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  • Japan sends biggest warship to protect US supply vessel

    Date: 2017-05-01 10:38:49 GMT - Japan - World - SN:26 - ID:6791961

    TOKYO, May 1 (MENA) - Japan has dispatched its biggest warship, in the first such operation since it passed controversial laws expanding the role of its military, Kyodo reported Monday. The helicopter carrier Izumo is escorting a US supply vessel ....

  • Three more women arrested in Britain over terror charges

    Date: 2017-05-01 10:17:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:6791920

    LONDON, May 1 (MENA) - Three women have been arrested in connection with last week's anti-terror operation in London in which a woman was shot by police, reported the BBC News. The women, two aged 18 and one 19, were arrested on Monday on ....

  • CIA director in S. Korea for consultations on N. Korea

    Date: 2017-05-01 09:20:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:6791854

    SEOUL, May 1 (MENA) - Mike Pompeo, the director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), is on an unannounced visit to South Korea for discussions on North Korea, Yonhap reported Monday. He arrived at the Osan Air Base south of Seoul on ....

  • Russia's aeroflot plane hit by severe turbulence, over 12 injured

    Date: 2017-05-01 09:00:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:6791777

    MOSCOW, May 1 (MENA) - Russian embassy in Thailand provides all necessary assistance to the Russian citizens who were flying by Aeroflot airlines from Moscow to Bangkok and were injured due to turbulence hitting the aircraft, a Consul on duty was ....

  • Thai PM accepts Trump's invitation to visit US

    Date: 2017-05-01 08:56:38 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:16 - ID:6791816

    BANGKOK, May 1 (MENA) - Thailand's prime minister has accepted US President Donald Trump's invitation to visit the United States, his office announced Monday, as the US leader made an unexpected diplomatic initiative toward his Southeast Asian ....

  • China to produce 2 additional types of cargo spacecraft

    Date: 2017-05-01 08:08:54 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:6791725

    BEIJING, May 1 (MENA) - China will produce two additional types of cargo spacecraft with different functions to service its future manned space station, according to a space program manager. That will make a total of three, including Tianzhou 1, ....

  • At least 13 dead in US tornadoes, storms

    Date: 2017-05-01 08:06:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:6791722

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - The death toll from tornadoes and storms in parts of the South and Midwest rose to at least 13 by evening Sunday, authorities said. Deaths from the severe weather were reported in Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and ....

  • Macron: EU must reform or face Frexit

    Date: 2017-05-01 07:59:31 GMT - France - World - SN:9 - ID:6791714

    PARIS, May 1 (MENA) - The front-runner in the French presidential election has said that the EU must reform or face the prospect of "Frexit", the BBC quoted him as saying on Monday. Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron made the comments as he and his ....

  • Small plane crash kills two in north China

    Date: 2017-05-01 05:44:13 GMT - China - World - SN:4 - ID:6791642

    BEIJING, May 1 (MENA) - A small recreational airplane crashed into a tree, killing two people and injuring another on Sunday in north China's Shanxi Province, Xinhua said quoting local authorities. The accident occurred Sunday, when the airplane ....

  • Haqqani, Daesh militants among 53 killed in airstrikes - Afghan defense ministry

    Date: 2017-04-30 21:38:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:68 - ID:6791380

    KABUL, April 30 (MENA) - At least 53 militants, including militants of Haqqani terrorist network and Daesh were killed in a series of air strikes in various Afghan provinces over the past 24 hours, the local Khaama news agency quoted the country's ....

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