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  • UUK MPs head to US for talks to release guantanamo detainee

    Date: 2015-05-20 18:52:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:132 - ID:2631273

    LONDON, May 20 (MENA) – A small delegation of MPs heading to the US to argue for the release of Shaker Aamer, the last British detainee at America's infamous Guantanamo Bay, the British ITV network said. "Guantanamo itself is not a good symbol ....

  • Pakistan arrests suspects in attack that killed 47 Shiites

    Date: 2015-05-20 18:09:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:128 - ID:2631217

    ISLAMABAD, May 20 (MENA) - Pakistan's interior minister on Wednesday announced a breakthrough in the case of last week's Karachi bus attack that killed 47 minority Shiite Muslims, saying police have arrested the suspected mastermind and several ....

  • N. Korea claims it has miniaturized nuke weapons

    Date: 2015-05-20 17:50:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:125 - ID:2631185

    SEOUL, May 20 (MENA) - North Korea said Wednesday that it has already secured the technology to make nuclear warheads small enough to fit on a missile, further escalating tensions sparked by its recent test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic ....

  • Daesh militants brutally beat own fighters for smoking cigarettes

    Date: 2015-05-20 12:21:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:65 - ID:2627917

    KABUL, MAY 20 (MENA) - A new video has emerged from territories under the control of Daesh terrorist group which purportedly shows the brutal beating of the group’s fighters for smoking cigarettes, according to Khaama Press. The video was ....

  • Italian police arrest Tunisia museum attack suspect

    Date: 2015-05-20 11:49:45 GMT - Italy - World - SN:54 - ID:2627645

    MILAN, May 20 (MENA) - Italian police say they have arrested a Moroccan man suspected of involvement in the March 18 attack on a Tunisian museum that left 22 people dead, according to Voice of America. Police told reporters Wednesday that a ....

  • German govt supports peace process in Yemen

    Date: 2015-05-20 11:47:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:51 - ID:2627773

    BERLIN, May 20 (MENA) - The Riyadh Conference on Saving Yemen and Building a Federal State, which wrapped up yesterday in Riyadh, was an important and necessary step to settle the Yemeni crisis, said a spokesman with the German Foreign Ministry. ....

  • Obama's new Twitter account just broke Guinness world record

    Date: 2015-05-20 11:31:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:2627537

    WASHINGTON, May 20 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama broke the Guinness world record Monday for the "fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Twitter," according to Huffington Post. Obama finally got his own Twitter account, which will ....

  • Police, students clash in Istanbul

    Date: 2015-05-20 08:45:44 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:17 - ID:2625573

    ANKARA, May 20 (MENA) - Police forces and faculty of law students clashed Wednesday during a march staged on the University of Istanbul campus. The marchers hurled stones at polices forces, prompting them to fire teargas bombs to disperse the ....

  • S.Korea regrets cancelling Ban's visit to Kaesong complex

    Date: 2015-05-20 07:50:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:2625233

    SEOUL, May 20 (MENA) - South Korea's Ministry of Unification expressed regret on Wednesday over North Korea's abrupt decision to cancel a planned visit of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to Kaesong complex, the Korean news agency Yonhap ....

  • N. Korea cancels U.N. chief's visit to Kaesong complex

    Date: 2015-05-20 07:20:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:2625237

    SEOUL, May 20 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that North Korea has called off his planned visit to an inter-Korean industrial complex in the North, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported. Ban was scheduled to ....

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