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  • 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 ....

  • World Press Freedom Day to highlight contribution of journalism to sustainable development

    Date: 2017-04-28 21:23:13 GMT - France - World - SN:93 - ID:6789081

    PARIS, April 28 (MENA) – The media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies is the theme of UNESCO’s main celebration of this year’s World Press Freedom Day on May 3, the UNESCO said on its official website on Friday. The event ....

  • Turkish president to visit Russia Wednesday

    Date: 2017-04-28 18:38:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:6788975

    ANKARA, April 28 (MENA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Moscow Wednesday upon an invitation from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Russia Today reported. They are expected to meet at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, the ....

  • Russia says 'very concerned' about latest developments in Macedonia

    Date: 2017-04-28 15:55:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:6788607

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday expressed deep concern about the latest developments in Macedonia. "On April 27, the opposition that lost the parliamentary election basically attempted to seize power in the ....

  • Denmark charges 6 men for joining Deash in Syria

    Date: 2017-04-28 13:25:36 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:45 - ID:6788563

    COPENHAGEN, April 28 (MENA) - A Danish prosecutor has charged six men with violating Danish terrorism laws by joining Daesh from 2013 to 2016, ABC News reported. Prosecutor Lise-Lotte Nilas said Friday the case where based on a name list that ....

  • Russia insists on sending OPCW mission to Idlib chemical incident site ASAP

    Date: 2017-04-28 13:24:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:6788527

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) - Sending the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' (OPCW) team to the site of a recent chemical incident in Syria would help establish the truth, the Russian Foreign Ministry's head of nonproliferation told ....

  • Erdogan says Turkey retaliating against 'serious' mortar fire on Syria border

    Date: 2017-04-28 12:36:07 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:6788414

    ANKARA, April 28 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey's southern border region with Syria had come under serious mortar fire over the last two days and Turkish forces were retaliating as necessary, according to the ....

  • Russian anti-submarine destroyer returns to Mediterranean after African voyage

    Date: 2017-04-28 12:22:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6788409

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) - Severomorsk, a large anti-submarine destroyer of Russia’s Northern Fleet, has returned to the Mediterranean Sea after completing its journey around the African continent, TASS cited the Russian Defense Ministry as ....

  • EU denounces violent clashes around Macedonia's parliament

    Date: 2017-04-28 10:03:11 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:27 - ID:6788278

    BRUSSELS, April 28 (MENA) - EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini deplored Macedonia's clashes inside and outside the parliament, saying that "violence is unacceptable, even more so when it happens in the house of democracy," ABC News ....

  • Germany arrests Syrian man over ties to Daesh

    Date: 2017-04-28 09:44:11 GMT - Germany - World - SN:25 - ID:6788262

    BERLIN, April 28 (MENA) - A 23-year-old Syrian man has been arrested in Germany over links to a terrorist organization, Deutsche Welle reported on Friday. German federal prosecutors said on Friday they had arrested Emad A. on suspicion of ....

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