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  • UNICEF: 300,000 children migrating solo - up nearly fivefold

    Date: 2017-05-18 20:30:44 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:106 - ID:6817545

    NEW YORK, May 18 (MENA) - Authorities have documented more than 300,000 children migrating alone worldwide over a two-year period, marking a dramatic escalation of a trend that has forced many young refugees into slavery and prostitution, the UN ....

  • Russia dismisses as false Politico’s publication saying Lavrov sought meeting with Obama

    Date: 2017-05-18 19:04:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:102 - ID:6817467

    MOSCOW, May 18 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has dismissed as false a Politico publication which cited "two former senior White House officials" saying that the Obama administration had refused to grant Russian ....

  • At least 22 injured as car hits pedestrians in New York's Times Square

    Date: 2017-05-18 18:43:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:6817490

    NEW YORK, May 18 (MENA) - At least 22 people have been injured and one is dead after a speeding car struck pedestrians in New York City's Times Square, Sky News reported. A witness said they saw seven people being loaded onto stretchers, shoes ....

  • France calls for building national Libyan army under civilian authority

    Date: 2017-05-18 18:41:41 GMT - France - World - SN:97 - ID:6817465

    PARIS, May 18 (MENA) - French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said on Thursday that Libya needs to build a national army that is led by a civilian authority and in which all forces, including those of Commander Khalifa Haftar, will take ....

  • Roger Ailes, former Fox News CEO, dies at 77

    Date: 2017-05-18 18:34:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:6817446

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (MENA) - Roger Ailes, the man who transformed television news and American politics in his role as founder of Fox News before being brought down by a sexual harassment scandal, died Thursday morning, the network announced. Three ....

  • Staten Island car crash injures 11 people, officials say

    Date: 2017-05-18 17:57:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:6817437

    NEW YORK, May 18 (MENA) - Eleven people were injured after two vehicles collided in Staten Island Thursday afternoon, shortly after a car plowed into pedestrians in Times Square, Fox News reported. A van crashed on Broadway near Castleton Avenue ....

  • Car hits pedestrians in New York's Times Square

    Date: 2017-05-18 16:40:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:6817357

    NEW YORK, May 18 (MENA) - At least 10 people have been injured and one is dead after a speeding car struck pedestrians in New York City's Times Square, Sky News reported on Thursday. A witness told reporters they have seen seven people being ....

  • More than 50 persons killed during Daesh attack on 2 villages in central Syria - SOHR

    Date: 2017-05-18 15:57:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:6817261

    LONDON, May 18 (MENA) - The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that more than 50 persons, including 15 civilians, were killed in an attack launched by Daesh terrorist group on two villages controlled by the Syrian army in ....

  • Russia contacts parties on peaceful solution to Libyan crisis

    Date: 2017-05-18 15:09:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:6817157

    MOSCOW, May 18 (MENA) – Russia’s Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday Moscow maintains contacts with all parties to a peaceful solution to the Libyan crisis. In statements to Sputnik news agency, Peskov said the Libyan file is on the ....

  • How a Trump order on abortion could hurt fight against AIDS in Africa

    Date: 2017-05-18 15:08:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:6817067

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (MENA) - A Trump administration order took effect this week barring U.S. aid for global health organizations that discuss or provide referrals for abortion. But the new policy put another program in the crosshairs: America’s ....

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