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  • Militants kill UN peacekeeper in Mali ambush, security sources say

    Date: 2015-05-26 09:06:09 GMT - Mali - World - SN:19 - ID:2665905

    BAMAKO, May 26 (MENA) - Militants have opened fire on two United Nations peacekeepers in Mali's capital Bamako, killing one and wounding the other, security sources say, according to ABC News. A source from MINUSMA, the UN's peacekeeping mission ....

  • Iran begins trial of detained Washington Post reporter

    Date: 2015-05-26 07:58:37 GMT - Iran - World - SN:15 - ID:2665609

    TEHRAN, May 26 (MENA) - The closed trial of an American-Iranian reporter for the Washington Post detained in Iran for more than 10 months has begun in a court used to hear security cases, according to ABC News. The trial of Jason Rezaian began ....

  • N. Korea building military camps on border island: Seoul

    Date: 2015-05-26 07:58:25 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:2665181

    SEOUL, May 26 (MENA) - North Korea is building military camps for shore batteries on a tensely guarded Yellow Sea border island, Yonhap news agency reported quoting the South's military authorities as saying Tuesday. "Five bunker-shaped camps have ....

  • S. Korea, Uzbekistan discuss biz cooperation

    Date: 2015-05-26 07:38:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:2665185

    SEOUL, May 26 (MENA) - South Korea and Uzbekistan held a business forum in Seoul on Tuesday to discuss ways to expand bilateral economic and corporate cooperation,Yonhap news agency reported. The forum, jointly hosted by the two government and ....

  • Romania urges citizens to rapidly leave Libya

    Date: 2015-05-25 22:44:18 GMT - Libya - World - SN:159 - ID:2664777

    TRIPOLI, May 25 (MENA) - Romania has urged its citizen to "rapidly" leave the North African country mired in an unceasing civil war. Following the ouster of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, various Libyan militias have been fighting the central ....

  • 68 people wounded in Pakistan's Zabul suicide attack

    Date: 2015-05-25 22:34:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:158 - ID:2664769

    KABUL, May 25 (MENA) - As many as 68 people have been wounded in a suicide attack in restive Zabul province, hospital sources confirmed on Monday, according to Khaama Press. Haji Ata Jan Haqbayan, head of the provincial council of Zabul province ....

  • Police detonate pressure cooker near Capitol

    Date: 2015-05-25 22:15:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:156 - ID:2664693

    WASHINGTON, May 25 (MENA) - Police detonated a pressure cooker left in a vehicle near the Capitol and arrested the car's owner on a charge of driving on a revoked license, according to the BBC. Israel Shimeles of Alexandria, Virginia, was ....

  • Thousands of air passengers grounded during Alitalia strike

    Date: 2015-05-25 21:02:39 GMT - Italy - World - SN:148 - ID:2664373

    ROME, May 25 (MENA) - Thousands of people were suffering the consequences on Monday of a 24-hour strike of pilots and cabin crews at Italy’s flagship carrier Alitalia, according Euronews. The strike hit the airline’s entire network, except for ....

  • At least 26 Afghan policemen, soldiers killed in Taliban siege

    Date: 2015-05-25 20:37:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:145 - ID:2664337

    KABUL, May 25 (MENA) – Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, FOX News quoted a senior police officer as saying on Monday from ....

  • Mauritanian interior minister visits Spain

    Date: 2015-05-25 20:23:57 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:144 - ID:2664233

    NOUAKCHOTT, May 25 (MENA) - Mauritanian Minister of Interior Mohamed Ould Ahmed Salem started on Monday a visit to Spain for talks with his counterpart Jorge Fernandez Diaz. The minister is expected to sign agreements upon them Spain will support ....

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