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  • 2 Afghan soldiers, 90 militants killed in latest spate of violence

    Date: 2014-05-11 10:55:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:58 - ID:714844

    KABUL, May 11 (MENA) - At least two Afghan national army soldiers and 90 anti-government armed militants were killed in latest wave of violence across the country, Khaama Press reported Sunday. Defense ministry spokesman Gen. Zahir Azimi said the ....

  • S. Korean, U.S., Japanese defense ministers to meet in Singapore

    Date: 2014-05-11 10:54:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:57 - ID:714865

    SEOUL, May 11 (MENA) - Defense ministers of South Korea, the United States and Japan are expected to meet on the sidelines of the Asia Security Summit in Singapore late this month, a Seoul official said Sunday, with expected discussions on ....

  • France awaits strong, fair president in Egypt - French senator

    Date: 2014-05-11 10:54:36 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:56 - ID:714841

    CAIRO, May 11 (MENA) - France is waiting for a strong and fair president in Egypt, who will be able to achieve development in this great country, said French Senator Christiane Kammermann. In statements following her meeting with Egypt's Foreign ....

  • Iran transfers 16 Afghan prisoners to Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-05-11 09:55:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:43 - ID:714634

    KABUL, May 11 (MENA) - Afghan officials said Saturday that the Iranian authorities have transferred at least 16 Afghan prisoners to Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The officials further added that this is the first time Iran has taken ....

  • 'Rich List' counts more than 100 UK billionaires

    Date: 2014-05-11 09:46:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:714686

    LONDON, May 11 (MENA) - The number of billionaires living in the UK has risen to more than 100 for the first time, BBC quoted the 2014 Sunday Times Rich List. There are now 104 billionaires based in the UK with a combined wealth of more than ....

  • Iran plans to commercialize N. industry products

    Date: 2014-05-11 09:32:07 GMT - Iran - World - SN:35 - ID:714543

    TEHRAN, May 11 (MENA) - Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi stressed the country's astonishing progress in producing nuclear medicines, and said the AEOI intends to commercialize such products, Fars News Agency ....

  • Venezuela says won’t recognize Kiev authorities until free elections in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-05-11 09:04:09 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:31 - ID:714560

    CARACAS, May 11 (MENA) - Venezuela “does not recognize and will not recognize as legal a government that emerged as a result of a state coup,” the Bolivarian Republic’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday as quoted by Itar Tass. “In ....

  • 1st VP officially welcomes Pakistani PM

    Date: 2014-05-11 09:02:35 GMT - Iran - World - SN:30 - ID:714544

    TEHRAN, May 11 (MENA) - First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri officially welcomed visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Cultural Historical Complex of Saadabad in north of Tehran on Sunday, IRNA reported. A number of senior Iranian ....

  • Death toll of South Korea ferry rises to 275

    Date: 2014-05-11 06:48:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:714341

    SEOUL, May 11 (MENA) - Divers have retrieved two more bodies from the wreck of the South Korean ferry that sank last month, as conditions on the ship further deteriorated, CNN reported. The bodies were found late on Friday in the inverted, ....

  • Cameroon congratulates Zuma over election victory

    Date: 2014-05-10 20:47:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:110 - ID:714147

    LONDON, May 10 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameroon congratulated Saturday South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and his party, the African National Congress (ANC) on their victory in the South African general elections. "I extend my ....

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