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  • Estonian parliamentarian to MENA: Security threats to Estonia are quite different from France, Germany

    Date: 2016-08-22 09:54:50 GMT - Estonia - World - SN:18 - ID:5467805

    TALLIN, Aug 22 (MENA) - Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee at the Estonian Parliament Sven Mikser said security threats to Estonia are quite different from those to France and Germany, citing his country's small population of just 1.4 ....

  • Philippines remains committed to the United Nations -- Philippines FM

    Date: 2016-08-22 08:56:30 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:15 - ID:5467945

    MANILA, Aug 22 (MENA) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said that his country might leave the United Nations and invite China and others to form a new global forum, accusing it of failing to fulfil its mandate. However, Duterte's foreign ....

  • 6 terrorists killed, 12 nabbed in combing operations in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-08-22 08:06:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:5467725

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (MENA) - Pakistani security forces on Sunday killed six terrorists and apprehended 12 others, along with destroying sanctuaries, in combing operations across the country, said the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). At least 6 ....

  • White House condemns terrorist attack on Somalia

    Date: 2016-08-22 06:45:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:5467429

    WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (MENA) - The United States strongly condemned Sunday terrorist attacks in Puntland, Somalia. In a statement released late Sunday, the National Security Council Spokesman Ned Price said: "Today’s cowardly attacks targeting ....

  • 9 killed, 48 injured as bus crashes into trailer in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-08-21 21:08:31 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:98 - ID:5466565

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 21 (MENA) - At least nine people have died and 48 others were injured, as a passenger bus crashed into a trailer in Thatta, Sindh, southern Pakistan, local media reported. Three women and five children were among the dead, RIA ....

  • Ex-minister Montebourg to run for French presidency

    Date: 2016-08-21 20:37:49 GMT - France - World - SN:96 - ID:5466677

    PARIS, Aug 21 (MENNA) - France's former industry minister Arnaud Montebourg has said he will run in France's presidential election after "wasted" years under Francois Hollande, the latest candidate on the left to challenge the government's ....

  • Japan, China, S. Korea fail to fix foreign ministers' talks in Tokyo

    Date: 2016-08-21 20:16:02 GMT - Japan - World - SN:93 - ID:5466561

    TOKYO, Aug 21 (MENA) - Japan, China and South Korea failed Sunday to fix a meeting of foreign ministers from the three countries envisioned for later this week, Kyodo news agency quoted a senior Japanese Foreign Ministry official as saying. "We ....

  • US NSC spokesman condemns recent terror attack in Turkey

    Date: 2016-08-21 19:50:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:5466577

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - US National Security Council Spokesperson Ned Price on Sunday condemned the terror attack that hit Gaziantep city in Turkey on Saturday. The perpetrators of this barbaric act cynically and cowardly targeted a wedding, ....

  • Japan: Putin, Abe meeting will be highly important

    Date: 2016-08-21 19:49:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:5466569

    MOSCOW, Aug 21 (MENA) - The forthcoming meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Vladivostok in September will be highly important, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was quoted by Tass news ....

  • Top US commander warns Russia, Syria

    Date: 2016-08-21 18:14:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:5465849

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - In the most direct public warning to Moscow and Damascus to date, the new US commander of American troops in Iraq and Syria is vowing to defend US special operations forces in northern Syria if regime warplanes and ....

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