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  • Seven Afghan policemen killed, wounded in Taliban attack on checkpoint

    Date: 2017-09-29 10:08:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7014886

    KABUL, Sept 29 (MENA) - As many as five police personnel were killed and two others wounded when Taliban fighters attacked a police checkpoint in western Farah province, an Afghan official said on Friday. The attack has been carried out in the ....

  • US imposes restrictions on Russian inspection flights

    Date: 2017-09-29 09:54:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:7014791

    MOSCOW, Sept 29 (MENA) - The United States has imposed certain restrictions concerning inspection flights in its airspace carried out by Russia under the Open Skies Treaty. A US Department of State official told TASS on Thursday that the ....

  • Russian diplomat hopes new US amb. to improve bilateral relations

    Date: 2017-09-29 07:59:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7014664

    WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov on Friday congratulated Jon Huntsman on his new post as the US ambassador to Russia. Antonov expressed hope for his US counterpart to succeed in improving ....

  • Mexico quake death toll rises to 343

    Date: 2017-09-28 18:35:10 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:88 - ID:7014410

    MEXICO, Sept 28 (MENA) - The death toll from Mexico's Sept. 19 earthquake has risen to 343, with 204 of the deaths coming in the nation's capital, the ABC News reported on Thursday. National Civil Defense chief Luis Felipe Puente announced the ....

  • At least 15 Rohingya fleeing Myanmar die in boat sinking

    Date: 2017-09-28 18:34:19 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:87 - ID:7014396

    DHAKA, Sept 28 (MENA) - At least 15 Rohingya Muslims, including 10 children, who were fleeing from recent violence in Myanmar died Thursday when their overcrowded boat capsized in rough weather near shore in the Bay of Bengal, a survivor and police ....

  • Five Taliban militants killed in car explosion in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-09-28 17:54:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:85 - ID:7014367

    KABUL, Sept 28 (MENA) - At least five Taliban militants were killed Thursday after a car exploded in Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan. Afghan police said in a statement that the incident took place in Khojane neighborhood, as Prominent ....

  • Russia hails Syria’s efforts to create comfortable conditions for Kurds

    Date: 2017-09-28 16:14:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:7014206

    MOSCOW, Sept 28 (MENA) - Moscow hails Damascus’s intention to conduct a dialogue with Syria’s Kurdish population over self-government issues, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a news briefing on Thursday. Moscow, she said, ....

  • Russia to take adequate response if observation flights over US limited: official

    Date: 2017-09-28 16:07:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:7014196

    MOSCOW, Sept 28 (MENA) - Moscow will take adequate retaliatory steps if observation flights over the US under the Open Skies treaty are limited, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated. Russia will evaluate the US intentions reportedly aimed to ....

  • Putin announces cancellation of more than $20 billion of African debt

    Date: 2017-09-28 14:35:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:7013912

    MOSCOW, Sept 28 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia has written off Africa’s debt, more than $20 billion. “The initiative to assist the poorest countries with high debt off African countries debt is more than ....

  • China orders N. Korean businesses in it to shut down

    Date: 2017-09-28 13:18:58 GMT - China - World - SN:50 - ID:7013711

    BEIJING, Sept 28 (MENA) - China has ordered North Korean companies in the country to shut down by January as part of the latest sanctions imposed by the UN on Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons programme. In a statement on Thursday, Chinese ....

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