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  • 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 ....

  • Trump signs new action against Venezuela

    Date: 2018-05-21 21:34:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:7411178

    WASHINGTON, May 21 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham", The Washington Post reported. ....

  • Pentagon hints at more aggressive posture toward Iran

    Date: 2018-05-21 21:27:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:7411156

    WASHINGTON, May 21 (MENA) - The Pentagon on Monday hinted at a more aggressive approach toward Iran following Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s threats to "crush" the nation with economic sanctions, The Hill reported. "We are going to take steps ....

  • OIC condemns attack on church in Chechnya

    Date: 2018-05-21 20:36:54 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:96 - ID:7411100

    RIYADH, May 21 (MENA) – The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned an armed attack on a church in Chechnya, the Saudi news agency reported on Monday. The Jeddah-based organization's Secretary General Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed ....

  • US VP lashes out at Venezuela presidential elections

    Date: 2018-05-21 20:10:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:7411093

    WASHINGTON, May 21 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday called Venezuela’s recent election, which saw President Nicolas Maduro win a second term, a sham. "Venezuela’s election was a sham — neither free nor fair. The illegitimate result ....

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