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  • U.S. forces in Okinawa hold month of mourning for murdered Japanese woman

    Date: 2016-05-28 10:22:36 GMT - Japan - World - SN:26 - ID:4994957

    TOKYO, May 28 (MENA) - The U.S. military on Saturday announced a 30-day period of mourning at its bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, where the killing of a woman has reignited resentment of the heavy U.S. military presence in the ....

  • Abe mulling 2nd extra budget for FY 2016 after G-7 summit

    Date: 2016-05-28 10:14:59 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:4994941

    TOKYO, May 28 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is compiling a second supplementary budget for the current fiscal year through next March to bolster the faltering Japanese economy following discussions at the Group of Seven summit, Kyodo News ....

  • Three terrorists killed in Karachi search operation

    Date: 2016-05-28 09:56:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:4994729

    ISLAMABAD, May 28 (MENA) - Three alleged terrorists were killed in Mangopir when the Rangers conducted a search operation, Geo news reported late on Friday night. According to statement released by the paramilitary the search operation was ....

  • WHO refuses to delay Olympic Games

    Date: 2016-05-28 09:55:13 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:19 - ID:4994669

    GENEVA, May 28 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) has rejected calls to postpone Olympic Games, set to be held in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro this summer, or remove it elsewhere over Zika outbreaks. According to WHO, changing the place of ....

  • Japan, Chad affirm cooperation on UN reform, Africa development

    Date: 2016-05-28 09:52:18 GMT - Japan - World - SN:18 - ID:4994429

    NAGOYA, Japan, May 28 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno agreed Saturday to step up cooperation in efforts to reform the UN Security Council and ensure the success of a Japanese-led African development ....

  • Indian PM wishes speedy recovery of Pakistani counterpart

    Date: 2016-05-28 09:20:42 GMT - India - World - SN:17 - ID:4994677

    NEW DELHI, May 28 (MENA) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his best wishes to Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif who was in London for treatment, according to Geo News. Prime Minister Sharif is scheduled to undergo an ....

  • Austrian FM warns EU of depending on refugees agreement with Turkey

    Date: 2016-05-28 08:43:35 GMT - Austria - World - SN:15 - ID:4994413

    VIENNA, May 28 (MENA) - Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz warned the European Union of depending on the refugees agreement with Turkey. Kurz also rejected the agreement, saying that he is totally against it. He, meanwhile said that ....

  • Medical experts voice concerns over holding Olympics in Brazil over Zika

    Date: 2016-05-28 08:21:24 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:11 - ID:4994241

    BRASILIA, May 28 (MENA) - A Many as 150 medical experts called for postponing Olympic Games, set to be held in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro this summer, over the outbreak of Zika virus. Citing the latest developments of Zika, the experts called for ....

  • UK MPs' report condemns 'misleading' EU referendum campaigns

    Date: 2016-05-27 21:54:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:4993469

    LONDON, May 27 (MENA) - A UK cross-party House of Commons committee accused Brexit campaigners of misleading voters in the EU referendum campaign, The Guardian reported on Friday. The committee, in a report, accused Vote Leave, Britain Stronger ....

  • Russian president arrives In Greece

    Date: 2016-05-27 15:48:03 GMT - Greece - World - SN:69 - ID:4992209

    ATHENS, May 27 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Friday in Athens on a two-day visit to Greece, Sputnik news agency reported. Today, Putin is due to meet Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras later ....

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