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  • Monitor: satellite images show N. Korea nuclear test could be near

    Date: 2016-05-07 21:45:38 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:92 - ID:4862173

    PYONGYANG, May 7 (MENA) - A US monitoring group says that North Korea may be preparing to carry out another nuclear test in the near future, the Voice of America reported. The website 38 North, which focuses on North Korean issues and is run by ....

  • Italian police, demonstrators clash in protest against Austrian fence

    Date: 2016-05-07 21:13:46 GMT - Italy - World - SN:90 - ID:4862069

    ROME, May 7 (MENA) – A demonstration against a plan to restrict access through the Brenner Pass between Italy and Austria turned violent on Saturday, with Italian police firing teargas at hundreds of protesters throwing stones and firecrackers, the ....

  • Iran, Turkmenistan opt for broadening bilateral relations

    Date: 2016-05-07 21:06:26 GMT - Iran - World - SN:89 - ID:4862037

    TEHRAN, May 7 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkmen counterpart Rashid Meredow on Saturday underlined the need for the further expansion of mutual cooperation. During the meeting in the Iranian capital, Zarif and ....

  • Greek communists protest pension, tax reforms

    Date: 2016-05-07 20:49:14 GMT - Greece - World - SN:87 - ID:4862025

    ATHENS, May 7 (MENA) – More than 20,000 slogan-chanting, pro-communist protesters have taken to the streets of Athens to protest against the left-led government's pension and tax reform bill, which is being debated in Parliament, ABC News reported ....

  • Former US envoy to Japan says he urged Obama to visit Hiroshima

    Date: 2016-05-07 16:59:30 GMT - Japan - World - SN:60 - ID:4860297

    TOKYO, May 7 (MENA) – After becoming the first US representative to attend Hiroshima's annual ceremony in 2010 to mark the 1945 US atomic bombing, former US Ambassador to Japan John Roos revealed that he had recommended to President Barack Obama ....

  • S. Korea reports 4th confirmed case of Zika virus

    Date: 2016-05-07 14:07:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:48 - ID:4859745

    SEOUL, May 7 (MENA) - The fourth case of a Zika virus infection in South Korea has been found in a 25-year-old woman who recently came back from a trip to Vietnam, Yonhap quoted local health authorities as saying Saturday. The unmarried woman, ....

  • Moscow regards preparations for US-Georgian drills as provocation

    Date: 2016-05-07 13:46:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:4859029

    MOSCOW, May 7 (MENA) - Moscow regards preparations for the US-Georgian military exercises (Noble Partner 2016) as a provocation aimed at deliberate destabilization of the military-political situation in South Caucasus, TASS News Agency quoted the ....

  • 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 ....

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