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  • Pakistani army air raids kill 17 pro-Taliban militants

    Date: 2015-05-15 12:14:25 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:41 - ID:2592905

    ISLAMABAD, May 15 (MENA) - Pakistani fighter jets have bombed militant positions in the country’s rugged northwestern tribal region close to the border with Afghanistan, killing at least 17 pro-Taliban militants, Press TV reported. Pakistani ....

  • Indonesia bars migrant boat from entering its waters

    Date: 2015-05-15 09:19:34 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:27 - ID:2591689

    JAKARTA, May 15 (MENA) – The Indonesian navy prevented a boat carrying hundreds of migrants from entering its territorial waters on Friday, military spokesman Fuad Basya said. "The boat is being held by the navy near the border in the waters off ....

  • Global/PRNewswire (2): Recurring Earthquakes Upset the Region: Deutsche Post DHL Group DRT will Extend Its Deployment until the End of May

    Date: 2015-05-15 07:06:53 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:10 - ID:2591353

    -- Disaster Response Team instrumental in ensuring Kathmandu airport remains operational to receive relief goods -- Over 2,000 tons of relief aid so far moved by DRT team at Tribhuvan Kathmandu International Airport for further distribution to ....

  • Jeb Bush again changes Iraq answer

    Date: 2015-05-15 06:50:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:2591237

    WASHINGTON, May 15 (MENA) - The war in Iraq -- the issue that defined George W. Bush's presidency and haunted candidates from both parties on the 2008 campaign trail -- is back. And this time it's creating headaches for Jeb Bush, CNN reported. In ....

  • We will send Rohingya back, says Malaysia, amid calls to rescue migrants

    Date: 2015-05-14 22:44:13 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:123 - ID:2590937

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 (MENA) - A top Malaysian official said Thursday the surge of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh seeking asylum in his country and neighboring Indonesia in recent days is unwelcome, and his government will turn back any illegal ....

  • Obama vows to ‘stand by’ Gulf allies amid concern over Iran threat 2 last Washington

    Date: 2015-05-14 22:37:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:2590973

    Obama focused the early part of the meeting on updating Gulf Sunni Arab leaders on efforts to reach an atomic deal with Iran, assuring them he was seeking a “transaction” on the nuclear issue and not a “broader rapprochement” with Tehran, their ....

  • Obama vows to ‘stand by’ Gulf allies amid concern over Iran threat

    Date: 2015-05-14 22:35:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:2590929

    WASHINGTON, May 14 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama vowed on Thursday to back Gulf allies against any “external attack,” seeking to reassure them of Washington commitment to their security amid Arab anxiety over US-led efforts to reach a nuclear ....

  • UNSC Security Council to meet on Burundi

    Date: 2015-05-14 19:25:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:2589993

    NEW YORK, May 14 (MENA) - The UN Security Council (UNSC) will hold an urgent meeting Thursday to discuss the crisis of Burundi. The crisis erupted after General Godefroid Niyombare, a powerful former intelligence chief, announced he sacked ....

  • Italian president visits Tunisia

    Date: 2015-05-14 17:58:47 GMT - Italy - World - SN:96 - ID:2589985

    TUNIS, May 14 (MENA) – Italian President Sergio Mattarella will start an official visit to Tunisia on Monday, during which he will meet Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisian presidency said on Thursday. The two sides will discuss ways of ....

  • Int'l airport in Burundi reopened

    Date: 2015-05-14 11:58:03 GMT - Burundi - World - SN:54 - ID:2587077

    BUJUMBURA, May 14 (MENA) – The international airport in Burundi has reopened, the BBC reported on Thursday. A senior official at the airport says soldiers loyal to President Pierre Nkurunziza are back in control of key parts of the city, ....

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