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  • Kosovo opposition supporters jailed for 2016 grenade attack

    Date: 2017-11-17 15:54:32 GMT - Kosovo - World - SN:57 - ID:7095670

    PRISTINA, Nov 17 (MENA) - A Kosovo opposition lawmaker and three other supporters were convicted Friday of terror charges and sentenced to prison over a rocket-propelled grenade attack on parliament, ABC news reported. The Pristina court ....

  • Argentine navy loses contact with submarine

    Date: 2017-11-17 15:49:39 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:56 - ID:7095656

    BUENOS AIRES, Nov 17 (MENA) - Argentina's navy said Friday it has lost contact with a submarine off the country's southern coast, ABC news reported. The navy's Twitter feed said that communications were lost 48 hours ago with the ARA San Juan, a ....

  • Expert calls crisis between Russia, US 'second Cold War'

    Date: 2017-11-17 15:38:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:7095592

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) - The current crisis in relations between Russia and the United States may be called the second Cold War, triggered by the European Union’s steps, Sergey Rogov, Academic Director of the Institute for the US and Canadian ....

  • India, France urge action against nations that back terror

    Date: 2017-11-17 15:05:32 GMT - India - World - SN:53 - ID:7095552

    NEW DELHI, Nov 17 (MENA) - India and France called Friday for global action against countries that support, finance or shelter terrorists, ABC News reported Friday. Visiting French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and Indian External Affairs ....

  • China says it hasn’t dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump

    Date: 2017-11-17 14:26:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:7095465

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - China said that it will stick by its “freeze-for-freeze” proposal to de-escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by US President Trump that it had turned against the plan, The Washington Post ....

  • UK secretary blames Germany, France for Brexit talks deadlock

    Date: 2017-11-17 14:02:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:7095415

    LONDON, Nov 17 (MENA) - Brexit Secretary David Davis has blamed Germany and France for the deadlock in the Brexit talks, suggesting the UK will fail to hit next week’s deadline to agree a bigger “divorce bill,” The Independent reported. The ....

  • Turkey hunts 42 university staff in post-coup crackdown

    Date: 2017-11-17 13:59:43 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:45 - ID:7095413

    ANKARA, Nov 17 (MENA) - The Turkish police have launched operations to track down 42 university staff from Istanbul's Marmara University who are alleged to have links to last year's failed coup attempt, a police source was quoted by The New York ....

  • Italian doctor says world's first human head transplant 'imminent'

    Date: 2017-11-17 13:51:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:7095414

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - An Italian doctor announced Friday that the world’s first human head transplant was "imminent" and that it would take place in China because his efforts to get backing for the project were being ignored by medical ....

  • NATO general points to increasing strength of China, Russia

    Date: 2017-11-17 12:01:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:7095181

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) - NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation Denis Mercier said that the “risk for a major interstate conflict has increased” in recent years, pointing to a shift in military and economic power to countries like China and ....

  • S. Korea, US vow peaceful solution to N.Korean issue

    Date: 2017-11-17 09:53:52 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:7094891

    SEOUL, Nov 17 (MENA) - The top nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States reaffirmed Friday that they are seeking a "peaceful" way to resolve North Korea's nuclear stalemate and vowed to keep their joint campaign of pressure to bring ....

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