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  • 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 ....

  • Taliban attack gov't buildings in northwest Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-05-10 14:17:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:2557329

    KABUL, May 10 (MENA) - Scores of Taliban fighters attacked local government buildings in a district of northwestern Afghanistan on Sunday and may have reportedly controlled the whole area, Afghan officials said. The attack is part of a wider ....

  • Amb. to UNESCO participates in preserve antiquities international conference due in Cairo

    Date: 2015-05-10 10:58:41 GMT - France - World - SN:37 - ID:2554305

    PARIS, May 10 (MENA) – Mohamed Sameh Amr, Egypt's ambassador to UNESCO and head of UNESCO Executive Board, heads on Sunday to Cairo to participate in an international conference that aims to preserve antiquities under the title "Cultural Property ....

  • Blair tells Labor: return to the centre ground to win again

    Date: 2015-05-10 10:37:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:2555261

    LONDON, May 10 (MENA) - Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has insisted that Labor can recover from its disastrous general election defeat only if it reoccupies the center ground of British politics, proudly championing a pro-business agenda and ....

  • Joy Air plane skids off runway in China's Fuzhou city; three people slightly injuredJoy Air plane skids off runway in China's Fuzhou city; three people slightly injured

    Date: 2015-05-10 09:42:57 GMT - China - World - SN:19 - ID:2554757

    BEIJING, May 10 (MENA) - A passenger plane skidded off runway while taxiing in south-east China's Fujian province on Sunday, The Sunday Times reported, citing local authorities. The Joy Air flight was scheduled to depart at 11.40 am local time ....

  • Several dead after shooting in Switzerland

    Date: 2015-05-10 08:31:06 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:17 - ID:2553949

    BERN, May 10 (MENA) - Several people have died following a shooting in the Swiss state of Aargau, Sky News quoted local police as saying. Officers were called to the northern town of Würenlingen after gunshots were heard shortly after 11pm on ....

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