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  • Kremlin: Russia to defend its interests from US sanctions

    Date: 2017-08-03 14:33:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:6928637

    MOSCOW, Aug 3 (MENA)- Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday that Russia will defend its interests from the new US sanctions. "All countries which have encountered such lawlessness intend to and will defend their interests, ....

  • Turkey and China pledge security cooperation as ties warm

    Date: 2017-08-03 12:55:48 GMT - China - World - SN:43 - ID:6928710

    BEIJING, Aug 3 (MENA) - Turkey's top diplomat vowed Thursday to root out militants plotting against China, signaling closer cooperation and a tougher stance against suspected Uighur militants hailing from China's Xinjiang region who once represented ....

  • Abe poised to reshuffle Cabinet as support slides

    Date: 2017-08-03 07:10:56 GMT - Japan - World - SN:7 - ID:6928075

    TOKYO, Aug 3 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to reshuffle his cabinet on Thursday and tap Taro Kono, former minister in charge of administrative reform and a political blue-blood, as foreign minister, The Japan Times reported. In a move ....

  • Taliban, Haqqani militants suffer casualties in operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-02 22:48:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:80 - ID:6927862

    KABUL, Aug 2 (MENA) - Dozens of insurgents including Taliban militants and insurgents of the Haqqani terrorist network were killed during the counter-terrorism and clearance operations, the Khaama Press news agency reported. The Ministry of ....

  • Two US soldiers killed in Taliban suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-02 21:27:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:6927919

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) – The Pentagon said on Wednesday that two US service members have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on a Nato convoy near Kandahar, in southern Afghanistan, The Guardian newspaper reported. A Pentagon spokesman said ....

  • Russian PM Medvedev says 'US declares full-fledged trade war'

    Date: 2017-08-02 20:54:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:6927913

    MOSCOW, Aug 2 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday that the United States declared a full-fledged trade war by introducing new anti-Russia sanctions, adding that there is no chance that the relations between the two ....

  • Two killed in Portugal beach plane crash

    Date: 2017-08-02 19:08:40 GMT - Portugal - World - SN:72 - ID:6927808

    LISBON, Aug 2 (MENA) - A man and a child have been killed after a light aircraft made an emergency landing on a beach in Portugal, the BBC News reported. Authorities said the incident took place on Sao Joao beach in Caparica, south-west of ....

  • US tests unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile

    Date: 2017-08-02 18:50:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:6927749

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - The Pentagon conducted a test of an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday, with the timing expected to be of note in both North Korea, which recently tested its missile arsenal, and in China, which has ....

  • Trump signs Russia sanctions bill

    Date: 2017-08-02 16:50:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:6927729

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump signed into law Wednesday a legislation that levies new sanctions against Russia and restricts Trump's own ability to ease sanctions in place against Moscow, according to CNN. The bill is one ....

  • Italian Parliament approves Libya support mission

    Date: 2017-08-02 15:52:21 GMT - Italy - World - SN:60 - ID:6927558

    ROME, Aug 2 (MENA) - The Italian Lower House and Senate on Wednesday approved resolutions to back the government's proposal for a naval mission to support the Libyan coast guard, according to Fox News. The remark came as Defense Minister Roberta ....

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