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  • 64 militants in Afghan security operations

    Date: 2015-08-02 21:47:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:85 - ID:3089073

    KABUL, Aug 2 (MENA) - As many as 64 militants have been killed in newest security operations across Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said Sunday. A statement, quoted by local Khaama news agency, added that the operations were carried ....

  • New Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour calls for unity

    Date: 2015-08-01 21:50:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:97 - ID:3083297

    KABUL, Aug 1 (MENA) - The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, has called for unity in an audio message, saying that the group will continue fighting. Mullah Mansour was named as the new leader on Thursday, after the death of ....

  • US airport ticketing area temporarily evacuated after bag tests positive for explosives

    Date: 2015-08-01 20:55:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:3083333

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (MENA) – A Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport ticketing area reopened Saturday after being evacuated for about two hours when an unattended bag tested positive for explosives, FOX News reported on Saturday. Officials ....

  • Temporary air traffic controls during military parade on September 3

    Date: 2015-08-01 14:56:55 GMT - China - World - SN:53 - ID:3081581

    BEIJING, Aug 1 (MENA) - Chinese Authorities on Saturday announced that a temporary air traffic controls would be implemented on September 3, when a military parade is scheduled to take place in the city. September 3's military parade will mark ....

  • Egypt participates in anti-Daesh meeting

    Date: 2015-08-01 12:35:34 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:41 - ID:3080709

    CAIRO, Aug 1 (MENA) - Egypt took part in a meeting against the Daesh terrorist group held in Canadian Quebec city under Iraqi and Canadian foreign ministers as well as US Special Presidential Envoy John Allen. The Egyptian delegation was led by ....

  • Japan, US, S. Korea eye N. Korea to follow Iran's lead in nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-07-31 13:57:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:64 - ID:3076257

    TOKYO, July 31, (MENA) - A special US envoy for the long-stalled six-party talks on North Korea's denuclearization said Friday he and his Japanese and South Korean counterparts agreed to find a way to resolve the issue by drawing on the experience ....

  • Obama urges backers to lobby Congress for Iran deal

    Date: 2015-07-31 09:29:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:3074213

    WASHINGTON, July 31 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama sought to build political support beyond Washington for the Iran nuclear agreement, urging thousands of supporters from across the country to push Congress to support the deal, according to USA ....

  • U.N. chief vows to help improve inter-Korean relations

    Date: 2015-07-31 09:10:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:3074517

    NEW YORK, July 31 (MENA) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that he is willing to play any role in improving strained inter-Korean relations, according to Yonhap News Agency. Ban made the remark during a meeting with Rep. Kim Moo-sung, ....

  • PKK elements attack Diyarbakır Police Department; 2 civilians wounded

    Date: 2015-07-31 08:45:46 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:14 - ID:3073921

    ANKARA, July 31 (MENA) - PKK elements attacked the security booth of Diyarbakır Police Department with a bomb late on Thursday. In the bomb attack, two civilians were injured, according to Daily Sabah. The attack took place in Bağlar district in ....

  • Malaysian PM holds talks with British counterpart

    Date: 2015-07-31 08:34:56 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:13 - ID:3074325

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 (MENA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak held talks with his British counterpart David Cameron at Malaysia's administrative capital on Thursday in conjunction with the latter's one-day working visit to ....

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