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  • US forces in Korea to hold drill for evacuation of noncombatants in June

    Date: 2017-04-23 08:00:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:6780239

    SEOUL, April 23 (MENA) - The US Forces Korea plans to hold an exercise for the evacuation of noncombatant US citizens from South Korea in June, Yonhap quoted military sources as saying Sunday. The regular Courageous Channel practices operations ....

  • Six bodies found buried in ditch outside Mexico's Acapulco

    Date: 2017-04-23 07:21:33 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:8 - ID:6780171

    MEXICO CITY, April 23 (MENA) - The remains of at least six bodies were found in a ditch just outside the seaside resort of Acapulco in Guerrero, Mexico's bloodiest state, DNA India quoted an official as saying on Sunday. The bodies had been ....

  • Voting starts in first round of presidential elections in France

    Date: 2017-04-23 06:49:54 GMT - France - World - SN:7 - ID:6780169

    PARIS, April 23 (MENA) - Polls have opened in France in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe. Nearly 47 million voters will decide, under tight security, whether to back a pro-EU ....

  • Man arrested at Paris train station after threatening police with knife

    Date: 2017-04-22 15:40:50 GMT - France - World - SN:54 - ID:6779643

    PARIS, April 22 (MENA) - A man with a knife has been arrested by police at Paris' Gare du Nord station, sending a brief ripple of concern over social media a day before the French presidential vote. No one was injured. A French police official ....

  • Two suspected terror attacks plotters killed in Russia's Stavropol Region

    Date: 2017-04-22 12:40:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:6779310

    MOSCOW, April 22 (MENA) - Two suspected perpetrators of attacks in Russia were eliminated in the country's southern Stavropol Region with one of them being trained in Daesh military camp, the National Antiterrorism Committee (NAC) said in a ....

  • US to honor 'dumb' Australia migrant deal

    Date: 2017-04-22 09:21:51 GMT - Australia - World - SN:17 - ID:6779039

    CANBERRA, April 22 (MENA) - The United States has confirmed it will be going through with a migrant resettlement plan made with Australia, the BBC reported on Saturday. The agreement allows for up to 1,250 asylum seekers to Australia to resettle ....

  • Afghan army base: Death toll in Taliban attack passes 130

    Date: 2017-04-22 08:28:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:6778966

    KABUL, April 22 (MENA) - The number killed in a Taliban attack on an Afghan army base has risen to more than 130, most of them government soldiers, the BBC reported on Saturday. Fighting lasted for several hours on Friday near the city of ....

  • Dozens of Afghan troops dead in Taliban base attack

    Date: 2017-04-22 06:38:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:6778864

    KABUL, April 22 (MENA) - The Afghan army has ended a Taliban attack on one of its bases that killed at least 70 soldiers, the BBC quoted military officials as saying on Saturday. Fighting lasted several hours in the northern Balkh province. An ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for attack on Russian security office

    Date: 2017-04-22 06:27:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:6778845

    MOSCOW, April 22 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a gun attack on the Russian Federal Security Service which saw two people killed, British newspaper the Sun reported. On Friday, a gunman burst into a regional offices ....

  • Trumps says Paris shooting 'probably help' Marine Le Pen in French elections

    Date: 2017-04-21 22:34:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:6778774

    WASHINGTON, April 21 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he believes Paris attack will "probably help" far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in upcoming election, the Time magazine reported. Trump said he is not explicitly ....

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