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  • Pilot killed, another injured after Air Force training jet crashes in Texas

    Date: 2017-11-21 10:11:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:7101110

    WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (MENA) - A military pilot was killed and another injured after their training jet crashed near the Texas-Mexico border, the US Air Force said. The twin-jet T-38 Talon jet aircraft assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base near Del ....

  • Putin set to call Trump after Assad talks

    Date: 2017-11-21 09:16:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:7101005

    MOSCOW, Nov 21 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, the Interfax news agency cited the Kremlin as saying. Putin was paid a rare visit by Syrian President Bashar ....

  • Rohingya subjected to 'dehumanizing apartheid': Amnesty International

    Date: 2017-11-21 07:24:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:5 - ID:7100839

    LONDON, Nov 21 (MENA) - Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled ....

  • We still hope for diplomacy with Pyongyang - Tillerson

    Date: 2017-11-20 22:19:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:7100738

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday Washington is still hopeful for diplomacy with North Korea, the US-funded Radio Sawa reported. The fresh comments were made after US President Donald Trump declared North ....

  • Blasts hit cosmetics factory in US; several injured

    Date: 2017-11-20 20:13:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:7100691

    NEW YORK, Nov 20 (MENA) - There have been two explosions at a cosmetics factory in the Hudson Valley in New York, CBS News reported, quoting authorities. New Windsor town Supervisor George Green said local police officials told him two ....

  • Merkel says ready for fresh polls as coalition talks collapsed

    Date: 2017-11-20 19:12:16 GMT - Germany - World - SN:72 - ID:7100630

    BERLIN, Nov 20 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Monday that she was ready to take her Christian Democratic (CDU) party into fresh elections after coalition talks with the Green party and pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) failed ....

  • Blast hits steel plant in Belgium, several people injured - Police

    Date: 2017-11-20 18:35:15 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:69 - ID:7100563

    BRUSSELS, Nov 20 (MENA) - A powerful explosion occurred at the ArcelorMittal plant in the Belgian port city of Ghent. Belgium's federal police's spokesperson confirmed to Sputnik that "at least several people have been injured" after the ....

  • India scraps $500-million deal with Israel

    Date: 2017-11-20 15:32:31 GMT - India - World - SN:61 - ID:7100284

    NEW DELHI, Nov 20 (MENA) - The Ministry of Defense has decided to cancel a $500-million missile deal with Israel, The Indian Express reported on Monday. The ministry has asked the Defence Research and Development Organisation to develop and ....

  • Lavrov: Russian, Turkish, Iranian chiefs of general staff to meet prior to Nov 22 summit

    Date: 2017-11-19 22:20:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7098825

    MOSCOW, Nov 19 (MENA) - Chiefs of Staff of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Russia's Sochi, before a summit on Syria on November 22, to discuss details of the de-escalation zones in the country, TASS news agency reported Sunday. "In ....

  • US Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

    Date: 2017-11-19 20:12:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7098857

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - The US Secret Service said an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House, ABC News reported. US President Donald Trump was ....

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