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  • Taliban seizes Afghanistan's Qala-e-Zal - local media

    Date: 2017-05-06 18:23:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:6799761

    KABUL, May 6 (MENA) - Taliban managed to take control of Qala-e-Zal district in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the Local Khaama press agency reported Saturday. Local officials said Taliban seized the district following heavy clashes ....

  • US has all information on Syria de-escalation memorandum - Russian deputy FM

    Date: 2017-05-06 13:50:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:6799428

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) - Russia and other countries-guarantors of memorandum on the de-escalation zones in Syria have provided the United States with all the information on the document, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said. On ....

  • 50,000 face evacuation in Hannover over World War Two bombs

    Date: 2017-05-06 13:01:47 GMT - Germany - World - SN:39 - ID:6799333

    BERLIN, May 6 (MENA) - Around 50,000 people in Hannover will be evacuated from their homes on Sunday while experts defuse five World War Two bombs. The operation is the second largest of its kind carried out in Germany, and will affect around a ....

  • 2 Afghans killed, injured in rocket attack

    Date: 2017-05-06 11:07:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:6799056

    KABUL, May 6 (MENA) - Two Afghan civilians were killed and wounded in rocket attack from the other side of Durand Line in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Saturday. Provincial governor’s spokesman Ataullah ....

  • 31 people injured in Moscow high-rise fire

    Date: 2017-05-06 10:10:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:6798950

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) - More than 30 people have been injured in a fire in a 40-story apartment house in southwestern Moscow, Russian news agencies reported quoting sources in the local ambulance service. Eleven people were taken to ....

  • German police arrest suspected Daesh member near Leipzig

    Date: 2017-05-06 08:35:40 GMT - Germany - World - SN:10 - ID:6798816

    BERLIN, May 6 (MENA) - German officials have detained a 29-year-old Syrian national who allegedly pledged allegiance to Daesh terrorist organization in 2013, according to Sky News. The suspect fought in Syria for several years. The arrest was ....

  • Pakistan lodges protest with Afghanistan over firing in Chaman area

    Date: 2017-05-06 08:16:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:8 - ID:6798809

    ISLAMABAD, May 6 (MENA) - Afghan Charge d’ Affairs Abdul Nasir Yousafi was summoned at the Foreign Office to lodge Pakistan’s strong protest over the firing by the Afghan forces in Chaman area. The Afghan Charge d’ Affairs was conveyed that ....

  • Hugo Chávez statue torn down amid protests in Venezuela

    Date: 2017-05-06 08:06:58 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:7 - ID:6798749

    CARACAS, May 6 (MENA) - A handful of young men destroyed a statue of late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez in oil-producing Zulia state as protests mount in the South American country. Footage shows the statue, which depicts Chávez saluting and ....

  • Moscow denies report on violation of Estonia's air border by Lavrov's plane

    Date: 2017-05-05 22:31:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:6798630

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday denied a report by Estonia's Defense Forces claiming that the Russian Ilyushin Il-96 plane of the Rossiya special air detachment had allegedly violated Estonia's air border on Wednesday, ....

  • Estonia: Russian plane with Lavrov intruded in our airspace

    Date: 2017-05-05 17:15:41 GMT - Estonia - World - SN:56 - ID:6798432

    TALLINN, May 5 (MENA) - Estonia said Friday that a Russian IL-96 passenger plane, allegedly carrying Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to neighboring Finland, briefly violated Estonian airspace on Wednesday evening, ABC news reported. Kadri ....

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