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  • Trump vows 'harsh measures' If Democrats don't close 'loopholes'

    Date: 2019-05-07 19:41:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:7932695

    WASHINGTON, May 7 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump threatened to take "harsh measures" if congressional Democrats do not take action against immigration loopholes. |Democrats in Congress must vote to close the terrible loopholes at the Southern ....

  • China reiterates support for Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2019-05-07 13:31:40 GMT - China - World - SN:51 - ID:7932028

    BEIJING, May 7 (MENA) - China commended Iran's strict fulfillment of its obligations under the Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) so far and would continue to maintain and carry out the deal with relevant parties, the Chinese Foreign ....

  • Cypriot president describes Turkish activities in Cyprus’ EEZ as “a second invasion”

    Date: 2019-05-07 13:17:04 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:50 - ID:7932029

    NICOSIA, May 7 (MENA) - Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades described Turkish activities in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone as “a second invasion,” noting that the government follows the situation with a vigilant eye, Cypriot News Agency (CNA) ....

  • 4 Afghan police officers killed in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-05-07 12:18:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:7931900

    KABUL, May 7 (MENA) - The Taliban targeted police forces on Tuesday in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province, killing four police officers, including a district police chief, provincial officials were quoted by ABC news as saying. In the Laghman ....

  • Lavrov, Iran's Zarif to tackle Syria, Venezuela, JCPOA Wednesday

    Date: 2019-05-07 11:26:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:7931906

    MOSCOW, May 7 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif will discuss the situations in Syria, Venezuela, the Caspian Sea and Central Asia at their upcoming meeting in Moscow. The ministers ....

  • UNSG following developments in Cyprus’ EEZ with concern - spokesperson

    Date: 2019-05-07 10:33:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:7931777

    NEW YORK, May 7 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is monitoring developments following Turkey`s decision to send ships for drilling operations around Cyprus with concern, his spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric has said, adding that “the ....

  • Russia to start development of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in 2023 — source

    Date: 2019-05-07 10:24:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:7931774

    MOSCOW, May 7 (MENA) - Research and development (R&D) work to create the first Russian nuclear-powered aircraft carrier will start in 2023; it was included in the state arms program, a source in the shipbuilding industry told TASS on ....

  • Khalilzad briefed India’s FM on peace efforts in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-05-07 09:23:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:7931651

    KABUL, May 7 (MENA) - The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad briefed the Indian foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj ,on peace efforts in Afghanistan, Khaama press reported Tuesday. A spokesman for the ....

  • Iraq condemns Taliban attack on security checkpoint in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-05-07 09:16:41 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:20 - ID:7931656

    BAGHDAD, May 7 (MENA) - The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has condemned an attack by Taliban on a security checkpoint in west Afghanistan. Iraq fully supports efforts to eliminate extremism, said spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed al Sahaf in a ....

  • Pope makes historic first visit to North Macedonia

    Date: 2019-05-07 09:08:49 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:19 - ID:7931666

    SKOPJE, May 7 (MENA) - Pope Francis made the first-ever papal visit to North Macedonia on Tuesday and sought to encourage its efforts to integrate into European institutions after its name change resolved a decades-long dispute with Greece, ABC News ....

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