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  • Iran not seeking war but defending interests strongly: Zarif

    Date: 2019-05-16 07:49:55 GMT - Iran - World - SN:13 - ID:7943559

    TEHRAN, May 16 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country was not seeking war but defending its interests strongly, Fars News reported. "After America's crisis-sensitive measures, it is necessary to hold consultations ....

  • Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools

    Date: 2019-05-16 07:46:44 GMT - Austria - World - SN:12 - ID:7943583

    VIENNA, May 16 (MENA) - Austria's parliament has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing the headscarf in primary schools, a measure that is likely to be challenged as discriminatory in the constitutional court, Deutsche Welle ....

  • Indian soldier killed, 3 terrorists shot dead in encounter in J&K's Pulwama

    Date: 2019-05-16 07:39:38 GMT - India - World - SN:11 - ID:7943578

    NEW DELHI, May 16 (MENA) - The Indian police said a soldier was killed and three terrorists were shot dead during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama this morning, NDTV reported. Troops of the Central Reserve Police Force, Rashtriya ....

  • Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments

    Date: 2019-05-16 07:31:57 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:10 - ID:7943539

    MANILA, May 16 (MENA) - The Philippines is recalling its ambassador and consuls in Canada over Ottawa's failure to comply with a deadline to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ....

  • Trump declares national emergency over threats against US technology

    Date: 2019-05-15 23:12:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:7943438

    WASHINGTON, May 15 (MENA) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency over threats against American technology, the White House said. According to CNBC, the move, done via executive order, is expected to precede a ban on ....

  • Trump to meet with Moon in South Korea as part of G-20 trip

    Date: 2019-05-15 21:45:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7943406

    WASHINGTON, May 15 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea to meet with President Moon Jae-in as part of a trip to Asia in late June for the Group of 20 (G-20) summit, the White House announced Wednesday. "President Trump ....

  • Spain arrests 11 suspects of trafficking migrants across Med

    Date: 2019-05-15 18:51:05 GMT - Spain - World - SN:66 - ID:7943262

    MADRID, May 15 (MENA) - Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people suspected of forming part of a human trafficking ring transporting migrants across the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for the open water. Police said Wednesday that ....

  • US orders ‘non-emergency’ government employees to leave Iraq

    Date: 2019-05-15 16:34:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:7943174

    WASHINGTON, May 15 (MENA) - The US State Department ordered all “non-emergency” government employees to leave Iraq on Wednesday amid soaring tensions with Iran, which backs proxy forces there, The Washington Post reported. It said in a statement ....

  • Iraqi amb. in Moscow denies negotiations, deals on Russian S-400 missiles

    Date: 2019-05-15 14:41:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:7942842

    MOSCOW, May 15 (MENA) - Iraq's Ambassador in Moscow Haidar Mansour Hadi denied news reports circulated in media about Baghdad's intention to buy the S-400 missile system from Russia. "I have never talked about any negotiations or deals on that ....

  • Maduro: US coast guard vessel penetrated Venezuelan waters

    Date: 2019-05-15 07:30:21 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:11 - ID:7942005

    CARACAS, May 15 (MENA) - The government of Nicolas Maduro, which has long accused the US of stopping at nothing to bring about a regime change, slammed Opposition Leader Juan Guaido for his efforts to entice foreign troops into a breach of ....

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