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  • 16 hurt as Mali opposition, security forces clash in march

    Date: 2018-06-02 16:05:03 GMT - Mali - World - SN:49 - ID:7427357

    BAMAKU, June 2 (MENA) - An organizer says 16 people have been injured in clashes between Mali's security forces and opposition supporters during a prohibited march ahead of elections, Fox News reported Saturday. Cheick Diallo says the injured ....

  • America's poor becoming more destitute under Trump - UN official

    Date: 2018-06-02 15:53:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:7427346

    NEW YORK, June 2 (MENA) - UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty Philip Alston said Saturday poverty in the United States is extensive and is deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from ....

  • 16 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan clashes

    Date: 2018-06-02 15:53:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:7427315

    KABUL, June 2 (MENA) - Up to 16 Taliban militants were killed in clashes with a convoy of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in western Farah province, the local Khaama Press reported Saturday. According to a ....

  • Indian PM meets US secretary of defense

    Date: 2018-06-02 15:07:26 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:42 - ID:7427297

    SINGAPORE, June 2 (MENA) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Saturday US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Singapore and discussed security-related issues, days after the Pentagon renamed its Pacific Command as Indo-Pacific Command in a largely ....

  • Hundreds killed, injured in Afghanistan in May

    Date: 2018-06-02 14:44:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:41 - ID:7427247

    KABUL, June 2 (MENA) - More than 500 civilians were killed and injured last month in 23 provinces of Afghanistan, demonstrating that parties to the conflict had paid no attention to the control civilian casualties, a statement from the Civilian ....

  • Dozens of jailed activists released in Venezuela

    Date: 2018-06-01 21:44:19 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:66 - ID:7426324

    CARACAS, June 1 (MENA) - Dozens of activists in Venezuela, who government opponents consider political prisoners, were released from jail Friday in what authorities called a gesture aimed at uniting the fractured nation, ABC News quoted officials ....

  • US vetoes UN resolution on protection for Palestinians

    Date: 2018-06-01 21:21:37 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:65 - ID:7426317

    NEW YORK, June 1 (MENA) - The United States vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that sought to explore ways to ensure "international protection" for Palestinian civilians as the council prepared Friday to vote on a competing US proposal to ....

  • Georgian police detain protesters outside parliament

    Date: 2018-06-01 20:26:36 GMT - Georgia - World - SN:62 - ID:7426279

    TBILISI, June 1 (MENA) - A large-scale protest was held outside the Georgian parliament building in Tbilisi, where police detained some protesters, according to Interfax. Several hundreds of protesters, who are backing the father of the senior ....

  • Trump says Singapore summit with Kim is back on

    Date: 2018-06-01 19:35:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:60 - ID:7426207

    WASHINGTON, June 1 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Friday he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore, a summit he previously canceled in a letter, CNN reported. Trump received a top-level visitor from North Korea ....

  • Visa network crash hits customers and retailers

    Date: 2018-06-01 19:02:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:58 - ID:7426187

    LONDON, June 1 (MENA) - "Visa is currently experiencing a service disruption. This incident is preventing some Visa transactions in Europe from being processed," a Visa spokesperson told Sky News. "We are investigating the cause and working as ....

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