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  • Suicide bomber targetes US forces convoy in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-05-21 08:12:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:4949961

    KABUL, May 21 (MENA) - A suicide bomber targeted a convoy of the US forces in Bagram district of northern Baghlan province earlier today, according to Khaama Press. The suicide bomber rammed a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) ....

  • 14 gunmen killed in central Pakistan

    Date: 2016-05-21 07:22:01 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:13 - ID:4949661

    ISLAMABAD, May 21 (MENA) - Pakistani police killed 14 al Qaeda-affiliated militants in an exchange of fire central Pakistan, anti-terror police units announced Saturday. One of the terrorists - who belonged to al Qaeda and other terrorist groups ....

  • Argentina nominates minister for UN top post

    Date: 2016-05-21 07:12:08 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:12 - ID:4949657

    BUENOS AIRES, May 21 (MENA) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri has nominated Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra as a candidate for Secretary-General of the United Nations, in a vote that may hand the top post to a woman for the first time, Sky News ....

  • Russia, Japan to hold peace treaty talks in second half of June

    Date: 2016-05-20 22:44:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:4949289

    MOSCOW, May 20 (MENA) — Russia and Japan will hold peace treaty talks at the level of deputy foreign ministers in the second half of June in Tokyo, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov was cited by Sputnik as saying said Friday. "At the ....

  • UNAMA security guard killed, staff member wounded in Kabul shooting

    Date: 2016-05-20 22:41:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:111 - ID:4949281

    KABUL, May 20 (MENA) – A security guard of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) was killed and a staff member of the UN mission was wounded in a shooting incident in Kabul, Khaama Press reported on Friday. “The United ....

  • US secret service shoots man with gun outside White House

    Date: 2016-05-20 22:11:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:4949277

    WASHINGTON, May 20 (MENA) – A US Secret Service officer shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House on Friday afternoon and refused to drop his weapon, ABC News quoted the Secret Service as saying. The White House ....

  • US: No joint strikes with Russia in Syria

    Date: 2016-05-20 19:06:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:4948777

    WASHINGTON, May 20 (MENA) – US official announced that his country refuses the proposal made by Russia for joint strikes in Syria, Al Arabiya reported on Friday. Earlier, the Russian defense minister proposed on Friday that Russia and the US-led ....

  • Pakistan says senior al Qaeda commander among 14 killed in raids

    Date: 2016-05-20 17:15:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:94 - ID:4948333

    ISLAMABAD, May 20 (MENA) - Pakistani security forces have killed a senior al Qaeda commander and 13 other militants this week in raids aimed at weeding violent elements out of the heartland province of Punjab, security officials said on ....

  • NATO vows to continue resolute support mission in Afghanistan beyond 2016

    Date: 2016-05-20 15:14:31 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:79 - ID:4947541

    BRUSSELS, May 20 (MENA) - NATO foreign ministers agreed on Friday to continue the Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan past 2016, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference on the heels of the ministerial meeting, Sputnik ....

  • UK supports Afghan forces with £210 bln till 2020

    Date: 2016-05-20 14:59:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:4947233

    LONDON, May 20 (MENA) – Britain would provide £210 million to sustain its contribution of £70 million per year until 2020, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond announced while at the NATO meeting of Foreign Ministers, the FCO posted on its ....

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