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  • Afghan Special Forces kill 10 Taliban fighters in Paktika

    Date: 2019-05-26 11:14:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7956354

    KABUL, May 26 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces conducted separate operations in south-eastern Paktika province killing at least 10 militants and arresting three others, according the Afghan news agency Khaama Press. “In an Afghan special forces ....

  • Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru

    Date: 2019-05-26 09:24:27 GMT - Peru - World - SN:19 - ID:7956231

    WASHINGTON, May 26 (MENA) - A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the US Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 ....

  • 6 countries start voting in European parliament elections

    Date: 2019-05-26 09:15:00 GMT - World Capitals - World - SN:18 - ID:7956223

    EUROPEAN CAPITALS, May 26 (MENA) - Voters in Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus and Lithuania cast their votes on Sunday to pick their representatives in the European parliament, abc news reported. The new EU Parliament is set to convene ....

  • Trump downplays N.Korea missile threat

    Date: 2019-05-26 06:35:52 GMT - Japan - World - SN:7 - ID:7956053

    TOKYO, May 26 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him in comments sure to unnerve Japanese leaders, according to abc news. Trump in his ....

  • Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident

    Date: 2019-05-26 06:06:54 GMT - Guatemala - World - SN:2 - ID:7956046

    GUATEMALA CITY, May 26 (MENA) - Guatemala’s Ambassador to Mexico Nelson Olivero was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City along with several others from the embassy, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday. It was ....

  • Pentagon plans to analyze 350 bln social media texts worldwide

    Date: 2019-05-25 21:50:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7955948

    WASHINGTON, May 25 (MENA) - Pentagon has planned to analyze the content of 350 billion texts, posted on social media platforms dating from July 2014 through December 2016. Data includes messages from at least 200 million unique users in at least ....

  • 8 killed in gas leak in China's Shandong

    Date: 2019-05-25 19:27:38 GMT - China - World - SN:52 - ID:7955836

    BEIJING, May 25 (MENA) - Eight people died after carbon dioxide leaked in a cargo ship at Longyan Port in east China's Shandong Province Saturday afternoon, Xinhua news agency reported. Local authorities of the city of Rongcheng said the ....

  • 6 Indian soldiers killed, injured in clashes with militants

    Date: 2019-05-25 18:55:09 GMT - India - World - SN:50 - ID:7955834

    NEW DELHI, May 25 (MENA) - Two Indian soldiers were killed and four others were wounded in clashes with militants in Nagaland, India TV reported on Saturday. The clashes started when the militants attacked a patrol. The injured were moved to ....

  • Russia upgrading Soviet-era grad multiple launch rocket systems 'Techmash'

    Date: 2019-05-25 10:43:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:7955065

    MOSCOW, May 25 (MENA) - Russian multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) Grad, which was developed in the Soviet Union, is being upgraded to the level of new-generation Tornado-G systems, the deputy general director of Russian ammunition manufacturer ....

  • Malaysia aims to be the new tiger of Asia – Deputy PM

    Date: 2019-05-25 10:38:30 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:21 - ID:7954905

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 (MENA) – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says Malaysia aims to be the new tiger of Asia while forging ahead to tackle prevailing domestic issues, Malaysian news agency Bernama reported. "We are ....

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