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  • 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 ....

  • New malware steals $4 million at US, Canada banks

    Date: 2016-04-15 19:05:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:4726401

    WASHINGTON, April 15 (MENA) - Cyber security researchers at IBM Corp. said they have discovered a new type of malicious software that has been used to attack customers of 22 US banks and two in Canada, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The ....

  • China says U.S.- Philippine joint patrols in South China Sea triggered tension

    Date: 2016-04-15 18:54:19 GMT - China - World - SN:84 - ID:4726389

    BEIJING , April 15 (MENA) - China on Friday slammed the United States and the Philippines for conducting joint patrols in the South China Sea, saying the move produced tensions and undermined peace and stability in the region. Foreign Ministry ....

  • Ukip leader: Obama is most anti-British US president in history

    Date: 2016-04-15 18:29:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:4726241

    LONDON, April 15 (MENA) - Barack Obama has been branded the most anti-British US president in history, by Nigel Farage. The Ukip leader, a prominent member of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, took aim at Obama ahead of the ....

  • Russia’s Defense Ministry rejects statements by Dutch defense minister

    Date: 2016-04-15 18:28:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:4726233

    MOSCOW, April 15 (MENA) - Russia’s Defense Ministry has rejected the statements made by Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert two weeks ago, Tass reported. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert claimed ....

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