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  • Taliban suffer heavy casualties in south, 52 killed, 29 wounded

    Date: 2016-05-28 14:32:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:4995665

    KABUL, May 28 (MENA) - The Taliban insurgents have suffered heavy casualties during the clearance operations in southern parts of the country, Khaama Press quoted the 205th Atal Corps of the Afghan National Army as saying. According to a ....

  • Argentine court issues guilty verdicts in Operation Condor trial

    Date: 2016-05-28 14:18:08 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:43 - ID:4995741

    BUENOS AIRES, May 28 (MENA) - Argentina’s last dictator General Reynaldo Bignone has been sentenced to 20-years in jail for crimes committed under a program called Operation Condor, according to Euronews. The 88-year-old Bignone and 14 other army ....

  • Putin warns Romania, Poland over implementing US missile shield

    Date: 2016-05-28 13:16:30 GMT - Greece - World - SN:41 - ID:4995721

    MOSCOW, May 28 (MENA) - Romania and Poland are in the potential crosshairs of Russian rockets because they are hosting parts of the U.S. missile defense shield that Moscow considers a threat to its national security, President Vladimir Putin ....

  • US president visits Hiroshima

    Date: 2016-05-28 11:27:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:37 - ID:4995377

    NEW YORK, May 28 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima, Japan, on Friday, making a brief but historic visit that he hopes will bolster an important ally and remind the world of the dangers of nuclear weapons, said the New York ....

  • US military spends a fortune on war but little when our forces come home

    Date: 2016-05-28 11:26:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:4995117

    WASHINGTON, May 28 (MENA) - US writer Robert Boas surveyed a recent study conducted by Rand Corporation that the U.S. military is unable to provide adequate therapy sessions for thousands of soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. ....

  • Brazilian president calls for crisis talks after 'mass rape'

    Date: 2016-05-28 11:23:49 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:34 - ID:4995209

    BRASILIA, May 28 (MENA) - Brazil's interim President Michel Temer has called an emergency meeting of state security ministers after a gang rape of a teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro triggered wide condemnation. He vowed to form a federal police unit ....

  • Japan offers 2 patrol ships to Sri Lanka with China in sight

    Date: 2016-05-28 10:56:59 GMT - Japan - World - SN:28 - ID:4994925

    NAGOYA, Japan, May 28 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday that Japan will provide two patrol vessels to the South Asian country as part of their maritime security cooperation, the ....

  • U.S. forces in Okinawa hold month of mourning for murdered Japanese woman

    Date: 2016-05-28 10:22:36 GMT - Japan - World - SN:26 - ID:4994957

    TOKYO, May 28 (MENA) - The U.S. military on Saturday announced a 30-day period of mourning at its bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, where the killing of a woman has reignited resentment of the heavy U.S. military presence in the ....

  • Abe mulling 2nd extra budget for FY 2016 after G-7 summit

    Date: 2016-05-28 10:14:59 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:4994941

    TOKYO, May 28 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is compiling a second supplementary budget for the current fiscal year through next March to bolster the faltering Japanese economy following discussions at the Group of Seven summit, Kyodo News ....

  • Three terrorists killed in Karachi search operation

    Date: 2016-05-28 09:56:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:4994729

    ISLAMABAD, May 28 (MENA) - Three alleged terrorists were killed in Mangopir when the Rangers conducted a search operation, Geo news reported late on Friday night. According to statement released by the paramilitary the search operation was ....

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