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  • N. Korea to send two S. Koreans back home

    Date: 2015-06-15 17:25:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:83 - ID:2803241

    SEOUL, June 15 (MENA) - North Korea notified South Korea on Monday of its plan to repatriate two South Koreans, alleged to have illegally entered the communist nation, later this week, Seoul was quoted by Yonhap news agency as saying. In a fax ....

  • Fire engulfs Basilique Saint Donatien in Nantes

    Date: 2015-06-15 13:38:19 GMT - France - World - SN:69 - ID:2801505

    PARIS, June 15 (MENA) - A huge fire has destroyed part of the 19th Century basilica of Saint-Donatien in the French city of Nantes, the BBC reported. The blaze broke out on Monday after morning Mass, with worshippers evacuated from the building, ....

  • Italian premier holds int'l community responsible for chaos in Libya

    Date: 2015-06-15 11:25:57 GMT - Libya - World - SN:47 - ID:2800169

    TRIPOLI, June 15 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi held the international community responsible for the chaos in Libya, noting that illegal immigration via Libya coasts have recorded a notable increase over the past period. In ....

  • Sisi greets Russia on National Day

    Date: 2015-06-15 11:18:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:44 - ID:2800653

    CAIRO, June 15 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi delegated presidential secretary Ahmed el Ansari to the Russian embassy to extend greetings on the National Day. (MENA) M H K/D A E ....

  • Wife of ex-Mexican president to run for presidency

    Date: 2015-06-15 09:58:19 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:32 - ID:2799737

    MEXICO CITY, June 15 (MENA) - The wife of former Mexican President Felipe Calderon, Margarita Zavala, said on Sunday she would seek to emulate her husband by running for the presidency in 2018, Times Live reported. A former congresswoman for the ....

  • Quake-hit Nepal reopens damaged heritage sites for tourists

    Date: 2015-06-15 09:56:35 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:30 - ID:2799665

    KATHMANDU, June 15 (MENA) - Nepal on Monday reopened most of the cultural heritage sites that were damaged in a pair of devastating earthquakes, hoping to lure back foreign tourists, The Washington Post reported. The April 25 and May 12 quakes ....

  • MERS death toll reaches 16 among 150 confirmed S. Korea outbreak victims

    Date: 2015-06-15 07:54:59 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:2798441

    SEOUL, June 15 (MENA) - Two more patients with the MERS virus have died, South Korea’s health ministry has announced. In addition, five new cases have been confirmed, bringing the official total to 150 patients. The two latest fatalities, ....

  • Obama's Daesh plan 'Band-Aid' - McCain

    Date: 2015-06-14 22:21:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:131 - ID:2797737

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (MENA) - US Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain on Sunday said President Barack Obama's decision to send 450 US military advisers to help Iraqi forces fight Daesh is nothing more than a "Band-Aid," The Hill reported. ....

  • Reporter injured in shelling in Donetsk

    Date: 2015-06-14 22:05:01 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:127 - ID:2797653

    KIEV, June 14 (MENA) - An AFP contributor has sustained a leg injury and was taken to hospital after his house in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, came under shelling on Sunday, Russia Today reported. Aleksandr Gayuk told RT he was in hospital and ....

  • Greek bailout talks end without breakthrough in Brussels

    Date: 2015-06-14 21:58:56 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:125 - ID:2797605

    BRUSSELS, June 14 (MENA) - The European Commission said Sunday that weekend talks to find common ground between international creditors and Greece were unsuccessful and left a wide rift that needs to be closed within two weeks to avoid a possible ....

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