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  • 28 militants killed, 30 wounded as major Taliban attack repulsed in Kunar

    Date: 2016-05-07 13:32:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:43 - ID:4859025

    KABUL, May 7 (MENA) - At least 28 Taliban militants were killed and 30 others were wounded as the Afghan security forces repulsed a major offensive by the Taliban group in eastern Kunar province, Khaama Press reported. According to the local ....

  • Sadiq Khan sworn in as new London mayor

    Date: 2016-05-07 12:34:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:4859013

    LONDON, May 7 (MENA) - Newly-elected London mayor Sadiq Khan has been formally signed in to the role at a Southwark Cathedral ceremony, the BBC News reported. Khan said: "I'm determined to lead the most transparent, engaged and accessible ....

  • 4 Afghan kids killed in Zabul blast, 26 militants killed by security

    Date: 2016-05-07 10:59:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:30 - ID:4857981

    KABUL, May 7 (MENA) - At least four children - of the same family - were killed when a roadside bomb exploded in the southern province of Zabul, an Afghan official said. Another child was injured in the blast, ABC news said. In a separate ....

  • Abe, Putin agree to advance Japan-Russia territorial talks

    Date: 2016-05-07 10:47:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:4857965

    SOCHI, Russia, May 7 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Friday to seek to resolve the decades-old territorial row that has barred the two countries from signing a postwar peace treaty, renewing ....

  • 17 injured in Hong Kong air bump

    Date: 2016-05-07 09:50:16 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:23 - ID:4857741

    JAKARTA, May 7 (MENA) - A Hong Kong Airlines plane suffered severe bump route from Bali island in Indonesia to Hong Kong, leaving at least 17 people injured. The Airbus A330-200 was carrying 204 passengers and 12 crew when it faced air bump over ....

  • Croatia's FM says refugee solution cannot be imposed in Europe

    Date: 2016-05-06 20:55:33 GMT - Czech - World - SN:94 - ID:4856549

    PRAGUE, May 6 (MENA) - Croatian Foreign Minister Miro Kovac said on Friday that his country cannot accept pressure placed by the European Commission to accept a quota of migrants, Radio Prague reported. Kovac made the remarks during a meeting with ....

  • China to join US-led naval exercise

    Date: 2016-05-06 20:52:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:4856545

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) – China will take part in a regular US-led naval exercise starting next month, the Daily Mail quoted a top US commander as saying on Friday, despite tensions over Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea. The ....

  • Putin: Japan not just neighbor, but important partner to Russia

    Date: 2016-05-06 20:15:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:4856461

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) – Japan is an important partner to Russia and there are political and economic issues that demand attention, Sputnik News quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ....

  • Jaban, Russia agree to advance Japan-Russia territorial talks

    Date: 2016-05-06 20:06:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:4856465

    TOKYO, May 6 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Friday to seek to resolve the decades-old territorial row, Kyodo News Agency reported. The unsolved row has barred the two countries from signing ....

  • Labour's Sadiq Khan new mayor of London

    Date: 2016-05-06 18:40:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:84 - ID:4856033

    LONDON, May 6 (MENA) - Sadiq Khan has made history by being named London's first Muslim Mayor, local media reported Friday. The Labour son of a bus driver from Tooting triumphed over Tory rival Zac Goldsmith tonight. Official results are ....

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