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  • Quake-linked extra budget to total 778 bil. yen

    Date: 2016-05-10 10:48:13 GMT - Japan - World - SN:27 - ID:4878029

    TOKYO, May 10 (MENA) - The Japanese government plans to compile a 778 billion yen ($7.2 billion) supplementary budget for fiscal 2016 to help deal with the aftermath of deadly earthquakes that rocked southwestern Japan last month, sources close to ....

  • S. Korea, US hold defense talks to cope with N.K. threats

    Date: 2016-05-10 10:47:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:4877689

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - Senior defense and foreign policy officials of South Korea and the United States held talks in Washington on Monday as the two allies seek to cope better with growing nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, Yonhap ....

  • Park: N. Korea failed to show sincerity for improving ties with S. Korea

    Date: 2016-05-10 09:37:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:4877669

    SEOUL, May 10 (MENA) - President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that North Korea failed to show any sincerity towards improving soured relations with South Korea, a reflection of heightened cross-border tensions between the two sides, the Korean news ....

  • One German killed in stabing attack at railway station near Munich

    Date: 2016-05-10 09:05:14 GMT - Germany - World - SN:15 - ID:4877185

    BERLIN, May 10 (MENA) - One German has been killed and several injured in a knife attack by a suspected Islamist at a railway station near Munich, according to The Independent. The suspect shouted “Allahu Akbar” (“God is great”) as he started ....

  • Donald Trump says new London mayor could be exception to his ban on Muslims

    Date: 2016-05-10 08:27:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4876841

    WASHINGTON, May 10 (MENA) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has attracted enormous attention for his proposal to temporarily bar Muslim from entering the United States. But he said he was “happy” that London had elected its first ....

  • 4 injured in knife attack at railway station near Munich

    Date: 2016-05-10 07:50:21 GMT - Germany - World - SN:9 - ID:4876953

    BERLIN, May 10 (MENA) - Four persons were seriously injured in a knife attack at a train station near Munich, Sky News quoted German media as saying Tuesday. German media said police had arrested the suspect. The attack occurred around ....

  • Khan complete opposite of Trump - paper

    Date: 2016-05-10 07:49:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:4876845

    NEW YORK, May 10 (MENA) - The most important political event of recent weeks was not the emergence of Donald J. Trump as the presumptive presidential nominee of the Republican Party but the election Sadiq Khan, the Muslim son of a London bus driver, ....

  • Iran denies reported missile test

    Date: 2016-05-09 22:09:27 GMT - Iran - World - SN:123 - ID:4875785

    TEHRAN, May 9 (MENA) - Iran's defense minister issued a vague denial after a media outlet close to the elite Revolutionary Guard said Monday that it had test-fired a ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) two weeks ....

  • OIC names first representative to Palestine

    Date: 2016-05-09 22:00:44 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:122 - ID:4876245

    JEDDAH, May 9 (MENA) – The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has named Ahmed Al Rweidi as its first representative to Palestine. The move is aimed at enhancing the role of the OIC and its agencies in supporting the Palestinian people and ....

  • 5.3 mln people face food shortages in South Sudan --WFP

    Date: 2016-05-09 21:27:11 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:118 - ID:4875517

    GENEVA, May 9 (MENA) - Up to 5.3 million people in South Sudan may face a severe food shortages during this year’s lean season, the U.N. World Food Programme said on Monday. This is nearly double the number in the first three months of the year, ....

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