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  • Nigerian army destroys 10 Boko Haram camps

    Date: 2015-05-18 13:05:50 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:63 - ID:2613045

    ABUJA, May 18 (MENA) - Nigeria's army says it has cleared 10 more camps used by Boko Haram in the north-east of the country, said the BBC. There was a fierce battle around Dure camp, which a statement describes as one of the most "prominent" ....

  • Russia discontinues transit of weapons, military equipment to Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-05-18 13:04:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:2613089

    MOSCOW, May 18 (MENA) - Russia has discontinued the transit of all military equipment and weapons to Afghanistan. A decree to this effect has been signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The document, which was posted on the official ....

  • South Sudan: New fighting will bring new suffering

    Date: 2015-05-18 12:53:12 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:56 - ID:2612721

    GENEVA, May 18 (MENA) - The ICRC fears that tens of thousands of civilians forced to flee new outbreaks of fighting in South Sudan will suffer from a lack of food and health care while on the run. The latest uprootings of the civilian population ....

  • Moscow ready to continue dialogue with Washington - Russian Deputy FM

    Date: 2015-05-18 12:22:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:2612693

    MOSCOW, May 18 (MENA) - Moscow is ready to continue dialogue with Washington on all issues, particularly in military and political spheres, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said after a meeting with US Assistant Secretary of State for ....

  • 68th World Health Assembly starts in Geneva

    Date: 2015-05-18 10:56:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:2611545

    GENEVA, May 18 (MENA) - The activities of the 68th World Health Assembly started here on Monday and will run until May 26. As many as 149 delegations will discuss strategies and plans of the World Health Organization in the field of public health ....

  • Aruna Shanbaug: Brain-damaged India nurse dies 42 years after rape

    Date: 2015-05-18 09:58:15 GMT - India - World - SN:34 - ID:2611185

    NEW DELHI, May 18 (MENA) - An Indian nurse who spent 42 years in a persistent vegetative state after being raped and strangled has died Monday. Aruna Shanbaug was left with severe brain damage and paralysed after the 1973 attack by a ward ....

  • Pakistan condemns US drone strike in North Waziristan

    Date: 2015-05-18 09:32:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:28 - ID:2610985

    ISLAMABAD, May 18 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Foreign Office on Monday condemned a US drone strike that killed at least five people in North Waziristan last week, reiterating its stance that such attacks are a violation of the country's sovereignty and ....

  • Suicide car bomb by Kabul Airport kills 3, including Briton

    Date: 2015-05-17 21:55:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:125 - ID:2609013

    KABUL, May 17 (MENA) - A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a convoy from the European Union police training mission Sunday near the Afghan capital's international airport, killing at least three people, including a Briton, authorities said. The ....

  • SE Asia migrants 'killed in fight for food' on boat

    Date: 2015-05-17 21:47:47 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:122 - ID:2609009

    JAKARTA, May 17 (MENA) - Migrants rescued from a sinking boat off Indonesia have told the BBC that about 100 people died after a fight broke out over the last remaining food. Survivors told of horrific conditions. Three men separately said people ....

  • Daesh plans cyber war in US, Europe -- report

    Date: 2015-05-17 21:26:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:2608781

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (MENA) - Daesh terrorists are stoking alarm with threats of an all-out cyber crusade against the United States, and experts said the warnings should be taken seriously, The Hill newspaper reported Sunday. Hackers claiming ....

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