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  • Pakistani PM, army chief visiting Kabul on Tuesday

    Date: 2015-05-11 12:09:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:70 - ID:2563557

    ISLAMABAD, May 11 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif are scheduled to visit Kabul Tuesday, Khaama Press reported. The decision was made after a high-level meeting of Pakistan’s ....

  • French President Francois Hollande in Cuba on historic visit

    Date: 2015-05-11 11:31:00 GMT - France - World - SN:62 - ID:2562669

    PARIS/HAVANA, May 11 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande has arrived in Cuba in a bid to bolster diplomatic and economic ties with the communist country. Hollande is the first French president to visit Havana in more than a century, Deutsche ....

  • 2 killed as typhoon Noul hits Philippines

    Date: 2015-05-11 10:46:43 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:53 - ID:2562353

    MANILA, May 11 (MENA) - A powerful typhoon has hit the north-east Philippines, in Cagayan province, killing two people and cutting electricity supplies to many parts of the region, The Daily Star reported. Warnings of flash floods, landslides and ....

  • German authorities launch campaign at asylum seekers house

    Date: 2015-05-11 10:20:33 GMT - Germany - World - SN:39 - ID:2561861

    BERLIN, May 11 (MENA) - German police launched a campaign at asylum seekers house in Württemberg-Baden in Worte over drug trafficking suspicions. Police spokesman told Deutsche Welle that 300 policemen men carried out the raid and arrested a ....

  • Bus crash in Indian Kashmir kills 23

    Date: 2015-05-11 09:14:43 GMT - India - World - SN:28 - ID:2561605

    NEW DELHI, May 11 (MENA) - An overloaded bus swerved off a highway and plunged down a gorge in Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday, killing 23 people on board, Naharnet quoted police as saying. The accident happened when the driver lost control ....

  • Britain to fight EU over asylum seeker plans

    Date: 2015-05-11 08:49:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:2561333

    LONDON, May 11 (MENA) - Britain is preparing to fight plans to force EU states to take their "fair" share of migrants coming to Europe and attempting to seek asylum, Skynews reported. Brussels is planning to employ emergency mechanisms to deal ....

  • Bomb kills people in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-05-11 08:37:49 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:21 - ID:2561249

    ISLAMABAD, May 11 (MENA) - A bomb explosion on Monday killed at least six people including a pro-government tribal elder in a restive Pakistani region near the Afghan border, ABC news reported. The attack took place in the village of Barkamar, ....

  • 22 killed in Macedonia gun battle

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:30:23 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:120 - ID:2560169

    SKOPJE, May 10 (MENA) – Eight police officers and 14 members of an armed group have been killed after a day-long gun battle in Macedonia, Euronews reported. The interior ministry said the 44 member group, who are all citizens of Kosovo, entered ....

  • China urges Pentagon to 'rationally' view military strength

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:29:56 GMT - China - World - SN:119 - ID:2559901

    BEIJING, May 10 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry on Sunday voiced strong opposition to a Pentagon report on China's military development and security, calling on the US to have "an objective and rational understanding" of China's military strength, ....

  • Lone-wolf terrorists could attack US ‘at any moment,’ Homeland Security chief admits

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:26:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:2559701

    WASHINGTON, May 10 (MENA) - Lone-wolf terrorists could “strike at any moment,” US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Sunday, in a dire warning issued after last week’s attack at a cartoon contest in Texas. “We’re very definitely in a new ....

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