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  • Annual meetings of AfDB kick off in Busan, S.Korea

    Date: 2018-05-21 08:05:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:7409912

    BUSAN/KOREA, May 21 (MENA) - The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) kicked off on Monday in the Korean port city of Busan and runs till May 25 with the participation of ministers and senior economic experts from 35 ....

  • Indian PM leaves for Russia for informal summit with Putin

    Date: 2018-05-21 07:03:39 GMT - India - World - SN:10 - ID:7409861

    NEW DELHI, May 21 (MENA) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Russia on Monday morning for an informal summit with President Vladimir Putin in the city of Sochi, Xinhua quoted an official in the country's external affairs ministry as ....

  • Venezuelan president Maduro wins re-election

    Date: 2018-05-21 06:17:55 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:2 - ID:7409834

    CARACAS, May 21 (MENA) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was declared the winner of presidential election Sunday, in a vote that has been criticized both inside and outside of the country, said CNN. Maduro celebrated his re-election during a ....

  • Russia investigations could affect midterm congressional elections in US, experts say

    Date: 2018-05-20 21:34:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:7409715

    WASHINGTON, May 20 (MENA) - The outcome of two major investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election could help determine whether Republicans keep control of US Congress, political analysts said. Both the Senate Intelligence ....

  • Trump asks for investigating into whether Obama administration or FBI spied on his presidential campaign

    Date: 2018-05-20 21:18:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7409713

    WASHINGTON, May 20 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump demanded that the Justice Department opens an investigation into whether the department or the FBI. “infiltrated or surveilled” his campaign at the behest of the Obama administration, the New ....

  • One killed in Su-29 crash landing in Russia's Leningrad

    Date: 2018-05-20 20:34:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:7409646

    MOSCOW, May 20 (MENA) - One person died in a crash landing of a Su-29 sporting airplane in the Leningrad region, a spokesman for the Northwestern regional center of the Russian emergencies ministry told TASS on Sunday. "A Su-29 plane made a crash ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for church attack in Chechnya

    Date: 2018-05-20 20:23:21 GMT - Chechnya - World - SN:70 - ID:7409631

    GROZNY, May 20 (MENA) - The Daesh militant group claimed responsibility for an attack on a church in Russia’s Chechnya republic that killed three people, Euronews quoted the group’s Amaq news agency as saying on Sunday. The group offered no ....

  • 162 illegal migrants rescued off Spanish shore

    Date: 2018-05-20 19:25:51 GMT - Spain - World - SN:67 - ID:7409622

    MADRID, May 20 (MENA) - Spain's maritime rescue service said it picked up 162 migrants who were attempting to make the perilous trip across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe this weekend, ABC news reported on Sunday. The service said its rescue ....

  • Multiple bomb attacks hit Thailand's deep south, injure 3 people

    Date: 2018-05-20 19:12:28 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:66 - ID:7409616

    BANGKOK, May 20 (MENA) - Multiple bomb attacks by suspected separatist insurgents injured at least three people in Thailand’s far south on Sunday, the military said, according to Euronews. A decades-old separatist insurgency in predominantly ....

  • 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 ....

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