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  • EU foreign policy chief arrives in Tehran for talks

    Date: 2016-04-16 09:41:55 GMT - Iran - World - SN:28 - ID:4728369

    TEHRAN, April 16 (MENA) - European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has arrived in Tehran at the head of a high-ranking political and economic delegation in a visit aimed at enhancing EU-Tehran relations, the Press TV ....

  • Curfew at Punjab’s Rajanpur as operation against Chhotu Gang enters 19th day

    Date: 2016-04-16 09:36:01 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:24 - ID:4728237

    ISLAMABAD, April 16 (MENA) - The Pakistani government has imposed curfew at the Punjab’s Riverine area on Saturday as the operation against the Chhotu gang reached its nineteenth day, the Geo TV reported. The curfew will continue from 9:00 am ....

  • N. Korea's attempt to fire ballistic missile ends in failure: S.Korean military

    Date: 2016-04-16 09:19:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:4727689

    SEOUL, April 16 (MENA) - North Korea conducted its first test-launch of the medium-range ballistic missile Musudan early Friday from its east coast, but the launch ended in failure, Yonhap News Agency quoted South Korean officials as ....

  • UN Security Council condemns North Korea's failed missile test

    Date: 2016-04-16 09:17:20 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:15 - ID:4727445

    NEW YORK, April 16 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council condemned North Korea's failed ballistic missile launch, warning that it was a "clear violation" of UN resolutions and the council could take further punitive measures against ....

  • Russian MoD: "Sukhoi" fighter jets showed unique performance in Syria

    Date: 2016-04-16 09:16:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:4727525

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuriy Borisov said that "Sukhoi" Su-30, Su-34 and Su-35 fighter jets have showed outstanding qualities during the Russian recent air operation in Syria. The aircraft surpass their Western ....

  • 2 gunmen killed in exchange of fire southern Russia

    Date: 2016-04-16 08:17:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:4727593

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - Two gunmen were killed in an exchange of fire with Russian police in the southern province of Stavropol. Police traded fire with the gunmen after refusing to stop their car for search, Russia Today channel reported. ....

  • US, Russia FMs discuss over phone supporting cessation of hostilities agreement in Syria

    Date: 2016-04-16 07:27:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:4727281

    WASHINGTON, April 16 (MENA) - US State Secretary John Kerry phoned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to discuss ways to support cessation of hostilities agreement in Syria. During the phone call, Kerry voiced concern toward the current ....

  • Taliban offensive to seize control of Kunduz city repulsed

    Date: 2016-04-15 21:29:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:95 - ID:4726801

    KABUL, April 15 (MENA) - The Afghan national security forces have repulsed an offensive by the Taliban militants to seize control of the strategic Kunduz city, Khaama Press cited local officials as saying Friday. Provincial police chief General ....

  • Powerful 7.1 quake strikes Japan’s Kumamoto day after deadliest tremor since 2011

    Date: 2016-04-15 20:24:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:94 - ID:4726469

    TOKYO, April 15 (MENA) - A magnitude-7.1 earthquake has hit Japan near the city of Kumamoto on the island of Kyushu, the Japan Meteorological Agency reported. Tsunami warnings were briefly issued for the area which is still recovering from ....

  • 1st Japanese sub since WWII enters Sydney Harbor

    Date: 2016-04-15 19:38:29 GMT - Japan - World - SN:88 - ID:4726461

    TOKYO, April 15 (MENA) – A Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine arrived in Sydney Friday — the first time a Japanese sub has entered the harbor since World War II — to participate in bilateral exercises with its former foe, Japan Times ....

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