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Daily Archives: May 15, 2019

Ex-Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez banned

Orbetello, Italy, May 14 (AFP) Spain's Samuel Sanchez, the 2008 Olympic road race champion, has been given a two-years back-dated ban after testing positive...

Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan

BERLIN , May 14 (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated Tuesday that she would like to join other European countries in aiming to...

US targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes

BEIJING, May 14 (AP) — U.S. officials listed $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes while Beijing vowed Tuesday to “fight...

Voices critical of CPEC being suppressed in Pakistan, US lawmakers told

Washington, May 14 (PTI) People and the media in Pakistan are "scared" of speaking against the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as those critical...

Saudi Arabia says its oil pipeline was attacked by drones

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates , May 14 (AP) — An oil pipeline that runs across Saudi Arabia was hit by drones Tuesday west of...

Iran too ‘great’ to be intimidated: Rouhani

Tehran, May 14 (AFP) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has pledged the Islamic republic is "too great to be intimidated by anyone" in a late...

Trump says US not ramping up for military conflict with Iran

WASHINGTON , May 14 (AP) — President Donald Trump is dismissing a report that the U.S. is planning for a military conflict with Iran. Trump...

Powerful quake hits Papua New Guinea, tsunami alert issued

CANBERRA, Australia , May 14 (AP) — A powerful earthquake stuck Papua New Guinea late Tuesday evening, triggering a tsunami alert for coastal areas...


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