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  • Putin expected to visit Japan at end of 2016

    Date: 2016-05-17 17:45:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:4928253

    MOSCOW, May 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Japan at the end of this year, said Putin's aide Yury Ushakov on Tuesday. Ushakov said that Putin received an invitation to visit Japan, but the visit was adjourned due ....

  • ISSG agrees to exclude parties breaching truce in Syria from peace talks -- Kerry

    Date: 2016-05-17 17:17:53 GMT - Austria - World - SN:88 - ID:4927977

    VIENNA, May 17 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that those who violate the truce in Syria will be excluded from peace talks. He said members of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) agreed in their meeting here Tuesday ....

  • UK proposal to carry out air drops to end Syrians' suffering approved -- Hammond

    Date: 2016-05-17 17:05:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:4927769

    LONDON, May 17 (MENA) - Participants in Vienna talks on Syria have approved a UK proposal to carry out air drops to relieve humanitarian suffering in Syria if no progress was made on the ground, UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth ....

  • 31 militants killed in air and ground operations in Baghlan

    Date: 2016-05-17 15:17:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:71 - ID:4927097

    KABUL, May 17 (MENA) - At least 31 militants were killed in separate operations of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in northern Baghlan province, Khaama Press quoted the Ministry of Defense (MoD) as saying. The operations were conducted ....

  • Malayasian military plane crashes

    Date: 2016-05-17 14:26:20 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:66 - ID:4926573

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (MENA) - A Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Aermacchi MB339CM jet crashed in Nenasi, Pekan, Pahang this afternoon, said Malaysian media reports. According to an RMAF statement, the jet based at the Kuantan air base experienced ....

  • Car bomb attack on Ministry of Interior foiled in Kabul

    Date: 2016-05-17 12:51:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:4925209

    KABUL, May 17 (MENA) - A suicide bomber was shot by the Afghan security forces before he manage to target the Ministry of Interior compound in Kabul, Khaama Press reported. According to reports, the suicide bomber was driving a car packed with ....

  • Armenia, Azerbaijan vow not to resort to arms in Nagorno-Karabakh

    Date: 2016-05-17 10:53:42 GMT - Austria - World - SN:19 - ID:4923345

    VIENNA, May 17 (MENA) - Leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan supported the ceasefire in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, promising to seek a non-military resolution to the heated conflict in a statement issued by the OSCE following a Minsk group ....

  • Gunmen in green uniforms attack police station in Haiti

    Date: 2016-05-17 10:46:58 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:18 - ID:4923341

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, May 17 (MENA) - A few dozen gunmen wearing green uniforms attacked a police station in Haiti's southern peninsula before, killing an officer and wounding at least two others before fleeing, ABC News reported. The Haitian National ....

  • Intra-Syrian dialogue should be truly inclusive - Lavrov

    Date: 2016-05-16 22:55:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:4922177

    MOSCOW, May 16 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with representatives of Syrian opposition in Vienna on Monday, Interfax reported. Representatives of Moscow, Cairo, Hmeimim opposition groups and the Kurdish Democratic ....

  • 13 militants killed in Baghlan airstrike

    Date: 2016-05-16 22:50:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:112 - ID:4922285

    KABUL, May 16 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Defense said that at least 13 militants were killed in an airstrike in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, Khama Press reported Monday. According to a statement by Interior Ministry, the ....

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