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  • 38 militants, including senior leaders, killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-17 17:10:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:64 - ID:7355902

    KABUL, April 17 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Defense confirmed that 38 militants were killed during the joint airstrikes conducted in western Farah province of Afghanistan, Khaama press agency reported Tuesday. The ministry's deputy spokesman, ....

  • Russia patriarch, Pope Francis urge world leaders to avoid escalation of tensions

    Date: 2018-04-17 17:08:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:7355908

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - The leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic Church, and Christian leaders of the Middle East have called on world leaders to relieve tensions in international relations, the Interfax news agency reported ....

  • Russia vows support to Russian companies under int'l sanctions

    Date: 2018-04-17 16:51:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:7355901

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev vowed support for companies hit by sanctions, which will be converted into "development measures," TASS news agency reported on Tuesday. "We will provide support and help to ....

  • Russia calls on West to stop meddling with OPCW work in Syria

    Date: 2018-04-17 15:51:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:7355667

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - Moscow calls on Western countries to stop meddling with the work of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in Syria (OPCW), Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday, ....

  • Russia, Kazakhstan slam western airstrikes on Syria

    Date: 2018-04-17 15:38:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:7355647

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, according to a press statement on the Kremlin website on Tuesday. The leaders exchanged ....

  • Greek PM: Greek-Turkish relations in period of instability

    Date: 2018-04-17 14:58:18 GMT - Greece - World - SN:54 - ID:7355604

    ATHENS, April 17 (MENA) - Greece's prime minister said Tuesday relations between his country and Turkey are experiencing a "period of instability," and stressed that Greece will not negotiate any part of its territory, ABC News reported. Speaking ....

  • One protester killed in clashes with Pakistani police

    Date: 2018-04-17 13:31:56 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:45 - ID:7355323

    ISLAMABAD, April 17 (MENA) - One protester was killed and others were injured in clashes between Pakistani police and angry protesters in Karachi city. Pakistani police said that they used tear gas and fired gunshots in the air to try to disperse ....

  • Senior Daesh commander arrested in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-17 13:07:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:38 - ID:7355332

    KABUL, April 17 (MENA) - Afghan security forces detained a leader of Daesh group believed to be in charge of Amar bil Maruf (religious police) of the terrorist organization. The group, similar as other militant and terrorist groups, implements ....

  • Abe heads to US for talks with Trump

    Date: 2018-04-17 07:55:23 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:7354619

    TOKYO, April 17 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe departed on Tuesday for the United States to hold talks with US President Donald Trump ahead of the planned US-North Korea summit, Japan's NHK reported. Before leaving Tokyo on Tuesday ....

  • Koreas in consultations for high-level talks this week

    Date: 2018-04-17 06:53:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:7354489

    SEOUL, April 17 (MENA) - South and North Korea are engaging in discussions to set the date for high-level talks later this week to arrange the agenda for next week's summit, Yonhap quoted an official at Seoul's unification ministry as saying ....

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