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  • Doctors Without Borders adds 2nd ship to help with migrant rescues off Libyan coast

    Date: 2015-05-09 21:16:42 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:133 - ID:2552917

    GENEVA, May 9 (MENA) - Doctors Without Borders is adding a second ship to help Italy save migrant lives in the Mediterranean, ABC News reported on Saturday. The vessel, the Bourbon Argos, carries a crew of 26, including emergency medical workers. ....

  • EU appeals for calm in Macedonia after clashes

    Date: 2015-05-09 21:07:11 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:129 - ID:2552717

    SKOPJE, May 9 (MENA) – The EU delegation in Macedonia appealed for calm and said in a statement it is waiting "for facts to be established by the relevant authorities, ABC News reported on Saturday. Three police officers were killed and at least ....

  • Egyptian-Russian military relations developed during Sisi's era -- military expert

    Date: 2015-05-09 21:04:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:2552285

    MOSCOW, May 9 (MENA) – Mahmoud Khalaf, an adviser at Nasser Higher Military Academy, asserted that the Egyptian-Russian military relations have been developed during President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's era. Egypt's vision suggests that major powers ....

  • Police clash with armed group, 4 officers wounded in Macedonia

    Date: 2015-05-09 20:26:10 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:124 - ID:2552701

    SKOPJE, May 9 (MENA) - Authorities in Macedonia say police have clashed with an armed group in the northern town of Kumanovo, and parts of the town have been sealed off, ABC News reported. Macedonia's state-run news agency MIA reported that four ....

  • Ukraine separatists release US aid workers accused of spying

    Date: 2015-05-09 20:13:13 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:120 - ID:2552609

    KIEV, May 9 (MENA) – Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have released two US aid workers captured some 10 days ago, ABC News quoted authorities of self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic as saying early Saturday. The two Americans were among a ....

  • Additional British army personnel join relief efforts in Nepal

    Date: 2015-05-09 19:22:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:113 - ID:2552405

    LONDON, May 9 (MENA) - UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced that a further 92 British Army Gurkha engineers will be supporting the relief effort in Nepal, The government official website reported on Saturday. The additional military ....

  • France cannot sell Mistral ships without Russia's approval

    Date: 2015-05-09 18:57:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:2552277

    MOSCOW, May 9 (MENA) - France cannot sell Mistral helicopter carriers without Moscow's permission, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Saturday, Sputnik reported. Earlier this week, French media reported, citing an unnamed source, ....

  • Helicopter lost control moments before landing, says Air Chief

    Date: 2015-05-09 17:40:49 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:90 - ID:2551933

    ISLAMABAD, May 9 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Saturday said the helicopter which crashed in Naltar Valley of Gilgit-Baltistan had lost control due to mechanical fault moments before landing, Geo News reported. The Air ....

  • 300 villagers kidnapped in India

    Date: 2015-05-09 17:02:16 GMT - India - World - SN:80 - ID:2551693

    KABUL, May 9 (MENA) - Some 300-400 villagers have been kidnapped by rebels from Chhattisgarh state of India, Khaama press agency quoted Indian security sources as saying on Saturday. The villagers of Marenga village of Sukma District had ....

  • Yemeni PM receives UN new envoy to Yemen

    Date: 2015-05-09 16:49:09 GMT - Yemen - World - SN:74 - ID:2551545

    SANAA, May 9 (MENA) – Yemeni Vice President and Prime Minister Khaled Bahah received at his temporary residence in Riyadh new United Nations Special Envoy on Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. The meeting took up the latest political developments in ....

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