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  • Pakistani ambassador claims evidences about terror sanctuaries in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-07-27 15:37:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:6918646

    KABUL, July 27 (MENA) - Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said on Thursday that evidence was available regarding the existence of sanctuaries for the terrorist groups in Afghanistan, as Khaama press reported. During his ....

  • US Senate, House leaders strike a deal on sanctions

    Date: 2017-07-27 13:16:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:6918201

    WASHINGTON, July 27 (MENA) - Senate and House leaders struck a deal to send a long-debated sanctions bill imposing new measures against Russia, Iran and North Korea to the president’s desk, after securing promises that Congress will consider even ....

  • Russia appoints Vasily Nebenzya as ambassador to UN

    Date: 2017-07-27 13:05:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:6918279

    MOSCOW, July 27 (MENA) - By a separate decree published on the Kremlin's site on Thursday, Vasily Nebenzya was relieved of his post as the deputy foreign minister, Sputnik reported. Former Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin, who had ....

  • Brexit vote has caused 'painful' consequences, Philip Hammond suggests

    Date: 2017-07-27 10:33:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:6917911

    LONDON, July 27 (MENA) - Britain’s Brexit vote has caused "painful" consequences for consumers, UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has suggested in comments likely to anger Eurosceptic Tory MPs, The Telegraph reported Thursday. The Chancellor said ....

  • Four killed in small plane crash in US

    Date: 2017-07-27 06:13:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:6917504

    WASHINGTON, July 27 (MENA) - Four people were killed when a small plane crashed on I-15 northbound at Riverdale Rd. in Weber County in the US state of Utah Wednesday afternoon, Fox News reported. Officials said the plane was a Beech A36 ....

  • German army helicopter crashes in Mali on UN mission

    Date: 2017-07-26 20:45:34 GMT - Germany - World - SN:87 - ID:6917299

    BERLIN, July 26 (MENA) - A German army helicopter has crashed in Mali on a UN mission, German media reported. Nothing is yet known about the two German nationals who were piloting the aircraft when it went down, Deutsche Welle said. At the ....

  • Trump finds reason for the US to remain in Afghanistan: Minerals - newspaper

    Date: 2017-07-26 13:52:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:6916694

    NEW YORK, July 26 (MENA) - President Trump, searching for a reason to keep the United States in Afghanistan after 16 years of war, has latched on to a prospect that tantalized previous administrations: Afghanistan’s vast mineral wealth, which his ....

  • Britain to ban sale of all diesel, petrol cars and vans from 2040

    Date: 2017-07-26 09:36:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:6916198

    LONDON, July 26 (MENA) - Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health, The Guardian newspaper reported. The commitment, which follows a ....

  • US House votes overwhelmingly to impose new sanctions on Russia, Iran, N.Korea

    Date: 2017-07-26 07:25:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:6915973

    WASHINGTON, July 25 (MENA) - The House on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to advance new financial sanctions against key US adversaries and deliver a foreign-policy brushback to President Trump by limiting his ability to waive many of them, The ....

  • Senate blocks proposal to repeal, replace ObamaCare

    Date: 2017-07-26 06:24:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:6915933

    WASHINGTON, July 26 (MENA) - The Senate has blocked a wide-ranging proposal by Republicans to repeal much of former President Barack Obama’s health care law and replace it with a more restrictive plan, Fox news reported. Senators voted 57-43 late ....

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