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  • Putin: Churkin's achievements can't be overestimated, he was true patriot

    Date: 2017-02-21 09:56:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:6561129

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) - It is difficult to overestimate the achievements of late Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a message expressing condolences to Churkin's family published on the ....

  • 12 Daesh militants killed in US drone strike eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-02-21 09:38:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:6560985

    KABUL, Feb 21 (MENA) - At least twelve loyalists of Daesh terrorist group were killed in a drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial police commandment official said the airstrike was carried out by foreign forces ....

  • 5 killed, including 4 Americans, in Australian charter plane crash

    Date: 2017-02-21 08:16:13 GMT - Australia - World - SN:16 - ID:6560481

    CANBERRA, Feb 21 (MENA) - Australian authorities said that four Americans were among five killed when a plane crashed into a shopping center shortly after takeoff near Melbourne, ABC news reported Tuesday. The plane had taken off from Essendon ....

  • At least 4 killed, 12 injured in three blasts in Charsadda, Pakistan

    Date: 2017-02-21 08:03:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:6560357

    CHARSADDA, Feb 21 (MENA) - At least four people were killed while 12 others injured in three bomb blasts at a local court in Tangi bazaar of Charsadda on Tuesday, Geo News reported. Charsadda DPO Sohail Khalid confirmed three suicide bombers ....

  • Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen – UNICEF

    Date: 2017-02-21 07:20:48 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:9 - ID:6559969

    NEW YORK, Feb 21 (MENA) - Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year, as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF said on Tuesday. “Time is running out for more than a ....

  • Five killed as plane plunges into shopping centre near Melbourne's Essendon Airport

    Date: 2017-02-21 06:58:26 GMT - Australia - World - SN:4 - ID:6560001

    SYDNEY, Feb 21 (MENA) - Five people have died as a result of Victoria's worst civil aviation accident in 30 years, after a plane crashed into a shopping centre near Melbourne's Essendon Airport, ABC News reported. A charter plane crashed into the ....

  • Mogherini to Pence: Iran deal should be preserved

    Date: 2017-02-20 22:50:46 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:112 - ID:6558981

    BRUSSELS, Feb 20 (MENA) - High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini on Monday stressed the importance of preserving the nuclear deal with Iran. Mogherini made the remarks in a meeting ....

  • Donald Trump: MPs clash over UK state visit

    Date: 2017-02-20 22:17:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:110 - ID:6559425

    LONDON, Feb 20 (MENA) - UK MPs have clashed over whether Donald Trump should be given a state visit to the UK in a packed Westminster debate, BBC reported on Monday. Protesters gathered outside as Labour's Paul Flynn said it would be "terribly ....

  • Trump picks Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as new national security adviser

    Date: 2017-02-20 21:38:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:6559489

    WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump announced Monday that Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will serve as his next national security adviser, filling the void left last week by the sudden dismissal of Michael Flynn, CNN reported. McMaster, ....

  • Libya to remain priority for Italy, FM

    Date: 2017-02-20 20:20:41 GMT - Italy - World - SN:103 - ID:6558989

    ROME, Feb 20 (MENA) - Libya is Italy's priority, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said on Monday during a press conference with his Saudi counterpart Adel Al-Jubeir. On the Libyan issue, Alfano added, ''we share visions and relations and have ....

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