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  • Venezuela: 2,600 soldiers sent to quell looting amid protests

    Date: 2017-05-18 06:22:35 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:6 - ID:6816096

    CARACAS, May 18 (MENA) - Venezuela said it is sending 2,600 troops to the western region of Tachira to quell looting and rioting amid continuing anti-government protests, the BBC reported. Speaking on state television on Wednesday, Defense ....

  • 2 killed in small plane crash in Mexico

    Date: 2017-05-18 06:05:50 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:3 - ID:6816102

    MEXICO CITY, May 18 (MENA) - A small private aircraft crashed on Wednesday near Toluca International Airport, in the central State of Mexico, killing the two pilots on board, ABC news reported Thursday. Aviation authorities told the press that ....

  • Trump willing to make peace through engagement with N. Korea: S. Korean envoy

    Date: 2017-05-18 06:05:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:2 - ID:6816089

    SEOUL, May 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump told a special envoy of South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he looks forward to working closely with Moon to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and is willing to make peace through engagement ....

  • Iran nuclear: Trump extends Obama's 'worst deal ever'

    Date: 2017-05-17 22:57:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:6815988

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (MENA) - Donald Trump's White House has renewed sanctions relief for Iran, despite the US president's past criticism, BBC News reported. The easing of sanctions is part of a crucial nuclear deal brokered in 2015 under ....

  • Trump will not announce embassy's move to Al Quds while in Israel -- official

    Date: 2017-05-17 22:36:45 GMT - Israel - World - SN:78 - ID:6816001

    GAZA CITY, May 17 (MENA) -US President Donald Trump will not announce US Embassy's move to Al Quds while in Israel, though this remains his ultimate goal, a top US official was quoted by Yediot Ahronot of Israel as saying on Wednesday. The ....

  • Yemen cholera death toll mounts to 209: UNICEF

    Date: 2017-05-17 13:09:53 GMT - Yemen - World - SN:43 - ID:6815255

    NEW YORK, May 17 (MENA) - A cholera outbreak in Yemen has killed 209 people in recent weeks with 17,200 suspected cases across the war-torn country, the United Nations children's agency said Wednesday, according to the Daily Mail. UNICEF's Yemen ....

  • Moon calls N. Korean missile launch serious threat to peace

    Date: 2017-05-17 10:52:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:27 - ID:6814906

    SEOUL, May 17 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in continued to blast North Korea, calling its recent missile launch a serious threat to global peace and security that should never be tolerated. "North Korea launched a missile four days ....

  • 4 Daesh militants killed in Nangarhar airstrike

    Date: 2017-05-17 10:46:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:6814898

    KABUL, May 17 (MENA) - At least four militants of Daesh terrorist group’s offshoot in Afghanistan, Daesh Khurasan, were killed in an airstrike conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The Ministry of Defense ....

  • US aims to sway China on new North Korea sanctions after test -Haley

    Date: 2017-05-17 07:45:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:6814563

    WASHINGTON, May 16 (MENA) - The United States said it believed it could persuade China to impose new United Nations sanctions on North Korea following its latest ballistic missile test and warned that Washington would also target and "call out" ....

  • Seoul says it wants to reopen communication with N.Korea

    Date: 2017-05-17 07:28:16 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:6814546

    SEOUL, May 17 (MENA) - South Korea says it wants to re-establish lines of communication with North Korea, as new President Moon Jae-in seeks a two-track policy involving sanctions and dialogue with its reclusive neighbor to rein in its nuclear and ....

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