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  • SE Asia migrants 'killed in fight for food' on boat

    Date: 2015-05-17 21:47:47 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:122 - ID:2609009

    JAKARTA, May 17 (MENA) - Migrants rescued from a sinking boat off Indonesia have told the BBC that about 100 people died after a fight broke out over the last remaining food. Survivors told of horrific conditions. Three men separately said people ....

  • Daesh plans cyber war in US, Europe -- report

    Date: 2015-05-17 21:26:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:2608781

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (MENA) - Daesh terrorists are stoking alarm with threats of an all-out cyber crusade against the United States, and experts said the warnings should be taken seriously, The Hill newspaper reported Sunday. Hackers claiming ....

  • Thousands protest US base in Japan's Okinawa

    Date: 2015-05-17 20:45:38 GMT - Japan - World - SN:116 - ID:2608873

    TOKYO, May 17 (MENA) - Thousands of protesters have held a massive rally in Okinawa in southern Japan in protest against the presence of a controversial US airbase on the island. Organizers estimated that about 35,000 people took to the streets ....

  • US actions may prompt Russia to consider increasing nuclear arsenal

    Date: 2015-05-17 20:17:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:112 - ID:2608777

    MOSCOW, May 17 (MENA) - Mikhail Ulyanov, the Director of the Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control at the Russian Foreign Ministry, warned that US measures undermining global strategic stability may force Russia to grow its nuclear ....

  • Lithuanian aircraft disappears over Baltic Sea prompting search effort

    Date: 2015-05-17 20:16:36 GMT - Lithuania - World - SN:111 - ID:2608757

    VILNIUS, May 17 (MENA) - The search is on for a Lithuanian-registered AN-2 plane, which was last heard from somewhere over the Baltic Sea, the Lithuanian Navy said, Russia Today reported. The aircraft was returning from Sweden, with only two ....

  • 4 killed in crash of small plane in Texas

    Date: 2015-05-17 20:10:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:2608745

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (MENA) - Investigators said that a Texas man, his wife and their two children died when the plane they were flying crashed next to a feed store shortly after takeoff Saturday, Fox News reported Sunday. The Comal County Sheriff’s ....

  • Nepal earthquake death toll becomes highest on record

    Date: 2015-05-17 19:40:14 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:106 - ID:2608373

    KATHMANDU, May 17 (MENA) - The number of people killed in Nepal by two major earthquakes has surpassed 8,500, making the disaster the deadliest to hit the Himalayan country on record, as rescuers on Sunday searched for dozens of people still missing ....

  • 400 illegal migrants arrested in Libya

    Date: 2015-05-17 19:37:25 GMT - Libya - World - SN:103 - ID:2608381

    TRIPOLI, May 17 (MENA) – Libyan authorities arrested on Sunday 400 illegal migrants who were heading to Europe. Most of the migrants were from Somalia and Ethiopia. (MENA) M S E/A H E ....

  • Chechen leader says Tsarnaev death sentence 'part of US intelligence plot'

    Date: 2015-05-17 19:36:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:2608401

    MOSCOW, May 17 (MENA) - The leader of the Chechen Republic lashed out at the US Sunday over the jury’s decision to give Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the death penalty for his role in the Boston Marathon bombing. In a post on his Instagram acccount, Ramzan ....

  • Turkish coast guard arrests 50 illegal immigrants

    Date: 2015-05-17 19:34:37 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:99 - ID:2608397

    ANKARA, May 17 (MENA) – The Turkish coast guard on Sunday arrested 50 illegal immigrants who were trying to reach Greece's coast on board of a boat. The immigrants, who are Syrian nationals, were en route to a Greek island before being rescued ....

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