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  • OPCW takes samples from alleged attack site in Syria's Douma

    Date: 2018-04-21 16:38:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:7362368

    DAMASCUS, April 21 (MENA) - The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said a fact-finding mission team had collected samples for analysis from the site of the alleged April 7 attack in Syria's Douma, which resulted in ....

  • Over 100 opposition activists detained in Armenia protests

    Date: 2018-04-21 16:24:08 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:39 - ID:7362390

    YEREVAN, April 21 (MENA) - Police in Yerevan, Armenia, detained 102 people Saturday as protesters moved their demonstration to residential districts, blocking the streets, RIA cited the national police press service as saying. The mass protests ....

  • 11 dead, 6 missing as two boats capsize in China

    Date: 2018-04-21 15:47:21 GMT - China - World - SN:36 - ID:7362354

    NANNING, April 21 (MENA) - Eleven people have died and six others remain missing after two dragon boats overturned on Saturday in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities were quoted by Xinhua as saying. The accident ....

  • Deadly infighting among militants in Afghan Kapisa province

    Date: 2018-04-21 14:07:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:30 - ID:7362141

    KABUL, April 21 (MENA) - At least six militants were killed in an infighting in northeastern Kapisa province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted Afghan defense authorities as saying Saturday. The incident took place in the vicinity of Alasai ....

  • 6 Taliban militants killed in clashes with Afghan forces

    Date: 2018-04-21 08:57:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7361468

    KABUL, April 21 (MENA) - At least six Taliban insurgents including local leader Qari Amrullah were killed during a clash with the Afghan forces in Faryab province in north of Afghanistan, Khaama Press news agency reported Saturday. The 209th ....

  • 12 Daesh militants, 3 local policemen killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-21 07:22:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7361380

    KABUL, April 21 (MENA) - A dozen of Daesh terrorist group and three Afghan local policemen were killed in clashes in Darz Ab district of northern Jawzjan province, police has said. Jawzjan police chief Brig Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani said that ....

  • Lithuania wants more NATO anti-aircraft missiles to deter Russia

    Date: 2018-04-20 18:04:18 GMT - Lithuania - World - SN:59 - ID:7361065

    VILNIUS, April 20 (MENA) - Lithuania wants the United States to bring more defense systems such as long-range Patriot and short-range Avenger missiles to the Baltics where some fear Russia is more powerful in the air, Euronews reported. The ....

  • UNHCR: First Darfur refugee returns from Chad

    Date: 2018-04-20 16:02:24 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:45 - ID:7360520

    GENEVA, April 20 (MENA) - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, earlier this week and together with the Governments of Chad and Sudan, facilitated the first in what is hoped will be a new series of voluntary returns of Sudanese refugees living in Chad, ....

  • 14 killed, injured in Nangarhar IED explosion

    Date: 2018-04-20 12:23:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:7360368

    KABUL, April 20 (MENA) - At least five civilians, including a child, were killed and nine others injured when an improvised explosive device exploded in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan Friday morning. The incident took place in the ....

  • President Trump won't attend Barbara Bush funeral, to 'avoid disruptions'

    Date: 2018-04-20 12:21:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:7360510

    WASHINGTON, April 20 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump will not attend Saturday's funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, the White House said in a statement Thursday, citing the desire to "avoid disruptions" and out of respect for her ....

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