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  • New Report Claims Buk Missile Deployed by Kiev's Forces Downed MH17

    Date: 2015-05-06 10:43:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:2529169

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) - Malaysia Airlines' flight MH17 that crashed in southeastern Ukraine in July 2014 was shot down by a Buk surface-to-air missile from a location where Kiev's Buk systems were stationed, a report by Russian military engineers ....

  • Afghan forces kill 44 militants

    Date: 2015-05-06 10:35:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:2529153

    KABUL, May 6 (MENA) - Forty-four militants were killed and dozens of others were injured in Afghan military operations in the past 24 hours, Defense Ministry Spokesman General Zahir Azimi said Wednesday. General Azimi said that 44 militants were ....

  • S. Korea Cabinet passes ordinance to probe ferry sinking

    Date: 2015-05-06 10:04:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:38 - ID:2528849

    SEOUL, May 6 (MENA) - The South Korean Cabinet approved Wednesday an ordinance for the investigation into the cause of last year's deadly ferry sinking which took more than 300 lives, Yonhap reported. The ordinance allows a special committee of ....

  • Cameron: I have not made any post-election deals

    Date: 2015-05-06 09:44:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:2528613

    LONDON, May 6 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron told ITV's Good Morning Britain he had "not spent any time" discussing potential coalition deals in the event of a hung parliament. "We're doing things the wrong way round. We should stick ....

  • S. Korea to stage military drill to defend Dokdo

    Date: 2015-05-06 09:34:09 GMT - south korea - World - SN:31 - ID:2527813

    SEOUL, May 6 (MENA) - South Korea said Wednesday it will carry out a drill to deter trespassers on its easternmost islets of Dokdo later this month amid Japan's renewed claims to the island, Yonhap news agency reported. The drill is scheduled to ....

  • Russian-German relations downturn to impact Euro-Atlantic region - Lavrov

    Date: 2015-05-06 08:58:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:2528109

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said a long-term decline in Russia's relations with Germany will not only have a negative effect on both nations, but also the entire Euro-Atlantic region, Sputnik news agency ....

  • Sanctions against Iran to be removed once agreement implemented -- Official

    Date: 2015-05-06 08:21:45 GMT - Iran - World - SN:18 - ID:2527801

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said that all the economic and financial sanctions against Iran should be removed the very day a final agreement on Iran's nuclear program is implemented, according to Tehran ....

  • Bollywood star Salman Khan guilty in hit-and-run case

    Date: 2015-05-06 07:50:11 GMT - India - World - SN:16 - ID:2527653

    NEW DELHI, May 6 (MENA) - An Indian court has found Bollywood star Salman Khan guilty of killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run driving incident in Mumbai, the BBC reported. The man was among five people who were run over in the incident. ....

  • White House says Texas shooting an 'attempted terrorist attack'

    Date: 2015-05-06 05:25:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:2527261

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) - The White House called a shooting outside a "Draw Muhammad" contest in Texas "an attempted terrorist attack" but said it was too early to say whether the incident is tied to Daesh. Press secretary Josh Earnest told ....

  • Global(2): 2015 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies

    Date: 2015-05-05 20:18:16 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:139 - ID:2526769

    2015 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies -- WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT GALA EVENT BY THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 14th, 2015 AT CIPRIANI WALL STREET, NEW YORK. NEW ....

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