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  • Afghanistan, Russia to create technical committee for military cooperation

    Date: 2016-04-28 20:16:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:106 - ID:4813245

    KABUL, April 28 (MENA) - The Afghan and Russian defense officials have agreed to establish a military-technical cooperation committee in a bid to jointly combat international terrorism, Afghan news agency Khaama Press (KP) reported. According to ....

  • Three charged in UK terror inquiry

    Date: 2016-04-28 20:03:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:4813237

    LONDON, April 28 (MENA) - Two men and a woman from Birmingham have been charged with terror offenses as part of a UK probe launched after the Paris and Brussels attacks, the BBC reported. Mohammed Ali Ahmed and Zakaria Boufassil are both charged ....

  • UN envoy urges Obama, Putin to intervene in Syrian peace talks

    Date: 2016-04-28 20:01:29 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:103 - ID:4813193

    NEW YORK, April 28 (MENA) - The UN envoy for Syria called upon US President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday to help revive stalled peace talks, saying a recent spike in fighting has overshadowed the talks and put an increasingly ....

  • US "freedom of navigation" operations in South China Sea "very dangerous": China

    Date: 2016-04-28 19:27:25 GMT - China - World - SN:100 - ID:4812825

    BEIJING, April 28 (MENA) - The so-called "freedom of navigation" operations in the South China Sea conducted by the US military are "very dangerous," a spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense was quoted by Xinhua as saying on ....

  • Minister: Serbia to receive Mi-17B-5 helicopters from Russia soon

    Date: 2016-04-28 19:18:09 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:98 - ID:4812493

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) - Serbia expects to receive a shipment of Mi-17B-5 military transport helicopters from Russia soon, Serbian Defense Minister Zoran Djordjevic said in an exclusive interview with TASS. "The Serbian army is trying to obtain ....

  • Reports of collision of Russian, Polish submarines false - Defense Ministry

    Date: 2016-04-28 18:44:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:4812829

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) - Polish Defense Ministry spokesman Bartlomiej Misiewicz said Thursday that the Krasnodar submarine of the Russian Baltic Sea Fleet has not collided with a Polish submarine in the Baltic Sea, Sputnik news agency ....

  • Pakistan may use F-16 fighter jets against India: US lawmakers

    Date: 2016-04-28 18:41:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:4812489

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) - Top US lawmakers have expressed concerns over the Obama Administration’s decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, saying the aircrafts could be used against India and not in combating terrorism, Indian ....

  • Russian MiG-31 intercepts US spy plane near Russia’s Far East

    Date: 2016-04-28 18:03:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:4812481

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) - A Russian Air Force MiG-31 jet intercepted a US spy plane near Kamchatka in Russia’s Far East last week, flying within 15 meters of the aircraft, the Russia Today reported. Washington downplayed the incident, saying it ....

  • S. Korea's Park warns against N. Korea provocations

    Date: 2016-04-28 17:30:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:86 - ID:4812469

    SEOUL, April 28 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Thursday warned against North Korea's additional nuclear test, stressing that South Korea would never condone any provocative acts that would destabilize regional security, Yonhap news ....

  • Biden makes unannounced trip to Iraq, his first since 2011

    Date: 2016-04-28 16:18:00 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:81 - ID:4811793

    BAGHDAD, April 28 (MENA) - Vice President Biden arrived here Thursday at a moment of intense political turmoil for Iraq and its prime minister, who is fighting to hold onto his office amid a paralyzing political crisis, a weakened economy, and a ....

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