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  • Floods, landslides kill 11 on Indonesia's main Java island

    Date: 2017-11-28 21:58:46 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:66 - ID:7114512

    JAKARTA, Nov 28 (MENA) - Rain-triggered landslides and floods have killed 11 villagers on Indonesia's main island of Java, an official was quoted by ABC news as saying on Tuesday. National Disaster Mitigation Agency Spokesman Sutopo Purwo ....

  • North Korean missile lands in Sea of Japan, Pentagon says

    Date: 2017-11-28 21:09:08 GMT - Japan - World - SN:62 - ID:7114709

    TOKYO, Nov 28 (MENA) - North Korea on Tuesday fired a missile that traveled about 1000 km before crashing into the Sea of Japan, the Pentagon said in a statement, CNBC reported. The Department of Defense said that initial assessments indicated ....

  • North Korea fires new ballistic missile, South Korea says

    Date: 2017-11-28 19:35:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:56 - ID:7114634

    SEOUL, Nov 28 (MENA) - North Korea has fired a ballistic missile, South Korea's military chiefs say, the BBC reported on Tuesday. South Korea's military said it had responded with a "precision strike" missile exercise. The missile flew eastward ....

  • Trump considers when, how to move embassy to Jerusalem - US VP

    Date: 2017-11-28 19:05:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:7114511

    WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday President Donald Trump is actively considering when and how to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, Al Arabiya Al Hadath reported. The channel did not provide more details. ....

  • Britain’s Prince Harry engaged to U.S. actress Meghan Markle

    Date: 2017-11-27 17:14:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:7112429

    LONDON, Nov 27 (MENA) - Britain’s Prince Harry is engaged to marry American actress Meghan Markle and will wed in spring 2018, the royal palace announced Monday morning, ending days of feverish speculation in the tabloids over when their nuptial ....

  • Taliban militants execute own leader in Nangarhar over Daesh links

    Date: 2017-11-27 09:50:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7111631

    KABUL, Nov 27 (MENA) - The Taliban insurgents have executed their own leader over alleged links with Daesh terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The incident took place recently in the vicinity of Shirzad district, home to ....

  • Vatican Pope arrives in Myanmar on first leg of foreign tour

    Date: 2017-11-27 07:52:14 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:7 - ID:7111457

    NAYPYIDAW, Nov 27 (MENA) - Pope Francis of Vatican on Monday arrived in Myanmar, becoming the first pope to ever visit the southeast Asian nation. The world's most high-profile Christian takes center stage in a staunchly Buddhist country accused ....

  • Senior N. Korean official says its nuke program targets no country but US

    Date: 2017-11-26 22:55:09 GMT - south korea - World - SN:83 - ID:7111268

    SEOUL, Nov 26 (MENA) - A senior North Korean official said its nuclear weapons program targets nobody but the United States and the rest of the world does not need to feel threatened, its official newspaper as reported Sunday. "Today's reality ....

  • UK trade secretary says no deal on Irish border until end of trade negotiations with EU

    Date: 2017-11-26 22:50:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:7110926

    LONDON, Nov 26 (MENA) - No deal can be secured on the Irish border after Brexit until trade negotiations are settled with the EU, UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said. He raised further uncertainty over Northern Ireland as rows over ....

  • Russian long-range bombers strike Daesh targets in Syrian Deir ez-Zor province

    Date: 2017-11-26 22:37:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:7110924

    MOSCOW, Nov 26 (MENA) - Six Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bombers conducted an airstrike against terrorist Daesh group in the Euphrates river valley in Syria’s province of Deir ez-Zor on Sunday, Russia Today reported. The long-range aircraft ....

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