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  • Severe thunderstorm kills 15, injures 200 in Moscow

    Date: 2017-05-30 19:46:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:6834523

    MOSCOW, May 30 (MENA) - The death toll from the storm that hit Moscow and its suburbs on Monday, has grown to 15, Russian Investigative Committee Spokesperson Svetlana Petrenko told TASS on Tuesday. "As of now, the natural disaster claimed the ....

  • UNHCR, IOM pledge increased support for Libya

    Date: 2017-05-30 19:27:31 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:60 - ID:6834476

    GENEVA, May 30 (MENA) - The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday presented their plans for expanding operations in Libya and enhancing their support to migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and ....

  • Explosion heard in Afghani capital

    Date: 2017-05-30 19:06:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:6834474

    KABUL, May 30 (MENA) - An explosion was heard in Kabul city amid reports two suspected suicide bombers detonated their explosives before reaching their target in the vicinity of the 11th police district of the city, Khaama Press reported ....

  • France's Macron meets Syrian opposition after talks with Assad ally Putin

    Date: 2017-05-30 15:40:42 GMT - France - World - SN:51 - ID:6834329

    PARIS, May 30 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron affirmed his support for Syria's opposition on Tuesday in a meeting with its chief coordinator, a day after hosting Russian President Vladimir Putin, a key backer of Syrian leader Bashar ....

  • Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s ex-secretary shot dead in Pakistan

    Date: 2017-05-30 10:51:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:6833751

    KABUL, May 30 (MENA) - The former secretary of Gulbuddin, the leader of Hezb-e-Islami, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Pakistan, Khaama Press reported Tuesday. A spokesman for Hezb-e-Islami Naderi Afghan said the incident took place ....

  • Trump has 'weakened' the West: German FM

    Date: 2017-05-30 10:32:54 GMT - Germany - World - SN:19 - ID:6833678

    BERLIN, May 30 (MENA) - Germany unleashed a volley of criticism today against US President Donald Trump, slamming his "short-sighted" policies that have "weakened the West" and hurt European interests. The sharp words from Foreign Minister ....

  • British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase

    Date: 2017-05-30 10:30:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:18 - ID:6833722

    LONDON, May 30 (MENA) - British authorities on Monday released a photo of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi hauling a bright-blue suitcase on the day of last week’s terror attack, and are asking anyone who may have seen him with it to come ....

  • Former Panama president Manuel Noriega dies at 83

    Date: 2017-05-30 06:10:25 GMT - Panama - World - SN:2 - ID:6833429

    PANAMA CITY, May 30 (MENA) - Former president of Panama Antonio Noriega died at 83, the BBC quoted officials as saying Tuesday. Noriega recently underwent an operation after suffering a haemorrhage following brain surgery. Noriega had been a ....

  • 11 killed as high winds strike Russian capital

    Date: 2017-05-29 21:51:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:6833306

    MOSCOW, May 29 (MENA) - At least 11 people died when a severe thunderstorm hit the Russian capital Moscow, health officials say. Hundreds of trees were toppled by the storm, and more than 50 people sought medical help, BBC said. Reports say ....

  • 37 Afghan interior ministry personnel arrested on corruption, espionage, other charges

    Date: 2017-05-29 21:08:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:88 - ID:6833273

    KABUL, May 29 (MENA) - At least thirty seven personnel of the Ministry of Interior have been arrested on various charges including corruption and espionage, Khaama Press said. Officials in the directorate of intelligence in the Ministry of ....

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