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  • Iran says it will seek 'no one's permission' to build up military

    Date: 2017-04-16 22:29:57 GMT - Iran - World - SN:64 - ID:6771724

    TEHRAN, April 16 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in what appeared to be a defiant message to President Trump, said Saturday that Tehran will seek “no one’s permission” to build missiles, Fox News reported. "The strengthening of the ....

  • Pakistan says major Taliban terror bid foiled

    Date: 2017-04-16 22:28:44 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:63 - ID:6771700

    ISLAMABAD, April 16 (MENA) - Pakistani security forces recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from Kalaya, Orakzai Agency and Parachinar, the local GEO News reported Sunday. Rockets, prepared improvised explosive devices (IED), ....

  • Abu Sayyaf beheads Filipino hostage

    Date: 2017-04-16 21:11:05 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:61 - ID:6771702

    MANILA, April 16 (MENA) - The Abu Sayyaf has beheaded one of its Filipino captives in Patikul, Sulu, the Armed Forces of the Philippines confirmed. Noel Besconde, one of the crewmembers of F/B Remona seized in the Celebes Sea in December, was ....

  • All options on table in regard to North Korea - Trump top adviser

    Date: 2017-04-16 20:18:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:6771695

    KABUL, April 16 (MENA) - The national security adviser of US President Donald Trump said Sunday "all options are on the table, undergoing refinement and further development" in reaction to the North Korean nuclear program. Saying "this problem is ....

  • Karzai meets Russian amb. after declaring a hard stance against US

    Date: 2017-04-16 13:37:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:38 - ID:6771172

    KABUL, April 16 (MENA) - The former Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, met with the Russian Ambassador to Afghanistan on Saturday evening in his office, hours after taking a hard stance against the US military for the use of massive bomb against the ....

  • Pope Francis uses Easter message to condemn 'vile' Syria attack

    Date: 2017-04-16 12:56:16 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:36 - ID:6771101

    VATICAN CITY, April 16 (MENA) - Pope Francis has used his Easter address to condemn Saturday's deadly attack on a bus convoy in Syria, the BBC reported Sunday. The Pope delivered his "Urbi et Orbi" ("To the City and the World") message to ....

  • US Vice President arrives in South Korea

    Date: 2017-04-16 07:57:22 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:6770608

    SEOUL, April 16 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday for a high-stakes visit to reaffirm the robust security alliance and warn against North Korea's possible provocations, Yonhap News Agency reported quoting Seoul ....

  • North Korean missile launch fails almost immediately’, US military says

    Date: 2017-04-16 05:54:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:6770540

    WASHINGTON, April 16 (MENA) - North Korea attempted a missile launch early Sunday morning local time but it failed "almost immediately" US military officials said as quoted by NBC news. The launch was attempted from Sinpo, a city on North Korea's ....

  • Magnitude 6.2 quake shakes Chile; no damage reported

    Date: 2017-04-15 22:36:17 GMT - Chile - World - SN:93 - ID:6770471

    SANTIAGO, April 15 (MENA) – A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has shaken northern Chile, but officials say there are no reports of damage, the Daily Mail reported on Saturday. The US Geological Survey says the quake that struck at 5:19 a.m. local time ....

  • Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit

    Date: 2017-04-15 22:04:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:6770470

    WASHINGTON, April 15 (MENA) - Attorneys for US President Donald Trump say he did nothing wrong as a candidate when protesters said they were roughed up by his supporters at a campaign rally in Louisville last year, ABC News reported. Trump's team ....

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