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  • Spain closes airspace to British Foreign Sec plane en route to Gibraltar – media

    Date: 2016-05-15 14:15:20 GMT - Spain - World - SN:63 - ID:4912821

    MADRID, May 15 (MENA) - A UK Royal Air Force aircraft carrying British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond was banned from flying through Spanish airspace on its way to Gibraltar, British media have revealed. The incident took place on Wednesday, ....

  • Queen's Speech: David Cameron promises crackdown on extremists

    Date: 2016-05-15 14:04:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:4911057

    LONDON, May 15 (MENA) - A crackdown on hate preachers will be announced in the Queen’s Speech this week as the government steps up its efforts to tackle the “poisonous narrative” of extremism. For the first time, sweeping new laws will ban hate ....

  • Corbyn: Mass migration is PLUS to British economy and migrants make 'AMAZING' contribution

    Date: 2016-05-15 13:13:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:4911525

    LONDON, May 15 (MENA) - Jeremy Corbyn today defended mass migration saying it is a “plus” to the British economy and vowed migrants make an “amazing contribution” to our society. The veteran left-winger brushed off growing concerns over high ....

  • April was the hottest month on world record - NASA

    Date: 2016-05-15 11:11:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:4911025

    WASHINGTON, May 15 (MENA) - The latest NASA data reveals that April was the warmest month ever recorded on Earth, International Business Times reported. The new record marks the 12th consecutive month of record-high global temperatures, as the ....

  • Cancer scientists find way to halt spread of the disease cells

    Date: 2016-05-15 09:05:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:4909569

    WASHINGTON, May 15 (MENA) - Scientists have discovered that existing drugs can make cancer cells “literally just get stuck”, preventing them from spreading throughout the body, the Independent reported. Normally on the move constantly, cancer ....

  • Venezuela's president threatens seizure of closed factories

    Date: 2016-05-15 06:45:36 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:3 - ID:4908949

    CARACAS, May 15 (MENA) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has threatened the seizure of factories that have stopped production, and the jailing of their owners, the BBC reported Sunday. In a speech to supporters in the capital Caracas, he said ....

  • More than 60 killed by lightning in Bangladesh in two days

    Date: 2016-05-14 21:01:25 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:88 - ID:4908397

    DHAKA, May 14 (MENA) - More than 60 people have reportedly been killed by lightning strikes over the past two days across Bangladesh, Fox News quoted local newspapers as reporting. Leading Bengali-language newspapers Prothom Alo and Samakal ....

  • EBRD allocates 100mln euros to countries affected by Syrian crisis

    Date: 2016-05-14 19:52:52 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:85 - ID:4908129

    AMMAN, May 14 (MENA) - Jordan's minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, on Saturday, said the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has decided to donate 100 million euros of its net profit to countries ....

  • 3 killed as ethnic rivalries fuel brawl at Moscow cemetery

    Date: 2016-05-14 19:27:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:4908017

    MOSCOW, May 14 (MENA) - Three people were killed and two dozen were wounded on Saturday in a mass brawl at Moscow's largest cemetery that witnesses said was sparked by rivalry between ethnic groups battling for control of the burial service ....

  • Five Australians charged with counter-terrorism offences

    Date: 2016-05-14 18:32:45 GMT - Australia - World - SN:79 - ID:4907773

    CANBERRA, May 14 (MENA) - Five Melbourne men have been charged with counter-terrorism offences over an alleged plan to travel to Indonesia by boat and join the fighting in Syria. Islamic preacher Musa Cerantonio, Shayden Thorne, Kadir Kaya and ....

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