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  • 71 Taliban militants killed, 40 others injured in Afghan operations

    Date: 2014-05-06 10:35:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:706076

    KABUL, May 6 (MENA) - At least 71 Taliban militants were killed following counter-terrorism operations in various provinces of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, Khama news agency reported. The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a ....

  • Bombings in Thailand's restive south injure 9

    Date: 2014-05-06 10:18:55 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:31 - ID:706031

    BANGKOK, May 6 (MENA) - Bombs exploded at a police station and a convenience store in a tourist city in Thailand's violence-plagued south Tuesday, injuring nine people, ABC news reported quoting police as having said. The first bomb exploded in ....

  • Iran urges removal of restrictions on transfer of peaceful nuclear equipment

    Date: 2014-05-06 08:02:34 GMT - Iran - World - SN:18 - ID:705721

    NEW YORK, May 6 (MENA) - Iran’s Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi called for removal of all restrictions and discriminatory attitudes on transfer of nuclear material and equipment which are for peaceful ....

  • Vietnam arrests 2 dissident bloggers

    Date: 2014-05-06 06:58:04 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:8 - ID:705584

    HANOI, May 6 (MENA) - Vietnam has arrested two democracy activists for posting articles critical of the government on the Internet, signaling a continued crackdown on dissent despite the early release of three dissidents last month, ABC news ....

  • Five Honduran youth gang members killed in jail fight

    Date: 2014-05-06 06:37:14 GMT - Honduras - World - SN:6 - ID:705556

    TEGUCIGALPA, May 6 (MENA) - Five youths have been killed in a gang fight in a prison in Honduras, the BBC reported. Officials said the five, all of them under 18, belonged to the M18 street gang and were attacked by members of the rival Mara ....

  • Iran backs political solution to Syria: Larijani

    Date: 2014-05-06 06:14:37 GMT - Iran - World - SN:2 - ID:705532

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s support for finding a solution to the Syrian crisis through political means and negotiations, Press TV reported. “Political solution, the use of ....

  • 1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

    Date: 2014-05-05 20:50:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:179 - ID:705381

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - An expedition to bring back the remaining gold from a steamship that sank in 1857 off South Carolina in one of the nation's worst maritime disasters has recovered almost 1,000 ounces of gold - the first gold recovered from ....

  • Russia bans swearing in films

    Date: 2014-05-05 19:23:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:164 - ID:705180

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) – Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed Monday a law that bans curse words in movies, as well as in plays, concerts and most other publicly shown theatrical productions. Movies which violate the law will not be screened, ....

  • Russis urges Ukraine to halt military actions

    Date: 2014-05-05 18:44:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:160 - ID:705176

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - The Russian foreign ministry called on Ukraine to stop its military operations and to withdraw its troops from southeast Ukraine. The ministry called on the Ukrainian authorities to start negotiations in order to end the ....

  • Ukraine delays delivery of equipment for Russian defense industry

    Date: 2014-05-05 18:42:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:159 - ID:705187

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Ukraine is delaying the delivery of gas turbines for Russian defense enterprises while not refusing to supply them, Itar-Tass quoted Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov as saying on Monday. The turbines are to be ....

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