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  • 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 ....

  • US adviser, Russian amb. discuss bilateral relations

    Date: 2018-04-20 09:22:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:7360125

    WASHINGTON, April 20 (MENA) - The White House has said that new national security adviser John Bolton met with Russian ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov. "Bolton reiterated that it is in the interest of both the United States and Russia to ....

  • Japanese defense minister leaves for Washington for talks with Mattis

    Date: 2018-04-20 08:41:09 GMT - Japan - World - SN:8 - ID:7360098

    TOKYO, April 20 (MENA) - Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera has left for Washington for talks with US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Japan's public broadcaster NHK reported Friday. Onodera left Narita Airport near Tokyo on Friday morning. ....

  • Turkey’s early elections raise concerns in Greece, Cyprus - Paper

    Date: 2018-04-19 22:55:41 GMT - Greece - World - SN:97 - ID:7359863

    ATHENS, April 19 (MENA) - The recent decision taken by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to hold early presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24 will have direct ramifications on Greece more than ever before, Greek newspaper ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(4):Cantor Fitzgerald Expands into Power, Energy & Infrastructure Investment Banking with the Addition of Kevin Phillips and Hari Chandra

    Date: 2018-04-19 21:58:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:7359876

    Cantor Fitzgerald Expands into Power, Energy & Infrastructure Investment Banking with the Addition of Kevin Phillips and Hari Chandra NEW YORK and LONDON, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. ("Cantor" or the "Firm"), a leading ....

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