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  • Ukraine unlikely to quit CIS – Belarusian President

    Date: 2015-05-08 20:27:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:2546497

    MOSCOW, May 8 (MENA) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Ukraine is unlikely to formally quit the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), although it had de-facto suspended its membership by refusing to make contributions into the ....

  • Italian navy locates boat with up to 750 migrants trapped inside

    Date: 2015-05-08 20:25:08 GMT - Italy - World - SN:100 - ID:2546489

    ROME, May 8 (MENA) - The Italian navy has located the wreck of the smuggling boat that capsized and sank last month with the loss of around 750 migrants who were locked inside the hold. The tragedy prompted soul-searching in Europe and an ....

  • China to do utmost to help Nepal stand up again: Spox

    Date: 2015-05-08 20:04:00 GMT - China - World - SN:98 - ID:2546365

    BEIJING, May 8 (MENA) - China's central government will never stop extending aid to its neighboring country Nepal until it recovers from the destructions of the 7.5 earthquake that jolted the nation as well as China's Tibet Autonomous Region on ....

  • Obama congratulates Cameron on election victory

    Date: 2015-05-08 18:43:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:2546349

    WASHINGTON, May 8 (MENA) – The US President Barack Obama congratulated on Friday UK Prime Minister David Cameron on his impressive electoral victory, the White House said. "The special and essential relationship between the United States and ....

  • 1,675 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas - Poroshenko

    Date: 2015-05-08 18:38:30 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:91 - ID:2546069

    KIEV, May 8 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday that 1,675 Ukrainian military servicemen have been killed since the beginning of the armed conflict over a year ago in eastern Ukraine, Sputnik reported. "To sum up, 1,675 ....

  • Daesh activity prompts threat level increase at US bases

    Date: 2015-05-08 18:37:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:2546113

    WASHINGTON, May 8 (MENA) - Security conditions at US military bases were raised Thursday night because of growing concern of a Daesh threat in the US, CNN reported on Friday. The move comes hours after FBI Director James Comey told reporters ....

  • China says DOC not tool for Philippines to whitewash wrongdoings

    Date: 2015-05-08 17:20:54 GMT - China - World - SN:88 - ID:2545965

    BEIJING, May 1 (MENA) – China on Friday said the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) is not a tool for the Philippines to whitewash its wrongdoings, urging the Philippines to stop unfounded accusation and hyping of ....

  • Hollande congratulates Cameron on victory, invites him to Paris

    Date: 2015-05-08 17:06:10 GMT - France - World - SN:86 - ID:2545877

    PARIS, May 8 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande phoned Friday British Prime Minister David Cameron to congratulate him on his election victory. Hollande invited Cameron to visit Paris after forming his new cabinet, according to a ....

  • Obama congratulates Cameron on UK election win

    Date: 2015-05-08 17:01:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:2545873

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) – After a resounding election win for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative party, US President Barack Obama on Friday offered congratulations and vowed the US and the UK will remain key partners on a ....

  • Election results: Cameron re-appoints senior ministers

    Date: 2015-05-08 16:44:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:2545741

    LONDON, May 8 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has re-appointed four of his most senior ministers following the Conservatives' general election victory. Chancellor George Osborne, Home Secretary Theresa May, Foreign Secretary Philip ....

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