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  • NATO airstrike leaves 8 rebels dead in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-05-30 19:11:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:107 - ID:752393

    KABUL, May 30 (MENA) – At least eight militants were killed following a NATO airstrike on Paktika province, east of Afghanistan, Khaama newspaper reported. The provincial police chief, Gen. Nabi Jan Malakhel said the airstrike was carried out ....

  • Iran asks Yemen for greater cooperation on fate of kidnapped diplomat

    Date: 2014-05-30 18:51:30 GMT - Iran - World - SN:105 - ID:752359

    TEHRAN, May 30 (MENA) - Iranian foreign minister in a meeting with his Yemeni counterpart asked for Sana’a’s more serious efforts in pursuing the fate of the abducted Iranian diplomat in Yemen, IRNA news agency reported on Friday. Mohammad Javad ....

  • Vatican Pope decries suffering in Syria

    Date: 2014-05-30 18:48:43 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:104 - ID:752358

    VATICAN CITY, May 30 (MENA) – Vatican Pope Francis issued another appeal against "the globalisation of indifference," which is growing amid the "daily victims" and "untold suffering" of the Syrian people. In his message, the Holy Father calls on ....

  • Ukraine says it repaid part of its debt for Russian gas — Medvedev

    Date: 2014-05-30 16:49:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:752218

    MOSCOW, May 30 (MENA) - Ukraine said it had transferred the payment for part of its gas debt to Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, Russia Today channel reported. “Talks are underway (in Berlin), so far there is no visible ....

  • OSCE loses contact with second team in east Ukraine

    Date: 2014-05-30 15:04:58 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:80 - ID:752051

    KIEV, Ukraine, May 30 (MENA) - The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has lost contact with a five-member team in east Ukraine, where four members of another OSCE mission are still being held by pro-Russian rebels. The OSCE said ....

  • Hillary Clinton had secret lunch with Obama at White House - Paper

    Date: 2014-05-30 14:49:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:752131

    WASHINGTON, May 30 (MENA) - Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had a secret lunch with President Barack Obama on Thursday in an unannounced meeting sure to fuel extensive speculation at a time when she's widely expected to seek his job in ....

  • Moscow sends note to Kiev urging to send humanitarian aid to east Ukraine regions

    Date: 2014-05-30 14:48:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:752002

    MOSCOW, May 30 (MENA) - Moscow calls on Kiev to mull Russian proposal to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to the eastern regions of Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. “Taking into account Kiev’s continuing military actions against ....

  • ISAF airstrike kills 8 Taliban members in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-05-30 12:53:09 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:751825

    KABUL, May 30 (MENA) - At least eight Taliban militants were killed following an International Security Assistance Force ISAF airstrike in the Afghan eastern Paktika province. The provincial police chief Nabi Jan Malakhel said the airstrike was ....

  • S. Korea diver dies in search of sunken ferry

    Date: 2014-05-30 12:52:02 GMT - south korea - World - SN:58 - ID:751822

    SEOUL, May 30 (MENA) - A diver taking part in search operations inside the sunken ferry Sewol died Friday after suffering from breathing difficulties, Yonhap News Agency quoted officials as saying. The diver, who took part in operations to cut ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, May 30

    Date: 2014-05-30 05:11:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:751126

    CAIRO, The Independence Current holds a press conference to comment on indicators of the presidential elections' results. CAIRO, Al-Azhar University's dormitories resume work and receive students today. TUNIS, Moroccan King Mohammed VI starts a ....

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