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  • Rain kills 7 workers in Lahore

    Date: 2016-05-24 08:25:31 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:4969461

    ISLAMABAD, May 24 (MENA) - At least seven people were killed and four others injured on Tuesday as rain lashed the Pakistani city of Lahore. The wall of an under construction godown at Quaid-e-Azam interchange fell over labourers who were working ....

  • Brazil leaked tape forces minister Romero Juca out

    Date: 2016-05-24 08:25:13 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:9 - ID:4969457

    BRASILIA, May 24 (MENA) – Brazilian Planning Minister Romero Juca was caught on tape allegedly conspiring to obstruct the country's biggest-ever corruption investigation. In the tapes, leaked by a newspaper, he appears to talk of stopping the ....

  • Colombia army looks for missing Spanish journalist

    Date: 2016-05-24 08:24:44 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:8 - ID:4969149

    BOGOTA, May 23 (MENA) - Colombian security forces have launched an operation to find a missing Spanish reporter who may have been kidnapped, President Juan Manuel Santos says. Salud Hernandez Mora, from the El Mundo and El Tiempo newspapers, was ....

  • UN slams attacks in Syria's Tartus, Jableh

    Date: 2016-05-23 22:49:23 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:112 - ID:4968609

    NEW YORK, May 23 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attacks on civilians in Tartus and Jableh, ABC news reported on Monday. Ban was also concerned by escalating military activity in and around Damascus and Homs, which is ....

  • 2.5 mln internally displaced people in Yemen in 2016 -- IOM

    Date: 2016-05-23 22:27:08 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:108 - ID:4967381

    GENEVA, May 23 (MENA) - The number of internally displaced people in Yemen due to the current war has soared to 2.5 million since the start of 2016, the Dubai-based Al-Arabiya Television reported, quoting a report by the International Organization ....

  • Erdoğan calls on Europe to take in more Syrian refugees

    Date: 2016-05-23 22:22:32 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:107 - ID:4968501

    ANKARA, May 23 (MENA) – The Turkish president has asked Europe to welcome more of the three million refugees currently living in Turkey, as the main group campaigning to take Britain out of the EU suggested that higher levels of immigration from ....

  • Britain slams Daesh blasts in Syria

    Date: 2016-05-23 21:53:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:4967605

    LONDON, M ay 23 (MENA) - Edwin Samuel, UK Government Arabic media spokesperson, has slammed Monday a series of blasts that hit the Syrian cities of Jableh and Tartous, and killed more than 145 people. Scores of people were also injured in the ....

  • New poll shows Trump beating Clinton in 2016 election

    Date: 2016-05-23 19:59:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:4967601

    WASHINGTON, May 23 (MENA) - US Donald Trump's presidential campaign has been given a boost by a new poll showing the presumptive Republican nominee winning November's election against likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. An ABC News/ ....

  • Van der Bellen elected Austrian president

    Date: 2016-05-23 18:58:30 GMT - Austria - World - SN:87 - ID:4967877

    VIENNA, May 23 (MENA) - Alexander Van der Bellen has won Austria's presidential election, preventing Norbert Hofer from becoming the EU's first far-right head of state, BBC reported on Monday. Van der Bellen, a pro-EU independent backed by the ....

  • Plane searched over bomb threat in Turkey

    Date: 2016-05-23 17:57:48 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:83 - ID:4967285

    ANKARA, May 23 (MENA) - Turkish Airlines said authorities at Istanbul's main airport have searched a plane bound for the central Turkish city of Kayseri over a bomb threat, the latest in a series of hoax scares targeting the company. The airline ....

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