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  • Athens prison brawl leaves at least 2 dead, 21 injured

    Date: 2015-05-03 20:39:21 GMT - Greece - World - SN:105 - ID:2511129

    ATHENS, May 3 (MENA) - A brawl in an Athens prison wing housing foreigners left at least two inmates dead and 21 others injured on Sunday, many seriously, authorities said. The fight, involving makeshift knives, happened in the Korydallos prison ....

  • 18 killed in bus accident in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-05-03 20:01:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:100 - ID:2511081

    KABUL, May 3 (MENA) - At least eighteen people have been killed and three injured after a mini bus plunged into a ravine in Badghis province in western Afghanistan, District Governor Ahmad Zia Akazai said. "The incident took place in ....

  • Duchess of Cambridge's second child will be a princess thanks to Queen

    Date: 2015-05-03 11:15:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:38 - ID:2507317

    LONDON, May 3 (MENA) – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s daughter will be officially titled a princess thanks to an intervention by the Queen, the Independent reported on Sunday. The couple have taken their youngest child after Catherine gave ....

  • Former UN chief meets UNESCO director general in Paris

    Date: 2015-05-03 11:12:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:37 - ID:2506921

    PARIS, May 3 (MENA) - Former UN chief Boutrous Boutrous-Ghali met here Sunday with UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova. During the meeting, Ghali briefed Bokova on the ongoing developments in Egypt and its intention to restore its regional and ....

  • Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found

    Date: 2015-05-03 10:15:45 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:27 - ID:2506505

    KATHMANDU, May 3 (MENA) - Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was ....

  • Russia did more for Crimea within one year than Ukraine since Soviet fall -- Crimean official

    Date: 2015-05-03 10:09:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:2506741

    MOSCOW, May 3 (MENA) – Russia has done more for Crimean Tatars since the reunification than Ukraine has in over two decades while the peninsula was under its rule, Sputnik quoted Resit Kemal As, advisor of the head of Crimea Sergei Aksenov as saying ....

  • Nepal officials say death toll from earthquake has passed 7,000

    Date: 2015-05-03 08:16:56 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:11 - ID:2505521

    KATMANDU, May 3 (MENA) – Nepal officials say death toll from earthquake has passed 7,000, ABC News reported on Sunday. The government and international disaster-relief teams worked to get aid to distant mountain villages. The World Health ....

  • N. Korea reveals new satellite control center

    Date: 2015-05-03 07:27:05 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:2505353

    SEOUL, May 3 (MENA) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited a newly built satellite control and command center, saying his country will continue developing space technology despite international sanctions, Yonhap News reported on ....

  • US mulls more pressure on Moscow over Ukraine crisis

    Date: 2015-05-02 22:39:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:131 - ID:2504893

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) - US plans to ramp up pressure on Russia over the situation in eastern Ukraine, a White House spokesman was quoted by Sputnik as saying. “Unfortunately, we see that the Russians continue to fail to live up to the obligations ....

  • US reportedly deems mission to rescue Americans in Yemen too risky

    Date: 2015-05-02 22:33:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:2504845

    WASHINGTON, May 2 (MENA) - The US State Department has reportedly deemed any mission to rescue U.S. government assets in war-torn Yemen too risky, Fox News reported. A State Department official reported that any evacuation point designated in a ....

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