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  • USS Carl Vinson stages war drills with S. Korean Navy

    Date: 2017-04-29 11:23:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:36 - ID:6789571

    SEOUL, April 29 (MENA) - The USS Carl Vinson, a US aircraft carrier, started a joint naval drill with the South Korean Navy in the East Sea amid heightened tensions from North Korea's failed ballistic missile launch earlier in the morning, defense ....

  • Dozens feared to be buried by massive landslide in Kyrgyzstan

    Date: 2017-04-29 09:38:39 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:23 - ID:6789327

    BISHKEK, April 29 (MENA) - Dozens of people are feared buried under mud after a landslide engulfed several homes in southern Kyrgyzstan, its Ministry of Emergency Situation was quoted by Russian news agency Sputnik as saying on Saturday. A ....

  • S. korean FM calls for tougher sanctions on N. Korea

    Date: 2017-04-29 09:32:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:6789325

    SEOUL, April 29 (MENA) - South Korea's top diplomat warned the international community against rushing to resume talks with North Korea without confirming its intentions, his ministry said Saturday. Speaking at the U.N. Security Council's ....

  • Brazilian president regrets violence in Rio

    Date: 2017-04-29 08:42:54 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:17 - ID:6789307

    BRASILIA, April 29 (MENA) - President Michel Temer said he regretted the incidents in Rio. But he stressed that he would continue his "efforts to modernise the country", the BBC reported on Saturday. Brazilian workers and the government are ....

  • Trump demands S. Korea pay for US-deployed missile system

    Date: 2017-04-29 08:38:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:6789293

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - President Trump pushed back against South Korea’s objections to paying for a U.S.-deployed missile defense system, insisting that it’s “appropriate” for Seoul to shoulder the $1 billion cost. “Why should we pay for ....

  • US: Top Daesh leader in Afghanistan likely dead

    Date: 2017-04-29 08:29:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:6789242

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - The leader of Daesh terror group in Afghanistan is likely dead, targeted in a US-Afghan raid on a cave-and-tunnel complex that left two US special operations forces soldiers dead, Voice of America reported. Pentagon ....

  • Japan condemns North Korea missile test

    Date: 2017-04-29 08:16:24 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:6789246

    TOKYO, April 29 (MENA) - Japan condemned a North Korean ballistic missile test on Saturday as absolutely unacceptable and a violation of UN resolutions, and it lodged a strong protest. Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said he had been ....

  • Chile rattled by more than a dozen off-shore earthquakes

    Date: 2017-04-29 06:42:37 GMT - Chile - World - SN:9 - ID:6789188

    SANTIAGO, April 29 (MENA) – More than a dozen moderate earthquakes have rattled the Chilean coast within just over two hours, the most powerful of them registered at magnitude 5.9. The continued rattling prompted some cities to suspend classes ....

  • Former president George H.W. Bush released from hospital

    Date: 2017-04-28 22:45:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:6789112

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) - Former president George H.W. Bush has been released from a Houston hospital, CNN quoted his spokesman as saying Friday. The 41st president, at age 92, had been recovering from a mild case of pneumonia and chronic ....

  • Pentagon: US soldiers possibly killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-04-28 21:50:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:6789088

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) - Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters on Friday that the two Army rangers killed Thursday in Afghanistan might have been struck by friendly fire, CNN reported. He said that "some of the initial ....

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