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  • Five members of one family killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-05 08:45:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:6930882

    KABUL, Aug 5 (MENA) - At least five civilians all belonging to one family were killed in Taliban attack in central Logar province of Afghanistan, according to Khama Press. According to the local government officials, the incident took place late ....

  • Trump, Macron discuss global issues: White House

    Date: 2017-08-05 08:00:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:6930806

    WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have discussed various global issues, including mutual interests regarding North Korea, crisis in Syria and Iraq, the White House has said. Trump and ....

  • European court informs Russia on ban to eject reporter until his appeal is examined

    Date: 2017-08-04 21:56:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:67 - ID:6930656

    MOSCOW, Aug 4 (MENA) - Strasbourg Court has informed Russia’s authorities on the ban to eject Novaya Gazeta’s reporter Khudoberdi Nurmatov (working under pseudonym Ali Feruz), whom the Russian court ruled to eject, until his appeal to the European ....

  • About 2,000 Daesh fighters remain in Syrian city of Raqqa - US envoy

    Date: 2017-08-04 21:00:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:6930655

    WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (MENA) – About 2,000 Daesh fighters are estimated to remain in the Syrian city of Raqqa, fighting for their survival in the face of an offensive launched by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in June, the Daily Mail quoted a ....

  • Moscow slams new EU sanctions, reserves right for retaliatory steps

    Date: 2017-08-04 19:35:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:6930580

    MOSCOW, Aug 4 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has expressed "deep regret" over Brussels' decision to expand the anti-Russian sanction list, Russia Today reported Friday. The ministry called it an "unfriendly and unjustified" move and said ....

  • UK stocks propelled to 6-week high as RBS rises, pound falls

    Date: 2017-08-04 19:23:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:6930608

    LONDON, Aug 4 (MENA) - UK stocks on Friday closed at their highest in six weeks, with Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC climbing after a well-received earnings report, while the pound dropped against the dollar after a stronger-than-expected US jobs ....

  • US military: Georgian soldier killed in latest Afghan attack

    Date: 2017-08-04 18:56:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:6930578

    KABUL, Aug 4 (MENA) – A Taliban suicide bomber disguised as a woman rammed his motorcycle into an international convoy, killing a NATO soldier and two Afghan civilians in an attack north of the Afghan capital, ABC News quoted the US military as ....

  • At least 2 killed in car bomb blast in Somalia's capital

    Date: 2017-08-04 18:13:54 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:59 - ID:6930544

    MOGADISHU, Aug 4 (MENA) – At least two people were killed in an apparent car bomb blast on a major street in Somalia's capital Friday evening, police said, just hours after the US military confirmed that a recent airstrike had killed a high-level ....

  • Upgrade of Russian strategic bombers tops defense ministry’s priority list - minister

    Date: 2017-08-04 17:19:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:6930514

    MOSCOW, Aug 4 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu said on Friday that the work to extend the service life of Tupolev Tu-160 and Tu-95MS strategic bombers and raise their combat efficiency is on the Russian Defense Ministry’s ....

  • Chinese, British foreign policy chiefs discuss Korean Peninsula issue by phone

    Date: 2017-08-04 17:11:14 GMT - China - World - SN:53 - ID:6930490

    BEIJING, Aug 4 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a phone conversation as requested Friday with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and they exchanged views on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, Xinhua news agency reported. ....

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