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  • UN special envoy for Afghanistan meets Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

    Date: 2017-05-16 16:23:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:65 - ID:6814049

    KABUL, May 16 (MENA) - The United Nations special envoy for Afghanistan met on Tuesday with leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar in Kabul, Khaama Press reported. The meeting took place as part of the United Nations support to the Afghan ....

  • Turkish PM vows ‘cross-border operations’ if US assurance not given

    Date: 2017-05-16 15:48:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:62 - ID:6813981

    ANKARA, May 16 (MENA) - Turkey will not hesitate to launch cross-border military operations against “terror organization” if necessary assurances are not given by the U.S., Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said ahead of a meeting between President ....

  • Germany needs to choose between coup plotters and Turkey: Turkish PM

    Date: 2017-05-16 13:49:50 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:46 - ID:6813553

    ANKARA, May 16 (MENA) - Germany needs to needs to choose Turkey over Gulenist Terror Group supporters (FETÖ) who perpetrated the deadly coup attempt, if it wants to improve relations with Turkey, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım was quoted by Daily ....

  • Russia denies US reports on secret information from Trump to Lavrov

    Date: 2017-05-16 12:47:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:6813570

    MOSCOW, May 16 (MENA) - Spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova has described as fake reports that US President Donald Trump revealed classified information. Zakharova termed the reports as “yet another” false story while ....

  • Pope sends congratulations to new French leader

    Date: 2017-05-16 12:44:18 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:37 - ID:6813617

    VATICAN CITY, May 16 (MENA) - Pope Francis has sent new French President Emmanuel Macron his congratulations and a few words of encouragement, ABC News reported Tuesday. The pope's telegram urged Macron to "always take care to build a more just ....

  • ICRC urges warring parties in Yemen to ensure access to detainees people

    Date: 2017-05-16 12:39:15 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:36 - ID:6813402

    GENEVA, May 16 (MENA) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) urged the warring parties in Yemen to ensure access to the people who are detained due to the conflict in Yemen. In a statement Tuesday, the ICRC said that the suffering ....

  • Emmanuel Macron Names Édouard Philippe as French Prime Minister

    Date: 2017-05-16 11:41:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:6813219

    NEW YORK, May 16 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday named Le Havre Mayor Édouard Philippe as his prime minister, handing a top position in his government to a moderate from France’s conservative Les Républicains party. The move ....

  • Telegraph: Macron, Merkel pledge to draw up 'common road map' for Europe

    Date: 2017-05-16 11:04:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:6813153

    LONDON, May 16 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to draw up a "common road map" for Europe, The Telegraph reported Tuesday. Merkel welcomes Macron but will proceed with caution over his calls to ....

  • Afghan forces retake district near northern city of Kunduz

    Date: 2017-05-16 09:13:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6813067

    KABUL, May 16 (MENA) - Afghan security forces have regained control of a district center close to the northern city of Kunduz that fell to Taliban insurgents earlier this month, officials said on Tuesday, according to Khaama Press. A statement ....

  • 2 dead as Venezuela protests turn violent outside capital

    Date: 2017-05-16 06:10:23 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:3 - ID:6812893

    CARACAS, May 16 (MENA) - A day that began with largely peaceful protests against Venezuela's socialist government took a violent turn Monday as fierce clashes between state security and demonstrators killed at least two people, ABC news reported ....

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