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  • U.S. generals want elevated talks with Russia about Iraq, Syria operations

    Date: 2017-02-24 12:24:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:6580241

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - Senior U.S. military officials want to elevate talks with Russia about air operations over Iraq and Syria, an effort that is meant to protect pilots from collisions but complicated by concerns at the Pentagon that doing ....

  • Moscow says NATO should rethink deterrence policy against Russia

    Date: 2017-02-24 12:11:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:6580229

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Permanent representative of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko said NATO countries have to rethink its policy of deterrence against Russia if they really want to fight terrorism, Russia News Today reported on Friday. ''If ....

  • Pakistani training aircraft crashes near Faisalabad airport, 2 killed

    Date: 2017-02-24 11:19:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:36 - ID:6580177

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (MENA) - A training aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from Faisalabad airport on Friday afternoon, killing both the instructor and the trainee pilot on board, Pakistani channel Geo TV reported. The aircraft- a Cessna 162 ....

  • Gas leakage caused explosion in Lahore -- Pakistani official

    Date: 2017-02-24 09:47:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:23 - ID:6579557

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (MENA) - A Pakistani government minister says investigators have concluded that a deadly explosion the previous day in the city of Lahore was caused by a gas leak from a cooking cylinder, not a bomb. Rana Sanaullah says experts ....

  • Trump vows to fight 'epidemic' of human trafficking

    Date: 2017-02-24 09:35:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:6579545

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump says he will bring the "full force and weight" of the U.S. government to combat an "epidemic" of human trafficking. The president was meeting at the White House with senior advisers and ....

  • Pope Tawadros II receives German delegation

    Date: 2017-02-23 22:27:21 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:90 - ID:6578561

    CAIRO, Feb 23 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese received on Thursday a delegation of German lawmakers and religious leaders. The delegation arrived in Egypt at an invitation from the Coptic Evangelical ....

  • UN envoy urges Syrians to grasp opportunity for peace

    Date: 2017-02-23 22:06:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:88 - ID:6578313

    GENEVA, Feb 23 (MENA) - The United Nations mediator for Syria has called on government and opposition negotiators to grasp the opportunity to find a solution to the Middle East country's long civil war and put an end for the nightmare. Speaking ....

  • 10 Taliban insurgents killed in Kunduz aerial, ground operations

    Date: 2017-02-23 20:29:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:84 - ID:6578341

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - At least 10 Taliban insurgents were killed in a series of aerial and ground operations conducted in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the Khaama Press reported. According to security officials North of Afghanistan, ....

  • Russia insists on Syrian Kurds' participation in Geneva peace talks

    Date: 2017-02-23 15:28:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:6576517

    MOSCOW, Feb 23 (MENA) - Russia pushes for inviting Syrian Kurds to participate in the intra-Syrian talks in the Swiss city of Geneva, Russia's envoy to the UN Office in Geneva Alexei Borodavkin said Thursday. "We have always advocated and ....

  • Mexico foreign min. rejects Trump deportation policy

    Date: 2017-02-23 06:43:32 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:5 - ID:6572437

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (MENA) - Mexico has condemned new guidelines issued by the United States, under which almost all illegal immigrants can be subject to deportation, the BBC reported on Thursday. The new rules include sending undocumented people ....

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