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  • 'Mother of all thunderstorms' hits Britain

    Date: 2018-05-27 15:46:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:7418775

    LONDON, May 27 (MENA) - The UK was struck by lightning between 15,000 and 20,000 times as the "mother of all thunderstorms" rolled across southern England overnight, The Telegraph quoted meteorologists as saying on Sunday. The London Fire Brigade ....

  • China expresses support for Trump-Kim summit

    Date: 2018-05-27 13:18:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:48 - ID:7418418

    BEIJING, May 27 (MENA) - China on Sunday expressed its support for a planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, stressing that direct dialogue between the leaders is the key to solving the nuclear ....

  • Austrian leader backs role for EU border agency in Africa

    Date: 2018-05-27 12:18:01 GMT - Austria - World - SN:38 - ID:7418514

    VIENNA, May 27 (MENA) - Austria's chancellor says European border guards should be allowed to go to north Africa to prevent migrants from setting off across the Mediterranean Sea in rickety boats. Austria will take over the European Union's ....

  • Six suspected terrorists killed in CTD operation

    Date: 2018-05-27 08:46:46 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7418159

    ISLAMABAD, May 27 (MENA) - At least six suspected militants were killed in an operation conducted by the counter-terrorism department late on Saturday night near the Chenab Bridge in Gujrat. According to The Express Tribune, the law enforcement ....

  • Several Taliban militants killed in raids in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-05-27 08:05:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7418105

    KABUL, May 27 (MENA) - Several Taliban militants have been killed or wounded in a series of airstrikes in southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press News Agency reported on Sunday. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in ....

  • Trump: Date and location for Kim summit 'hasn't changed'

    Date: 2018-05-27 07:54:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:7418061

    WASHINGTON, May 27 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump seemed to revive hopes for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, telling reporters at the Oval Office late Saturday, "we're looking at June 12th in Singapore. That hasn't ....

  • N. Korea's Kim reaffirms pledge to denuclearize, willingness to meet Trump

    Date: 2018-05-27 07:25:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:7418034

    SEOUL, May 27 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reaffirmed his willingness to denuclearize and hold a summit with US President Donald Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in was quoted by Yonhap news agency as saying ....

  • Elections in Pakistan to be held on July 25

    Date: 2018-05-26 21:12:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:74 - ID:7417902

    ISLAMABAD, May 26 (MENA) - Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday approved a summary sent by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for General Elections to be held on July 25, Geo News reported. ECP had recommended holding the ....

  • Dozens arrested in anti-Macron protest

    Date: 2018-05-26 18:32:10 GMT - France - World - SN:66 - ID:7417801

    PARIS, May 26 (MENA) - Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France to protest against French President Emmanuel Macron's policies, but the president said nothing would stop his economic reforms, local media reported on ....

  • White House says prep team for US-North Korea summit to head to Singapore

    Date: 2018-05-26 15:49:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:59 - ID:7417703

    WASHINGTON, May 26 (MENA) - The White House said on Saturday its pre-advance team for the US-North Korea summit will head to Singapore as scheduled, Alhurra reported. The prep team departs amid diplomatic whiplash over the fate of a historic ....

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