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  • Erdogan warns Turkey could 'bid goodbye' to EU

    Date: 2017-05-02 17:13:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:80 - ID:6794029

    ANKARA, May 2 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that Turkey would bring the curtain down on its over half-century bid to join the European Union if new accession chapters were not opened, Sky News TV channel ....

  • UK warns it needs new Middle East policy that does not rely on Trump

    Date: 2017-05-02 17:06:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:6793995

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - The UK must fundamentally rethink its approach to the Middle East and potentially distance itself from the “mercurial and unpredictable” leadership of Donald Trump, a major report has concluded. Former cabinet ministers, ....

  • Daesh terrorist sentenced to 8 years by UK court

    Date: 2017-05-02 16:40:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:6793813

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - A 34-year-old Daesh element has been sentenced to eight years in prison by a UK court. Samata Ullah was convicted of joining the terror group, preparing terrorist acts and possessing articles for terrorist purposes, ....

  • Merkel-Putin talks kick off in Sochi

    Date: 2017-05-02 13:15:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:6793565

    SOCHI, Russia, May 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he expects to discuss the most sensitive issues, namely Ukraine and Syria, at talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on Tuesday. "We ....

  • Merkel arrives in Russia’s Sochi for talks with Putin

    Date: 2017-05-02 13:08:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:6793517

    SOCHI, Russia, May 2 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Russia’s Black Sea resort city of Sochi where she is due to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Tass news agency reported Tuesday. The Russian and German ....

  • French president receives Morocco's king

    Date: 2017-05-02 13:06:55 GMT - France - World - SN:42 - ID:6793509

    PARIS, May 2 (MENA) - French President François Hollande Tuesday received Moroccan King Mohamed VI at Presidential Palace Elysée. The meeting comes amid a presidential race in France between independent candidate, Emanuel Macron, and far-right ....

  • US forces train for civilian evacuations in S. Korea

    Date: 2017-05-02 11:29:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:6793264

    WASHINGTON, May 2 (MENA) - US forces in South Korea are planning a drill to train soldiers in evacuating US civilians to safety in the event of an incident on the Korean Peninsula, according to Time magazine. The drill, due to take place in ....

  • THAAD in operation against N. Korean missiles: USFK

    Date: 2017-05-02 08:29:23 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:6792883

    SEOUL, May 2 (MENA) - U.S. troops in South Korea confirmed Tuesday that its advanced missile defense system has been put into operation despite controversies over its deployment and cost, Yonhap reported. "U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) confirms the ....

  • Minibus overturns in Iran, killing 2 German tourists

    Date: 2017-05-01 19:34:23 GMT - Iran - World - SN:52 - ID:6792650

    TEHRAN, May 1 (MENA) - A speeding minibus has overturned on a slippery road in Iran, killing two German tourists and injuring 18 other people, ABC News reported . The semi-official ISNA news agency quotes Col. Ahmad Ahmadi, police chief of the ....

  • Trump says 'absolutely’ would meet with North Korean leader

    Date: 2017-05-01 19:29:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:6792648

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said in an interview Monday that he “absolutely” would meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un under the right circumstances, Fox News reported. "If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, ....

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