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  • UK Household Cavalry recruits first woman

    Date: 2019-05-05 08:39:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:14 - ID:7928804

    LONDON, May 5 (MENA) - The UK Household Cavalry has recruited the first woman since 359 years, according to the Sunday Times. Trooper Nina Croker, 29, has made history to become the first woman to join the Household Cavalry, the 359-year-old ....

  • Afghan Foreign Ministry summons Pakistani diplomat over cross-border attacks

    Date: 2019-05-05 08:13:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7928803

    KABUL, May 5 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has summoned a Pakistani diplomat in Kabul, condemning attacks on soldiers from the two neighboring countries, the Afghan news agency Pajhwok reported on Sunday. Explaining the ....

  • Russia: No extra conditions set for sales of weapons

    Date: 2019-05-05 07:36:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:7928718

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Russia said on Sunday it is the only country on the arms' market which does not set additional political, or economic conditions for sales of weapons. "In the dynamically developing countries of Asia and Latin America, the ....

  • Russia police detain Daesh suspect on flight from Istanbul

    Date: 2019-05-05 07:35:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:8 - ID:7928720

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Russian police have detained a passenger on the Istanbul-Makhachkala flight in Dagestan airport in south-western Russia, who was on the Federal wanted list on suspicion of being linked to Daesh, an informed source told ....

  • Iran president's brother sentenced to prison for corruption

    Date: 2019-05-04 15:52:49 GMT - Iran - World - SN:44 - ID:7928134

    TEHRAN, May 4 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption, ISNA news agency was quoted by The New York Times as saying. Hossein Fereidoun, a close confidante of the ....

  • King Vajiralongkorn crowned as Thailand new King

    Date: 2019-05-04 09:43:39 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:18 - ID:7927565

    BANGKOK, May 4 (MENA) - Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn was officially crowned as the 10th king in the centuries-old Chakri dynasty on Saturday in a mix of Hindu and Buddhist rituals here, Malaysia's official news agency Bernama reported. An ....

  • Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 in India

    Date: 2019-05-04 08:26:55 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:7927487

    NEW DELHI, May 4 (MENA) - The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to ....

  • 26 militants killed, 45 detained in Afghan forces operations in Kabul: Sources

    Date: 2019-05-04 08:14:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7927458

    KABUL, May 4 (MENA) - At least 26 militants were killed and 45 others detained in various operations of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) which were conducted in Kabul province, Khaama Press news agency reported ....

  • Tokyo, Washington probe N. Korea's latest fired projectiles

    Date: 2019-05-04 07:54:00 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:7927442

    TOKYO, May 4 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed by phone with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono the series of short-range projectiles fired by North Korea off its east coast on Saturday, Japanese news agency Kyodo news ....

  • Top diplomats of S. Korea, US. agree to 'prudently' handle N.Korea projectile launch

    Date: 2019-05-04 07:35:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:7927426

    SEOUL, May 4 (MENA) - The top diplomats of South Korea and the United States agreed Saturday to "prudently" handle North Korea's launch of short-range projectiles during their telephone talks, Seoul's foreign ministry said. South Korea's Foreign ....

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