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  • Pentagon approves dlrs 12.6 million for Afghan forces

    Date: 2017-09-30 14:07:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:46 - ID:7016741

    KABUL, Sept 30 (MENA) - The US Department of Defense (Pentagon) has approved a new contract worth around 12.6 million dollars for the mobile strike force vehicle to the Afghan national defense and security Forces. In a statement, the Pentagon ....

  • 20 militants killed in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-09-30 10:51:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:7016358

    KABUL, Sept 30 (MENA) - At least 20 insurgents were killed in military operations and an airstrike carried out on Saturday by Afghan army in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. There were seven Pakistani militants and others affiliated to ....

  • S. Korea, US conduct 1st joint short-range air defense exercise

    Date: 2017-09-30 09:55:06 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:7016204

    SEOUL, Sept 30 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States have conducted a joint short-range air defense drill to counter growing military threats from North Korea. In a statement on Saturday, the US Pacific Command said that the drill was ....

  • Pakistan: Soldier, two civilians killed in Indian firing across LoC

    Date: 2017-09-30 08:58:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7016154

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 30 (MENA) - Indian forces once again violated the ceasefire agreement resorting to unprovoked firing across the Line of Control (LoC) late Friday, the Pakistani military said according to Geo News. The move resulted in killing a ....

  • HHS Secretary resigns amid criticism for taking charter flights at taxpayer expense

    Date: 2017-09-30 08:38:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7016049

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (MENA) - US Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned amid sharp criticism of his extensive use of taxpayer-funded charter flights for multiple government business trips in stead of available commercial airplanes, ....

  • US orders nonessential diplomats out of Cuba following mysterious attacks

    Date: 2017-09-30 07:39:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:7015991

    NEW YORK, Sept 30 (MENA) - The US State Department ordered families of employees and nonessential personnel to leave its embassy in Cuba in response to mysterious attacks which left its diplomats unwell on Friday. At least 21 staff reported ....

  • US does not recognize Kurdish independence vote in Iraq -Tillerson

    Date: 2017-09-29 20:29:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:7015869

    WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement on Friday that the United States does not recognize the independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan and urges an end to "threats of reciprocal actions," the Daily ....

  • Trump to manufacturers: 'Era of economic surrender is over'

    Date: 2017-09-29 19:30:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:7015813

    WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump on Friday addressed a meeting of the National Association of Manufacturers in Washington and declared that "the era of economic surrender is over," CNBC reported. Trump said the newly ....

  • Trump to start Asian tour in November

    Date: 2017-09-29 16:46:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:7015645

    WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (MENA) - The White House said on Friday that US President Donald Trump will travel to five Asian countries in November to participate in regional summits. Trump's November Asia Trip, which will start from November 3 to 14, ....

  • Extradition of Turkish-Swedish reporter to Ankara halted

    Date: 2017-09-29 16:07:13 GMT - Spain - World - SN:52 - ID:7015594

    MADRID, Sept 29 (MENA) - A Turkish-Swedish reporter and writer, arrested last month on a Turkish warrant for alleged terrorism links, will not be extradited to Turkey, the Spanish government said Friday. Government spokesman Inigo Mendez de Vigo ....

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