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  • US drone strike kills 5 militants in Afghanistan -- report

    Date: 2019-05-11 21:34:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:60 - ID:7937660

    KABUL, May 11 (MENA) - At least five militants were killed in a drone strike by the US military in Laman area of Afghanistan on Saturday. According to Geo News of Pakistan, two missiles hit a house in the area, killing five militants affiliated ....

  • Four armed men killed after storming luxury hotel in Pakistan

    Date: 2019-05-11 17:47:09 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:46 - ID:7937484

    ISLAMABAD, May 11 (MENA) - Four attackers have stormed a luxury hotel in Pakistan, shooting dead a security guard before being killed themselves after a lengthy stand-off, Sky News reported. The attack happened at the Pearl Continental Hotel in ....

  • Trump says companies should produce products in USA to avoid tariffs

    Date: 2019-05-11 17:26:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:7937370

    WASHINGTON, May 11 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Saturday advised Chinese companies to produce their products in the US in order to avoid the effects of tariffs imposed on China, the Washington Examiner reported. "Such an easy way to ....

  • Trump: Discussing Biden probe with Barr would be 'appropriate'

    Date: 2019-05-11 16:31:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:7937413

    WASHINGTON, May 11 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said that it would be "appropriate" for him to speak to Attorney General Bill Barr about launching an investigation into his potential 2020 rival, Joe Biden, or his son, Hunter, the POLITICO ....

  • China will not flinch in face of US pressure, top negotiator says after talks

    Date: 2019-05-11 15:47:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:7937349

    WASHINGTON, May 11 (MENA) - China will not flinch in the face of American pressure to agree to a trade deal, Beijing's chief negotiator said Saturday after the latest round of talks ended without agreement and higher tariffs were imposed on Chinese ....

  • Pakistani hotel stormed by armed attackers, security operation underway

    Date: 2019-05-11 15:06:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:36 - ID:7937267

    ISLAMABAD, May 11 (MENA) - At least one man was killed on Saturday as security forces battled three heavily armed attackers who stormed the five-star Pearl Continental hotel in the southwestern port city of Gwadar, Geo News reported. "Three ....

  • Taliban bomb attack leaves 8 children dead in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-05-11 15:01:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:35 - ID:7937296

    KABUL, May 11 (MENA) - At least eight children were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in South-eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Saturday. The incident took place at around 8:00 am local time in Muqer district of the ....

  • Malta rescues 85 migrants from sinking boat

    Date: 2019-05-11 14:55:43 GMT - Malta - World - SN:34 - ID:7937313

    VALLETTA, May 11 (MENA) - A Maltese patrol boat rescued a group of 85 migrants late on Friday night and will bring them to Malta on Saturday, the Armed Forces said. The migrants, believed to be from North and Eastern Africa, were in a sinking ....

  • UNHCR warns of dangers of illegal Mediterranean crossings

    Date: 2019-05-11 13:31:32 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:28 - ID:7937175

    GENEVA, May 11 (MENA) - UNHCR Special Envoy for the Mediterranean Vincent Cochetel stressed that the drowning of 65 people off the coast of Tunisia recently is “a tragic and terrible reminder of the risks still faced by those who attempt to cross ....

  • Death threats see London Mayor Sadiq Khan given 24-hour police protection

    Date: 2019-05-11 13:25:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:7937128

    LONDON, May 11 (MENA) - London mayor Sadiq Khan has round-the-clock police protection after receiving a deluge of death threats, The Independent reported. The measure was taken after City Hall referred 17 cases to the police in a three-month ....

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