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  • 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 ....

  • Afghan Taliban denies responsibility for Jalalabad blasts

    Date: 2018-05-19 19:14:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:58 - ID:7408246

    KABUL, May 19 (MENA) - The Taliban group of Afghanistan has denied any involvement in recent blast in Jalalabad. The denial was reported by TOLOnews channel on Saturday. The explosions, which occurred in Nangarhar, left eight people dead and ....

  • New Catalan leader names ex-ministers for regional government

    Date: 2018-05-19 18:52:27 GMT - Spain - World - SN:56 - ID:7408242

    MADRID, May 19 (MENA) - New Catalonia president Quim Torra named two former ministers, jailed by Madrid for backing independence from Spain, together with two others who fled into exile, to his regional government, France 24 reported on ....

  • Two policemen, churchgoer die in terrorist attack in Russia's Grozny

    Date: 2018-05-19 15:41:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:7408094

    MOSCOW, May 19 (MENA) - Two policemen and one churchgoer have died as result of a terrorist attack on a church in Russia's city of Grozny, Sputnik quoted a source in the local police department as saying on Saturday. Two more policemen have been ....

  • N. Korean diplomat arrives in China

    Date: 2018-05-19 15:40:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:46 - ID:7408093

    SEOUL, May 19 (MENA) - A North Korean diplomat responsible for Southeast Asian affairs arrived in Beijing on Saturday, sparking speculation that he may visit Singapore ahead of a planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean ....

  • Report: 2 killed in shooting in southwestern Germany

    Date: 2018-05-19 15:32:03 GMT - Germany - World - SN:43 - ID:7408052

    BERLIN, May 19 (MENA) - German media are reporting two people have been killed in a shooting near the southwestern city of Saarbruecken, Fox News reported. The Saarbruecker Zeitung newspaper said on Saturday that police have a suspect in ....

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