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  • Trudeau declines to meet Trump because of US precondition

    Date: 2018-05-31 21:55:35 GMT - Canada - World - SN:90 - ID:7425238

    OTTAWA, May 31 (MENA) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday he offered to go to Washington this week to complete talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade agreement but that Vice President Mike Pence called and told him a ....

  • UNSC postpones vote on draft resolution on protection to Palestinians

    Date: 2018-05-31 21:47:26 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:89 - ID:7425247

    NEW YORK, May 31 (MENA) - The UN Security Council on Thursday postponed a vote on a draft resolution calling for the “protection” of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank after the United States sought changes, Sky News reported. The network did ....

  • Merkel: EU will respond in "firm and united" way to US tariffs

    Date: 2018-05-31 21:30:23 GMT - Germany - World - SN:88 - ID:7425239

    BERLIN, May 31 (MENA) - European Union member states will respond in a "firm and united" way to looming US steel and aluminium tariffs against European producers, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday. "We want to be exempt from these ....

  • UK deeply disappointed over US tariff decision on steel, aluminium imports

    Date: 2018-05-31 21:09:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:86 - ID:7425228

    LONDON, May 31 (MENA) - Britain said on Thursday it was deeply disappointed by a U.S. decision to move ahead with tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, Voice of America reported. “We are deeply ....

  • UN agencies agree to help return of Rohingya to Myanmar

    Date: 2018-05-31 21:02:46 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:85 - ID:7425221

    NAYPYIDAW, May 31 (MENA) – Myanmar's government said it has reached an agreement with two UN agencies for their help in the return of refugees who fled violence in western Rakhine state, Fox News reported on Thursday. About 700,000 ethnic ....

  • France slams Israel's decisions to build more houses in 30 settlements in WB

    Date: 2018-05-31 15:28:19 GMT - France - World - SN:56 - ID:7424635

    PARIS, May 31 (MENA) – France on Thursday condemned Israeli decisions to establish 2,000 housing units in 30 settlements in the occupied West Bank (WB). In a statement, the French Foreign Ministry said the Israeli settlement policy violates the ....

  • France ordered to pay €6.5m to man paralysed after arrest

    Date: 2018-05-31 13:58:24 GMT - France - World - SN:43 - ID:7424645

    STRASBOURG, May 31 (MENA) - The European Court of Human Rights has ordered France to pay 6,500,950 euros to a man who was in a coma for three months and remains paralysed 14 years after his arrest in a station in the Paris region. The compensation ....

  • Lavrov, Pompeo discuss mutual issues

    Date: 2018-05-31 06:25:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7423898

    WASHINGTON, May 31 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have spoken by telephone for the first time since Pompeo was sworn into office on April 26, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported ....

  • Pilot killed in helicopter crash in Britain

    Date: 2018-05-30 21:48:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:7423826

    LONDON, May 30 (MENA) - A pilot has been killed in a helicopter crash near Aldborough in North Yorkshire, police have said. The North Yorkshire force said it received reports of a helicopter crash at 1.23pm on Wednesday, and officers and fire ....

  • Pompeo warns Russia against 'interfering in US domestic matters'

    Date: 2018-05-30 21:47:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7423825

    WASHINGTON, May 30 (MENA) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Russian counterpart on Wednesday that Moscow would need to cease its interference in "US domestic matters" if it hopes to thaw tensions with Washington, The Hill reported. In ....

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