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  • FAO to honor Egypt for fighting hunger

    Date: 2015-06-01 15:53:43 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:69 - ID:2708493

    ROME, June 1 (MENA) – Egypt will be honored by international organizations for its efforts in combating hunger and reducing the number of hunger sufferers during a celebration on June 7, Egypt’s Ambassador here Amr Helmy said. The celebration, ....

  • Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej returns to hospital

    Date: 2015-06-01 07:41:36 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:12 - ID:2704993

    BANGKOK, June 1 (MENA) - Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has gone back into hospital, only a few weeks after being discharged, the BBC reported. A statement from the palace on Sunday said he was undergoing tests at the Siriraj Hospital in ....

  • Moscow not to publish sanction list of EU officials

    Date: 2015-05-31 22:47:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:149 - ID:2704181

    MOSCOW, May 31 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova on Sunday said Moscow will not publish a response list of entry-banned EU officials, Russia Today reported. "Russia has taken response measures," she said. "We have no ....

  • CIA director: Terrorists watching Patriot Act debate closely

    Date: 2015-05-31 22:46:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:147 - ID:2704185

    WASHINGTON, May 31 (MENA) - Terrorists with the intentions of attacking the U.S. are closely watching the congressional debate over the Patriot Act — and hoping to find ways to strike in doing so, according to CIA Director John Brennan, Washington ....

  • At least 1 civilian killed, 4 injured in Ukrainian army shelling of Donbass

    Date: 2015-05-31 21:54:45 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:143 - ID:2704109

    KIEV, May 31 (MENA) - At least one civilian has been killed and four injured after the Ukrainian army shelled the eastern town of Gorlovka, senior rebel forces commander Eduard Basurin told Russia Today. “As far I know, there are five victims, ....

  • 2 single-pilot aerobatic planes collide off Italy; 1 dead

    Date: 2015-05-31 21:54:17 GMT - Italy - World - SN:142 - ID:2703957

    ROME, May 31 (MENA) - Italian authorities say two single-seat aerobatic planes collided in the sky near Italy's Adriatic shore and crashed into the sea, killing one pilot and injuring the other, ABC News reported. Teramo's fire department said ....

  • US spots weapons systems on Chinese-made island

    Date: 2015-05-31 21:53:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:141 - ID:2704093

    WASHINGTON, May 31 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has called on China to stop construction on artificial islands in the South China Sea as US surveillance showed Chinese artillery positioned on one of the islands, World Tribune reported ....

  • China executes teacher for sexually abusing 26 girls

    Date: 2015-05-31 21:53:14 GMT - China - World - SN:140 - ID:2704089

    BEIJING, May 31 (MENA) - China's top court said it has executed a primary school teacher found guilty of raping or sexually abusing 26 girls, the BBC reported on Sunday. Li Jishun had committed the crimes between 2011 and 2012 while teaching at a ....

  • Humanitarian situation in Donbas remains difficult - ICRC

    Date: 2015-05-31 20:27:17 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:134 - ID:2703889

    KIEV, May 31 (MENA) - Head of the sub-delegation of the Red Cross International Committee in Donetsk Diane Fischer said Sunday the humanitarian situation in Donbass remains difficult for people living in the front-line area, Russia Today ....

  • At least 10 injured after construction crane collapses in New York

    Date: 2015-05-31 20:26:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:133 - ID:2703853

    NEW YORK, May 31 (MENA) - At least 10 people were injured when a construction crane dropped a massive heating and air-conditioning unit nearly 30 stories at a Midtown Manhattan building Sunday, Fox News reported. Workers were attempting to lift ....

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