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  • Kerry meets Saudi counterpart in Paris

    Date: 2016-05-09 17:35:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:4874953

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) – US State Secretary John Kerry met Monday in Paris with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir, a statement by the US Department of State said. “They reviewed the strong and enduring relationship between their countries ....

  • France slams jail sentences against Turkish journalists

    Date: 2016-05-09 17:33:01 GMT - France - World - SN:96 - ID:4874697

    PARIS, May 9 (MENA) - France has expressed concern over jail sentences against two journalists from Cumhuriyet newspaper. France insists on freedom of speech and press as main component of any democratic society, Spokesman for Foreign Ministry ....

  • Merkel to hold talks with al Nuhyyan in Berlin

    Date: 2016-05-09 15:19:24 GMT - Germany - World - SN:72 - ID:4872617

    BERLIN, May 9 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold bilateral talks later in the day with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al Nuhayyan during a working dinner in Berlin. The talks will tackle means of boosting bilateral ....

  • Donald Trump: I don't need Republican unity to win

    Date: 2016-05-09 13:28:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:4872549

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - Facing rebellion from within his own party, Donald Trump has dismissed unity as a prerequisite for winning the White House in November. “I think it would be better if it were unified,” said the presumptive Republican ....

  • Iran test-fires new long-range ballistic missile

    Date: 2016-05-09 13:25:09 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:4872161

    TEHRAN, May 9 (MENA) - Iran has test-fired a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000km in recent days, a senior Iranian commander announced. Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Ali Abdollahi made the ....

  • Obama weighs visiting Hiroshima or Nagasaki

    Date: 2016-05-09 12:28:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:4872097

    NEW YORK, May 9 (MENA) - When President Obama first visited Japan in November 2009, he said he hoped someday to visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where the United States dropped atomic bombs during World War II. With his fourth and likely final visit ....

  • Italy announces arrest of Slovenian in anti-terror operation

    Date: 2016-05-08 22:45:12 GMT - Italy - World - SN:130 - ID:4869157

    ROME, May 8 (MENA) - Italy's interior minister has announced the arrest of a Slovenian suspected of being part of an international terrorist organization, the ABC News reported. Angelino Alfano announced the arrest Sunday on Twitter, saying that ....

  • Pope Theodoros II leaves Cairo to Nairobi

    Date: 2016-05-08 22:31:14 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:127 - ID:4869049

    CAIRO, May 8 (MENA) - Pope Theodoros II, Greek Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, left Cairo on Sunday night to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Pope Theodoros II was on a several-day visit to Cairo to take part in the Easter ....

  • S. Korea, US to hold talks on energy security Tuesday

    Date: 2016-05-08 20:19:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:121 - ID:4868765

    SEOUL, May 8 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States will hold working-level talks on energy security in Washington D.C. this week, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Sunday, a move to enhance the allies' coordination over their energy and climate ....

  • Terrorist arrested in Kabul before targeting parliament

    Date: 2016-05-08 20:07:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:120 - ID:4868761

    KABUL, May 8 (MENA) - A Haqqani network terrorist has been arrested by the Afghan intelligence operatives before the suspects manage to target the parliament building. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the terrorist was going to ....

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