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  • US successfully 'intercepts and destroys' target in missile test

    Date: 2017-05-31 08:35:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6834818

    WASHINGTON, May 31 (MENA) - The Pentagon successfully shot down an intercontinental ballistic missile using its own upgraded long-range interceptor missile on Tuesday in what was widely seen as a test of US ability to counter a North Korean missile ....

  • 50 killed, wounded in Kabul blast

    Date: 2017-05-31 07:07:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:6834688

    KABUL, May 31 (MENA) - At least 50 people were killed or wounded Wednesday when a massive suicide car bombing struck the diplomatic area of Kabul, Fox news reported quoting Afghan officials. The blast in the Wazir Akbar Khan area happened near ....

  • Sarraj, French president discuss training Libyan presidential guards, securing borders

    Date: 2017-05-30 20:35:41 GMT - Libya - World - SN:63 - ID:6834521

    TRIPOLI, May 30 (MENA) – Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez al-Sarraj discussed over phone with French President Emmanuel Macron programs to train the Libyan presidential guards, joint coordination to build Libya’s army and police forces ....

  • Severe thunderstorm kills 15, injures 200 in Moscow

    Date: 2017-05-30 19:46:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:6834523

    MOSCOW, May 30 (MENA) - The death toll from the storm that hit Moscow and its suburbs on Monday, has grown to 15, Russian Investigative Committee Spokesperson Svetlana Petrenko told TASS on Tuesday. "As of now, the natural disaster claimed the ....

  • UNHCR, IOM pledge increased support for Libya

    Date: 2017-05-30 19:27:31 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:60 - ID:6834476

    GENEVA, May 30 (MENA) - The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday presented their plans for expanding operations in Libya and enhancing their support to migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and ....

  • Explosion heard in Afghani capital

    Date: 2017-05-30 19:06:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:6834474

    KABUL, May 30 (MENA) - An explosion was heard in Kabul city amid reports two suspected suicide bombers detonated their explosives before reaching their target in the vicinity of the 11th police district of the city, Khaama Press reported ....

  • France's Macron meets Syrian opposition after talks with Assad ally Putin

    Date: 2017-05-30 15:40:42 GMT - France - World - SN:51 - ID:6834329

    PARIS, May 30 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron affirmed his support for Syria's opposition on Tuesday in a meeting with its chief coordinator, a day after hosting Russian President Vladimir Putin, a key backer of Syrian leader Bashar ....

  • Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s ex-secretary shot dead in Pakistan

    Date: 2017-05-30 10:51:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:6833751

    KABUL, May 30 (MENA) - The former secretary of Gulbuddin, the leader of Hezb-e-Islami, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Pakistan, Khaama Press reported Tuesday. A spokesman for Hezb-e-Islami Naderi Afghan said the incident took place ....

  • Trump has 'weakened' the West: German FM

    Date: 2017-05-30 10:32:54 GMT - Germany - World - SN:19 - ID:6833678

    BERLIN, May 30 (MENA) - Germany unleashed a volley of criticism today against US President Donald Trump, slamming his "short-sighted" policies that have "weakened the West" and hurt European interests. The sharp words from Foreign Minister ....

  • British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase

    Date: 2017-05-30 10:30:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:18 - ID:6833722

    LONDON, May 30 (MENA) - British authorities on Monday released a photo of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi hauling a bright-blue suitcase on the day of last week’s terror attack, and are asking anyone who may have seen him with it to come ....

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