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  • 5.3 mln people face food shortages in South Sudan --WFP

    Date: 2016-05-09 21:27:11 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:118 - ID:4875517

    GENEVA, May 9 (MENA) - Up to 5.3 million people in South Sudan may face a severe food shortages during this year’s lean season, the U.N. World Food Programme said on Monday. This is nearly double the number in the first three months of the year, ....

  • N. Korea's nuclear programs pose threat to global peace - S. Korean president

    Date: 2016-05-09 21:05:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:116 - ID:4875901

    SEOUL, May 9 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that North Korea's nuclear weapons programs pose a threat to global peace and stability, Yonhap reported. Park made the comments in a meeting with Kuwait's Minister Sheikh ....

  • Brazil crisis: Rousseff impeachment vote 'annulled'

    Date: 2016-05-09 20:07:51 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:111 - ID:4875513

    BRASILIA, May 9 (MENA) - The impeachment process against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been thrown into doubt, BBC reported on Monday. The acting speaker of Brazil's lower house, Waldir Maranhao, has annulled a vote in the lower house on ....

  • At least 9 people die in fire in Russian Urals

    Date: 2016-05-09 19:18:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:4875505

    MOSCOW, May 9 (MENA) - At least nine people, including five children, have been burned to death in a fire that broke out in a house in the Russian town of Sukhoy Log in the Urals Monday, Russia Today reported The victims of the fire were ....

  • Trump: US will never default 'because you print the money'

    Date: 2016-05-09 18:27:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:4875489

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) – Donald Trump declared Monday the US never has to default on debt "because you print the money," while trying to clarify his strategy for managing the national debt, the CNN reported on Monday. Trump insisted that he ....

  • Kerry meets Saudi counterpart in Paris

    Date: 2016-05-09 17:35:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:4874953

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) – US State Secretary John Kerry met Monday in Paris with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir, a statement by the US Department of State said. “They reviewed the strong and enduring relationship between their countries ....

  • France slams jail sentences against Turkish journalists

    Date: 2016-05-09 17:33:01 GMT - France - World - SN:96 - ID:4874697

    PARIS, May 9 (MENA) - France has expressed concern over jail sentences against two journalists from Cumhuriyet newspaper. France insists on freedom of speech and press as main component of any democratic society, Spokesman for Foreign Ministry ....

  • Merkel to hold talks with al Nuhyyan in Berlin

    Date: 2016-05-09 15:19:24 GMT - Germany - World - SN:72 - ID:4872617

    BERLIN, May 9 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold bilateral talks later in the day with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al Nuhayyan during a working dinner in Berlin. The talks will tackle means of boosting bilateral ....

  • Donald Trump: I don't need Republican unity to win

    Date: 2016-05-09 13:28:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:4872549

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - Facing rebellion from within his own party, Donald Trump has dismissed unity as a prerequisite for winning the White House in November. “I think it would be better if it were unified,” said the presumptive Republican ....

  • Iran test-fires new long-range ballistic missile

    Date: 2016-05-09 13:25:09 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:4872161

    TEHRAN, May 9 (MENA) - Iran has test-fired a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000km in recent days, a senior Iranian commander announced. Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Ali Abdollahi made the ....

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