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  • 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 ....

  • Afghan Foreign Ministry summons Pakistani diplomat over cross-border attacks

    Date: 2019-05-05 08:13:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7928803

    KABUL, May 5 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has summoned a Pakistani diplomat in Kabul, condemning attacks on soldiers from the two neighboring countries, the Afghan news agency Pajhwok reported on Sunday. Explaining the ....

  • Russia: No extra conditions set for sales of weapons

    Date: 2019-05-05 07:36:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:7928718

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Russia said on Sunday it is the only country on the arms' market which does not set additional political, or economic conditions for sales of weapons. "In the dynamically developing countries of Asia and Latin America, the ....

  • Russia police detain Daesh suspect on flight from Istanbul

    Date: 2019-05-05 07:35:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:8 - ID:7928720

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Russian police have detained a passenger on the Istanbul-Makhachkala flight in Dagestan airport in south-western Russia, who was on the Federal wanted list on suspicion of being linked to Daesh, an informed source told ....

  • Iran president's brother sentenced to prison for corruption

    Date: 2019-05-04 15:52:49 GMT - Iran - World - SN:44 - ID:7928134

    TEHRAN, May 4 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption, ISNA news agency was quoted by The New York Times as saying. Hossein Fereidoun, a close confidante of the ....

  • King Vajiralongkorn crowned as Thailand new King

    Date: 2019-05-04 09:43:39 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:18 - ID:7927565

    BANGKOK, May 4 (MENA) - Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn was officially crowned as the 10th king in the centuries-old Chakri dynasty on Saturday in a mix of Hindu and Buddhist rituals here, Malaysia's official news agency Bernama reported. An ....

  • Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 in India

    Date: 2019-05-04 08:26:55 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:7927487

    NEW DELHI, May 4 (MENA) - The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to ....

  • 26 militants killed, 45 detained in Afghan forces operations in Kabul: Sources

    Date: 2019-05-04 08:14:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7927458

    KABUL, May 4 (MENA) - At least 26 militants were killed and 45 others detained in various operations of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) which were conducted in Kabul province, Khaama Press news agency reported ....

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