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  • 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 ....

  • Curfew lifted in Lanka's Negombo

    Date: 2019-05-06 06:54:22 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:8 - ID:7930206

    COLOMBO, May 6 (MENA) - Sri Lankan authorities on Monday lifted an overnight curfew in the western coastal town of Negombo where violence erupted between groups of people over the weekend, days after the Easter bombings by extremists that killed ....

  • US deploying carrier, bomber task force in response to 'troubling' Iran actions

    Date: 2019-05-06 05:56:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:7930164

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) - The US is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the US Central Command region in the Middle East in response to "troubling" warnings from Iran, CNN reported Monday. A US ....

  • Trump says tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods will increase to 25%

    Date: 2019-05-05 21:26:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:7930008

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) – President Donald Trump said Sunday that tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods will increase to 25% on Friday, despite repeated claims by the administration in recent weeks that trade talks with Beijing were going well, ....

  • 13 dead, 6 injured in plane fire at Moscow airport

    Date: 2019-05-05 20:26:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:7929923

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - At least 13 people, who were on board a burnt-out Aeroflot plane that crash-landed in the Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, have been confirmed dead, Russia Today reported Sunday. Seven more passengers were injured, three of ....

  • UNICEF concerned about impact of climate change on children

    Date: 2019-05-05 17:58:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:7929734

    GENEVA, May 5 (MENA) - The cyclone currently hammering India and the back-to-back cyclones that tore through Mozambique in March and April have caused serious damage to the lives of thousands of children, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a ....

  • Fifth UN Global Road Safety Week to start on Monday

    Date: 2019-05-05 08:54:56 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:16 - ID:7928831

    CAIRO, May 5 (MENA) - The Fifth UN Global Road Safety Week - due to start on Monday - acknowledges that strong leadership is needed to advance road safety in countries and communities and achieve related Sustainable Development Goal and other global ....

  • Facebook bans US accounts for violating hate policy

    Date: 2019-05-05 08:51:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:7928830

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - Facebook has banned Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and other "dangerous individuals" from its main service and Instagram, Sky News channel reported. The accounts of right-wing extremists Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, ....

  • UK Household Cavalry recruits first woman

    Date: 2019-05-05 08:39:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:14 - ID:7928804

    LONDON, May 5 (MENA) - The UK Household Cavalry has recruited the first woman since 359 years, according to the Sunday Times. Trooper Nina Croker, 29, has made history to become the first woman to join the Household Cavalry, the 359-year-old ....

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