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  • Russia probe reaches current White House official: The Washington Post

    Date: 2017-05-20 18:05:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:6819983

    WASHINGTON, May 20 (MENA) - The law enforcement investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign has identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest, showing that the probe is reaching into ....

  • 750 Daesh militants killed since early March in Afghanistan: US forces

    Date: 2017-05-20 11:33:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:6819395

    KABUL, May 20 (MENA) - At least 750 militants affiliated with Daesh terrorist group’s offshoot in Afghanistan, ISIS Khurasan, were killed in the past two and a half months in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Saturday. “Since early 2016, ....

  • 14 injured in five grenade attacks in Charsadda

    Date: 2017-05-20 08:15:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:16 - ID:6819060

    ISLAMABAD, May 20 (MENA) - As many as five blasts of low intensity hit on Saturday morning Pakistan's Shabqadar town, in which 14 people were injured, including seven children. Unidentified men threw a hand grenade outside the house of a man, ....

  • Trump opts to keep Pentagon's top officer for another term

    Date: 2017-05-20 08:12:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:6819062

    WASHINGTON, May 20 (MENA) - U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Marine General Joseph Dunford to keep his post as his top military adviser for another two-year term, the Daily News reported. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ....

  • 5 dead after Indonesian ferry catches fire in Java Sea

    Date: 2017-05-20 08:10:57 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:13 - ID:6819061

    JAKARTA, May 20 (MENA) - A ferry caught fire in the Java Sea, leaving five people dead and nearly 190 others rescued, Indonesian authorities were quoted by the Daily Mail as saying on Saturday. A Transport Ministry spokesman, Julius Adravida ....

  • Quake deep under sea in Philippines unlikely to cause damage

    Date: 2017-05-20 07:58:31 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:11 - ID:6819058

    MANILA, May 20 (MENA) - A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck near the center of the Philippine archipelago on Saturday, but the Philvolcs seismology agency said the tremor was too deep to raise fears of casualties or damage, the Daily Mail ....

  • South Korea offers to open land route for N. Korea during 2018 winter Olympics

    Date: 2017-05-20 07:06:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:6819002

    SEOUL, May 20 (MENA) - The top organizer of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea has offered to open the land route for North Korean athletes if they decide to compete south of the tense border, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. In a ....

  • Mattis: North Korea military solution would be 'tragic on an unbelievable scale'

    Date: 2017-05-19 20:56:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:6818867

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (MENA) – US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that any military solution to the North Korea crisis would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale" and said Washington was working internationally to find a diplomatic solution, ....

  • The Guardian: Brexit negotiations set to start on June 19

    Date: 2017-05-19 18:25:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:6818740

    LONDON, May 19 (MENA) - The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has penciled in 19 June for the first formal day of talks with Britain about its withdrawal from the European Union, in what are being billed as the most important negotiations in ....

  • China calls on US, North Korea to end nuclear standoff

    Date: 2017-05-19 18:02:02 GMT - China - World - SN:79 - ID:6818729

    BEIJING, May 19 (MENA) - China urged the United States and North Korea to show commitment to a political decision to solve the "nuclear problem." Beijing's foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the remark on Friday in response to a ....

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