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  • ICRC urges warring parties in Yemen to ensure access to detainees people

    Date: 2017-05-16 12:39:15 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:36 - ID:6813402

    GENEVA, May 16 (MENA) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) urged the warring parties in Yemen to ensure access to the people who are detained due to the conflict in Yemen. In a statement Tuesday, the ICRC said that the suffering ....

  • Emmanuel Macron Names Édouard Philippe as French Prime Minister

    Date: 2017-05-16 11:41:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:6813219

    NEW YORK, May 16 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday named Le Havre Mayor Édouard Philippe as his prime minister, handing a top position in his government to a moderate from France’s conservative Les Républicains party. The move ....

  • Telegraph: Macron, Merkel pledge to draw up 'common road map' for Europe

    Date: 2017-05-16 11:04:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:6813153

    LONDON, May 16 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to draw up a "common road map" for Europe, The Telegraph reported Tuesday. Merkel welcomes Macron but will proceed with caution over his calls to ....

  • Afghan forces retake district near northern city of Kunduz

    Date: 2017-05-16 09:13:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6813067

    KABUL, May 16 (MENA) - Afghan security forces have regained control of a district center close to the northern city of Kunduz that fell to Taliban insurgents earlier this month, officials said on Tuesday, according to Khaama Press. A statement ....

  • 2 dead as Venezuela protests turn violent outside capital

    Date: 2017-05-16 06:10:23 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:3 - ID:6812893

    CARACAS, May 16 (MENA) - A day that began with largely peaceful protests against Venezuela's socialist government took a violent turn Monday as fierce clashes between state security and demonstrators killed at least two people, ABC news reported ....

  • Four ICRC employees kidnapped in central Mali

    Date: 2017-05-16 06:06:10 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:2 - ID:6812890

    GENEVA, May 16 (MENA) - Four local members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in central Mali, Russia Today reported Tuesday. "Colleagues of the International Committee of the Red Cross ....

  • Daesh leader joins peace process in East of Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-05-15 21:30:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:98 - ID:6812775

    KABUL, May 15 (MENA) - A key leader of the Daesh terror group’s offshoot in Afghanistan has joined peace process in Nangarhar province. The provincial government in a statement said the Daesh group leader identified as Wafadar was in charge of a ....

  • Controversial new US ambassador arrives in Israel

    Date: 2017-05-15 19:51:41 GMT - Israel - World - SN:94 - ID:6812736

    GAZA, May 15 (MENA) - Controversial new US ambassador to Israel David Friedman arrived in the country on Monday to take up his post, days ahead of a visit by US President Donald Trump, Al Arabiya News reported. The Israeli foreign ministry ....

  • About ten killed in east China traffic accident

    Date: 2017-05-15 19:23:48 GMT - China - World - SN:90 - ID:6812669

    BEIJING, May 15 (MENA) - About ten people have been killed in a traffic accident in an east China tourist site on Monday afternoon, local police said. A bus collided with a truck on a road of Mount Longhu in Yingtan City, Jiangxi Province, police ....

  • Theresa May denies cyber threat warnings were ignored

    Date: 2017-05-15 18:09:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:6812510

    LONDON, May 15 (MENA) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected claims the government ignored warnings the NHS was vulnerable to a possible cyber security attack, ITV reported on Monday. The Prime Minister said warnings had been given to ....

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