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  • Moscow ready to continue dialogue with Washington - Russian Deputy FM

    Date: 2015-05-18 12:22:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:2612693

    MOSCOW, May 18 (MENA) - Moscow is ready to continue dialogue with Washington on all issues, particularly in military and political spheres, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said after a meeting with US Assistant Secretary of State for ....

  • 68th World Health Assembly starts in Geneva

    Date: 2015-05-18 10:56:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:2611545

    GENEVA, May 18 (MENA) - The activities of the 68th World Health Assembly started here on Monday and will run until May 26. As many as 149 delegations will discuss strategies and plans of the World Health Organization in the field of public health ....

  • Aruna Shanbaug: Brain-damaged India nurse dies 42 years after rape

    Date: 2015-05-18 09:58:15 GMT - India - World - SN:34 - ID:2611185

    NEW DELHI, May 18 (MENA) - An Indian nurse who spent 42 years in a persistent vegetative state after being raped and strangled has died Monday. Aruna Shanbaug was left with severe brain damage and paralysed after the 1973 attack by a ward ....

  • Pakistan condemns US drone strike in North Waziristan

    Date: 2015-05-18 09:32:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:28 - ID:2610985

    ISLAMABAD, May 18 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Foreign Office on Monday condemned a US drone strike that killed at least five people in North Waziristan last week, reiterating its stance that such attacks are a violation of the country's sovereignty and ....

  • Suicide car bomb by Kabul Airport kills 3, including Briton

    Date: 2015-05-17 21:55:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:125 - ID:2609013

    KABUL, May 17 (MENA) - A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a convoy from the European Union police training mission Sunday near the Afghan capital's international airport, killing at least three people, including a Briton, authorities said. The ....

  • 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 ....

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