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  • 10 Taliban militants killed in counter-terrorism operations

    Date: 2014-05-07 14:32:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:99 - ID:708701

    KABUL, May 7 (MENA) - At least 10 Taliban militants were killed following counter-terrorism operations conducted by Afghan national security forces (ANSF) in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported on Wednesday. The interior ministry of ....

  • Thai court dismisses acting PM, new one named

    Date: 2014-05-07 11:41:37 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:60 - ID:708282

    BANGKOK, May 7 (MENA) - Trade Minister and ex-Deputy Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan has been appointed as the new head of the Cabinet, the BBC reported. The Constitutional Court of Thailand has dismissed acting Prime Minister ....

  • British home secretary seks to deprive terrorists from nationality

    Date: 2014-05-07 09:40:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:707992

    LONDON, May 7 (MENA) - British Home Secretary Theresa May is to ask the Commons on Wednesday to back her plan to deprive terror suspects of British citizenship. The home secretary will ask MPs to overturn a House of Lords amendment to her ....

  • Egypt seeks Portugal political economic backing in current critical phase, says envoy

    Date: 2014-05-07 09:18:50 GMT - Portugal - World - SN:42 - ID:707844

    LISBON, May 7 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to Portugal Amr Ramadan said Egypt is seeking to gain political and economic backing from Portugal especially in the current critical phase Cairo passes through. Ramadan's remarks were made during his ....

  • Tehran-Riyadh cooperation to strengthen regional peace: FM spokeswoman

    Date: 2014-05-07 08:30:28 GMT - Iran - World - SN:35 - ID:707772

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - A senior Foreign Ministry official said on Tuesday that Iran is to increase its contacts and visits to Saudi Arabia as bilateral cooperation between the two capitals would strengthen regional peace, IRNA news agency ....

  • Driver detained after following Obama daughters’ motorcade

    Date: 2014-05-07 07:10:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:707614

    WASHINGTON, May 7 (MENA) - A driver followed a motorcade carrying the Obama daughters through a security checkpoint near the White House on Tuesday afternoon, leading the complex to be locked down as the car was stopped and searched in a restricted ....

  • China says 11 fishermen missing near Philippines

    Date: 2014-05-07 06:16:53 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:707514

    BEIJING, May 7 (MENA) - China said Wednesday it had lost contact with 11 fishermen allegedly taken away by armed men in disputed South China Sea waters, ABC news reported. The men were on the vessel Qiongqionghai 09063 when it was intercepted by ....

  • Moussa: Meeting with Susan Rice 'highly beneficial'

    Date: 2014-05-06 21:02:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:141 - ID:707304

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) - Former Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa, currently in the USA, described his meeting with US National Security Adviser Susan Rice as "Highly beneficial and good." Moussa said that the meeting tackled the ....

  • Egypt's UNESCO envoy partakes in culture, sustainable development meet

    Date: 2014-05-06 19:01:14 GMT - France - World - SN:125 - ID:707086

    NEW YORK, May 6 (MENA) – Chairman of UNESCO's Executive Board and Egypt's permanent ambassador at the UNESCO Mohamad Sameh Amr took part in the Special Thematic Debate on “Culture and Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Development Agenda” ....

  • UK condemns attacks on Libyan security forces in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-05-06 18:18:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:118 - ID:707040

    LONDON, May 6 (MENA) – The United Kingdom condemned Tuesday the ongoing attacks that target Libya's security forces in Benghazi. The British government made the remarks in a joint statement by the United Kingdom, France, the Untied States, Italy ....

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