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  • Fire destroys 50 shelters in Myanmar camp for displaced - witness

    Date: 2016-05-03 09:30:18 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:17 - ID:4834541

    NAYPYIDAW, May 3 (MENA) - A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday in a camp for internally displaced people in Myanmar's western Rakhine State, a witness said, according to the Daily Mail. Camps in the area largely house members of the ....

  • Japan, France to strengthen anti-terror cooperation

    Date: 2016-05-03 09:10:36 GMT - France - World - SN:15 - ID:4834545

    PARIS, May 3 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Francois Hollande confirmed that their two countries will step up cooperation in combating terrorism. They also shared concern during their meeting in Paris about ....

  • Solar Impulse aeroplane reaches Phoenix, Arizona

    Date: 2016-05-03 07:30:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4834205

    WASHINGTON, May 3 (MENA) - Solar Impulse, the zero-fuel aeroplane, has flown the first leg across the continental United States in its attempt to fly around the world, according to the BBC. It left Mountain View, California, at dawn on Monday and ....

  • Five Pakistani policemen injured in Quetta roadside bomb blast

    Date: 2016-05-03 07:19:32 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:4834197

    ISLAMABAD, May 3 (MENA) - At least five Pakistani policemen were injured when a roadside bomb targeted their convoy in Quetta city, Geo News reported on Tuesday. No quarter claimed responsibility for the attack. (MENA) M N E/R R N ....

  • UK fighters scramble to intercept Air France jet

    Date: 2016-05-03 07:03:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:8 - ID:4834049

    NEWCASTLE, The UK, May 3 (MENA) - Typhoon jets were scrambled to intercept a wayward Air France airliner over Yorkshire – with the deafening booms caused by the supersonic pursuit shaking residents in their houses. The aircraft were launched from ....

  • Russia doesn't rule out emergence of new UN Security Council members — Russian UN official

    Date: 2016-05-03 07:03:35 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:7 - ID:4834045

    NEW YORK, May 3 (MENA) - Russia does not rule out the emergence of new members of the United Nations Security Council in addition to the existing five permanent members (Russia, Britain, China, the United States and France), Vladimir Safronkov, ....

  • Nearly two million Venezuelans sign on for president recall

    Date: 2016-05-02 22:11:24 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:71 - ID:4833625

    CARACAS, May 2 (MENA) - Venezuela's opposition presented reams of signatures to election authorities Monday calling for a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro, whom it blames for the country's crushing economic crisis, France 24 reported. ....

  • US defense chief: NATO ponders ground force in Baltics

    Date: 2016-05-02 21:02:21 GMT - Germany - World - SN:67 - ID:4833501

    BERLIN, May 2 (MENA) - The NATO alliance is considering establishing a rotational ground force in the Baltic states and possibly Poland, reflecting deepening worry about Russian military assertiveness, ABC News quoted US Defense Secretary Ash Carter ....

  • Norway to send 60 troops to train Syrian fighters

    Date: 2016-05-02 20:38:21 GMT - Norway - World - SN:65 - ID:4833373

    OSLO, May 2 (MENA) - Norway will send some 60 troops, including special forces soldiers, to train, advise and give operational support to Syrian fighters battling Deash militants, the country's prime minister said on Monday. The troops will be ....

  • Swiss intelligence monitoring online activity of 400 possible jihadists

    Date: 2016-05-02 18:46:50 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:58 - ID:4833081

    BERN, May 2 (MENA) - Swiss authorities were monitoring the social media activity of about 400 possible jihadists who might pose a security threat, the NDB federal intelligence service said on Monday. Switzerland is not a primary target for ....

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