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  • 3 arrested for links to terror group

    Date: 2014-05-27 10:35:35 GMT - Norway - World - SN:57 - ID:745856

    OSLO, May 27 (MENA) - Norway's security service says three men with alleged links to an al-Qaida splinter group have been arrested on preliminary charges of supporting or participating in a terror organization, ABC News reported. The PST security ....

  • Russia delivers three Mi-17B-5 helicopters to Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-05-27 10:03:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:745957

    KABUL, May 27 (MENA) - Russia has delivered three more Mi-17B-5 helicopters to the air force of Afghanistan, Local Khaama Press reported. According to the Russian officials, the number of helicopters delivered to Afghan air force has reached to 15 ....

  • Zarif, Ashton start 2nd day of talks in Istanbul

    Date: 2014-05-27 10:01:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:44 - ID:745804

    ISTANBUL, May 27 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held the second day of talks with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton over Tehran’s nuclear energy program in Istanbul, Press TV reported. Zarif and Ashton resumed a ....

  • Pakistan bus crash kills 16, including 10 children Read more: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_27/Pakistan-bus-crash-kills-16-including-10-children-3132/

    Date: 2014-05-27 09:29:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:41 - ID:745803

    ISLAMABAD, May 27 (MENA) - A bus accident on Tuesday in Pakistan's northwestern valley of Swat left 16 people dead, including 10 children, officials said. The bus, carrying passengers home from the central Punjab province to the Kalam hill ....

  • Mansour congratulates Georgia on Independence Day

    Date: 2014-05-27 08:48:01 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:34 - ID:745722

    CAIRO, May 27 (MENA) - Interim President Adly Mansour congratulated on Tuesday the Georgian people on their national Day. Mansour delegated Presidency Secretary Tarek Afeefy to deliver his congratulatory message to the Georgian embassy in Cairo. ....

  • India, Pakistan leaders meet

    Date: 2014-05-27 08:23:14 GMT - India - World - SN:29 - ID:745616

    NEW DELHI, May 27 (MENA) - A firm but simple handshake sent a message to the world on Monday that the heads of India and Pakistan are ready to talk, CNN reported. And talk they did on Tuesday during the first one-on-one meeting between India's ....

  • Japan urges China to exercise restraint over tension in S. China Sea

    Date: 2014-05-27 07:52:03 GMT - Japan - World - SN:28 - ID:745530

    TOKYO, May 27 (MENA) - Japan urged China on Tuesday to exercise restraint over tensions in the South China Sea after reports that a Vietnamese fishing boat was rammed by a Chinese fishing boat and sunk in disputed waters the previous day, Kyodo ....

  • Pakistan Shelling in Afghanistan Kills One Civilian, Injures 14

    Date: 2014-05-27 07:48:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:745515

    KABUL, May 27 (MENA) - At least one Afghan civilian was killed and 14 others in cross-border Pakistani shelling in Dangam and Shegal districts of the eastern Kunar province, NBC reported. "The shelling has been started from Saturday and it is ....

  • Germany says IAEA report helps Iran nuclear talks progress

    Date: 2014-05-27 07:06:00 GMT - Germany - World - SN:18 - ID:745459

    TEHRAN, May 27 (MENA) - Germany has welcomed the latest report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Iran’s nuclear energy program, Press TV reported on Tuesday. German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer on Monday described ....

  • Chinese police: 5 terrorism suspects detained in northwest, bomb materials seized.

    Date: 2014-05-27 05:50:33 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:745343

    BEIJING, May 27 (MENA) - Police in China's restive northwest foiled a terror plot by detaining five suspects and seizing 1.8 tons of bomb-making materials, ABC news channel reported. Authorities in the Hotan section of the Xinjiang region ....

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