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  • US defense secretary meets Saudi deputy CP

    Date: 2015-05-14 06:45:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:2584281

    WASHINGTON, May 14 (MENA) – US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met with Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia to discuss defense relations ahead of Prince Mohammed's participation at the US-GCC Camp David ....

  • US passes bill to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records

    Date: 2015-05-14 06:36:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:2584285

    WASHINGTON, May 14 (MENA) - The US House on Wednesday easily approved a measure that would end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records and replace it with a system that would search phone date on a case-by-case basis, NBC ....

  • US Pentagon's John Kirby appointed State Department spokesman

    Date: 2015-05-13 22:36:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:142 - ID:2583901

    WASHINGTON, May 13 (MENA) - U.S Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he had picked John Kirby as the State Department's new spokesman to succeed Jen Psaki, who left for the White House. Kirby, a rear admiral in the US Navy, was the ....

  • NATO stands firm in support for Ukraine

    Date: 2015-05-13 21:14:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:135 - ID:2583677

    MOSCOW, May 13 (MENA) - NATO Foreign Ministers have reconfirmed their full support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and have called on Russia to cease its destabilization of eastern Ukraine. Under the chairmanship of ....

  • At least 31 killed, dozens missing in Philippine factory fire

    Date: 2015-05-13 21:13:43 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:134 - ID:2583717

    MANILA, May 13 (MENA) - At least 31 workers were killed and dozens are feared dead in a fire that razed a rubber slipper factory in a suburb of the Philippines capital, Russia Today reported. Mayor Rex Gatchalian of Valenzuela city north of ....

  • Gunmen storm Afghan guesthouse hosting party for foreigners

    Date: 2015-05-13 21:01:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:132 - ID:2583681

    KABUL, May 13 (MENA) - Gunmen stormed a guesthouse in the Afghan capital as it hosted a party for foreigners Wednesday night, with an eyewitness saying several dozen people, including Americans, likely were being held captive, ABC News reported. ....

  • American wannabe Daesh fighter Donald Morgan gets 20 years in prison

    Date: 2015-05-13 21:00:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:131 - ID:2583705

    WASHINGTON, May 13 (MENA) - The US Department of Justice announced that a North Carolina man who tried and failed to join the terror group Daesh was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison, ABC news reported Wednesday. Donald Ray Morgan, 44, ....

  • Gunmen storms Afghan government building, kill 12

    Date: 2015-05-13 20:58:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:130 - ID:2583713

    KABUL, May 13 (MENA) - Gunmen killed 12 people in an attack on a government compound in the Afghan city of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, authorities said. Also, 12 people were wounded in the attack, ABC News reported. Afghan ....

  • Japan, China, S. Korea to hold anti-terror talks Fri. in Beijing

    Date: 2015-05-13 12:15:30 GMT - Japan - World - SN:53 - ID:2579441

    TOKYO, May 13 (MENA) - Japan, China and South Korea will hold a working-level meeting in Beijing on Friday to discuss measures to combat terrorism, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said Wednesday, according to Kyodo News Agency. During their talks, ....

  • Mahlab meets with members of French senate foreign affairs committee

    Date: 2015-05-13 11:21:23 GMT - France - World - SN:45 - ID:2578513

    PARIS, May 13 (MENA) - Visiting Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab on Wednesday met with members of the foreign affairs committee at the French National Assembly. Mahlab's accompanying delegation, including the ministers of industry, ....

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