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  • North Korea confirms 'successful' new ballistic missile test

    Date: 2017-05-22 06:48:58 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:6 - ID:6821760

    PYONGYANG, May 22 (MENA) - North Korea has confirmed it "successfully" launched another medium-range ballistic missile on Sunday, the BBC reported. The state-run KCNA news agency said the weapon was now ready to be deployed for military ....

  • Afghan army pounds Taliban hideouts in Ghazni, leaving scores dead

    Date: 2017-05-21 22:50:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:103 - ID:6821549

    KABUL, May 21 (MENA) - The Afghan National Army (ANA) artillery units pounded the hideouts of the Taliban insurgents in southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, leaving scores of militants dead, the Khaama Press reported. The Ministry of ....

  • North Korea fires off medium-range ballistic missile

    Date: 2017-05-21 22:17:01 GMT - Japan - World - SN:98 - ID:6821319

    TOKYO, May 21 (MENA) - North Korea test-fired another ballistic missile on Sunday that flew about 500 kilometers, despite repeated international warnings against Pyongyang not to continue with military provocations, Kyodo news agency ....

  • UK to exit talks if EU demands €100bn, Brexit secretary warns

    Date: 2017-05-21 21:44:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:6821598

    LONDON, May 21 (MENA) - UK Brexit secretary David Davis warned Sunday his country will walk away from Brexit talks unless Brussels drops de­mands to charge it €100bn to leave the European Union. In an interview with The Sunday Times, the Brexit ....

  • Turkey's state of emergency will not end soon: Erdogan

    Date: 2017-05-21 21:38:40 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:93 - ID:6821639

    ANKARA, May 21 (MENA) - Turkey’s president said Sunday that the country’s ongoing state of emergency will not be lifted until Turkey achieves peace and welfare. At a congress of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party set to return him to ....

  • 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 ....

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