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  • Ban says UN ready to build a better future for all on 70th anniversary

    Date: 2015-07-05 09:57:10 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:28 - ID:2923777

    NEW YORK, July 5 (MENA) – The United Nations and the international community are experiencing an age of great difficulties and opportunities which will help define the future of the planet, the UN News Center quoted Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ....

  • CIA predictions in 2000 on what life would be like in 2015

    Date: 2015-07-05 09:41:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:2923497

    WASHINGTON, July 5 (MENA) – Back in 2000, just before George W. Bush became president, the CIA published a 70-page report on what the world would be like in 2015, Business Insider said on Sunday. We're now halfway through the year and it turns ....

  • Memorials plan for Britons killed in terror attacks

    Date: 2015-07-05 09:04:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:19 - ID:2923249

    LONDON, July 5 (MENA) – The government is to fund two permanent memorials to UK victims of terror, the BBC quoted British Prime Minister David Cameron as saying. One will honour those who died in the Tunisia beach attack, and a second will ....

  • Voting under way in Greek bailout referendum

    Date: 2015-07-05 08:43:00 GMT - Greece - World - SN:17 - ID:2923257

    ATHENS, July 5 (MENA) - Polls have opened in the Greece bailout referendum, as voters decide whether to accept a deal offered by the country's creditors, Sky News reported Sunday. Opinion polls suggest the "Yes" and "No" camps are ....

  • Death toll from Pakistan train accident rises to 17

    Date: 2015-07-04 21:29:05 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:84 - ID:2922325

    ISLAMABAD, July 4 (MENA) - The death toll from a Pakistan rail accident has risen to 17, the army has said, the day after a special military train fell into a canal when a bridge partially collapsed, GEO TV reported Saturday. A senior officer ....

  • 6 dead, 49 rescued in China factory collapse

    Date: 2015-07-04 21:20:36 GMT - China - World - SN:82 - ID:2922281

    BEIJING, July 4 (MENA) – A shoe factory has collapsed in eastern China, killing six workers, the BBC quoted Chinese state media as saying on Saturday. More than 50 people were working in the factory in the city of Wenling, in Zhejiang province, ....

  • Serbia asks Russia to veto UN Srebrenica resolution because it calls it 'genocide'

    Date: 2015-07-04 20:43:33 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:80 - ID:2922225

    BELGRADE, July 4 (MENA) - Serbia has asked Russia to veto a British U.N. Security Council resolution that would call the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian civil war in the 1990s a genocide, Fox News reported on Saturday. Serbian media said ....

  • Iran FM, Amano hold talks in Vienna

    Date: 2015-07-04 17:26:49 GMT - Austria - World - SN:67 - ID:2921453

    VIENNA, July 4 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif met Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukio Amano in Vienna following a meeting between Iranian and US negotiators. Details of the meeting have not yet been ....

  • One soldier, five militants killed in gun battle in Kashmir

    Date: 2015-07-04 16:36:01 GMT - India - World - SN:65 - ID:2921341

    NEW DELHI, July 4 (MENA) - At least five militants were killed when they tried to sneak into the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a senior army official told Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) on Saturday. One soldier ....

  • Egyptian league in Britain urges youth role to uproot terrorism

    Date: 2015-07-04 15:36:35 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:56 - ID:2920125

    CAIRO, July 4 (MENA) - A league of Egyptian expatriate doctors and university professors in Britian has called on President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to allow youths to volunteer in the Egyptian army to support the army and police in their fight against ....

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