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  • Japan's Emperor Akihito declares abdication, thanks people for support

    Date: 2019-04-30 10:33:42 GMT - Japan - World - SN:23 - ID:7922372

    TOKYO, April 30 (MENA) - Emperor Akihito declared his abdication at a ceremony Tuesday, expressing his appreciation for the support of the Japanese people during his 30-year reign, the Japanese news agency Kyodo reported. "I have performed my ....

  • 20 Taliban militants killed, 2 detained in Afghan Special Forces raid in Nangarhar

    Date: 2019-04-30 09:36:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7922340

    KABUL, April 30 (MENA) - At least 20 Taliban militants were killed and two others detained in an operation of the Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported. Military sources said Tuesday that the operation was ....

  • New Zealand police arrest man, find suspected bomb in Christchurch

    Date: 2019-04-30 08:16:42 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:11 - ID:7922175

    WELLINGTON, April 30 (MENA) - New Zealand police say they've arrested a 33-year-old man after they found ammunition and a package containing a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, Fox New reported. The city is where a ....

  • US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein resigns

    Date: 2019-04-30 07:32:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:7922195

    WASHINGTON, April 30 (MENA) - Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, submitted his resignation letter to the White House on Monday, ....

  • US measles outbreak surpasses 700 cases

    Date: 2019-04-29 20:34:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:7922028

    NEW YORK, April 29 (MENA) - The measles outbreak continues to spread in the United States, surpassing 700 cases this year, the New York Times quoted federal health officials as saying on Monday. The virus has now been found in 22 states. More ....

  • Daesh leader Baghdadi appears for 1st time in 5 years

    Date: 2019-04-29 19:35:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:7921968

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - Daesh leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi has appeared in a video for the first time in five years, indicating that he has survived the territorial defeat of the caliphate he proclaimed, The Washington Post reported on ....

  • Pompeo defends US support for Saudis in Yemen

    Date: 2019-04-29 15:56:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:7921730

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday defended U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war as the Senate prepares to take a vote on President Trump’s veto of a resolution to end that ....

  • Pakistan plans to bring religious schools under government control

    Date: 2019-04-29 15:25:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:43 - ID:7921709

    ISLAMABAD, April 29 (MENA) - Pakistani authorities plan to bring over 30,000 religious schools under government control as part of their campaign against extremism. Millions of students in the seminaries currently only get religious education but ....

  • Merkel starts African tour this week

    Date: 2019-04-29 15:11:08 GMT - Germany - World - SN:41 - ID:7921700

    BERLIN, April 29 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will start this week an African tour taking her to Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany's commitment to stability and developmental cooperation in the region and support for the ....

  • Pakistan, US discuss Afghan reconciliation process

    Date: 2019-04-29 13:43:35 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:35 - ID:7921591

    ISLAMABAD, April 29 (MENA) – Delegation level talks between Pakistan and the United States on regional security situation with particular reference to Afghanistan are in progress in Islamabad, Pakistan’s Dunya News TV reported Monday. Pakistani ....

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