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  • Obamas rent mansion in DC as home post-White House

    Date: 2016-05-26 07:11:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4982513

    WASHINGTON, May 26 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama and his family will move into a rented mansion in the historic Kalorama community in Washington, DC, next year. When the Obamas leave the White House in January they will lease a 1928 mansion ....

  • Thousands march in Zimbabwe for Mugabe

    Date: 2016-05-25 22:45:11 GMT - Zimbabwe - World - SN:117 - ID:4982085

    HARARE, May 25 (MENA) - Thousands gathered in Zimbabwe on Wednesday to support President Robert Mugabe, with speakers calling for him to rule for life, the ABC News reported. On buses, trains, trucks and by foot, Mugabe's supporters traveled to ....

  • French FM meets UN envoy to discuss Syrian crisis

    Date: 2016-05-25 21:38:11 GMT - France - World - SN:112 - ID:4980793

    PARIS, May 25 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault met with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura to discuss the latest developments in Syria, said French Foreign Ministry in a statement on Wednesday. Ayrault ....

  • Belgium police break up suspected terror cell 'plotting attacks in Brussels'

    Date: 2016-05-25 21:25:33 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:111 - ID:4981705

    BRUSSELS, May 25 (MENA) - Belgian police have broken up a suspected four-man terror cell that was planning an attack in the country, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday. Four people were arrested in Antwerp and charged with participation with a ....

  • 7 dead, 500 rescued as migrant boat capsizes off Libya

    Date: 2016-05-25 20:45:57 GMT - Libya - World - SN:109 - ID:4981365

    TRIPOLI, May 25 (MENA) - More than 500 people narrowly escaped drowning on Wednesday after their smugglers’ boat capsized in the southern Mediterranean, a series of dramatic photographs have revealed, the Guardian reported. As Italian naval ....

  • US State Department report slams Clinton email use

    Date: 2016-05-25 20:17:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:107 - ID:4981289

    WASHINGTON, May 25 (MENA) - A US State Department Inspector General report said former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton failed to follow the rules or inform key department staff regarding her use of a private email server, according to a copy of ....

  • Merkel says 'not worried' about EU-Turkey migrant deal

    Date: 2016-05-25 19:50:30 GMT - Germany - World - SN:105 - ID:4981217

    BERLIN, May 25 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she is not worried about the migrant pact between the EU and Turkey, though she admitted more time was needed to reach an agreement, Russia Today reported. On the other ....

  • Mogherini condoles with families of EgyptAir doomed plane's victims

    Date: 2016-05-25 19:32:51 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:104 - ID:4980922

    CAIRO, May 25 (MENA) - EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini offered her condolences to the families of the ill-fated EgyptAir MS804 flight, crashed off the Egyptian shores on Thursday. Mogherini also offered her solace to the countries, ....

  • German gov't approves laws to help migrants integrate

    Date: 2016-05-25 19:10:55 GMT - Germany - World - SN:103 - ID:4981165

    BERLIN, May 25 (MENA) - The German government approved new rules on Wednesday aimed at pushing migrants to integrate faster into society and the economy, in a bid to lessen social tensions in a country that has seen a record influx of refugees in ....

  • Killing of Afghan Taliban leader raises doubts about US strategy: report

    Date: 2016-05-25 18:44:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:4981177

    NEW YORK, May 25 (MENA) – The New York Times raised questions over the so-called US 'decapitation strategy' in targeting Taliban leadership. In a report, the newspaper said the American killing by drone strike of Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour ....

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