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  • Syria is using chemical weapons again, rescue workers say

    Date: 2015-05-07 13:16:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:2538377

    NEW YORK, May 7 (MENA) - Two years after President Bashar al-Assad agreed to dismantle Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile, there is mounting evidence that his government is flouting international law to drop jerry-built chlorine bombs on ....

  • Nepal quake death toll crosses 7,500

    Date: 2015-05-07 07:42:07 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:17 - ID:2535721

    KATHMANDU, May 7 (MENA) – The death toll from the April 25 deadly earthquake in Nepal has crossed 7,500 after the country saw a fresh tremor of magnitude 4.0 on Tuesday, Indian Daily News reported on Thursday. The death toll has risen to 7,557 ....

  • Chinese President starts visit to Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus

    Date: 2015-05-07 07:05:26 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:2535517

    BEIJING, May 7 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing on Thursday for a visit to Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus. Xi's visit to Kazakhstan is at the invitation of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. At the invitation of Russian ....

  • British citizens begin casting their votes

    Date: 2015-05-07 06:26:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:10 - ID:2535413

    LONDON, May 7 (MENA) - Millions of people have begun casting their votes in the United Kingdom general election on Thursday. Polls opened at 07:00 BST at around 50,000 polling stations across the UK, which will remain open until 22:00. A total ....

  • 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 ....

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