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 2019-05-24 23:40 

AFP

Several hurt in package bomb blast in France...

A package blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of France's city of Lyon wounded several people Friday, officials said, just two days ahead of the country's hotly contested European Parliament elections.The global network of Agence France-Pres...

 2019-05-24 23:40 

AFP

At least 19 students die in India fire: medical officer...

At least 19 students -- most of them female -- died Friday in a fire at an Indian building housing a college, officials said, as images showed people jumping to escape the blaze.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ne...

 2019-05-24 23:37 

Ecns.cn

Chinese customs return tonnes of smuggled waste...

Customs in northeast China's port city of Dalian ordered the return of over 688 tons of solid waste back on Wednesday. The aluminum waste was accompanied by fake documents, and was believed to have been smuggled into the country in 2018 from Australia...

 2019-05-24 23:37 

AFP

Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca are still hurting...

Lionel Messi wants Ernesto Valverde to continue as Barcelona coach but admits the team have not recovered from their Champions League loss to Liverpool as they face Valencia in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday. The global network of Agence France-Presse...

 2019-05-24 23:36 

AFP

Several hurt in package bomb blast in France...

A package blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of France's city of Lyon wounded several people Friday, officials said, just two days ahead of the country's hotly contested European Parliament elections.The global network of Agence France-Pres...

 2019-05-24 23:36 

AFP

Global community pledges $363 mln to combat sexual violence...

The international community on Friday pledged $363 million (324 million euros) to combat sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises, a worldwide scourge affecting millions.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you ...

 2019-05-24 23:24 

AFP

Tearful May calls time on premiership overshadowed by Brexit...

Her voice breaking, Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation on Friday after three years of Brexit turmoil, dramatically increasing the likelihood of Britain crashing out of the EU within months.The global network of Agence France-Presse cover...

 2019-05-24 23:24 

AFP

Global community pledges $363 mln to combat sexual violence...

The international community on Friday pledged $363 million (324 million euros) to combat sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises, a worldwide scourge affecting millions.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you ...

 2019-05-24 23:23 

Kuwait News Agency

Italy eyes greater role in nominations for EU posts...

ROME, May 24 (KUNA) -- Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte asserted the right of his country to assume a leading role in future nominations for top posts in the European Union institutions. During his meeting with President of the European Council Donal...

 2019-05-24 23:14 

AFP

India's Rahul inspired by memories of 2011 World Cup glory...

KL Rahul knows exactly what it would mean to win this year's World Cup in England, having seen for himself what a 2011 triumph on home soil meant to his fellow Indians.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to ...

 2019-05-24 23:13 

dpa

Anti-terrorism investigation launched after explosion in Lyon...

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 2019-05-24 23:13 

dpa

A bit of golf, a bit of family: Nadal ready to seek 12th Paris crown...

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 2019-05-24 23:13 

dpa

US approves deployment of around 1,500 troops to counter Iran...

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 2019-05-24 23:13 

Reuters Canada

Soccer: U.S. players want more investment in women's game...

The 1999 U.S. women...

 2019-05-24 23:06 

Ecns.cn

China slams U.S. politicians over Huawei rumors...

Beijing on Friday slammed some politicians in Washington for fabricating rumors and stirring up ideological opposition by linking Chinese technology company Huawei with the Chinese government....

 2019-05-24 23:06 

IRNA

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Pak army chief: War is not in anyone's interest in region...

Islamabad, May 24, IRNA Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that war is not in anyone's interest and all sides need to make efforts to keep conflict away from the region, a military statement said....

 2019-05-24 23:06 

AFP

English crowds excite Australia's Haddin ahead of World Cup...

Australia assistant coach Brad Haddin believes his side will relish the "theatre" of an English crowd reacting to the returning Steve Smith and David Warner.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share o...

 2019-05-24 23:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Lebanon committed to punishing terror funding - president...

BEIRUT, May 24 (KUNA) -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun has underlined that laws in his country penalize all terror funding and money laundering activities and are firmly implemented. The president made the remarks as he met US House Foreign Affairs Commi...

 2019-05-24 22:59 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote...
 2019-05-24 22:59 

Reuters

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison....

 2019-05-24 22:59 

Reuters

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Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban...
 2019-05-24 22:57 

TASS

Zelensky's envoy admits that it is impossible to sever economic ties with Russia...

Andrei Gerus said that Ukraine continues to sell its goods in Russia and import some types of commodity from Russia...

 2019-05-24 22:55 

Reuters

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post...

U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday.'...

 2019-05-24 22:51 

AFP

Lauda's red cap and klaxons to be used in pre-race tribute...

Formula One has confirmed that a minute's silence featuring his red cap will be held ahead of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix in tribute to Niki Lauda who died earlier this week.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have...

