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  • Russia hands Mali two combat helicopters

    Date: 2017-10-03 19:39:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:7022512

    MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - The Russian Helicopters company said Tuesday that Moscow sent Mali two MI-35M combat helicopters, Russian Sputnik news agency reported. The company said in a statement that this step comes within a signed agreement to ....

  • Natalia Kanem of Panama named head of UN population agency

    Date: 2017-10-03 19:16:51 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:76 - ID:7022516

    NEW YORK, Oct 3 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appointed on Tuesday Dr. Natalia Kanem of Panama to head the UN population agency, Miami Herald reported. Kanem has been serving as acting executive director of the UN Population ....

  • Moscow, Riyadh willing to boost cooperation: Kremlin

    Date: 2017-10-03 10:59:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:7021253

    MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - Moscow and Riyadh are willing to boost cooperation, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Cooperation horizons between both countries are extensive, he told reporters on Tuesday. Peskov termed the Russian and Saudi ties as ....

  • Xi sends condolences to Trump over Las Vegas shooting

    Date: 2017-10-03 06:33:26 GMT - China - World - SN:3 - ID:7020890

    BEIJING, Oct 3 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolences to his US counterpart Donald Trump over the mass shooting in Las Vegas in the US state of Nevada, the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday. The shooting ....

  • US to ask Cuba to drastically cut staff at embassy - VOA

    Date: 2017-10-03 06:26:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:7020879

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - The US will either ask or order the Cuban government to reduce its staff at the Cuban embassy in Washington, according to several media reports citing sources from the US administration. Those reports come less than a ....

  • Terror probe opened after homemade bomb found in Paris: sources

    Date: 2017-10-02 22:40:58 GMT - France - World - SN:94 - ID:7020812

    PARIS, Oct 2 (MENA) - The Paris prosecutor has opened an anti-terror investigation after the discovery at the weekend of a homemade bomb at a building in Paris and five people have been arrested, sources close to the case were quoted by local media ....

  • Sri Lankan monk among 7 jailed for attack on Rohingya

    Date: 2017-10-02 20:49:14 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:85 - ID:7020739

    COLOMBO, Oct 2 (MENA) - Sri Lankan authorities have arrested seven people, including at least one Buddhist monk, suspected of storming a United Nations safe house for Rohingya Muslim refugees last week, ABC News reported. Monk Akmeenmana ....

  • Court jails Russian opposition leader Navalny for 20 days

    Date: 2017-10-02 19:33:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:7020728

    MOSCOW, Oct 2 (MENA) - A Moscow court on Monday sent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to jail for 20 days for calling for an unsanctioned protest, which would keep him away from a major rally this weekend, ABC News reported. Police ....

  • No Daesh connection to Las Vegas shooter - FBI

    Date: 2017-10-02 19:23:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:7020694

    WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (MENA) - The Federal Bureau of Investigations on Monday announced that they have discovered no connections between suspected Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock and Daesh, the Daily Beast reported. "We have determined to this point ....

  • Slovenia rocked by Iran-related money laundering scandal

    Date: 2017-10-02 19:20:03 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:75 - ID:7020711

    BRUSSELS, Oct 2 (MENA) - Slovenia’s state prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into claims that the country’s biggest state-owned bank, Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB), may have laundered nearly €1bn from Iran between 2008 and 2010, ....

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