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  • Chinese FM arrives in Pyongyang

    Date: 2018-05-02 07:51:50 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:8 - ID:7379632

    PYONGYANG, May 2 (MENA) - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in North Korea on Wednesday, on a visit amid at improving security outlook for the Korean Peninsula following a historic inter-Korean summit, Kyodo news agency ....

  • One man killed, another injured in latest London shootings

    Date: 2018-05-02 06:01:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:1 - ID:7379549

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - A man has died and another has been injured after they were shot in northwest London, Sky News reported Wednesday. Police have launched a murder investigation after a man, believed to be in his thirties, was found with ....

  • UN expert condemns attacks on journalists in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-05-01 22:49:22 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:81 - ID:7379298

    GENEVA, May 1 (MENA) - The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression condemned in the strongest possible terms the killing of nine journalists covering an attack in the Afghan capital Kabul, and called on the Government, with the ....

  • MPs threaten Mark Zuckerberg with summons over Facebook data

    Date: 2018-05-01 22:40:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:7379320

    LONDON, May 1 (MENA) - British MPs have threatened to issue Mark Zuckerberg with a formal summons to appear in front of parliament when he next enters the UK, unless he voluntarily agrees to answer questions about the activities of his social ....

  • US says days of Daesh group in Syria “coming to an end”

    Date: 2018-05-01 22:26:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7379431

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - The United States says the days of Daesh terrorist group controlling territory in Syria "are coming to an end,” ABC News reported on Tuesday. The US State Department says renewed operations against Daesh by ....

  • Kiev places stake on military solution to Donbass conflict, says Russian envoy

    Date: 2018-05-01 21:41:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:7379288

    MOSCOW, May 1 (MENA) - Ukraine’s authorities have again placed their stake on resolving the conflict in Donbass militarily and Kiev does not have a plan for a political settlement, Russia’s envoy to the Contact Group for Ukraine Boris Gryzlov told ....

  • Iran has few options to avenge Syria strikes - paper

    Date: 2018-05-01 20:56:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7379220

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - After a second suspected Israeli strike killing Iranian forces in Syria, the Islamic Republic has few ways to retaliate as its leaders wrestle with both unrest at home and the prospect of its nuclear deal collapsing ....

  • Vatican Pope prays for peace in Syria

    Date: 2018-05-01 20:09:13 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:70 - ID:7379330

    VATICAN CITY, May 1 (MENA) - Pope Francis visited Rome's popular Shrine of Our Lady of Divine Love to pray the rosary for peace, especially in Syria, The National Catholic Reporter reported on Tuesday. He tweeted "Today, at the Sanctuary of Our ....

  • Armenia's parliament rejects opposition leader as new PM

    Date: 2018-05-01 19:41:45 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:68 - ID:7379317

    YEREVAN, May 1 (MENA) - After weeks of protests, Armenia's parliament on Tuesday voted against making opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan its new prime minister, dealing a blow to the country’s pro-democracy movement, The Washington Post ....

  • N. Korea, S. Korea still have a long path ahead -- newspaper

    Date: 2018-05-01 18:52:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:7379221

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - Friday was quite a busy day in Panmunjom in the Korean peninsula’s demilitarized zone. At the first high-level summit between North and South Korea in over a decade, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean ....

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