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  • 22 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-05-01 09:13:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7923907

    KABUL, May 1 (MENA) - At least 22 Taliban militants were killed or wounded during operations of the Afghan armed forces in southern Uruzgan, Kandahar, and Zabul provinces, Khaama Press news agency reported. The 205th Atal Corps in a statement ....

  • Bolivia condemns coup in Venezuela

    Date: 2019-05-01 07:57:55 GMT - Bolivia - World - SN:12 - ID:7923792

    LA PAZ, May 1 (MENA) - Bolivian President Evo Morales has issued a call via Twitter urging Latin American governments “to condemn the failed coup d’etat in Venezuela and keep the violence from claiming innocent lives.” He blamed the US for ....

  • Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends throne as Reiwa era begins

    Date: 2019-05-01 07:31:56 GMT - Japan - World - SN:8 - ID:7923739

    TOKYO, May 1 (MENA) - Japan's new emperor, Naruhito, has formally ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne, replacing his father, Akihito, who had abdicated a day earlier, CNN reported. The sun came out for a morning ceremony at the Imperial Palace ....

  • 4 Chinese scientists confirmed dead after multiple bombings in Sri Lanka: Chinese embassy

    Date: 2019-05-01 06:56:33 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:7923750

    BEIJING/COLUMBIA, May 1 (MENA) - The Chinese Embassy in Colombo on Tuesday evening confirmed the death of four Chinese scientists in the Easter explosions in Sri Lanka, Xinhua reported. The embassy said in a statement that the four Chinese ....

  • Venezuela crisis: Maduro claims coup has been 'defeated' – as it happened

    Date: 2019-05-01 06:41:43 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:6 - ID:7923729

    CARACAS, May 1 (MENA) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has congratulated the military for "defeating" the plotters of a coup after a day of protests called for by opposition leader Juan Guaido, Russia Today reported. Maduro called the ....

  • US working to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group: White House

    Date: 2019-04-30 17:20:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:7923387

    WASHINGTON, April 30 (MENA) - The Trump administration is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said on Tuesday, the New York Times reported. "The president has consulted with his national ....

  • US envoy says decreasing military interference only solution for Syrian crisis

    Date: 2019-04-30 11:08:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:7922391

    WASHINGTON, April 30 (MENA) - US Envoy to Syria James Jeffrey said on Tuesday that decreasing military interference is the only solution for the Syrian crisis. Criticizing Astana conference for failing to do so or reach any progress on main ....

  • Japan's Emperor Akihito declares abdication, thanks people for support

    Date: 2019-04-30 10:33:42 GMT - Japan - World - SN:23 - ID:7922372

    TOKYO, April 30 (MENA) - Emperor Akihito declared his abdication at a ceremony Tuesday, expressing his appreciation for the support of the Japanese people during his 30-year reign, the Japanese news agency Kyodo reported. "I have performed my ....

  • 20 Taliban militants killed, 2 detained in Afghan Special Forces raid in Nangarhar

    Date: 2019-04-30 09:36:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7922340

    KABUL, April 30 (MENA) - At least 20 Taliban militants were killed and two others detained in an operation of the Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported. Military sources said Tuesday that the operation was ....

  • New Zealand police arrest man, find suspected bomb in Christchurch

    Date: 2019-04-30 08:16:42 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:11 - ID:7922175

    WELLINGTON, April 30 (MENA) - New Zealand police say they've arrested a 33-year-old man after they found ammunition and a package containing a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, Fox New reported. The city is where a ....

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