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  • 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 ....

  • Theresa May attacks Donald Trump's 'unjustified' steel tariffs

    Date: 2018-06-01 18:53:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:57 - ID:7426175

    LONDON, June 1 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May has hit back at US President Donald Trump’s "unjustified" decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium producers, which has pushed the EU to the brink of a trade war with the US. In her ....

  • US airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills 12 fighters

    Date: 2018-06-01 18:44:23 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:55 - ID:7426180

    MOGADISHU, June 1 (MENA) - The US military said it has carried out an airstrike outside Somalia's capital that killed 12 al-Shabab extremists, ABC news reported. The US Africa Command has carried out at least 15 such airstrikes this year against ....

  • Venezuela pledges to release jailed activists

    Date: 2018-06-01 18:22:55 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:50 - ID:7426158

    CARACAS, June 1 (MENA) - Venezuelan officials moved Friday to release activists who government opponents consider to be political prisoners in a gesture aimed at uniting the fractured nation, ABC News reported. Communications Minister Jorge ....

  • Petrobras CEO resigns, raising questions over Brazil economy

    Date: 2018-06-01 16:45:16 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:48 - ID:7426094

    BRASILIA, June 1 (MENA) - The president of Brazilian state oil company Petrobras has resigned after a crippling truckers' strike demanding sharp cuts to diesel prices, Fox News reported. The 9-day strike ended earlier this week when the ....

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