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  • 15 policemen killed, injured in Zabul clashes

    Date: 2017-07-19 16:54:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:71 - ID:6906280

    KABUL, July 19 (MENA) - At least eight policemen were killed and seven wounded in a clash with the Taliban in Arghandab district of Zabul province, local security officials said. Zabul police confirmed the toll and said the clash started on ....

  • Germany summons Turkish ambassador over activists' arrests

    Date: 2017-07-19 14:44:25 GMT - Germany - World - SN:60 - ID:6906049

    BERLIN, July 19 (MENA) - German Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said it had summoned Turkey's ambassador in Berlin to protest the pre-trial detention of six human rights activists, particularly that of German citizen Peter Steudtner. "The Turkish ....

  • China calls for implementing Iran Nuclear deal

    Date: 2017-07-19 14:42:09 GMT - China - World - SN:58 - ID:6905860

    BEIJING, July 19 (MENA) – China argued Wednesday all parties involved in Iran nuclear deal should be committed to the deal signed in 2015, stressing the importance of showing mutual trust. This came after Washington announced Tuesday imposing new ....

  • Taliban militant kills his two senior leaders in Nangarhar insider attack

    Date: 2017-07-19 11:18:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:6905597

    KABUL, July 19 (MENA) - A Taliban militant who was conducting insurgency activities as a local commander in Bati Kot district has killed his two senior leaders in an insider attack. According to the local government officials, the incident took ....

  • Explosion in Daesh militant’s house leaves 7 dead in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-07-19 10:46:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:6905523

    KABUL, July 19 (MENA) - At least seven people were killed in an explosion inside the house of a Daesh militant in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. According to the local government officials, the incident took ....

  • Trump formally nominate Jon Huntsman as US ambassador to Russia

    Date: 2017-07-19 06:34:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:6905011

    WASHINGTON, July 19 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump formally nominated former Utah governor and onetime Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman Jr. as his envoy to Moscow, the White House announced Tuesday. The official selection of ....

  • France's intelligence has evidence that Qatar funded terrorism: former official

    Date: 2017-07-18 13:16:23 GMT - France - World - SN:43 - ID:6903728

    PARIS, July 18 (MENA) - Elements of France's DGSI internal intelligence agency found evidence several years ago that Qatar was behind the training of French youths at camps located in Tunis and Libya's Darna city, said the DGSI former head. These ....

  • 14 Daesh insurgents killed in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-07-18 12:58:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:6903883

    KABUL, July 18 (MENA) - At least 14 militants affiliated to Daesh terrorist group were killed Tuesday in security operations carried out by Afghan forces in Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan. The militants were targeted in Achin district ....

  • Australia establishes ministry on fighting terrorism

    Date: 2017-07-18 12:46:33 GMT - Australia - World - SN:37 - ID:6903868

    CANBERRA, July 18 (MENA) - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Tuesday the establishment of a new ministry on combating terrorism. According to Turnbull, the ministry will group all national intelligence agencies and the Australian Border ....

  • Eleven policemen killed, wounded in clashes with Taliban in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-07-18 12:39:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:35 - ID:6903869

    KABUL, July 18 (MENA) - Five policemen were killed and six others wounded in fierce clashes with Taliban militants in the southern province of Baghlan, an Afghan official announced Tuesday. The police repelled the Taliban attack in Baghlan's Jaded ....

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