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  • Man sets himself on fire on White House Ellipse, Secret Service says

    Date: 2019-05-29 19:07:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:7961107

    WASHINGTON, May 29 (MENA) - A man set himself on fire on the White House Ellipse on Wednesday afternoon and was rushed to a hospital for treatment, according to the US Secret Service. The incident occurred about 12:20 p.m. near 15th Street NW and ....

  • US Special counsel Robert Mueller resigns

    Date: 2019-05-29 16:10:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7960939

    WASHINGTON, May 29 (MENA) - US Special counsel Robert Mueller who investigates Russian interference in the 2016 presidential elections in the US, has resigned. In statements carried by CNN Wednesday, he said that charging President Donald Trump ....

  • Iranian president suggests US talks possible if sanctions lifted

    Date: 2019-05-29 12:04:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:33 - ID:7960324

    TEHRAN, May 29 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled that talks with the US might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions. Washington withdrew last year from a 2015 international nuclear deal with Tehran, and is ratcheting up ....

  • Pakistan arrests 6 men for raising funds for outlawed group

    Date: 2019-05-29 10:18:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7960181

    ISLAMABAD, May 29 (MENA) - Pakistan says it arrested six men accused of raising funds for an outlawed Pakistan-based group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed 40 Indian troops in Kashmir earlier this year, ABC News ....

  • New Zealand’s ‘well-being’ budget under siege as hackers launch attacks to obtain top-secret documents

    Date: 2019-05-29 09:42:58 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:20 - ID:7960178

    WELLINGTON, May 29 (MENA) - The New Zealand government said on Wednesday that a “systematic” and “deliberate” cyberattack was behind an embarrassing leak of secret finance documents ahead of this week’s budget, South China Morning Post ....

  • Japan beefs up measures against workplace harassment

    Date: 2019-05-29 09:39:45 GMT - Japan - World - SN:19 - ID:7960175

    TOKYO, May 29 (MENA) - Japan's parliament revised various pieces of legislation Wednesday in an effort to bolster measures against workplace harassment, obligating companies to combat the country's increasingly prevalent reports of bullying and ....

  • Huawei calls on Washington to 'halt illegal action' against the company

    Date: 2019-05-29 09:19:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:7960095

    WASHINGTON, May 29 (MENA) - Huawei is pressing on with its lawsuit against the United States, challenging the constitutionality of a US law banning federal agencies from buying its products, CNN reported. The embattled Chinese tech firm said ....

  • EU, US covering up Kosovar incitement against Serbs in Kosovo, says Russian diplomat

    Date: 2019-05-28 16:26:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:7959602

    MOSCOW, May 28 (MENA) - Kosovars' provocations against Serbs living in Kosovo are a direct consequence of the European Union and the United States pandering to them for many years, TASS News Agency quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman ....

  • Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces

    Date: 2019-05-28 14:58:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:7959465

    KABUL, May 28 (MENA) - Afghan officials said two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country's west and east, killing at least 23 members of the security forces, ABC News reported. In western Ghor province, Abdul Hai ....

  • Lavrov: Russia calls for total pullout of foreign forces from Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-05-28 12:15:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:7959000

    MOSCOW, May 28 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that his country calls for full withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan, Radio Free Europe reported on Tuesday. Speaking at a ceremony in Moscow marking the 100th ....

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