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  • MOAB strike: US bombing of IS in Afghanistan 'killed dozens'

    Date: 2017-04-14 07:43:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:6768369

    KABUL, April 14 (MENA) - A US military strike with a weapon known as the "mother of all bombs" (MOAB) killed 36 IS militants and destroyed their base, the BBC quoted Afghan defense ministry as saying. The 9,800 kg bomb was dropped on a tunnel ....

  • N. Korea warns to take action against any US strike

    Date: 2017-04-14 07:33:34 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:10 - ID:6768325

    PYONGYANG, April 14 (MENA) – North Korea warned again that it will not stand idle in face of any US strike. This comes after escalations between North Korea and the US because of expectations that Pyongyang would conduct a new nuclear ....

  • US massive blast bomb in Afghanistan largest non-nuclear bomb ever - Afghan officials

    Date: 2017-04-14 07:09:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:6768366

    KABUL, April 14 (MENA) - Achin district governor Ismail Shinwary said the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb is the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used by the US in a conflict, the BBC reported. It was dropped by plane in Achin district on ....

  • Putin arrives in Bishkek for CSTO meeting, EAEU supreme council summit

    Date: 2017-04-14 06:26:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:5 - ID:6768323

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, to take part in the meeting of the heads of state of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) members, as well as a summit of the ....

  • UN votes unanimously to end peacekeeping mission in Haiti

    Date: 2017-04-13 22:05:13 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:63 - ID:6768228

    NEW YORK, April 13 (MENA) - The Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti in mid-October after 13 years, sending a strong signal that the international community believes the impoverished Caribbean ....

  • Lavrov doubtful talks with Tillerson will show any results soon

    Date: 2017-04-13 18:24:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:6767989

    MOSCOW, April 13 (MENA) - Results of Wednesday’s negotiations with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are unlikely to materialize in the near future, but a number of issues raised at the meeting would be addressed in a routine manner, Russian ....

  • 89 insurgents killed in Afghan forces operations in 24 hours

    Date: 2017-04-13 18:19:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:47 - ID:6768052

    KABUL, April 13 (MENA) - At least 89 insurgents belonging to various militant groups including Taliban were killed during the counter-terrorism operations in the past 24 hours, the Afghan Khaama News Agency reported. A statement by Ministry of ....

  • US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-04-13 17:15:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:6768024

    WASHINGTON, April 13 (MENA) - The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, nicknamed MOAB, was dropped at 7 ....

  • UN headquarters in New York joins global green revolution

    Date: 2017-04-13 12:06:02 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:27 - ID:6767318

    CAIRO, April 13 (MENA) - The United Nations Headquarters in New York is joining the global green revolution by installing electric vehicle chargers in its car park, the UN news center in Cairo said in a statement on Thursday. Three electric ....

  • China denies deployment of troops near N. Korea

    Date: 2017-04-13 06:49:02 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:6766692

    BEIJING, April 13 (MENA) - China's Defense Ministry has denied reports of troop deployment along the border with North Korea to respond to contingencies emerging from a potential US attack on the peninsula, Press TV reported Thursday. The ....

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