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  • Iran test-fires new long-range ballistic missile

    Date: 2016-05-09 13:25:09 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:4872161

    TEHRAN, May 9 (MENA) - Iran has test-fired a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000km in recent days, a senior Iranian commander announced. Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Ali Abdollahi made the ....

  • Obama weighs visiting Hiroshima or Nagasaki

    Date: 2016-05-09 12:28:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:4872097

    NEW YORK, May 9 (MENA) - When President Obama first visited Japan in November 2009, he said he hoped someday to visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where the United States dropped atomic bombs during World War II. With his fourth and likely final visit ....

  • Italy announces arrest of Slovenian in anti-terror operation

    Date: 2016-05-08 22:45:12 GMT - Italy - World - SN:130 - ID:4869157

    ROME, May 8 (MENA) - Italy's interior minister has announced the arrest of a Slovenian suspected of being part of an international terrorist organization, the ABC News reported. Angelino Alfano announced the arrest Sunday on Twitter, saying that ....

  • Pope Theodoros II leaves Cairo to Nairobi

    Date: 2016-05-08 22:31:14 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:127 - ID:4869049

    CAIRO, May 8 (MENA) - Pope Theodoros II, Greek Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, left Cairo on Sunday night to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Pope Theodoros II was on a several-day visit to Cairo to take part in the Easter ....

  • S. Korea, US to hold talks on energy security Tuesday

    Date: 2016-05-08 20:19:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:121 - ID:4868765

    SEOUL, May 8 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States will hold working-level talks on energy security in Washington D.C. this week, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Sunday, a move to enhance the allies' coordination over their energy and climate ....

  • Terrorist arrested in Kabul before targeting parliament

    Date: 2016-05-08 20:07:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:120 - ID:4868761

    KABUL, May 8 (MENA) - A Haqqani network terrorist has been arrested by the Afghan intelligence operatives before the suspects manage to target the parliament building. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the terrorist was going to ....

  • Bus driver’s son Khan becomes 1st Muslim mayor in EU - ambassador

    Date: 2016-05-08 19:42:21 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:118 - ID:4868393

    CAIRO, May 8 (MENA) - Labour's Sadiq Khan has been elected as London's new mayor with a great majority, to become the first Muslim politician occupying such post in the European Union, UK Ambassador to Egypt John Casson said Sunday. Tweeting in ....

  • Death toll rises to 73 in Afghanistan bus, fuel tanker accident

    Date: 2016-05-08 19:39:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:117 - ID:4868465

    KABUL, May 8 (MENA) - At least 73 people were killed and 52 others injured in Afghanistan when two passenger buses caught fire after one collided with a fuel tanker, health officials said Sunday. The incident happened early Sunday in southeast ....

  • George Osborne appears to back Hillary Clinton for US President

    Date: 2016-05-08 18:09:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:4867733

    LONDON, May 8 (MENA) – UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has appeared to back Hillary Clinton's bid to become US president in an escalation of Downing Street's row with rival candidate Donald Trump, according to The Daily Mail. In a ....

  • UK navy officer joins Daesh

    Date: 2016-05-08 13:52:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:4865525

    LONDON, May 8 (MENA) - A navy officer who trained at one of Britain’s most prestigious maritime colleges has fled to Syria to join Daesh terror group, the Daily Mail reported. Defense experts warned last night that 28-year-old Ali Alosaimi’s ....

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