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  • Pilot killed in helicopter crash in Britain

    Date: 2018-05-30 21:48:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:7423826

    LONDON, May 30 (MENA) - A pilot has been killed in a helicopter crash near Aldborough in North Yorkshire, police have said. The North Yorkshire force said it received reports of a helicopter crash at 1.23pm on Wednesday, and officers and fire ....

  • Pompeo warns Russia against 'interfering in US domestic matters'

    Date: 2018-05-30 21:47:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7423825

    WASHINGTON, May 30 (MENA) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Russian counterpart on Wednesday that Moscow would need to cease its interference in "US domestic matters" if it hopes to thaw tensions with Washington, The Hill reported. In ....

  • One dead, two injured in northern Germany knife attack

    Date: 2018-05-30 21:33:33 GMT - Germany - World - SN:72 - ID:7423819

    BERLIN, May 30 (MENA) - Police said on Wednesday that a knife attack had taken place on a train in Flensburg, in northern Germany. At least one person was killed and two other people were injured, one seriously, said local media, Euronews ....

  • North Korean ex-spy chief arrives in NYC for Pompeo meeting

    Date: 2018-05-30 21:26:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7423810

    NEW YORK, May 30 (MENA) - North Korea's longtime spy chief has arrived in New York City to meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in an attempt to salvage North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump's summit, Fox News ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for Liege attack

    Date: 2018-05-30 21:06:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:7423752

    WASHINGTON, May 30 (MENA) - The terrorist group of Daesh has claimed that the man behind the attack in the Belgian city of Liege was a "soldier of the caliphate", a wording typical of IS' opportunistic claims even when perpetrators have not been ....

  • UN envoy urges Iraqi leaders to form inclusive government

    Date: 2018-05-30 19:47:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:7423671

    NEW YORK, May 30 (MENA) - UN Envoy for Iraq Jan Kubis has urged political leaders in this "crucial" post-election period to swiftly form an inclusive new government that works across sectarian and ethnic divides. Kubis told the Security Council ....

  • US amb. to UN: Decisions of next Iraqi gov't will set country's future

    Date: 2018-05-30 19:45:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:7423670

    NEW YORK, May 30 (MENA) - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that the next government will make important decisions "that will set Iraq's course for decades to come." The US ambassador said at a UN Security Council session held ....

  • Dutch police shoot man reportedly waving ax on balcony

    Date: 2018-05-30 19:34:11 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:60 - ID:7423678

    AMSTERDAM, May 30 (MENA) - Dutch police say they shot and wounded a man who was standing on the balcony of a residential apartment block and reportedly was waving an ax and shouting, Fox News reported. In a series of tweets, Rotterdam police said ....

  • US issues fresh Iran sanctions, targets Evin Prison

    Date: 2018-05-30 15:50:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:7423479

    WASHINGTON, May 30 (MENA) - The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on six Iranians and three Iran-based entities, including Tehran's Evin prison, The New York Times reported. The sanctions, announced by the US Treasury on its website, ....

  • Lavrov: US sought total confrontation with Iran when leaving nuke deal

    Date: 2018-05-30 08:13:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:7422585

    MOSCOW, May 30 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the United States was counting on a total confrontation with Iran by leaving the nuclear deal, Sputnik news reported Thursday. "I remember the apocalyptic predictions of the ....

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