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  • Trump says will know next week if North Korea summit to go ahead

    Date: 2018-05-23 20:29:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:7414013

    WASHINGTON, May 23 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would know next week whether his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would take place on June 12 in Singapore as scheduled, casting further doubt on plans for the ....

  • Pompeo: US to retaliate for Venezuela expulsion of diplomat

    Date: 2018-05-23 20:06:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7413940

    WASHINGTON, May 23 (MENA) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that the US will respond reciprocally to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's expulsion of the top American diplomat in Venezuela, ABC News reported. US Vice President ....

  • WHO cooperates with nine African countries to prevent Ebola spread

    Date: 2018-05-23 13:23:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:7413487

    WASHINGTON, May 23 (MENA) - The World Health Organization is accelerating its efforts with nine countries neighboring Congo to try to prevent the current Ebola outbreak from spreading beyond the border, WHO’s director for Africa said. The top two ....

  • S. Korea seeks to step up tech cooperation with African nations

    Date: 2018-05-23 08:26:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:7412791

    BUSAN, May 23 (MENA) - South Korea wants to step up cooperation with African nations in the technology sector, the nation's top economic policymaker said Wednesday, as Seoul seeks to deepen ties with the resource-rich continent. Finance Minister ....

  • Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    Date: 2018-05-23 07:57:07 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:10 - ID:7412787

    KINSHASA, May 23 (MENA) - Congo's health ministry announced six new confirmed Ebola cases and two new suspected cases Tuesday as vaccinations entered a second day in an effort to contain the deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million, CBC news ....

  • White House: US continues to prepare for North Korea's summit

    Date: 2018-05-22 21:22:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7412554

    WASHINGTON, May 22 (MENA) - White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday that the US continues to prepare for the anticipated summit between President Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un. "We continue to prepare ....

  • Trump: 'Illegal' and 'disgrace' if spies were on my campaign

    Date: 2018-05-22 20:50:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7412539

    WASHINGTON, May 22 (MENA) - US President Trump said Tuesday it would be "illegal" and a "disgrace" if the FBI had spies embedded in his campaign, The Hill reported. "A lot of people are saying they had spies in my campaign. If they had spies in ....

  • Ex-Romanian president on trial for revolution deaths charges

    Date: 2018-05-22 20:47:42 GMT - Romania - World - SN:77 - ID:7412479

    BUCHAREST, May 22 (MENA) - Former Romanian President Ion Iliescu has appeared at court to face charges of crimes against humanity for his role in the country's bloody anti-communist revolution, ABC News reported on Tuesday. The charges refer to a ....

  • Venezuela removes top US diplomat, cites conspiracy against gov't

    Date: 2018-05-22 20:23:42 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:76 - ID:7412541

    CARACAS, May 22 (MENA) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday announced he was expelling the top US diplomat to the country for "conspiring" against his socialist government, The Hill reported. In a state television appearance, Maduro ....

  • China makes massive cut to car tariffs after truce with Trump

    Date: 2018-05-22 19:23:47 GMT - China - World - SN:69 - ID:7412483

    BEIJING, May 22 (MENA) - China will cut the import duty on passenger cars to 15 percent, further opening up a market that’s been a chief target of the US in its trade fight with the world’s second-largest economy, Bloomberg reported. The Chinese ....

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