  • Pope Francis leaves Myanmar for Bangladesh

    Date: 2017-11-30 07:47:25 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:6 - ID:7116680

    NAY PYI DAW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Pope Francis of the Vatican left on Thursday Myanmar for Bangladesh as part of his current foreign tour, Fox News reported. During his stay in Myanmar, he had a meeting with Army chief Min Aung Hlaing and government ....

  • Trump vows to slap 'major' sanctions on North Korea, after ICBM launch

    Date: 2017-11-29 22:56:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7116412

    WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (MENA) – US President Trump promised to slap “additional major sanctions” on North Korea Wednesday, just one day after the rogue nation fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile in months, Fox News reported. Trump’s ....

  • Analysts doubt over N.Korea capability to nuke US mainland

    Date: 2017-11-29 22:53:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:7116435

    WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (MENA) - North Korea declared Wednesday it achieved its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the "whole mainland of the US" Yet some analysts called that boast premature, USA Today reported. The ....

  • Nigeria's Buhari vows to fly home stranded migrants

    Date: 2017-11-29 22:21:43 GMT - Cote d'Ivoire - World - SN:73 - ID:7116227

    ABIDJAN, Nov 29 (MENA) - Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya and elsewhere will be bought home, President Muhammadu Buhari has said, according to the BBC. The decision comes after the emergence of footage showing migrants being sold at slave ....

  • Russian ministry says armaments program to attach priority to missile ships, nuclear subs

    Date: 2017-11-29 18:16:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:7116264

    MOSCOW, Nov 29 (MENA) - Littoral combat ships armed with high accuracy missiles and strategic multi-role submarines will be the key component of the state program for armaments in 2018-2027, TASS news agency quoted Russian Deputy Defense Minister ....

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