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  • 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 ....

  • China furious over Japanese remarks over South China Sea

    Date: 2016-05-06 17:28:04 GMT - China - World - SN:79 - ID:4855813

    BEIJING, May 6 (MENA) – China's Foreign Ministry expressed its furious over the remarks of Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on the South China Sea during his tour that took him to three Southeast Asian states. “China and ASEAN have reached ....

  • Italy rescues nearly 1,800 migrants in Mediterranean

    Date: 2016-05-06 15:15:34 GMT - Italy - World - SN:69 - ID:4855205

    ROME, May 6 (MENA) - Italian vessels have helped rescue nearly 1,800 migrants from boats trying to reach Italy from north Africa over the last 24 hours, the navy said on Friday, indicating that numbers are rising as the weather warms up, the ....

  • Russia reports arrest of group planning attack in Siberia

    Date: 2016-05-06 14:56:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:4855169

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) - Russia's Federal Security Service says it has arrested a group of Central Asian citizens suspected of preparing an attack on public transport in a major Siberian city, ABC news reported. The security service, known by the ....

  • N. Korea vows to strengthen nuclear deterrence in the face of hostile US

    Date: 2016-05-06 13:34:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:55 - ID:4854337

    SEOUL, May 6 (MENA) - North Korea warned Friday that it will strengthen its nuclear deterrence capability as long as the United States maintains its current policy of hostility towards the communist country, Korea Times reported. In a statement ....

  • Nearly 185,000 migrants arrived in Europe: IOM

    Date: 2016-05-06 11:18:33 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:40 - ID:4853725

    GENEVA, May 6 (MENA) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that nearly 185,000 migrants and refugees have arrived in Europe via the Mediterranean in 2016, said a statement on Friday. According to its data, 184,887 migrants and ....

  • Burkina Faso, Saudi Arabia form joint cooperation committee

    Date: 2016-05-06 10:46:50 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:31 - ID:4853189

    RIYADH, May 6 (MENA) - President Rock Marc Christian Kabore of the Republic of Burkina Faso described his country's relations with Saudi Arabia as distinguished. Interviewed by Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper, Kabore said terrorism-combat comes high ....

  • Singapore to spend $2.25bn on Australia military training facilities

    Date: 2016-05-06 08:25:49 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:16 - ID:4852729

    SINGAPORE, May 6 (MENA) - Singapore will spend $2.25bn for upgrading military training facilities in Australia and more than double the number of defense force personnel it sends there every year for training, the Financial Times quoted both ....

  • 60 released from Taliban prison in Helmand during Afghan commandos night raid

    Date: 2016-05-06 07:26:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:4852493

    KABUL, May 6 (MENA) - The Special Operation Forces of the Afghan National Army (ANA) conducted a night raid in southern Helmand province targeting a prison run by the Taliban insurgents, Khaama Press reported. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said ....

  • Pentagon confirms death of Daesh leader, his wife in Syria

    Date: 2016-05-06 06:50:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:4852273

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) - An April 22 coalition airstrike in Syria killed a Daesh leader and his wife who was also active in recruiting foreign fighters in efforts to inspire attacks against Western interests, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook ....

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