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  • 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 ....

  • UN official urges Greece to stop detaining migrant children

    Date: 2016-05-16 22:38:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:111 - ID:4922257

    NEW YORK, May 16 (MENA) - A top United Nations official urged Greece on Monday to stop detaining refugee and migrant children, some of whom are locked up in police cells for weeks, and to develop child protection services instead, Voice of America ....

  • China warns of difficulty, sensitivity of situation in Korean peninsula

    Date: 2016-05-16 22:27:56 GMT - China - World - SN:110 - ID:4922181

    BEIJING, May 16 (MENA) - China has renewed the difficulty and sensitivity of the situation in the Korean peninsula. The current situation on the Korean Peninsula remains complex and sensitive, according to Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's ....

  • Paris police invoke state of emergency law to prevent labor code protests

    Date: 2016-05-16 21:28:53 GMT - France - World - SN:104 - ID:4922149

    PARIS, May 16 (MENA) - Police in Paris have invoked emergency powers to prevent demonstrations against reforms to the French labor laws, Sputnik news reported on Monday. The move is likely to create more anger among students and workers, after ....

  • World powers ready to arm Libyan government -- statement

    Date: 2016-05-16 21:13:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:4922105

    WASHINGTON, May 16 (MENA) - The United States and other world powers have voiced readiness to supply weapons to Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) to counter militants and rivals, the US State Department said. In a joint statement, the ....

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