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  • Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador

    Date: 2015-04-29 07:50:25 GMT - Australia - World - SN:14 - ID:2479321

    CABERRA, April 29 (MENA) - Australia has recalled its ambassador from Indonesia after two Australian men were executed for drug smuggling, the BBC reported. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were among eight people from several countries executed ....

  • Washington announces U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative

    Date: 2015-04-28 21:39:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:150 - ID:2478661

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) - The United States announced on Tuesday the launch of the U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative as part of efforts to solidify the partnership between the young people of Egypt and the United States. "The U.S. seeks ....

  • Indonesia executes 8 by firing squad

    Date: 2015-04-28 20:12:11 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:143 - ID:2478397

    JAKARTA, April 28 (MENA) - Indonesia has executed eight convicted drug smugglers -- including two of the so-called "Bali Nine" -- the CNN quoted local media as saying. The prisoners faced a 12-man firing squad on Nusa Kambangan island in Central ....

  • Nicola Sturgeon selling 'false dream' of independence, says Cameron

    Date: 2015-04-28 19:42:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:141 - ID:2478281

    LONDON, April 28 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron has accused Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon of selling a "false dream" of independence to the Scottish people and predicted it would "fade" over time, STV News ....

  • No excuse for violence in Baltimore -- Obama

    Date: 2015-04-28 18:57:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:133 - ID:2477981

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned the "criminals and thugs who tore up" the city of Baltimore on Monday night, after rioting and looting paralyzed the city and overwhelmed local officials, CNN ....

  • US blacklists 3 alleged Hezbollah members

    Date: 2015-04-28 18:44:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:2477993

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) - The U.S. State Department has designated as terrorists two Lebanese men allegedly members of Hezbollah accused of involvement in the 2012 Bulgaria bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus ....

  • China congratulates Bashir on election win

    Date: 2015-04-28 18:06:18 GMT - China - World - SN:125 - ID:2477717

    BEIJING, April 28 (MENA) – China congratulated Sudanese President Omar Bashir on election win. China said that it respects the choice of the Sudanese people and is ready to work with Sudan to boost bilateral ties and cooperation. In press ....

  • Pentagon denies ship held by Iran US-flagged

    Date: 2015-04-28 17:29:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:2477513

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) – A Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday that a cargo ship held by Iran was not hoisting the US flag. Col. Steve Warren told reporters that the vessel had no Americans on board. The ship was passing through Strait of ....

  • Russian trade minister leads Russia delegation to Egypt commercial dialogue

    Date: 2015-04-28 16:41:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:114 - ID:2476989

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) - Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Dennis Masarurov will lead his country's delegation to a Cairo-hosted commercial-industrial dialogue, which will be held between Egypt and Russia on May 25-26. In a statement, the ....

  • US ship seized by Iranian warships

    Date: 2015-04-28 16:10:13 GMT - Iran - World - SN:112 - ID:2476669

    TEHRAN, April 28 (MENA) - The Iranian Navy has confiscated an American cargo vessel with all its 34 crew, reports said, according to FARS News Agency. Other reports said the vessel has been seized for trespassing Iran's territorial ....

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