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  • Pope Francis: Holy Land needs 'gestures of dialogue, reconciliation'

    Date: 2018-05-20 16:32:18 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:59 - ID:7409416

    VATICAN CITY, May 20 (MENA) - Pope Francis says "gestures of dialogue and reconciliation" are needed for the Holy Land and all the Middle East, The New York Times reported. He told faithful in St. Peter's Square Sunday he had "united himself ....

  • Europe reassures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal without US

    Date: 2018-05-20 15:53:37 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:7409396

    TEHRAN, May 20 (MENA) - The European Union’s energy chief has tried to reassure Iran that the bloc remained committed to salvaging a nuclear deal with Tehran despite US President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the accord and reimpose sanctions, ....

  • Afghan-US forces respond to Taliban attack in Ghazni with heavy airstrikes

    Date: 2018-05-20 14:15:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:7409193

    KABUL, May 20 (MENA) - Afghan and US forces responded to a Taliban attack on Ghazni province with heavy airstrikes that resulted in the killing of several militants, according to Khaama Press News Agency on Sunday. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the ....

  • Ex-secretary urges school boycott to press new gun laws in US

    Date: 2018-05-20 08:28:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:7408552

    WASHINGTON, May 20 (MENA) - Former US Education Secretary Arne Duncan has called on parents to pull "their children out of schools until elected officials pass stricter gun control laws, The Washington Post reported on Sunday. "Parents should ....

  • Rocket attack on Kabul foiled

    Date: 2018-05-20 06:57:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7408457

    KABUL, May 20 (MENA) - Afghan national defense and security forces thwarted a plot by anti-government armed militant groups to carry out a rocket attack on Kabul, state media reported on Sunday. The Kabul police command said at least four long ....

  • Ex-diplomat gets 3 years in Indian jail for spying for Pakistan

    Date: 2018-05-19 21:51:20 GMT - India - World - SN:73 - ID:7408365

    NEW DELHI, May 19 (MENA) – Former Indian diplomat Madhuri Gupta, who had served at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, was on Saturday sentenced to three years in jail for passing on sensitive information to Pakistan's ISI, with a Delhi court ....

  • Macedonia to have new name as agreement reached with Greece

    Date: 2018-05-19 21:38:45 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:72 - ID:7408359

    SKOPJE, May 19 (MENA) - The prime minister of Macedonia said his administration and the Greek government have agreed on a new name for his country to solve the decades-long name dispute between Skopje and Athens, The Daily Mail newspaper reported ....

  • 110 died in Havana plane crash -- Cuban official

    Date: 2018-05-19 21:20:51 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:69 - ID:7408352

    HAVANA, May 19 (MENA) - Cuba's transportation minister said 110 people were killed in Friday's plane crash near Havana, ABC news reported on Saturday. Adel Yzquierdo Rodriguez said 113 people were on board including 102 Cubans, three tourists, ....

  • China to buy more US goods, services upon fresh agreement with Washington

    Date: 2018-05-19 21:03:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:7408321

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (MENA) - The US and China said Saturday that two days of "constructive" talks between American and Chinese officials in Washington had led to an agreement for China to buy more goods and services, The agreement includes ....

  • One of Chechnya church attackers identified -- leader

    Date: 2018-05-19 19:28:03 GMT - Chechnya - World - SN:59 - ID:7408243

    GROZNY, May 19 (MENA) – The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said that the identity of one of the attackers on the Church in Grozny in known adding that he lived in the suburbs of the capital of the Republic, RIA Novosti reported on ....

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