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  • German government confirms killing of hostage in Philippines

    Date: 2017-02-27 21:28:02 GMT - Germany - World - SN:105 - ID:6601481

    BERLIN, Feb 27 (MENA) - The German government has confirmed the murder of a 70-year-old German hostage in the Philippines. The man had been missing for three months after being taken hostage. Germany's federal foreign office on Monday confirmed ....

  • Russian frigate heads to Syria

    Date: 2017-02-27 17:46:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:6599713

    MOSCOW, Feb 27 (MENA) - The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on Monday that frigate Admiral Grigorovich left the port of Sevastopol in Crimea for the Mediterranean to join the country's naval forces deployed near the Syrian coast, a naval ....

  • Russian delegation arrives in Geneva to follow up 4th round of intra-Syrian negotiations

    Date: 2017-02-27 15:16:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:6599057

    MOSCOW, Feb 27 (MENA) - A Russian delegation under Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov arrived Monday in Geneva where the fourth round of the intra-Syrian negotiations takes place, according to RIA Novosti news agency. Foreign Ministry's Middle ....

  • 11 persons including 7 civilians killed during raids on northwestern Syria - SOHR

    Date: 2017-02-27 14:15:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:6599061

    LONDON, Feb 27 (MENA) - The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) mentioned that 11 persons, including seven civilians, were killed during raids launched by the regime forces on Ariha city in Idlib province in northwestern ....

  • New York Times editor: Trump tweets ‘wildly’ boost subscriptions

    Date: 2017-02-27 12:13:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:6597625

    WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (MENA) - President Trump’s attacks on the media are the “best thing” to happen to New York Times subscriptions, Times executive editor Dean Baquet was quoted by Fox news a saying. “Every time he tweets, it drives subscriptions ....

  • Jurgen Kantner: Daesh-linked Philippine militants behead German hostage

    Date: 2017-02-27 12:10:03 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:41 - ID:6597145

    MANILA, Feb 27 (MENA) - A 70-year-old German man held hostage by Daesh affiliated Islamist militants in the Philippines has been beheaded after a deadline set by his captors lapsed. Philippine officials said they received reports that Jurgen Gustav ....

  • London's Shoreditch street sealed off as police investigate suspected unexploded bomb

    Date: 2017-02-27 11:46:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:6597617

    LONDON, Feb 27 (MENA) - Shoreditch High Street was sealed off as police investigate a suspected unexploded bomb, the Independant newspaper reported on Monday. Officers were called at about 8.30am on Monday but found only an inert device. A ....

  • Many Americans disapprove of Trump but are open to his agenda - poll

    Date: 2017-02-27 10:48:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:6596681

    WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (MENA) - President Donald Trump remains a historically divisive figure after one month on the job, despite growing optimism about the economy and support from a cross-section of Americans who either opposed his candidacy or backed ....

  • Afghan President: Taliban shadow governor killed in Kunduz

    Date: 2017-02-27 10:29:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:6596621

    KABUL, Feb 27 (MENA) - A senior Taliban commander was killed Sunday in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, according to the Afghan president and the militant group, the ABC News reported. During a ceremony Monday honoring the country's security and ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(7):Forbes Travel Guide Announces 2017 Star Rating Awards

    Date: 2017-02-27 10:06:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:6596689

    175 Hotels Across the Globe Achieve Coveted Five-Star Award; 38 New Properties Receive Top Honors for First Time Launching in 20 New Destinations, with the Largest and Most Diverse Group of Winners, Awards Continue Global Expansion into Australia ....

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