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  • More than 2,000 children referred to UK government's counter-terror program - report

    Date: 2017-11-09 22:49:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:91 - ID:7083389

    LONDON, Nov 9 (MENA) - More than 2,000 children and teenagers were referred to the UK government's counter-terrorism program in 2015/16 - including more than 500 girls, The Telegraph reported on Thursday. The first detailed Home Office figures ....

  • French president arrives in Riyadh

    Date: 2017-11-09 22:46:09 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:90 - ID:7083582

    RIYADH, Nov 9 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Saudi Arabia on Thursday night coming from the United Arab Emirates, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomed him at the airport. Macron ....

  • 400 people must be evacuated from Syria, says UN

    Date: 2017-11-09 21:28:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:82 - ID:7083298

    GENEVA, Nov 9 (MENA) - Some 400 civilians are in urgent need of medical evacuation from Syria's Eastern Ghouta region, the United Nations warned Thursday. "Around 400 men, women, children ... need to be evacuated now," Jan Egeland, head of the ....

  • French president Macron to visit Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2017-11-09 18:41:59 GMT - France - World - SN:70 - ID:7083285

    PARIS, DUBAI, Nov 9 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron said he would travel to Saudi Arabia on Thursday after leaving the United Arab Emirates to see Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and discuss crises in Lebanon, Yemen and the wider ....

  • Johnson hails Trump for ‘penetrating corners of global consciousness’ via tweets

    Date: 2017-11-09 17:04:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:7083268

    LONDON, Nov 9 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has paid warm tribute to US President Donald Trump’s communications style, saying that he has “penetrated corners of the global consciousness” that few previous US presidents have. ....

  • Russian air force conducts 140 airstrikes on countryside of Syria's Hama

    Date: 2017-11-09 15:02:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:7082926

    LONDON, Nov 9 (MENA) - The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Thursday that the Russian air force conducted 140 airstrikes on the countryside between Idlib and Hama, which is under the control of Syrian opposition ....

  • Moscow certain Damascus won't disrupt Syrian Congress

    Date: 2017-11-09 14:24:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7082814

    MOSCOW, Nov 9 (MENA) - Russia sees no steps by the Syrian government that might disrupt the Syrian National Dialogue Congress, TASS news agency quoted Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as saying during a news briefing ....

  • Pakistan: Bus crash leaves 27 dead, 60 injured near Chakwal

    Date: 2017-11-09 13:54:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:40 - ID:7082694

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 (MENA) - A total of 27 people were killed and around 60 injured after a speeding bus fell off a bridge in Dhok Pathan area of Talagang on Wednesday night, Geo News reported Thursday. The bus fell from a height of 150 feet, rescue ....

  • 3 killed, wounded in suicide attack in northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-11-09 08:07:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7082012

    KABUL, Nov 9 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a suicide bomber has killed one businessman and wounded two others outside a restaurant in northern Balkh province, ABC News reported Thursday. Shir Jan Durani, spokesman for the provincial police ....

  • 3 US aircraft carriers to conduct joint drill in Pacific

    Date: 2017-11-09 08:01:13 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7081990

    SEOUL, Nov 9 (MENA) - Three US aircraft carriers will soon conduct a rare combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the US military announced, as US President Donald Trump is traveling to Asia, Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Thursday. The ....

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