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  • Pirates abduct five Indian sailors in Nigeria

    Date: 2019-05-07 06:17:51 GMT - India - World - SN:3 - ID:7931470

    NEW DELHI, May 7 (MENA) - Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has taken cognisance of reports of five Indian sailors having been abducted by pirates in Nigeria, India TV News reported. Sushma Swaraj, on Tuesday, said she was looking ....

  • Mexico-bound plane carrying 14 people disappears after leaving Las Vegas

    Date: 2019-05-06 20:47:03 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:72 - ID:7931304

    MEXICO CITY, May 6 (MENA) – A private plane traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey, Mexico carrying 14 people did not arrive as scheduled Sunday, while search is ongoing, NBC reported Monday. Mexican authorities say they are searching the ....

  • Microsoft offers free software tools for secure voting

    Date: 2019-05-06 19:52:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7931314

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) - Microsoft announced on Monday that it will soon offer free software to help make voting more secure in the U.S. and elsewhere, The Hill newspaper reported on its website. The ElectionGuard tool, which will be available ....

  • Spain rescues over 416 migrants at sea in 3 days

    Date: 2019-05-06 19:44:42 GMT - Spain - World - SN:70 - ID:7931302

    MADRID, May 6 (MENA) – Spain's maritime rescue service says it saved hundreds of migrants while they were attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea in the last three days, ABC News reported Monday. The service reported on Monday that it pulled ....

  • Russia’s Khmeimim airbase shelled by DOZENS of rockets, attack repelled – MOD

    Date: 2019-05-06 19:03:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:7931248

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) – Syrian militants fired 36 rockets at Russia's Khmeimim airbase in two attacks, but both were repelled by the air defenses with no damage dealt, Russia Today reported Monday. The Russian military said jets launched strikes ....

  • UN chief greets Muslims on Ramadan

    Date: 2019-05-06 10:18:50 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:22 - ID:7930434

    CAIRO, May 6 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General António Guterres greeted Muslims on the holy fasting month of Ramadan. On Twitter on Monday, he wrote "Ramadan Mubarak to everyone celebrating - may its core values of compassion, ....

  • Venezuela urges dialogue with US to end crisis

    Date: 2019-05-06 07:56:18 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:17 - ID:7930225

    CARACAS, May 6 (MENA) - Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has called for dialogue to end the current crisis in this country. "It is time for dialogue, for thinking. They are pushing the US Govt into a dead end street," Arreaza was quoted ....

  • Two flight data recorders from plane fire at Moscow airport recovered, says source

    Date: 2019-05-06 07:53:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:7930265

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) - Both flight data recorders from the plane that burst into flames after emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport yesterday have been found, an emergency service source told the Russian news agency TASS. "Both ....

  • 5 masked people with a machine gun rob a German coffee shop

    Date: 2019-05-06 07:44:12 GMT - Germany - World - SN:15 - ID:7930263

    BERLIN, May 6 (MENA) - Police say five masked people stormed a coffee shop in central Germany with a machine gun, sprayed tear gas and stole about 8,000 euros ($8,950) before escaping by car, ABC News reported Monday. Hesse police said one guest ....

  • China arrests 43 suspects in billion-yuan oil smuggling case

    Date: 2019-05-06 06:56:45 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:7930187

    BEIJING, May 5 (MENA) - Chinese authorities have arrested 43 suspects in a major refined oil smuggling case worth of 1.27 billion yuan (189.55 million US dollars), Xinhua reported, quoting the General Administration of Customs. The suspects were ....

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