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  • 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 ....

  • Trump says summit with North Korea leader might not work out for June

    Date: 2018-05-22 17:51:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:7412353

    WASHINGTON, May 22 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that there's a substantial chance that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might not work out for June, CNBC news channel reported. The president added that the ....

  • US considered declaring Russia 'state sponsor of terror' - report

    Date: 2018-05-22 17:40:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:7412312

    NEW YORK, May 22 (MENA) - The US State Department considered declaring Russia a "state sponsor of terror" after an attempt to poison former spy Sergei Skripal, ProPublica reported Tuesday. "Instead, the Trump administration continued a longtime US ....

  • Kremlin dismisses US media allegations on Russian arms, says ‘trust Putin’

    Date: 2018-05-22 16:32:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:7412346

    MOSCOW, May 22 (MENA) - Journalists should rather trust Russian President Vladimir Putin instead of listening to reports of their American colleagues regarding allegedly unsuccessful tests of Russia’s cutting-edge weaponry, TASS quoted Kremlin ....

  • Social media should be age restricted to protect children from online harm, UK lawmakers told

    Date: 2018-05-22 16:02:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:7412304

    LONDON, May 22 (MENA) - Children under the age of 16 should be banned from using social media to prevent them from harm in the same way that they are not allowed to buy cigarettes or alcohol, MPs in Britain have been told. Matt Hancock, the ....

  • UN, WB group sign Strategic Partnership Framework for the 2030 Agenda

    Date: 2018-05-22 11:50:47 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:36 - ID:7411641

    NEW YORK, May 22 (MENA) - The United Nations and the World Bank Group have signed a Strategic Partnership Framework (SPF), which aims to foster their joint commitment to cooperate in helping countries to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable ....

  • Taliban militants launch large scale attack on Ghazni districts

    Date: 2018-05-22 10:45:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:7411566

    KABUL, May 22 (MENA) - Taliban militants launched a large scale attack on two districts of southeastern Ghazni province amid reports that several security personnel died during the clashes. Provincial council member Ahmad Faqiri confirmed the ....

  • N. Korea declines to accept list of S. Korean journalists to cover nuke site dismantlement

    Date: 2018-05-22 07:23:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:7411298

    SEOUL, May 22 (MENA) - North Korea declined to accept a list of South Korean journalists chosen to cover the dismantling of its nuclear test site Tuesday, making it technically hard for the South Korean media to join the event scheduled for this ....

  • Foreign media arrive for N. Korea nuke site closing

    Date: 2018-05-22 07:19:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:7411290

    PYONGYANG/BEIJING, May 22 (MENA) - A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week, but without South Korean media initially also scheduled to ....

  • Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan

    Date: 2018-05-22 06:43:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:7411304

    ISLAMABAD, May 22 (MENA) - Hotter than average temperatures have killed at least 65 people in just three days in Karachi, Pakistan, CNN reported Tuesday. Temperatures reached a high of 44 degrees Celsius (111 Fahrenheit) on Monday, according to ....

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