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  • Erdogan returns as chief of Turkey's ruling party

    Date: 2017-05-21 20:39:40 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:87 - ID:6821536

    ANKARA, May 21 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has resumed his role as chairman of the ruling AKP party in the controversial leader's latest move to tighten his grip on power in the country, CNN reported Sunday. Turkey voted for a ....

  • Washington: Trump's meetings in Riyadh correct US administration stance

    Date: 2017-05-21 13:18:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:6820934

    WASHINGTON, May 21 (MENA) - An official in the White House said Sunday that the meetings of US President Donald Trump in Riyadh are important to correct the stance of the US administration pertaining to some issues compared to the previous ....

  • 7 Daesh militants killed, 12 wounded eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-05-21 11:00:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:30 - ID:6820662

    KABUL, May 21 (MENA) - At least seven militants affiliated with Daesh terrorist group’s offshoot in Afghanistan, Daesh Khurasan, were killed during military operations in the eastern province of Nangarhar, Khaama Press reported on Sunday. The ....

  • Elysee: Rouhani reelection gives hope for Tehran's compliance with nuclear deal

    Date: 2017-05-21 10:55:52 GMT - France - World - SN:28 - ID:6820543

    PARIS, May 21 (MENA) - The reelection of Hassan Rouhani as Iranian President gives hope for the country's compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) aimed at settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue, the office of French President ....

  • US, Arabia arms, trade deals worth dlrs 460 bn

    Date: 2017-05-21 09:25:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:6820417

    NEW YORK, May 21 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz have signed a Joint Strategic Vision Statement promising close collaboration to counter violent extremism, disrupt the financing of terrorism, and advance ....

  • South Korean president names new foreign, finance ministers, chief security officials

    Date: 2017-05-21 08:15:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:6820401

    SEOUL, May 21 (MENA) - President Moon Jae-in on Sunday announced his picks for the new finance and foreign ministers, while appointing his new chief security advisor, Yonhap reported. Kim Dong-yeon, president of Ajou University, has been tapped ....

  • 8 people injured as plane hits truck at Los Angeles Airport

    Date: 2017-05-21 07:55:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:6820360

    WASHINGTON, May 21 (MENA) - Eight people were injured after an Aeromexico passenger jet clipped a supply truck shortly after landing at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said late Saturday. The Boeing 737 was taxiing to an arrival ....

  • NBA star blames Erdogan after his passport cancelled by native Turkey

    Date: 2017-05-21 07:24:15 GMT - Romania - World - SN:7 - ID:6820359

    BUCHAREST, May 21 (MENA) - An NBA basketball player from Turkey, Enes Kanter, has been stopped at a Romanian airport, after Turkey cancelled his passport, the BBC reported on Sunday. Kanter, an Oklahoma City Thunder star, posted a video on ....

  • 3 killed after gunmen storm bank in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-05-20 21:26:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:92 - ID:6820203

    KABUL, May 20 (MENA) – Three people were killed and 30 others injured on Saturday when gunmen stormed New Kabul Bank's branch in eastern Paktia province, ABC News quoted provincial officials as saying on Saturday. Gen. Toryalai Abdyani, the ....

  • Turkish man subdued after incident on American Airlines flight to Honolulu

    Date: 2017-05-20 20:50:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:6820202

    WASHINGTON, May 20 (MENA) - A man who had been arrested at LAX airport early Friday morning was later subdued after causing a "disturbance" that alarmed flight attendants and an off-duty LAPD officer on an American Airlines flight to Honolulu, ....

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