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  • Russian controllers rescue 2 European passenger jets over Japan

    Date: 2016-05-22 21:27:13 GMT - Samoa - World - SN:103 - ID:4961137

    MOSCOW, May 22 (MENA) - Russia's Far East air traffic controllers on Sunday rescued two European passenger jets from a dangerous crash over Japan. Russian media reported that the controllers changed flight levels of the two passenger jets flying ....

  • Obama, bound for Vietnam, seeks to turn old foe into new partner

    Date: 2016-05-22 20:26:19 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:98 - ID:4961001

    HANOI, May 22 (MENA) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday headed for his first visit to Vietnam, a trip aimed at sealing the transformation of an old enemy into a new partner to help counter China’s growing assertiveness in the region, Euronews ....

  • Kerry says Pakistan, Afghanistan notified of anti-Taliban commander strike

    Date: 2016-05-22 20:15:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:4960937

    WASHINGTON, May 22 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan were notified of an airstrike that killed Taliban commander Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour Saturday in Pakistan. The United States ....

  • Sri Lanka flood leaves 80 dead

    Date: 2016-05-22 18:35:40 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:90 - ID:4960569

    COLOMBO, May 22 (MENA) - Rescuers pulled out more bodies from the muddy debris of disastrous landslide taking the toll to over 80 while 118 people remained missing on Sunday in floods triggered by the heaviest rains in Sri Lanka in over a quarter ....

  • Rebels kill 6 Indian soldiers near border with Myanmar

    Date: 2016-05-22 17:02:52 GMT - India - World - SN:80 - ID:4960153

    NEW DELHI, May 22 (MENA) - Heavily armed rebels ambushed and killed six Indian paramilitary soldiers, including one officer, on Sunday in the latest attack in India's insurgency-wracked northeastern region bordering Myanmar, ABC News reported on ....

  • 7 dead after volcano erupts in western Indonesia

    Date: 2016-05-22 17:00:53 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:79 - ID:4960133

    JAKARTA, May 22 (MENA) - The death toll in the eruption of a volcano in western Indonesia rose to seven on Sunday, with two other people in critical condition, ABC News reported on Sunday. Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province blasted volcanic ....

  • I'd meet Trump, but his Muslim comments are wrong -- Cameron

    Date: 2016-05-22 14:16:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:4958509

    CAIRO, May 22 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday that he'd be happy to meet Donald Trump if he becomes the Republican presidential candidate, ABC reported on Sunday. But the British leader repeated his claim that Trump's ....

  • Cameron: 'Turkey joining the EU is not remotely on the cards'

    Date: 2016-05-22 13:08:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:4958197

    LONDON, May 22 (MENA) - Turkey joining the EU is not currently "remotely on the cards", David Cameron has said. The prime minister also underlined on Sunday the EU referendum was more important than a general election, ITV reported on ....

  • S. Korea presses N. Korea to give up nukes in response to dialogue offer

    Date: 2016-05-22 10:02:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:28 - ID:4956033

    SEOUL, May 22 (MENA) - South Korea on Sunday renewed its call for North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program after Pyongyang proposed inter-Korean military talks despite months of tension over its nuke and missile tests, according to Yonhap ....

  • Solar-powered plane lands in Ohio on latest leg of its record breaking trip

    Date: 2016-05-22 09:35:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:4955637

    WASHINGTON, May 22 (MENA) - A solar-powered plane landed in Dayton, Ohio Saturday on the latest leg of a record-breaking trip to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, the Daily Mail reported on Sunday. Solar Impulse 2, piloted by ....

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