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  • 350,000 displaced in Pakistan's Waziristan

    Date: 2014-06-22 20:24:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:134 - ID:792315

    ISLAMABAD, June 22 (MENA) - Some 350,000 people have been displaced since the start of an army offensive against militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan a week ago, officials said. Long lines of buses and lorries are reported waiting in intense ....

  • Two dead found on board of crashed plane recovered from Swiss lake

    Date: 2014-06-22 20:22:25 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:133 - ID:792314

    BERN, June 22 (MENA) - A small airplane that crashed into Lake Neuchatel in Switzerland was hauled to the surface Sunday along with its two dead passengers, police said. Witnesses had alerted authorities Saturday when the two-seater dove into the ....

  • Canada Orsainville airlift inmates recaptured in Montreal

    Date: 2014-06-22 19:58:27 GMT - Canada - World - SN:125 - ID:792263

    OTTAWA, June 22 (MENA) - Canadian police have recaptured three prisoners who escaped by helicopter from a jail outside Quebec City earlier this month, the BBC News reported. Police said they were detained at a home in Montreal in the early hours ....

  • ISIL would not threat US national security: US Senator

    Date: 2014-06-22 19:28:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:792188

    WASHINGTON, June 22 (MENA) – US Republican Senator Rand Paul said that advancement made by ISIL in Iraq would not threat the US national security in the current time. Speaking to CNN, Paul said "am I willing to send my son to retake back a city, ....

  • 5 killed, 7 injured in S.Korean shooting accident at inter-Korean border

    Date: 2014-06-22 18:32:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:114 - ID:792185

    SEOUL, June 21 (MENA) - Five South Korean soldiers were killed and seven others wounded after a soldier went on a shooting spree at a front-line Army unit, the Army said. The 22-year-old sergeant, who is identified only by his surname Lim, is ....

  • Uk, Saudi FMs discuss situation in Iraq in phone call

    Date: 2014-06-22 18:31:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:113 - ID:792047

    LONDON, June 22 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and his Saudi counterpart Saud Al-Faisal have discussed over phone call the latest developments in Iraq. Hague asserted the importance of reaching a common stance across the region towards ....

  • UN chief praises Poroshenko's initiative to peacefully settle situation in Ukraine's East

    Date: 2014-06-22 18:02:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:109 - ID:792129

    NEW YORK, June 22 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's initiative to peacefully settle the situation in this country's east, Ukrainian local media reported. Poroshenko had a ....

  • British jihadists plotting attacks in UK after fighting in Syria - Ex-MI6 official

    Date: 2014-06-22 17:51:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:792041

    LONDON, June 22 (MENA) - Hundreds of British veterans who fought in Syria have already returned to the UK, including many radicalized jihadists who are intent on carrying out terrorist attacks here, a top UK counter terrorism expert has ....

  • 2 dead in explosion at Russia's Orenburg region mine

    Date: 2014-06-22 13:07:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:791405

    MOSCOW, June 22 (MENA) - Two people were killed and two more injured and two went missing after an explosion at Gaisky ore-dressing facility in Orenburg region, Interfax was told at the press service of the regional department of the Emergency ....

  • Suspect in shooting spree in shootout at elementary school in S.Korea

    Date: 2014-06-22 08:41:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:791004

    SEOUL, June 22 (MENA) - Officials have cordoned off the vicinity of an elementary school, where an Army sergeant who fled after a shooting spree at a border post is said to be in a shootout with authorities, Yonhap news agency reported. Local ....

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