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  • Suspect detained in connection to shooting reported at California high school

    Date: 2018-05-11 16:18:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7395654

    WASHINGTON, May 11 (MENA) - A suspect was in custody after a shooting was reported Friday morning at Highland High School in Palmdale, California, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Office was quoted by Fox News on Friday. Officials said they received a ....

  • China expects positive outcomes at DPRK-U.S. summit

    Date: 2018-05-11 16:15:02 GMT - China - World - SN:51 - ID:7395671

    BEIJING, May 11 (MENA) - A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday that China welcomes the positive progress made by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States in preparing for the meeting between the two ....

  • Putin, Merkel to meet on May 18 - Kremlin

    Date: 2018-05-11 15:38:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:7395577

    MOSCOW, May 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Sochi with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel on May 18, the Kremlin announced on Friday. The two leaders plan to discuss the development of Russian-German relations ....

  • Malaysian PM says jailed opposition leader will be pardoned

    Date: 2018-05-11 14:43:49 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:40 - ID:7395435

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 (MENA) - Malaysia’s new Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, said on Friday that the country’s king had agreed to pardon the imprisoned opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, potentially clearing the way for fulfilling one of the central ....

  • UK Charity Commission launches 'Give safely to charities this Ramadan' campaign

    Date: 2018-05-11 14:08:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:7395439

    LONDON, May 11 (MENA) - The UK Charity Commission launched a campaign, titled "Give safely to charities this Ramadan", ahead of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. In a statement on Friday, the commission said "We are launching our annual safer ....

  • WHO very concerned about new outbreak of Ebola virus in DR Congo

    Date: 2018-05-11 13:28:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:37 - ID:7395341

    GENEVA, May 11 (MENA) - WHO Director-General of Emergency Preparedness and Response Peter Salama said that WHO is very concerned about the new outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Speaking at a press briefing in Geneva on ....

  • Putin, Merkel stress support to Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-05-11 13:10:14 GMT - Germany - World - SN:36 - ID:7395348

    MOSCOW, May 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Germany Angela Merkel at the German side’s initiative, according to a statement released by the Kremlin on Friday. The two leaders ....

  • 35 Afghan soldiers killed in overnight Farah raids

    Date: 2018-05-11 13:09:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:35 - ID:7395350

    KABUL, May 11 (MENA) - At least 35 security forces have been killed as a result of attacks on their posts by Taliban insurgents in northwestern Farah province last night, Afghan Pajhwok news agency reported. A number of other security forces, ....

  • Mogherini to convene with Germany, France, UK FMs to tackle Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-05-11 12:30:43 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:29 - ID:7395237

    BRUSSELS, May 11 (MENA) - EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will host a meeting on Tuesday in Brussels with the Foreign Ministers of Germany, France, UK, according to a statement released by the ....

  • Abe welcomes decision on US-N.Korea summit

    Date: 2018-05-11 11:16:04 GMT - Japan - World - SN:24 - ID:7395095

    TOKYO, May 11 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has welcomed the news that the date and location of the US-North Korea summit have been decided, said the Japanese broadcasting corporation. Abe told reporters on Friday that he hopes the ....

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