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  • Japan, Cuba FMs begin talks on enhancing cooperation

    Date: 2015-05-02 20:43:57 GMT - Japan - World - SN:116 - ID:2504425

    TOKYO, May 2 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida started on Saturday a meeting with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez to discuss enhancing cooperation between the two countries, Kyodo news agency reported. Kishida will pledge to ....

  • Pakistan military says strikes kill 44 suspected militants

    Date: 2015-05-02 20:09:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:107 - ID:2504361

    ISLAMABAD, May 2 (MENA) - Pakistan's military said airstrikes have killed 44 suspected militants in the tribal region near the Afghan border, ABC News reported. A statement Saturday said 28 suspected militants were killed when jets struck ....

  • South Korean NYU student is reported arrested in North Korea

    Date: 2015-05-02 19:31:24 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:105 - ID:2504109

    PYONGYANG, May 2 (MENA) - North Korea said Saturday that a South Korean man who it said was a student at New York University had been arrested and charged with illegally entering the country, New York Times reported. The North’s official Korean ....

  • 1,200 migrants rescued by Italy in sea off Libyan coast

    Date: 2015-05-02 18:42:43 GMT - Italy - World - SN:96 - ID:2503981

    ROME, May 2 (MENA) - Ships from the Italian Coast Guard and navy have rescued more than 1,200 migrants after smugglers' boats ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, ABC News reported on Saturday. Italian officials said the migrants ....

  • Protesters press for WWII apology from Japan prime minister

    Date: 2015-05-02 18:09:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:2503777

    LOS ANGELES, May 2 (MENA) - Seeking acknowledgement of a World War II atrocity, hundreds of protesters rallied in downtown Los Angeles Saturday while Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in the city on the final leg of a US visit that included ....

  • Obama administration worries increase over Saudi campaign in Yemen

    Date: 2015-05-02 17:32:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:2503629

    WASHINGTON, May 2 (MENA) - The Obama administration is growing increasingly wary about the Saudi-led military operation in Yemen and how to restore peace to a country wracked by sectarian divisions, endemic poverty and the Al Qaeda offshoot posing ....

  • Nepal seeks helicopters, tents as quake death toll nears 7,000

    Date: 2015-05-02 17:28:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:81 - ID:2503541

    TOKYO, May 2 (MENA) - Officials on Saturday are seeking more helicopters to carry relief supplies to hundreds of thousands of Nepalese waiting for help in far-flung areas made unreachable by road due to landslides triggered by the devastating quake ....

  • French president to kick off gulf tour Monday

    Date: 2015-05-02 17:15:39 GMT - France - World - SN:79 - ID:2503349

    PARIS, May 2 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande will head Monday to Doha so as to finish the Rafale deal that was announced on Thursday. The president's tour will include visiting Saudi Arabia where he will attend on Tuesday the summit ....

  • Explosives cache seized in Nimroz

    Date: 2015-05-02 15:18:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:66 - ID:2502893

    KABUL, May 2 (MENA) - National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency – has seized a cache of explosive materials in southwestern Nimroz province. A statement issued Saturday by NDS states that 45 kilograms of explosive ....

  • 12 militants killed in fresh air strike in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-05-02 15:07:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:65 - ID:2502897

    ISLAMABAD, May 2 (MENA) - Pakistani forces have killed 12 militants in fresh air strike in Khyber agency, bordering Pakistan. Pakistani officials say that the fighter jets targetted two militant hideouts in Konda Gharibi and Kach Kol areas of ....

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