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  • Authorities in Guyana search collapsed open-pit gold mine for 10 missing miners

    Date: 2015-05-18 21:24:45 GMT - Guyana - World - SN:158 - ID:2616797

    GEORGETOWN, May 19 (MENA) - An open-pit gold mine in remote southern Guyana has collapsed and buried up to 10 miners in debris, Fox News reported on Monday. Police spokesman Ivelaw Whittaker says authorities are digging through the mud in an ....

  • Captured Russian servicemen to be prosecuted for ‘terrorist’ acts, says Ukraine

    Date: 2015-05-18 21:21:46 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:156 - ID:2616789

    KIEV, May 18 (MENA) – Ukraine says it has captured two Russian servicemen and they will be prosecuted for “terrorist acts,” Euronews reported on Monday. In a video, posted by Kiev’s interior ministry, one of the alleged servicemen appears to say ....

  • US gang members face 'organized crime' charges in brawl after 9 dead

    Date: 2015-05-18 21:21:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:155 - ID:2616785

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (MENA) - Waco police now said 170 suspected gang members were arrested after a meeting between rival Texas biker gangs at a restaurant turned into a deadly brawl, and many are being charged with engaging in organized crime, ABC ....

  • Lebanese, Mexican FM discuss array of mutual matters

    Date: 2015-05-18 21:19:18 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:153 - ID:2616773

    BEIRUT, May 18 (MENA) – Lebanese Foreign and Expatriates Minister Jibran Bassil met on Monday with his Mexican counterpart Jose Antonio Mead Kuribrena, where they held talks on an array of matters, including army armament, economic and trade ....

  • 45 persons killed in Colombia floods

    Date: 2015-05-18 20:45:29 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:151 - ID:2616377

    BOGOTA, May 18 (MENA) - At least 45 people were killed in huge floods that hit the town of Salgar in Colombia, Sky News Arabia reported Monday. The disaster took place around 3 a.m. local time in Salgar, about 60 miles southwest of the Colombian ....

  • Colombia landslide kills dozens in Antioquia province

    Date: 2015-05-18 20:44:47 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:150 - ID:2616621

    BOGOTA, May 18 (MENA) - At least 48 people have been killed in a landslide in Antioquia province in north-west Colombia, the BBC reported Monday, citing Colombian officials. Bodies are still being recovered and the authorities expect the number ....

  • Belgium convicts 7 women for supporting Daesh

    Date: 2015-05-18 19:37:59 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:143 - ID:2616177

    BRUSSELS, May 18 (MENA) - A Belgian court on Monday handed out prison sentences to seven women for supporting the terrorist Daesh group and radicalizing young women to go to Syria to join its ranks and marry fighters of the militant organization. ....

  • Kerry hints at possible THAAD deployment on Korean soil to deter N. Korea

    Date: 2015-05-18 19:32:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:139 - ID:2616169

    SEOUL, May 18 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry vowed on Monday full preparedness with every possible means, including the controversial advanced missile defense system, to better deter and counter evolving threats, according to Yonhap News ....

  • Lavrov:US supports Minsk agreements but interprets them its own way

    Date: 2015-05-18 19:27:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:135 - ID:2616085

    MOSCOW, May 18 (MENA) – The United States fully supports the implementation of the Minsk agreements on Ukraine but "seeks to interpret them its own way", Tass quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying in an interview with the ....

  • Sweden welcomes EU proposal on migrants

    Date: 2015-05-18 18:27:05 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:133 - ID:2615641

    STOCKHOLM, May 18 (MENA) - Sweden has welcomed a proposal floated by the European Union to relocate migrants among EU member states in order to avoid further disasters. In statements on Monday, Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and ....

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