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  • Swiss protesters call for cutting ties with Qatar, stripping it of 2022 World Cup

    Date: 2017-07-15 07:01:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:7 - ID:6898270

    CAIRO, July 15 (MENA) - Many people in Switzerland staged an anti-terrorism protest against Qatar and its practices in the Arab region and a number of European countries, calling for stripping Qatar of 2022 World Cup. The protest came in ....

  • US issues revised security directive to airlines worldwide

    Date: 2017-07-14 22:19:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:6898208

    WASHINGTON, July 14 (MENA) - The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a revised directive to airlines around the world in response to requests that it clarify aviation security measures scheduled to begin taking effect next week, the New ....

  • Indonesia blocks Telegram over security concerns

    Date: 2017-07-14 19:18:09 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:74 - ID:6898077

    JAKARTA, July 14 (MENA) - Indonesia on Friday blocked access to the encrypted messaging service Telegram, citing concerns that it was being used to spread "radical and terrorist propaganda" in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation, the Daily ....

  • Russian space agency to start preparations for flight to Mars

    Date: 2017-07-14 19:15:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:6898074

    MOSCOW, July 14 (MENA) – Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos will launch work in 2019 to prepare for a flight to the Red Planet and invites NASA to join it, Tass quoted the Roscosmos press office as saying on Friday. "It is at least early ....

  • Pakistani opposition reiterates demand for PM's resignation

    Date: 2017-07-14 18:35:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:69 - ID:6897963

    ISLAMABAD, July 14 (MENA) - The Pakistani opposition on Friday reiterated its demand for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation while calling for the National Assembly to complete its tenure, the local Dawn reported. "Excluding the Awami ....

  • Carter taken to hospital in Canada

    Date: 2017-07-14 08:49:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:6897068

    WASHINGTON, July 14 (MENA) - Former US president Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized after suffering from dehydration during a charity event in the city of Winnipeg, Canada. NGO Habitat for Humanity organisation said on Friday that the former US ....

  • US demands nations provide more traveler data or face sanctions

    Date: 2017-07-13 19:34:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:6896784

    WASHINGTON, July 13 (MENA) - The US State Department will require all nations to provide extensive data to help it vet visa applicants and determine whether a traveler poses a terrorist threat, CNBC reported on Thursday. Countries that fail to ....

  • Russian politician Nemtsov’s murderers handed 11 to 20 years in penal colony

    Date: 2017-07-13 11:18:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:6895706

    MOSCOW, July 13 (MENA) - Moscow’s District Military Court has found guilty all the five defendants in the case of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov’s murder and gave them 11 to 20-year sentences in a high-security penal colony, TASS news agency ....

  • Dozens dead as floods swirl in India's northeast

    Date: 2017-07-13 11:12:14 GMT - India - World - SN:24 - ID:6895716

    NEW DELHI, July 13 (MENA) - Intense flooding in India's remote northeast has entered a third week, leaving about 60 people dead and nearly 2 million others seeking shelter on higher ground, ABC News reported Thursday. The disaster management ....

  • Trump arrives in Paris on two-day visit

    Date: 2017-07-13 07:57:16 GMT - France - World - SN:12 - ID:6895258

    PARIS, July 13 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump arrived on Thursday morning at the Orly airport south of Paris on a two-day visit. During his stay in Paris, Trump will take part in Bastille Day celebrations and celebrations to mark the 100th ....

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