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  • Emergency declared in Alberta as out of control wildfire rages

    Date: 2016-05-05 08:55:06 GMT - Canada - World - SN:23 - ID:4846617

    OTTAWA, May 5 (MENA) - A state of emergency has been declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forced all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to flee, according to the BBC. Officials say the fast-moving blaze could destroy much ....

  • 8 terrorists killed in Sharaqpur, Punjab

    Date: 2016-05-05 08:20:56 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:4846653

    ISLAMABAD, May 5 (MENA) - Eight suspected terrorists were killed and four of their accomplices escaped when the counter-terrorism department (CTD) exchanged gunfire with them here at Sharaqpur Road in Punjabearly on Thursday, Geo news ....

  • Trump expects to raise $1 billion with Republican Party: NBC

    Date: 2016-05-05 07:42:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:4846301

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will probably work with the Republican National Committee to raise $1 billion to beat likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the Nov. 8 U.S. ....

  • Foreign citizens detained in Moscow for planning terror attacks — FSB source

    Date: 2016-05-05 07:26:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:4846313

    MOSCOW, May 4 (MENA) - A group of citizens of the Central Asian states suspected of planning terror attacks in the Moscow region has been detained in Moscow, the Russian Federal Security Service told TASS. "The Russian Federal Security Service ....

  • Australian Daesh recruiter Neil Prakash killed in Iraq

    Date: 2016-05-05 07:24:52 GMT - Australia - World - SN:11 - ID:4846309

    SIDNEY, May 5 (MENA) - An Australian man said to be a senior recruiter for the so-called Islamic State group has been killed by a US airstrike in Iraq, the BBC quoted reports as saying. Neil Prakash was linked to militant plots in Australia and ....

  • Neither George HW nor George W Bush to endorse Donald Trump: spokesman

    Date: 2016-05-05 07:13:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4846305

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - Neither George HW nor George W Bush, the only two living former Republican presidents of the United States, will endorse Donald Trump. In statements released to the Guardian on Wednesday evening, spokesmen for both ....

  • Clinton leads Trump by double-digits

    Date: 2016-05-05 06:42:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:4846213

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - As Donald Trump captures the mantle of presumptive Republican nominee, a new poll finds he begins his general election campaign well behind Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. The new CNN/ORC Poll, completed ahead ....

  • Obama to visit Canada for North American summit

    Date: 2016-05-05 04:59:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:4846089

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - President Barack Obama will travel to Canada next month for a North American Summit, where he will meet the leaders of Canada and Mexico and address a joint session of the Canadian parliament. The one-day summit on June ....

  • US, Russia agree to include Aleppo in Syrian ceasefire deal: US State Dept.

    Date: 2016-05-04 22:39:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:4845109

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) - The US State Department has confirmed that Moscow and Washington have agreed that the ceasefire in Syria should include the city of Aleppo, which has recently been the scene of the county’s heaviest fighting, Russia Today ....

  • Most of Aleppo controlled by Syrian army, but situation remains difficult

    Date: 2016-05-04 22:28:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:4845557

    MOSCOW, May 4 (MENA) - Most parts of the Aleppo region are controlled by Syrian troops, but the situation remains difficult, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. According to ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, groups claiming ....

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