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  • Blast in Peshawar kills three suspected terrorists

    Date: 2016-05-20 08:54:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:4944765

    ISLAM ABAD, May 20 (MENA) - Three people were killed in an explosion that destroyed a vehicle on Safaid Sang Road in the provincial capital on Friday morning, according to GEO TV News. Police said the three men were suspected terrorists and one ....

  • Venezuela court: Maduro's state of emergency 'constitutional'

    Date: 2016-05-20 07:32:13 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:10 - ID:4944217

    CARACAS, May 20 (MENA) - The Venezuelan Supreme Court ruled that a decree issued by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro last week declaring a state of emergency is "constitutional", the BBC reported Friday The decree gives Maduro extra powers to ....

  • Welsh man Richard Osman on board EgyptAir plane - paper

    Date: 2016-05-20 07:18:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:9 - ID:4944081

    LONDON, May 20 (MENA) - A Welsh-born geologist was among the 66 people on board the crashed EgyptAir flight, "South Wales Evening Post" reported on Friday. Richard Osman, 40, became a father again just two weeks ago, his devastated brother said ....

  • Russia says it tracked group preparing Paris-style attacks

    Date: 2016-05-19 18:36:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:4943165

    MOSCOW, May 19 (MENA) - Russia's security chief says his agency has tracked down a group working to prepare "Paris-style" attacks in big Russian cities, the ABC News reported. Alexander Bortnikov, the head of the Federal Security Service, the top ....

  • UN, AL probe joint coop.

    Date: 2016-05-19 15:57:48 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:101 - ID:4941689

    GENEVA, May 19 (MENA) - The 13th General Cooperation Meeting between the Secretariats of the United Nations and the League of Arab States and their specialized organizations took place at the United Nations Office in Geneva from 17 to 19 May ....

  • EgyptAir catastrophe 'most likely' a terrorist act - Russian FSB director

    Date: 2016-05-19 14:45:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:4941373

    MOSCOW, May 19 (MENA) - The EgyptAir passenger jet that disappeared of the radar screens over the Mediterranean Sea earlier on Thursday is most likely linked to a terrorist act, Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov ....

  • OIC countries' trade volume rises to USD 878 bln

    Date: 2016-05-19 12:27:56 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:68 - ID:4940137

    JEDDAH, May 19 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) announced the rise of trade between its Member States by the end of 2015 to 878 billion US dollars, compared to 802.25 billion US dollars in 2014, with an increase of 9.44%, SPA ....

  • German parliament speaker criticizes Erdogan over immunity

    Date: 2016-05-19 12:15:14 GMT - Germany - World - SN:64 - ID:4940001

    BERLIN, May 19 (MENA) - The speaker of Germany's Parliament is criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over a push to strip legislators in Turkey of their immunity from prosecution. Norbert Lammert was quoted in daily Sueddeutsche ....

  • France a 'clear target' for Daesh bombing - official

    Date: 2016-05-19 06:27:09 GMT - France - World - SN:13 - ID:4937141

    PARIS, May 18 (MENA) - The head of France's internal intelligence agency has warned that the country is "clearly targeted" by Daesh group which could launch a "terrorist campaign" of bombings in places where big crowds gather. DGSI agency chief ....

  • Pentagon bought drones that failed their tests for commandos– report

    Date: 2016-05-18 22:56:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:122 - ID:4936177

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (MENA) - The popular small reconnaissance drone RQ-20A Puma failed Special Operations Command tests, but the Pentagon still bought 41 of them for SOCOM nevertheless, an inspector general’s report revealed, Russia Today ....

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