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  • 22 killed in Macedonia gun battle

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:30:23 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:120 - ID:2560169

    SKOPJE, May 10 (MENA) – Eight police officers and 14 members of an armed group have been killed after a day-long gun battle in Macedonia, Euronews reported. The interior ministry said the 44 member group, who are all citizens of Kosovo, entered ....

  • China urges Pentagon to 'rationally' view military strength

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:29:56 GMT - China - World - SN:119 - ID:2559901

    BEIJING, May 10 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry on Sunday voiced strong opposition to a Pentagon report on China's military development and security, calling on the US to have "an objective and rational understanding" of China's military strength, ....

  • Lone-wolf terrorists could attack US ‘at any moment,’ Homeland Security chief admits

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:26:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:2559701

    WASHINGTON, May 10 (MENA) - Lone-wolf terrorists could “strike at any moment,” US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Sunday, in a dire warning issued after last week’s attack at a cartoon contest in Texas. “We’re very definitely in a new ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry agree to discuss steps to resolve conflicts

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:23:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:116 - ID:2559949

    MOSCOW, May 10 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry agreed to meet as soon as possible to discuss steps aimed at resolving conflict situations, Sputnik news agency reported. "The minister and the ....

  • 20 injured in prison clashes in Russia's southern Urals

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:20:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:114 - ID:2559873

    MOSCOW, May 10 (MENA) - At least 20 people have been injured following clashes in a prison in the town of Salavat, southern Russia's Urals, Russia Today reported. Six people have been taken to hospital, officials said. About 40 prisoners have ....

  • United States opposes supply of Russian gas through Greece

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:18:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:111 - ID:2559829

    MOSCOW, May 10 (MENA) - US Special Envoy for International Energy Affairs Amos Hokstayn openly declared that the United States is against the construction of a new gas pipeline instead of "South Stream" for deliveries of Russian gas to ....

  • US senator: Washington must not allow ISIS to look powerful

    Date: 2015-05-10 21:17:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:110 - ID:2559709

    WASHINGTON, May 10 (MENA) - The chairman of the US Senate Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the United States must not allow ISIS to look powerful to potential recruits around the world, The Hill newspaper reported Sunday. Senator Ron ....

  • 469 boat people rescued off Indonesia's Aceh

    Date: 2015-05-10 19:32:54 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:107 - ID:2559693

    JAKARTA, May 10 (MENA) - Rescuers saved 469 boat people from Myanmar and Bangladesh who were caught in waters off northern Indonesia, Russia Today reported. "We received a report from fishermen this morning that there were boat people stranded ....

  • Castro meets Pope, promises to go 'back to praying & church'

    Date: 2015-05-10 19:29:02 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:105 - ID:2559685

    VATICAN CITY, May 10 (MENA) - Cuban President Raul Castro has promised to attend all Pope Francis’s masses when the pontiff visits Cuba, Russia Today reported. Castro said he may even go back to praying and church if “the pope continues to talk ....

  • China detains 11 for smashing halal food shop

    Date: 2015-05-10 19:28:45 GMT - China - World - SN:104 - ID:2559681

    BEIJING, May 10 (MENA) - Police in western China detained 11 people after a crowd of angry customers in early May smashed a halal shop suspected of mishandling food prepared according to Islamic custom, Chinese state media reported on Sunday. A ....

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