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  • Emmanuel Macron inauguration: French president vows new start

    Date: 2017-05-14 11:41:10 GMT - France - World - SN:35 - ID:6810394

    PARIS, May 14 (MENA) - Emmanuel Macron has promised to restore France's global standing, as he was officially inaugurated as the country's youngest president at the age of 39. "My mandate will give the French back the confidence to believe in ....

  • Emmanuel Macron sworn in as French president

    Date: 2017-05-14 10:05:07 GMT - France - World - SN:23 - ID:6810226

    PARIS, May 14 (MENA) - Emmanuel Macron was sworn in as French president Sunday following his landslide victory a week ago, in which he vowed to unite a country with deepening divisions, CNN reported. Macron has shaken up French politics with his ....

  • Macron arrives at French presidential palace for investiture

    Date: 2017-05-14 08:34:14 GMT - France - World - SN:13 - ID:6810092

    PARIS, May 14 (MENA) - Emmanuel Macron arrived at the Elysée presidential palace for his investiture as the 26th president of France's post-war Fifth Republic. Outgoing president François Hollande greeted him with a handshake. Macron and ....

  • UN chief urges global efforts to tap Belt and Road potential for common development

    Date: 2017-05-14 08:27:50 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:6810045

    BEIJING, May 14 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called on the international community to seize the opportunities presented by the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and strive for common development, Xinhua ....

  • Xi calls for cooperation, offers billions for infrastructure

    Date: 2017-05-14 07:38:41 GMT - China - World - SN:10 - ID:6810008

    BEIJING, May 14 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation among countries across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to finance, as officials from dozens of governments met to promote a Beijing-led ....

  • Trump's Asia aides to visit Seoul for summit preparations

    Date: 2017-05-14 07:19:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:6810025

    SEOUL, May 14 (MENA) - White House officials handling Korea affairs plan to visit Seoul this week, as South Korean President Moon Jae-in is seeking an early summit with his American counterpart Donald Trump, diplomatic sources said Sunday as quoted ....

  • Leeds Bradford Airport terminal evacuated over 'security alert'

    Date: 2017-05-13 22:46:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:6809901

    LONDON, May 13 (MENA) - Worried passengers have been evacuated from Leeds Bradford Airport amid claims of a bomb scare, the Mirror reported on Saturday. The main terminal has been shut at the West Yorkshire-based airport, while inbound flights ....

  • N.Korea fires 'unidentified projectile', says S.Korea

    Date: 2017-05-13 22:13:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:77 - ID:6809896

    SEOUL, May 13 (MENA) - North Korea has launched an "unidentified projectile" that is believed to be a ballistic missile, Russia Today quoted South Korean military officials as saying. The exact nature of the projectile was not immediately clear, ....

  • China, UNESCO to enhance cooperation on Belt and Road

    Date: 2017-05-13 21:37:09 GMT - China - World - SN:75 - ID:6809875

    BEIJING, May 13 (MENA) – China and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Saturday agreed to enhance cooperation on the Belt and Road, Xinhua reported. When meeting with UNESCO Director-General Irina ....

  • At least 10 injured as Greek passenger train derails

    Date: 2017-05-13 21:25:13 GMT - Greece - World - SN:74 - ID:6809862

    ATHENS, May 13 (MENA) - At least 10 people were injured when a passenger train derailed in northern Greece on Saturday night, fire brigade and police officials said. Photographs on Greek news websites showed one carriage on its side near a ....

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