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  • Acting US defense chief visits Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-02-11 07:07:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7798901

    KABUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - Acting US defense chief Pat Shanahan arrived in Afghanistan Monday to meet with Afghan leaders and US commanders, VOA reported. The visit comes as negotiators work toward a peace deal for the war that began in ....

  • Afghan president offers office to Taliban in Kabul or Kandahar

    Date: 2019-02-10 18:23:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:112 - ID:7798525

    KABUL, Feb 10 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday expressed his readiness to offer the Taliban insurgents ‘a political office’ and security in the capital Kabul or southern Kandahar province, Afghan Voice Agency (Avapress) ....

  • Mother and child die in French fire following bakery blast

    Date: 2019-02-10 11:12:52 GMT - France - World - SN:40 - ID:7797380

    LYON, France, Feb 10 (MENA) - A woman and a child were killed in a fire in the eastern city of Lyon believed to have been sparked by a gas blast in a bakery, France 24 reported on Sunday, quoting authorities. The fire comes days after 10 people ....

  • Afghan, coalition forces kill 30 Taliban, Daesh-K militants in past 24 hours

    Date: 2019-02-10 10:10:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:29 - ID:7797244

    KABUL, Feb 10 (MENA) - Afghan and coalition forces have killed at least 30 Taliban and ISIS Khurasan (Daesh-K) militants in operations during the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported Sunday. According to informed military sources, a coalition air ....

  • NASA to send humans to the moon once again - 'but this time we'll stay'

    Date: 2019-02-10 08:33:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:7797129

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (MENA) - The space agency says it wants astronauts to spend more time on the lunar surface as it looks to send them within the next decade, Sky News reported. NASA is planning to take the "next giant leap in deep space ....

  • Elizabeth Warren officially announces 2020 White House bid

    Date: 2019-02-09 22:43:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:7796846

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Senator Elizabeth Warren officially jumped into the 2020 presidential race Saturday, joining a crowded field of Democratic challengers as she faces fresh criticism over her claims of Native American heritage, USA Today ....

  • Congress negotiators near deal over US-Mexico border wall

    Date: 2019-02-09 14:59:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:7796406

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Details of a likely bipartisan border-security deal in Congress are being worked out after the White House indicated it will accept an agreement giving President Donald Trump just a fraction of the money he's demanded for ....

  • Japan rejects Russian criticism of Aegis Ashore deployment plan

    Date: 2019-02-09 13:22:33 GMT - Japan - World - SN:37 - ID:7796273

    TOKYO, Feb 9 (MENA) - Tokyo has rejected Moscow’s claim that the Aegis Ashore missile defense system Japan plans to deploy violates the US-Russia Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya responded to a ....

  • Key Daesh member arrested in Kabul

    Date: 2019-02-09 11:55:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:7796107

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - A key member of Daesh terrorist group, responsible for recruiting fighters for the group, was arrested in an operation by the National Directorate of Security’s Special Unit in Kabul’s PD5, said a statement on Saturday. The ....

  • Key Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan's Ghazni operation

    Date: 2019-02-09 10:16:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7795887

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - Taliban’s military commission chief was killed among eight fighters of the group in a military operation carried out by the Afghan forces in Ghazni province, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Saturday. The ....

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