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  • German navy rescues 880 migrants at sea near Libya

    Date: 2015-05-31 19:54:33 GMT - Libya - World - SN:127 - ID:2703617

    TRIPOLI, May 31 (MENA) - The German frigate "Hessen" rescued 880 migrants from the waters off the coast of Libya on Friday, German media reported. The frigate is part of the enlarged Triton operation agreed by the European Union following the ....

  • Rocket lands on Afghan school, 2 students, teacher dead

    Date: 2015-05-31 19:06:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:123 - ID:2703257

    KABUL, May 31 (MENA) - A rocket landed on a school in central Logar province of Afghanistan earlier today, leaving at least two students and a teacher dead, Khaama Press reported. The Ministry of Education (MoE) said the incident took place in ....

  • 250 illegal immigrants captured in Turkey’s Bodrum

    Date: 2015-05-31 18:59:42 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:116 - ID:2703317

    ANKARA, May 31 (MENA) - 250 immigrants were captured by the Turkish Coast Guard in town of Bodrum in Mugla province on Sunday, attempting to illegally travel to the island of Kos, a Greek island off Turkish waters. Kos island is nearly 3.5 ....

  • Iranian, Russian FMs to hold bilateral talks in Moscow: diplomat

    Date: 2015-05-31 16:26:31 GMT - Iran - World - SN:104 - ID:2702769

    MOSCOW, May 31 (MENA) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will hold bilateral talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Thursday, Sputnik news agency reported ....

  • Egyptian community in France, European countries invited to take part in welcoming Sisi during Germany visit

    Date: 2015-05-31 16:14:27 GMT - France - World - SN:101 - ID:2702165

    PARIS, May 31 (MENA) - The national front for Egyptians abroad invited all members of the Egyptian community in France and other European countries to take part in welcoming President Abdel Fattah El Sisi during his projected visit to Germany on ....

  • 3 U.K. banks reviewing payments linked to FIFA probe

    Date: 2015-05-31 14:53:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:2701797

    LONDON, May 31 (MENA) - U.K. banks Barclays PLC and HSBC Holdings PLC are reviewing payments that were allegedly used to bribe FIFA officials, according to people familiar with the matter, according to the Wall Street Journal. The banks’ ....

  • France FM to meet Monday Saudi counterpart to discuss Mideast developments

    Date: 2015-05-31 14:32:02 GMT - France - World - SN:84 - ID:2699817

    PARIS, May 31 (MENA) - France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will meet Monday with his Saudi counterpart Adel al Jubeir to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East. Fabius will discuss with his Saudi counterpart the latest ....

  • John Kerry suffers broken leg in bike accident in France

    Date: 2015-05-31 13:52:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:71 - ID:2701377

    GENEVA, May 31 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry suffered a broken leg in a bike accident in France early Sunday, and will return to the U.S. for treatment, the State Department said, according to NBC News. The cycling accident occurred ....

  • India heat wave death toll passes 2,200

    Date: 2015-05-31 12:16:35 GMT - India - World - SN:52 - ID:2700437

    NEW DELHI, May 31 (MENA) - Despite hopes that weekend thundershowers would help end a raging heat wave in southern India, the rain brought only limited relief as the death toll since mid-April climbed past 2,200, according to ABC News. Officials ....

  • Kerry suffers leg injury in bicycle accident, transported to hospital

    Date: 2015-05-31 11:55:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:2699813

    WASHINGTON, May 31 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry, currently visiting Switzerland, suffered a leg injury Sunday morning in an accident while bicycling and was transported by medical helicopter to a hospital here, according to The ....

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