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  • Russian official considers boosting Russia-China trade to $200 bln challenging but realistic

    Date: 2016-05-30 21:09:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:5011809

    MOSCOW, May 30 (MENA) – The task of boosting the trade turnover between Russia and China to $200 bln by 2020 is challenging but realistic, Sputnik International quoted the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich as saying at the ....

  • Turkey must prove Russia supplying PKK with weapons – Moscow

    Date: 2016-05-30 19:28:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:89 - ID:5011509

    MOSCOW, May 30 (MENA) – Moscow calls on Turkey to provide evidence that Russia is supplying the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) with weapons, Sputnik International quoted the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov as saying on ....

  • Pakistani women arrested in Afghanistan while transferring classified doc. to Daesh

    Date: 2016-05-30 18:57:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:87 - ID:5011489

    KABUL, May 30 (MENA) – The Afghan National Security and Defense Forces A (ANSDF) have arrested two Pakistani women as they were transferring classified documents to the loyalists of Daesh terrorist group, Khaama Press reported on Monday. The two ....

  • Turkey: Germany should not call Armenian killings Genocide

    Date: 2016-05-30 17:17:38 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:80 - ID:5011073

    ANKARA, May 30 (MENA) - Turkey has criticized plans by Germany's parliament to recognize the World War I killings of Armenians as genocide, ABC News reported on Monday. The killings of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks are widely viewed by ....

  • Indonesia plans purchase of Russian amphibious planes, submarines

    Date: 2016-05-30 13:55:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:5009093

    MOSCOW, May 30 (MENA) - Indonesia plans to purchase amphibious planes and submarines from Russia, Indonesian Ambassador to Moscow Mohamad Wahid Supriyadi said on Monday. "We really plan to purchase amphibious planes developed by the Sukhoi design ....

  • 20 militants killed, 55 wounded in north of Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-05-29 22:08:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:100 - ID:5005097

    KABUL, May 29 (MENA) - At least 20 militants were killed and 55 others were wounded during clearance operations conducted by the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANSDF) in north of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The 209th Shaheen ....

  • Pakistan police kill 3 suspected Al Qaeda militants In Karachi

    Date: 2016-05-29 22:01:01 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:96 - ID:5005105

    ISLAMABAD, May 29 (MENA) - Pakistani police said they killed three Al Qaeda militants during a gunfight in the southern port city of Karachi on May 29 after raiding their hideout, Radio Free Europe reported Sunday. Authorities added that the raid ....

  • Vatican pope rules out retiring like his predecessor

    Date: 2016-05-29 20:57:19 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:93 - ID:5005101

    VATICAN, May 29 (MENA) - Pope Francis says he has no intention of quitting the papacy — a possibility opened up by his predecessor Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, The Washington Post reported. The pope, responding to a question from a young person ....

  • Russia testing suicide bomber drone

    Date: 2016-05-29 16:19:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:5003829

    MOSCOW, May 29 (MENA) - Vladimir Putin's top military chiefs are testing a "suicide bomber" drone which will be deployed in top secret missions, Russia Today reported. Defence sources in Russia have disclosed that the drones would be remote ....

  • Kerry hails role played by UN peacekeepers in helping conflict-hit countries

    Date: 2016-05-29 15:58:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:5003501

    WASHINGTON, May 29 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry paid tribute to the UN peacekeepers and their role in helping the conflict-hit countries. In a message Sunday on the world peace-keeping operations, he said "Today the United States ....

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