 2019-05-24 22:48 

Reuters

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug...
 2019-05-24 22:48 

Reuters

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UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug...
 2019-05-24 22:47 

Reuters

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'Embodiment of evil' - Jayme Closs kidnapper sentenced to die in prison...

A Wisconsin judge sentenced Jake Patterson to two terms of life imprisonment on ......

 2019-05-24 22:47 

AFP

Arsenal, Chelsea return unsold Europa League final tickets...

Arsenal and Chelsea have returned over half of their combined allocation of 12,000 tickets for next week's Europa League final due to the difficulty and great expense for fans travelling to Azerbaijan.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers ...

 2019-05-24 22:43 

Reuters Canada

Durant talks injury, says team not better without him...

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks....

 2019-05-24 22:43 

Reuters

Durant talks injury, says team not better without him...

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks.'...

 2019-05-24 22:42 

IRNA

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Trump neither knows history nor Iranian nation: FM Zarif...

Islamabad, May 24, IRNA - Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif said US President Donald Trump is completely ignorant of history and the strength of brave Iranian nation....

 2019-05-24 22:41 

AFP

UEFA president Ceferin defends Baku final...

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has defended the decision to host the Europa League final in Baku in an interview with German news magazine Der Spiegel to be published on Saturday.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you hav...

 2019-05-24 22:40 

Sputnik International

Chemical Attack Claims Aimed at Curbing Syrian Anti-Terrorism Efforts - Damascus...

DAMASCUS (Sputnik) The Syrian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that "fabricated" claims about the alleged use of chemical weapons by the country's military were aimed at impeding the progress of its ongoing anti-terrorist operations....

 2019-05-24 22:38 

Reuters Canada

Indy 500 mourns Lauda but no official tributes...

The heartbreak of Niki Lauda...

 2019-05-24 22:38 

Reuters

Indy 500 mourns Lauda but no official tributes...

The heartbreak of Niki Lauda's death has washed over the Indianapolis 500 paddock this week but there are no formal tributes planned to honor the three-times Formula One world champion, IndyCar said on Friday.'...

 2019-05-24 22:36 

Kuwait News Agency

No Kuwaitis among Lyon blast injured - embassy...

PARIS, May 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Embassy in France affirmed on Friday that there were no Kuwaiti citizens among the injured in the blast in Lyon. In a statement, the embassy noted that it had contacted its citizens in the eastern city of Lyon. The emb...

 2019-05-24 22:35 

Reuters

Soccer: Holders U.S. shrug off weight of World Cup expectations...

Few of the 24 women's World Cup teams arriving in France for next month's tournament will bear the weight of expectation quite like reigning champions the United States.'...

 2019-05-24 22:35 

Reuters Canada

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says...

A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country...

 2019-05-24 22:35 

Reuters

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says...

A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions.'...

 2019-05-24 22:33 

Ynetnews

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE...

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. Th...

 2019-05-24 22:33 

BloombergQuint

Nike to Limit Pay Cuts for Women Athletes Who Have Children...

Nike to Limit Pay Cuts for Women Athletes Who Have Children...

 2019-05-24 22:33 

IRNA

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Iraqi FM: Baghdad vows to mediate between Iran-US...

Baghdad, May 24, IRNA Iraq's Foreign Minister Mohamad Alhakim said on Friday that Baghdad is ready to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease tensions between the two countries....

 2019-05-24 22:31 

Reuters Canada

Soccer: Holders U.S. shrug off weight of World Cup expectations...

Few of the 24 women...

 2019-05-24 22:31 

UPI

Colorado man accused of killing Kelsey Berreth pleads not guilty...

A Colorado man accused of killing his fiancee pleaded not guilty Friday to charges related to her death and disappearance....

 2019-05-24 22:29 

Sputnik International

'Exclusive Intel' Claims Iran Cuts Funding to Allies Amid Economic War - Report...

While US media reported financial hardships in Iran-allied Shia movements in the Middle East earlier in March, Fox News now claims it has exclusive intelligence to prove it....

 2019-05-24 22:28 

AP

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire...

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local):5 p.m.The Nebraska Fire Marshal's office has determined a lightning......

 2019-05-24 22:28 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US anti-Iran moves discussed with Pakistan leaders: Zarif...

Islamabad, May 24, IRNA - Foreign Minister of Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif says he had useful consultations with Pakistani civil and military leadership on US anti-Iran moves....

 2019-05-24 22:28 

Kuwait News Agency

US Pres. sends additional 1,500 soldiers to Mideast...

WASHINGTON, May 24 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will dispatch additional 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East. Prior to his departure to Japan, Trump said the deployment was "relatively small". The US is to send add...

 2019-05-24 22:27 

Reuters

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says...
 2019-05-24 22:27 

Sputnik International

Trump to Meet New Japanese Emperor, Hold Bilateral Talks With PM Abe...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump is starting a four-day trip in Japan on Saturday to meet new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and to hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, which is expected to produce an interesting announcement su...

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