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  • Heathrow briefly suspends flights after suspicious item found

    Date: 2017-05-05 13:16:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:6798071

    LONDON, May 5 (MENA) - Flights at Heathrow airport were briefly suspended after a suspicious item was detected by an x-ray of luggage at Terminal 3, The Guardian reported Friday. Metropolitan police were still working with airport authorities ....

  • North Korea claims CIA plot to kill Kim Jong-un

    Date: 2017-05-05 13:07:41 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:36 - ID:6798059

    PYONGYANG, May 5 (MENA) - North Korean state media on Friday claimed that US and South Korean agents are plotting to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the BBC reported. A statement by the ministry of state security said a "terrorist group" ....

  • Civilians killed in gunfight on Afghanistan-Pakistan border

    Date: 2017-05-05 10:50:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:28 - ID:6797815

    ISLAMABAD, May 5 (MENA) - Pakistani and Afghan officials accused each other of killing civilians Friday after gunfire erupted near a major border crossing where Pakistani census officials were carrying out a count, the Daily Mail reported on ....

  • US House passes bill to impose new sanctions on North Korea

    Date: 2017-05-05 07:08:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:6797520

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - The House overwhelmingly voted Thursday to impose new sanctions on North Korea amid heightened tensions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, Fox News reported. The vote, 419-1, targets North Korea’s shipping ....

  • Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rejects UN inquiry into crimes against Rohingya

    Date: 2017-05-04 22:05:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:6797465

    LONDON, May 4 (MENA) – Leader of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a decision by the UN’s rights council to investigate allegations of crimes by Myanmar’s security forces against minority Rohingya Muslims, the Guardian reported. The UN body ....

  • Pile-up kills 5, injures 11 in north China

    Date: 2017-05-04 19:07:48 GMT - China - World - SN:79 - ID:6797349

    BEIJING, May 4 (MENA) - Five people were killed and another 11 injured in a pile-up involving two trucks and one coach Thursday in north China's Shanxi Province, Xinhua reported. The accident happened near a highway toll gate in the city of ....

  • Trump heading to Saudi Arabia within 1st foreign trip as president

    Date: 2017-05-04 16:54:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:6797148

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump plans to travel to Saudi Arabia, the Vatican and Israel later this month as part of his first official trip overseas, Fox News reported on Thursday. Trump will set out starting May 19 for the ....

  • Conservatives may push for fresh Commons vote on Syria airstrikes after election

    Date: 2017-05-04 16:49:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:6796845

    LONDON, May 4 (MENA) - The UK government is considering holding a vote to expand military action in Syria if the Conservatives win a big enough majority in the general election. British Prime Minister Theresa May is believed to want Commons ....

  • Trump: 'Fake News media is officially out of control'

    Date: 2017-05-04 13:14:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:6796779

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) - President Donald Trump blasted the media, saying members of the press will do anything to "get attention." "The Fake News media is officially out of control," the president tweeted. "They will do or say anything in ....

  • Syrian government backs idea to set up de-escalation zones — Lavrov

    Date: 2017-05-04 12:54:37 GMT - Finland - World - SN:48 - ID:6796664

    PORVOO, May 4 (MENA) - The Syrian government supports the idea of setting up de-escalation zones in Syria discussed in Astana, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday following talks with his Finnish counterpart, Timo Soini. "A ....

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