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  • Putin, Merkel hold joint press conference in Russia's Sochi

    Date: 2018-05-18 15:58:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:7406862

    MOSCOW, May 18 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has started an official visit to Russia by meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Russian city of Sochi. The two leaders discussed the situation around the Iranian nuclear ....

  • Putin, Macron to discuss Iran deal, Syria and Ukraine — Kremlin

    Date: 2018-05-18 15:54:58 GMT - France - World - SN:48 - ID:7406860

    PARIS, May 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron will discuss the situation around the Iran nuclear deal, Syria and Ukraine in St. Petersburg on May 24-25, the Kremlin press service said in a ....

  • 8 killed in shooting at Texas' Santa Fe High School, CNN affiliates report

    Date: 2018-05-18 15:54:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:7406924

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (MENA) - At least eight people have died as a result of a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, CNN affiliates are reporting. This is the third school shooting in eight days, and ....

  • Putin says gas may keep going via Ukraine even after launch of new Germany-bound pipeline

    Date: 2018-05-18 15:38:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7406906

    MOSCOW, May 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea. Speaking after talks in Sochi on Friday ....

  • Top UN rights body votes for inquiry on Gaza clashes

    Date: 2018-05-18 15:29:13 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:41 - ID:7406833

    GENEVA, May 18 (MENA) – The UN Human Rights Council voted Friday to set up a commission of inquiry to look into a deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces, the Washington Post reported. Meeting in a special session in Geneva, the ....

  • 3 children among 4 civilians killed by Indian firing across Working Boundary: ISPR

    Date: 2018-05-18 15:21:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:40 - ID:7406703

    ISLAMABAD, May 18 (MENA) - Four people, including three children, were killed, while 10 others were injured in unprovoked ceasefire violations across the Working Boundary (WB) by India on Friday, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press ....

  • Afghan officials say Taliban attacks kill 16 security forces

    Date: 2018-05-18 15:15:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:7406740

    KABUL, May 18 (MENA) - Afghan officials said Taliban fighters have attacked several security posts in three provinces, killing 16 security forces, ABC News reported. Ramadan Ali Mooseni, deputy provincial police chief, said Friday the Taliban ....

  • Indonesia seeks death for cleric accused of ordering attacks

    Date: 2018-05-18 14:55:26 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:36 - ID:7406792

    JAKARTA, May 18 (MENA) - Indonesian prosecutors on Friday demanded death for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman, who is accused of ordering attacks including a January 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in the capital that killed four ....

  • UN human rights chief deplores deteriorating situation in Palestine

    Date: 2018-05-18 13:19:27 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:27 - ID:7406583

    GENEVA, May 18 (MENA) – The human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory continues to deteriorate, said the UN human rights chief, pointing out that Israel detains large numbers of Palestinians, including children, in a clear ....

  • Russia's Sergei Skripal leaves UK's Salisbury hospital

    Date: 2018-05-18 11:52:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:7406549

    LONDON, May 18 (MENA) - The Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal, who was exposed to a nerve agent, has been discharged from Salisbury district hospital, health officials were quoted by the Guardian as saying on Friday. Skripal’s release follows that of ....

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