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  • Australia to send military aircraft to monitor N. Korean ships

    Date: 2018-04-28 09:02:41 GMT - Australia - World - SN:19 - ID:7373027

    CANBERRA, April 28 (MENA) - Australia will send a military patrol aircraft to monitor North Korean vessels suspected of transferring prohibited goods in defiance of United Nations sanctions, Euronews quoted the Defense Minister Marise Payne as ....

  • Russia, France talk regional, global security

    Date: 2018-04-28 08:44:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:18 - ID:7372932

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu made a telephone conversation with French Defense Minister Florence Parly and discussed issues of regional and global security, Sputnik news agency quoted the Russian Defense Ministry ....

  • Five killed in suicide car bombing in southern Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-28 07:32:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7372876

    KABUL, April 28 (MENA) - At least five people were killed and 10 others wounded in a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office said in a statement that a ....

  • Merkel says Iran's ambitions should be 'curbed, contained'

    Date: 2018-04-27 20:12:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7372623

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran was a "first step" toward curtailing Iran's ambitions in the Middle East. "But we also think ... that this is not sufficient in ....

  • US to keep up pressure on North Korea -- Pompeo

    Date: 2018-04-27 19:26:39 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:80 - ID:7372559

    BRUSSELS, April 27 (MENA) - New US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday his country would keep up its pressure campaign on North Korea. Pompeo, speaking to reporters in Brussels on Friday less than 24 hours after being sworn in, stressed ....

  • Trump: We must ensure Iran 'does not even get close to a nuclear weapon'

    Date: 2018-04-27 19:07:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7372566

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has reiterated condemnation of Iran's regime, blaming it for "violence, bloodshed and chaos in the Middle East. "The Iranian regime fuels violence, bloodshed and chaos all across the Middle ....

  • 7 students killed in knife attack at Chinese school

    Date: 2018-04-27 18:24:29 GMT - China - World - SN:77 - ID:7372535

    BEIJING, April 27 (MENA) - Seven students were killed Friday in a stabbing rampage at a middle school in China's northwest, authorities said, ABC news reported. State broadcaster CCTV said the attack happened in Shaanxi province's Mizhi county as ....

  • Armenian opposition promises to boycott polls in if 'people's candidate' not elected PM

    Date: 2018-04-27 17:25:56 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:75 - ID:7372448

    YEREVAN, April 27 (MENA) - The Armenian opposition plans to boycott the parliamentary election if a "people's candidate" does not become the prime minister, opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan said on Friday. He earlier stated that the opposition ....

  • Trump says summit with Merkel to mull trade, NATO files

    Date: 2018-04-27 17:20:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7372515

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Friday his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mull several files, including trade, military, and NATO. "It's a great honor to have Chancellor Merkel. We're working on a ....

  • EU votes to ban bee-harming pesticides

    Date: 2018-04-27 17:07:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:7372501

    LONDON, April 27 (MENA) - The European Union has voted for a permanent ban on pesticides that are harmful to bees, The Independent reported Friday. Three major neonicotinoid chemicals linked with the decline of pollinating insects will no longer ....

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