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  • Trump says ‘repression’ in Venezuela must end

    Date: 2019-05-02 16:49:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:7925873

    WASHINGTON, May 2 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump says the “brutal repression” of the Venezuelan people must end, and it must end soon. He says the Venezuelan people are starving and have no water, The Washington Post reported. “We wish ....

  • 23 people killed, injured in bus crash in Pakistan

    Date: 2019-05-02 08:21:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7925026

    ISLAMABAD, May 2 (MENA) - At least three people were killed and multiple others wounded in a traffic accident Wednesday night here in the city when a passenger bus travelling from Punjab to Karachi crashed, Pakistani authorities confirmed. 20 ....

  • British defense secretary sacked over Huawei leak

    Date: 2019-05-01 22:21:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:66 - ID:7924818

    LONDON, May 1 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has fired her Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over the leaking of a key decision related to the Chinese telecoms company Huawei from a UK National Security Council meeting. According to ....

  • Australian man found guilty in Etihad Airways plane bomb plot

    Date: 2019-05-01 21:32:07 GMT - Australia - World - SN:65 - ID:7924781

    CANBERRA, May 1 (MENA) - An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the behest of Daesh by hiding a bomb in the luggage of his brother, ABC reported Wednesday. Police had ....

  • Acting Pentagon chief cancels Europe trip over Venezuela crisis

    Date: 2019-05-01 16:59:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:7924556

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has canceled a trip to Europe to stay on top of the crisis in Venezuela and events at the US-Mexico border, the Pentagon said Wednesday. "Secretary Shanahan will no longer ....

  • UN rights experts reject accusations by Philippine against UN rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

    Date: 2019-05-01 16:52:13 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:48 - ID:7924515

    GENEVA, May 1 (MENA) - UN human rights experts have expressed grave concerns over renewed accusations brought against the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, by the Philippines authorities, the UN News ....

  • US says military intervention 'possible' in Venezuela

    Date: 2019-05-01 15:39:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:7924392

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela, the Telegraph reported. "Military action is possible. If that's ....

  • Tear gas fired during May Day demonstrations in Paris, scores detained

    Date: 2019-05-01 13:24:49 GMT - France - World - SN:38 - ID:7924272

    PARIS, May 1 (MENA) - Demonstrators marching in Paris to mark International Workers' Day have been met with tear gas, images from the French capital show, with reports of over 160 people detained, RT channel reported Wednesday. The procession was ....

  • France: Security forces intensify vigil at May Day protests

    Date: 2019-05-01 13:14:34 GMT - France - World - SN:37 - ID:7924193

    PARIS, May 1 (MENA) - The French police authorities announced on Wednesday that around 500 officers are deployed in Paris to ensure security and prevent looting and violence, which are expected to occur as a result of the Labor Day protest. Such ....

  • Spain confirms Venezuelan activist Lopez at embassy in Caracas

    Date: 2019-05-01 11:58:03 GMT - Spain - World - SN:32 - ID:7924109

    MADRID, May 1 (MENA) - Spain's government has confirmed that Venezuelan opposition activist Leopoldo López is at the Spanish Embassy in Caracas following an attempted military uprising on Tuesday that aimed to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro, ABC ....

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