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  • Egyptian amb. conveys Sisi's greetings to German president

    Date: 2018-01-11 13:49:04 GMT - Germany - World - SN:47 - ID:7185764

    BERLIN, Jan 11 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador here Badr Abdel Atti conveyed Thursday the greetings of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the occasion of the new year. This came on the ....

  • 20 Taliban militants killed in military operations in Afghan Nangarhar

    Date: 2018-01-11 13:06:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:7185542

    KABUL, Jan 11 (MENA) - At least 20 Taliban militants were killed, including four of the movement's leaders, in a military operation launched by the Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The military operation was ....

  • US uncovers new travel advisories for US travelers

    Date: 2018-01-11 12:29:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:7185418

    WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (MENA) - The US has revamped its warnings about the risks of traveling to other countries, the US State Department announced on Thursday. The improvements aim to provide US citizens with clear, timely, and reliable safety and ....

  • UK refuses Ecuador's request for diplomatic immunity for Assange

    Date: 2018-01-11 11:35:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:7185416

    LONDON, Jan 11 (MENA) - Britain's Foreign Office said it has rejected Ecuador's request to grant diplomatic status to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living in the nation's embassy in London since 2012 to avoid arrest by UK ....

  • US military investigates shooting video in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-11 09:32:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7185053

    KABUL, Jan 11 (MENA) - The US military is investigating a shooting in Afghanistan based on a video posted to the Internet showing what appears to be a US service member firing his weapon into a civilian truck. "I have reviewed the video and I am ....

  • Iranian media: 5.1 magnitude earthquake rocks southern Iran

    Date: 2018-01-11 08:38:46 GMT - Iran - World - SN:9 - ID:7184917

    TEHRAN, Jan 11 (MENA) - Iranian media are reporting that a magnitude 5.1 earthquake has jolted the country’s southern province of Kerman, Fars News Agency reported. The official IRNA news agency says the temblor rocked the village of Hojedk, ....

  • Russia's embassy blasts US for pressuring Russian media

    Date: 2018-01-11 07:20:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7184874

    WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (MENA) - The United States continues "unacceptable practices of pressure on Russian media instead of mutually beneficial cooperation," the Russian news agency Tass reported on Thursday, quoting the Russian embassy in ....

  • UN welcomes Korea talks which can build confidence, trust

    Date: 2018-01-11 06:23:03 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:1 - ID:7184809

    NEW YORK, Jan 11 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council is welcoming talks between the two Koreas saying they can open "possibilities for confidence building and trust building on the Korean peninsula," Fox News reported on Thursday. The ....

  • Two protesters killed in Pakistan riots over child rape, killing

    Date: 2018-01-10 22:55:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:85 - ID:7184468

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 10 (MENA) - Two protesters have died in rioting over the latest in a series of child murders in the Pakistani city of Kasur, the BBC reported Wednesday. The body of seven-year-old Zainab was found in a rubbish dump on Tuesday, ....

  • EU to meet Iran to back nuclear deal in message to Trump

    Date: 2018-01-10 22:42:58 GMT - France - World - SN:84 - ID:7184698

    PARIS, Jan 10 (MENA) - European powers will reaffirm on Thursday their support for the Iran nuclear deal that Donald Trump has rejected, EU diplomats said, on the eve of a deadline for the US president to decide whether to reimpose oil sanctions ....

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