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  • French FM: Health of Libya’s Haftar improved

    Date: 2018-04-18 21:48:54 GMT - France - World - SN:101 - ID:7357990

    PARIS, April 18 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar's health is improving after receiving treatment at a military hospital in Paris. The top diplomat made the remark behind closed doors at the ....

  • Moscow denies Russian officer injured in Douma of Syria

    Date: 2018-04-18 21:23:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:99 - ID:7357835

    MOSCOW, April 18 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry has denied media reports that a Russian officer had been wounded in a skirmish in the Syrian town of Douma as the Russian military personnel were not present at the site at the time, Sputnik ....

  • Woman killed in US plane engine blast

    Date: 2018-04-18 21:08:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:7357830

    NEW YORK, April 18 (MENA) - A woman was killed and seven others sustained minor injuries on a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas when an engine exploded in midair, The New York Times reported. The blast shattered a window that ....

  • Russia proves Novichok agent patented in US as a chemical weapon — OPCW envoy

    Date: 2018-04-18 21:04:11 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:97 - ID:7357788

    THE HAGUE, April 18 (MENA) - Russia has submitted the proof that the Novichok agent was produced and patented in the United States as a chemical weapon in 2015, Russia’s Permanent Representative at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical ....

  • Bus crash in Switzerland leaves 15 hurt

    Date: 2018-04-18 20:39:21 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:96 - ID:7357950

    BERN, April 18 (MENA) - Swiss police said on Wednesday that 15 people have been injured, one of them seriously, when a bus carrying foreign tourists crashed into a truck on a highway in northern Switzerland. The driver of the bus and a travel ....

  • Afghanistan: 68 militants killed, wounded in air, ground operations

    Date: 2018-04-18 18:44:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:89 - ID:7357741

    KABUL, April 18 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Defense said that 68 militants were killed and wounded during air and ground operations in various provinces of the country in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported. The ministry's spokesman, ....

  • Erdogan calls snap elections for June

    Date: 2018-04-18 15:26:39 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:76 - ID:7357479

    ANKARA, April 18 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that his country will hold early parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24. Erdogan made the announcement on Wednesday after talks with Devlet Bahceli, the leader of ....

  • Taliban bombing kills 4, including Afghan police commander

    Date: 2018-04-18 13:53:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:62 - ID:7356827

    KABUL, April 18 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a bomb blast has killed four people, including a police commander, in the southern Kandahar province. The attack was claimed by the Taliban, Khaama Press agency reported. A Kandahar police ....

  • Trump: Meeting between US Pompeo, North Korea's Kim went smoothly

    Date: 2018-04-18 13:01:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:7357051

    WASHINGTON, April 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a meeting held between US Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang in past week, went smoothly and good relations were ....

  • WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

    Date: 2018-04-18 11:46:58 GMT - Germany - World - SN:38 - ID:7356824

    BERLIN, April 18 (MENA) - Police say they will have to evacuate an area around Berlin's central railway station on Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work, the ABC News reported. Police ....

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