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  • Obama's visit to Hiroshima isn't apology – paper

    Date: 2016-05-11 06:18:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:4884117

    LOS ANGELES, May 11 (MENA) - Seven decades ago, the United States dropped the first — and last — atom bombs ever used in war onto two Japanese cities, killing approximately 200,000 people, hastening the end of the Second World War and beginning a ....

  • Russian, Iranian foreign ministers say military focus in Syria should be on Daesh, al-Nusra

    Date: 2016-05-10 22:55:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:131 - ID:4883245

    MOSCOW, May 10 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed the implementation of a ceasefire in Syria with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a phone call on Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. "It ....

  • Taliban commander Mullah Yousuf killed with his 11 fighters in southern Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-05-10 22:30:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:126 - ID:4883005

    KABUL, May 10 (MENA) - A Taliban commander was killed with his 11 fighters during a security operation in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Tuesday. The Ministry of Defense said the operation was launched in ....

  • Now is not time to talk about dialogue with N. Korea: unification minister

    Date: 2016-05-10 21:07:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:120 - ID:4883129

    SEOUL, May 10 (MENA) - South Korea's unification minister said Tuesday now is not the time to talk about dialogue with North Korea, stressing that enforcing sanctions on the regime over its nuclear and missile provocations is the right approach, ....

  • Dozens killed in Ethiopia landslides, flooding amid rains

    Date: 2016-05-10 20:54:15 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:119 - ID:4883237

    ADDIS ABABA, May 10 (MENA) - A state-affiliated broadcaster in Ethiopia says at least 50 people have been killed in flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rains, The New York times reported Tuesday. Fana Broadcasting Corporate cited local ....

  • Former NATO, US officials see negative consequences from Brexit

    Date: 2016-05-10 20:14:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:117 - ID:4882833

    WASHINGTON, May 10 (MENA) - A British exit from the European Union would damage Western security and weaken Europe, former NATO secretary-generals, and former US secretaries of state and defense warned Tuesday. The former NATO chiefs said in a ....

  • 3 killed, 45 wounded in Turkey car bombing blamed on Kurds

    Date: 2016-05-10 19:15:02 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:113 - ID:4883065

    ANKARA, May 10 (MENA) - A car bomb on Tuesday struck a police vehicle that was carrying officers escorting seven recently detained Kurdish militants in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, killing three people and wounding 45 others, officials ....

  • 8 killed, 18 wounded in Nangarhar suicide car bomb explosion

    Date: 2016-05-10 17:02:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:104 - ID:4882689

    KABUL, May 10 (MENA) - A heavy explosion rocked Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan after a suicide bomber detonated a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) in Nazian district, Khaama Press reported Tuesday. Provincial ....

  • Obama to visit Hiroshima May 27

    Date: 2016-05-10 16:54:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:103 - ID:4882657

    TOKYO, May 10 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama will make the first visit to Hiroshima by a US head of state on May 27, Japan's Foreign Ministry said in a statement posted on Kyodo's website Tuesday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will accompany ....

  • Extremist arrested in Moscow

    Date: 2016-05-10 15:48:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:4881473

    MOSCOW, May 10 (MENA) - A recruiter for the Hizb ut-Tahrir terrorist network has been arrested by authorities in the Russian capital, Sputnik reported on Tuesday. The suspect was apprehended while scouting for prospective recruits for the ....

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