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  • Russia stops transit of NATO military cargo to Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-05-19 09:50:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:2618541

    MOSCOW, May 19 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has revoked a decree that allowed delivery of NATO military equipment to Afghanistan through Russian territory, Russia Today reported on Tuesday. According to the official document, ....

  • Deutsche Bank mulls UK EU exit plan

    Date: 2015-05-19 09:04:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:2618297

    LONDON, May 19 (MENA) - Deutsche Bank has set up a "working group" to review whether to move parts of its British divisions to Germany if the UK leaves the EU. The working group has been established, but it is "early days and no decisions have ....

  • UK to send specialists for migration mission

    Date: 2015-05-19 08:37:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:18 - ID:2617897

    LONDON, May 19 (MENA) - Defense Secretary Michael Fallon on Tuesday said Britain would send specialist staff to help develop the details of a mission to disrupt the criminal networks behind the flow of migrants heading to Europe via Libya. "We ....

  • Mudslide in Colombian mountain village leaves more than 50 dead

    Date: 2015-05-19 07:51:27 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:14 - ID:2617809

    BOGOTA, May 19 (MENA) - A horrifying mudslide in a Colombian mountain village has left more than 50 people dead and dozens more injured after an overnight avalanche, Daily Mail reported Tuesday. Rescuers searched for more bodies today and helped ....

  • UN says children targeted in South Sudan conflict

    Date: 2015-05-18 22:39:47 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:166 - ID:2617001

    NEW YORK, May 18 (MENA) – Children in South Sudan as young as seven have been killed, abducted and raped in recent violence, the BBC quoted the United Nations' children's charity as saying on Monday. Survivors believed the attacks in Unity State ....

  • Ebola crisis prompts USD 100m WHO emergency fund

    Date: 2015-05-18 21:42:50 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:159 - ID:2616869

    GENEVA, May 18 (MENA) – The World Health Organization is to set up a USD 100m emergency contingency fund following the Ebola outbreak, the BBC quoted WHO director-general as saying on Monday. Speaking in Geneva, Margaret Chan said the WHO had been ....

  • Authorities in Guyana search collapsed open-pit gold mine for 10 missing miners

    Date: 2015-05-18 21:24:45 GMT - Guyana - World - SN:158 - ID:2616797

    GEORGETOWN, May 19 (MENA) - An open-pit gold mine in remote southern Guyana has collapsed and buried up to 10 miners in debris, Fox News reported on Monday. Police spokesman Ivelaw Whittaker says authorities are digging through the mud in an ....

  • Captured Russian servicemen to be prosecuted for ‘terrorist’ acts, says Ukraine

    Date: 2015-05-18 21:21:46 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:156 - ID:2616789

    KIEV, May 18 (MENA) – Ukraine says it has captured two Russian servicemen and they will be prosecuted for “terrorist acts,” Euronews reported on Monday. In a video, posted by Kiev’s interior ministry, one of the alleged servicemen appears to say ....

  • US gang members face 'organized crime' charges in brawl after 9 dead

    Date: 2015-05-18 21:21:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:155 - ID:2616785

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (MENA) - Waco police now said 170 suspected gang members were arrested after a meeting between rival Texas biker gangs at a restaurant turned into a deadly brawl, and many are being charged with engaging in organized crime, ABC ....

  • Lebanese, Mexican FM discuss array of mutual matters

    Date: 2015-05-18 21:19:18 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:153 - ID:2616773

    BEIRUT, May 18 (MENA) – Lebanese Foreign and Expatriates Minister Jibran Bassil met on Monday with his Mexican counterpart Jose Antonio Mead Kuribrena, where they held talks on an array of matters, including army armament, economic and trade ....

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