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  • Rome airport closed after terminal fire

    Date: 2015-05-07 06:21:22 GMT - Italy - World - SN:9 - ID:2535429

    ROME, May 7 (MENA) - Rome's main Fiumicino airport was closed on Thursday after a fire broke out in a baggage storage area but there were no serious injuries, officials said as quoted by Euronews. The airport would remain closed until 2 p.m. ....

  • UK Labor and Tories neck and neck in final poll

    Date: 2015-05-06 22:45:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:175 - ID:2535061

    LONDON, May 6 (MENA) – UK Labour and the Conservatives are heading into Thursday’s general election neck and neck, tied at 35% each according to the preliminary results of the final Guardian/ICM campaign poll. Ed Miliband’s party has pulled back ....

  • Netanyahu forms coalition government

    Date: 2015-05-06 22:30:42 GMT - palestine - World - SN:173 - ID:2534949

    GAZA CITY, May 6 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu managed to secure the missing seats needed for a coalition on Wednesday night, local media reported. Netanyahu won over Bayit Yehudi with less than two hours to spare as the ....

  • De Mistura consults Annan to better understand Geneva-1 on Syria

    Date: 2015-05-06 21:33:26 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:170 - ID:2534553

    GENEVA, May 6 (MENA) - As part of the ongoing Geneva consultations, Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, consulted on Wednesday with predecessor envoy Kofi Annan, to better understand the process that led to the Geneva communiqué. "This ....

  • Three charged with planning terror attack on train in Czech

    Date: 2015-05-06 21:06:16 GMT - Czech - World - SN:166 - ID:2534817

    PRAGUE, May 6 (MENA) - Three people have been remanded in custody on charges of planning a terrorist attack on a train in Czech, Radio Prague reported. They were among six arrested in a series of raids carried out last week that reportedly ....

  • Macedonia: 38 police, 1 protester injured, 30 people detained in overnight clashes

    Date: 2015-05-06 21:03:40 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:164 - ID:2534797

    SKOPJE, May 6 (MENA) - Authorities say violent clashes overnight between protesters and police in the Macedonian capital Skopje left 38 police officers and one protester injured, while 30 people were detained, Fox News reported. Interior ....

  • Italy rescues 328 migrants in Mediterranean Sea

    Date: 2015-05-06 18:47:24 GMT - Libya - World - SN:151 - ID:2534061

    TRIPOLI, May 6 (MENA) - Italy has rescued at least 328 migrants in the Mediterranean sea about 100 miles off the coast of Libya. The Italian coastguard said in a statement on Wednesday that the migrants, mostly Syrians, Eritreans and Syrians, ....

  • French FM confident of signing deal with UAE on Rafale jets

    Date: 2015-05-06 18:04:12 GMT - France - World - SN:145 - ID:2533769

    PARIS, May 6 (MENA) – French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has voiced confidence of signing new deals with the United Arab Emirates on selling Rafale fighter jets. In an interview with Radio Europe 1, Fabius said that the latest developments in ....

  • Five killed in Saudi Arabia as Yemeni rebels fire rockets in border area

    Date: 2015-05-06 17:38:54 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:143 - ID:2533505

    RIYADH, May 6 (MENA) - Five people were killed as Yemeni rebels fired rockets and mortars into the border area of Najran in Saudi Arabia, Saudi officials said Wednesday. A police patrol was hit by a rocket which was fired from the Yemeni ....

  • German interior min. praises arrest of terrorist cell

    Date: 2015-05-06 17:36:45 GMT - Germany - World - SN:140 - ID:2533489

    BERLIN, May 6 (MENA) - German Interior Minister Thomas de Mesar praised on Wednesday the arrest of a terrorist cell that plotted to attack mosques and refugee shelters in Germany. German police have arrested four people suspected of plotting to ....

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