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  • S. Korea reports 5th death from MERS, 14 new cases

    Date: 2015-06-07 06:55:16 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:2743993

    SEOUL, June 7 (MENA) - South Korea reported its fifth death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Sunday and confirmed 14 fresh cases of the disease, raising the number of patients to 64, Yonhap reported. (MENA) M H K/R G E ....

  • UN chief says exiled president, rebels agree to resume Yemen peace talks

    Date: 2015-06-06 20:11:00 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:114 - ID:2743357

    NEW YORK, June 6 (MENA) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced that peace talks between the warring parties in Yemen will resume in Geneva on June 14, Fox News reported. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Ban welcomed the ....

  • Navy vessels rescue hundreds of migrants off Libyan coast

    Date: 2015-06-06 19:14:04 GMT - Italy - World - SN:109 - ID:2743077

    ROME, June 6 (MENA) – Naval vessels from Italy and Ireland rescued hundreds of migrants from smuggler boats in the Mediterranean, as ships from several countries, including Britain, coped Saturday with waves of people setting sail from Libya in ....

  • 2 Russians freed in Sudan's Darfur

    Date: 2015-06-06 19:07:08 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:107 - ID:2743065

    KHARTOUM, June 6 (MENA) - Two employees of Russian airline UTair have been freed in Sudan’s Darfur, RIA Novosti reported. Mikhail Antyufeev and Sergey Cherepanov were abducted in the troubled region on January 29. The Russians were working ....

  • 'Emperor' Erdogan needs cutting down to size - paper

    Date: 2015-06-06 19:02:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:106 - ID:2742881

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - A British newspaper on Saturday said it is necessary to curb Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, ahead of the general elections slated for Sunday. Turkey's president hopes to extend his power in tomorrow’s general ....

  • Egyptian expatriates in North Ireland hails Sisi’s bid to form Egyptian expatriates ministry

    Date: 2015-06-06 18:29:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:2742789

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) – Egyptian expatriates in North Ireland hailed President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s bid to form a new ministry for Egyptian expatriates. In a press release on Saturday, head of Egyptian expatriates in North Ireland Afaf Abd ....

  • 19 Climbers killed in quake near Malaysia’s highest mountain

    Date: 2015-06-06 16:51:13 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:91 - ID:2742377

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 (MENA) - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has hit near Malaysia’s highest mountain. The quake by Mount Kinabalu in Sabah state killed at least 19 climbers according to EFE news agency. A 12-year-old student from Singapore who was ....

  • India, Bangladesh sign historic territory swap deal

    Date: 2015-06-06 16:50:44 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:90 - ID:2742213

    DHAKA, June 6 (MENA) - Bangladesh and India have signed a historic agreement to simplify their border by exchanging more than 150 enclaves of land, the BBC News reported Saturday. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ratified the deal with his ....

  • Hammond condemns missile attack on Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2015-06-06 16:47:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:2742201

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned missile attack on Saudi Arabia, urging parties to attend Geneva talks. Speaking after the Scud missile attack near to the city of Khamis Mushait this morning, the Foreign ....

  • Malaysia's quake death toll hits 13

    Date: 2015-06-06 16:05:13 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:79 - ID:2741901

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 (MENA) - Rescuers recovered the bodies of 11 more climbers from Malaysia's highest peak on Saturday, a day after it was struck by a strong earthquake, bringing the total number of dead to 13, the ABC news reported. Six people ....

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