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  • 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 ....

  • Masked gunmen open fire on youngsters in Marseille

    Date: 2018-05-21 19:49:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:91 - ID:7411092

    LONDON, May 21 (MENA) - A group of masked attackers in three cars fired AK-47 assault rifles at young people in the French city of Marseille this evening, the Daily Mail quoted local media as saying on Monday. One man is said to be 'slightly ....

  • Non-recognition of Venezuelan election threatens regional stability - Moscow

    Date: 2018-05-21 19:38:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:7411048

    MOSCOW, May 21 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday that non-recognition of the Venezuelan presidential election by the United States and a number of Latin American countries is fraught with destabilization in and around Venezuela, TASS ....

  • Putin congratulates Venezuela's Maduro on reelection

    Date: 2018-05-21 19:12:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:7411040

    MOSCOW, May 21 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Nicolas Maduro on his reelection as Venezuelan president, TASS quoted the Kremlin press service as saying Monday. In his congratulatory telegram, "Putin expressed ....

  • Possible deployment of UN mission to Donbass still on agenda - Kremlin

    Date: 2018-05-21 15:01:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:7410666

    MOSCOW, May 21 (MENA) - Parameters of a possible United Nations mission to Donbass are still being discussed, the situation is complicated by instability at the contact line, Russian president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told journalists on ....

  • Pompeo offers concessions if Iran makes changes

    Date: 2018-05-21 14:30:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:59 - ID:7410672

    WASHINGTON, May 21 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is offering a series of dramatic potential US concessions to Iran if it agrees to make "major changes." Pompeo called for a stronger nuclear agreement with Iran following the US ....

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