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  • 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, ....

  • Iran says no talks with US 'outside' nuclear accord

    Date: 2017-05-01 15:32:31 GMT - Iran - World - SN:40 - ID:6792254

    TEHRAN, May 1 (MENA) - Iran reiterated on Monday that there is no negotiation between Tehran and Washington outside the nuclear issue, Press TV of Iran reported. "As in the past, we have no mandate for dialogue with America outside the JCPOA ....

  • 8 Daesh members killed in US strike in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-05-01 13:01:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:6792135

    KABUL, May 1 (MENA) - At least eight Daesh militants were killed when a US drone fired a missile at a running vehicle in Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, officials said on Monday. "The air strike took place on Sunday and one vehicle was ....

  • Scores killed in Daesh, Taliban clash in Afganistan's Nangarhar province

    Date: 2017-05-01 10:58:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:6791970

    KABUL, May 1 (MENA) - A clash broke out between the Taliban insurgents and militants affiliated with Daesh terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province, causing casualties among the local residents and militants, Khaama Press reported on ....

  • 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 ....

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