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  • MiG-31 interceptor crashes in Siberia, both pilots ejected – Russian MoD

    Date: 2017-04-26 11:33:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:6785288

    MOSCOW, April 26 (MENA) - A MiG-31 military plane has crashed in the Russian Republic of Buryatia, western Siberia. Both pilots managed to eject, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding that their lives are not in danger. The accident happened ....

  • Putin urges consolidating efforts in war on terror

    Date: 2017-04-26 10:52:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:6785158

    MOSCOW, April 26 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that tackling the issue of combating terrorism and efforts to resolve the situation in the Middle East and North Africa require a consolidated and balanced approach. "The agenda ....

  • US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

    Date: 2017-04-26 09:04:19 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:19 - ID:6784944

    MANAMA, April 26 (MENA) - A US Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Arabian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the ....

  • 28 Daesh militants killed in Nangarhar airstrikes, ground operations

    Date: 2017-04-26 08:34:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6784887

    KABUL, April 26 (MENA) - At least 28 Daesh militants were killed during the clearance operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported. The provincial government office in a statement said the ....

  • UN raises $1.1 billion for Yemen

    Date: 2017-04-25 22:33:38 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:73 - ID:6784492

    GENEVE, April 25 (MENA) - Donor countries have pledged nearly $1.1 billion for humanitarian aid to Yemen, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at the end of a one-day pledging conference on Tuesday. The United Nations has said it needs $2.1 ....

  • US voices concern over Turkish strikes in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2017-04-25 21:16:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:6784563

    WASHINGTON, April 25 (MENA) – US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner told reporters Tuesday the US was concerned Turkey conducted strikes on Syria and Iraq without proper coordination and emphasized the importance of respecting Iraq's ....

  • Al-Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for St. Petersburg bombing

    Date: 2017-04-25 19:35:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:6784532

    MOSCOW, April 25 (MENA) – A group named the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for a metro bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg that killed 16 people and said the bomber was acting on orders from al-Qaeda, according to the ....

  • Greek court blocks second extradition request for Turkish soldiers

    Date: 2017-04-25 14:44:56 GMT - Greece - World - SN:45 - ID:6784224

    ATHENS, April 25 (MENA) - A Greek appeals court ruled on Tuesday against Ankara’s request to extradite three of eight Turkish soldiers who fled across the border to Greece after last year’s failed coup attempt, euronews reported. In January, ....

  • US claims of Russia arming Taliban baseless, unprofessional

    Date: 2017-04-25 13:23:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:6784076

    MOSCOW, April 25 (MENA) - US claims that Moscow is arming Taliban Movement in Afghanistan are groundless and unprofessional, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was quoted by Sputnik as saying on Tuesday. "As for statements about the allegedly ....

  • Pakistan minibus blast kills 10

    Date: 2017-04-25 08:58:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:21 - ID:6783621

    ISLAMABAD, April 25 (MENA) - At least 10 people have been killed in a roadside bomb blast that hit a minibus in north-west Pakistan, the BBC reported. The blast took place in the Kurram tribal district on the border with Afghanistan. At least two ....

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