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  • Former Finnish president Mauno Koivisto dies at 93

    Date: 2017-05-13 20:31:48 GMT - Finland - World - SN:65 - ID:6809825

    HELSINKI, May 13 (MENA) - Mauno Koivisto, Finland's last president during the Cold War who led the Nordic nation out of the shadow of its huge eastern neighbor, the Soviet Union, and into the European Union, died Friday at the age of 93. The ....

  • Oil market may recover if OPEC, non-OPEC states extend oil production cut deal

    Date: 2017-05-13 19:54:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:6809753

    MOSCOW, May 13 (MENA) - The oil market may recover and get balanced by the end of 2017 or early in 2018 if OPEC and non-OPEC countries extend their deal to reduce oil production, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters on Saturday, ....

  • McMaster: Trump picks Saudi Arabia for 1st stop abroad to send message of unity to Muslim world

    Date: 2017-05-13 11:02:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:6809054

    WASHINGTON, May 13 (MENA) - President Trump made the decision to begin his first foreign trip in Saudi Arabia, delivering a message of peace and unity with Muslim leaders he seeks to enlist for the fight against radical Islamic terrorism, the ....

  • Major cyber attack sweeps globe, hitting FedEx, UK hospitals, Spanish companies

    Date: 2017-05-13 10:27:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:6808990

    WASHINGTON, May 13 (MENA) - A massive cyber attack disrupted computer systems in dozens of countries on Friday, with computer-security experts saying unknown hackers targeted a software vulnerability that had allegedly been exploited earlier by the ....

  • 10 workers gunned down, two injured in Pakistan's Gwadar

    Date: 2017-05-13 10:05:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:6808978

    ISLAMABAD, May 13 (MENA) - Unidentified attackers gunned down 10 workers in two separate incidents on the outskirts of Gwadar city on Saturday, Geo News reported. Two workers are also said to have been injured in the attacks. The incidents ....

  • India, Pakistan army trade fire in Kashmir; 2 civilians dead

    Date: 2017-05-13 09:33:00 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:6808932

    NEW DELHI, May 13 (MENA) - Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Saturday, killing two civilians and wounding six others, officials said. Indian army spokesman Lt. Col. Manish Mehta said Pakistani ....

  • Explosion in Kabul leaves 2 female government employees dead

    Date: 2017-05-13 08:34:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:6808879

    KABUL, May 13 (MENA) - At least two people were killed in an explosion that hit Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday, Khaama Press agency quoted security officials as saying. The incident took place in the vicinity of the 16th police district ....

  • Pyongyang to talk with Washington under right conditions: N.K. diplomat

    Date: 2017-05-13 08:30:50 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:6808812

    BEIJING, May 13 (MENA) - A senior North Korean diplomat in charge of U.S. affairs said Saturday Pyongyang will hold talks with Washington "under the right conditions," raising the possibility of bilateral contact amid willingness expressed by U.S. ....

  • N. Korea lashes out at ‘hysteric madness’ of US push to enforce sanctions

    Date: 2017-05-13 08:25:00 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:6 - ID:6808775

    PYONGYANG, May 13 (MENA) - North Korea accused the United States of using threats and intimidation to force countries at the United Nations to implement sanctions, describing the drive as “hysteric madness.” The North Korean mission at the United ....

  • Moon, Merkel agree to enhance economic, diplomatic cooperation

    Date: 2017-05-12 22:00:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:68 - ID:6808675

    SEOUL, May 12 (MENA) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed Friday to boost their countries' cooperation in dealing with various global issues while enhancing their bilateral trade relations, Yonhap quoted ....

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