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  • S. Korea, US to kick off annual military drills as scheduled

    Date: 2018-04-22 22:33:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:102 - ID:7364349

    SEOUL, April 22 (MENA) – South Korea and United States will hold their annual Key Resolve training exercise starting this week as scheduled, Yonhap news agency quoted a military official as saying on Sunday. The simulation-based, command-post ....

  • Volcanic alert raised at Japan's Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane

    Date: 2018-04-22 22:16:55 GMT - Japan - World - SN:99 - ID:7364384

    TOKYO, April 22 (MENA) - The volcanic alert level for Mount Kusatsu-Shirane in central Japan have been raised due to increased activity, NHK reported Sunday. Japan's Meteorological Agency says the frequency of volcanic earthquakes on the mountain ....

  • Emmanuel Macron: US has a critical role in rebuilding Syria

    Date: 2018-04-22 21:47:03 GMT - France - World - SN:96 - ID:7364328

    PARIS, April 22 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron believes the United States will be pivotal in shaping a postwar Syria, despite President Donald Trump expressing his desire to withdraw US forces from the country, Washington Examiner ....

  • Loud explosions rock UN base in Mali

    Date: 2018-04-22 19:38:59 GMT - Mali - World - SN:86 - ID:7364520

    BAMAKO, April 22 (MENA) - Several blasts have been heard near the UN peacekeeping mission base in the northern Mali city of Timbuktu, known as the "Super Camp," Russia Today reported. A local UN source said that the UN camp was targeted by mortar ....

  • 4 dead, others wounded in shooting at Tennessee Waffle House

    Date: 2018-04-22 18:19:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7364401

    WASHINGTON, April 22 (MENA) – At least four people were killed and four others wounded Sunday when a gunman opened fire at a Waffle House in Tennessee in the US until a patron wrestled the gun away, USA Today quoted Metro Nashville Police as saying ....

  • Death toll of Nicaragua protests rises to 24

    Date: 2018-04-22 17:10:48 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:76 - ID:7364337

    MANAGUA, April 22 (MENA) - At least 24 four people are believed to have died in demonstrations against a series of unpopular government reforms in Nicaragua. The protests started on Wednesday following the approval of a controversial pensions ....

  • Toll from Kabul bombing climbs to 57 dead

    Date: 2018-04-22 16:57:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:7364326

    KABUL, April 22 (MENA) – The toll from a suicide bombing in Kabul claimed by Daesh terrorist group has risen to 57 dead and 119 wounded, ABC News quoted Afghan officials as saying on Sunday. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majro confirmed ....

  • 2nd session of preparatory committee for 2020 NPT Review Conf. kicks off on Monday

    Date: 2018-04-22 11:38:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:30 - ID:7363376

    GENEVA, April 22 (MENA) - The Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is scheduled to hold its second session from 23 April to May 4 at the United Nations ....

  • 31 killed, 54 injured in suicide attack at voter registration center in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-22 09:35:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7363106

    KABUL, April 22 (MENA) - A suicide attack on a voter registration center in Kabul on Sunday killed at least 31 people and wounded 54 others, The Indian Express quoted the health ministry in Afghanistan as saying. The death toll given by spokesman ....

  • Afghan forces kill 20 Daesh militants in Nangarhar province

    Date: 2018-04-22 08:58:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7363011

    KABUL, April 22 (MENA) - At least twenty militants affiliated with Daesh terrorist group were killed during operations carried out by Afghan armed forces in eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported. Afghan 201st silab Corps officials are ....

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