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  • US Treasury Secretary refuses to release Donald Trump’s tax returns to Congress

    Date: 2019-05-07 07:13:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7931540

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) - US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has denied a senior House Democrat’s request for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting the stage for a lengthy court battle between lawmakers and the Trump administration, South ....

  • All suspects in Sri Lanka bombings arrested or dead: Police chief

    Date: 2019-05-07 06:50:23 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:9 - ID:7931538

    COLOMBO, May 7 (MENA) - All suspected plotters and those directly linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings have either been arrested or are dead, the country's acting police chief said on Monday, NDTV reported Tuesday. In an audio statement ....

  • S. Korea defense ministry calls on N. Korea to halt tension-sparking acts

    Date: 2019-05-07 06:49:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:7931530

    SEOUL, May 7 (MENA) - The South Korean defense ministry called on North Korea on Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyongyang's firing of multiple projectiles into the East Sea over the ....

  • 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 ....

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