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  • S. Korea president nominates new prime minister, spy chief

    Date: 2014-06-10 07:00:55 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:770127

    SEOUL, June 10 (MENA) – South Korea President Park Geun-hye nominated a former journalist as her new prime minister and selected the ambassador to Japan as her new intelligence chief Tuesday in the first step of a Cabinet reshuffle meant to regain ....

  • Fight at Mexican prison leaves 8 inmates injured

    Date: 2014-06-10 06:38:21 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:10 - ID:770099

    MEXICO CITY, June 10 (MENA) - A fight Monday among inmates at a prison in the border city of Matamoros left at least eight prisoners injured some of them gravely, authorities said. Tamaulipas state authorities said the injured had burns from a ....

  • Karachi airport reopens after Pakistan Taliban assault

    Date: 2014-06-09 21:23:48 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:154 - ID:769919

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan's largest airport has resumed operations after an assault by militants which left at least 30 people, including the attackers, dead, the BBC reported. The assault on Jinnah international airport in Karachi began late on ....

  • Boko Haram kidnaps more women near Chibok, reports say

    Date: 2014-06-09 20:49:27 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:150 - ID:769920

    ABUJA, June 9 (MENA) - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have reportedly kidnapped 20 women from a nomadic settlement in north-east Nigeria near the town of Chibok, where the Islamic militants abducted nearly 300 girls in April, most of whom are still ....

  • UN chief condemns latest terrorist attacks in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-06-09 20:24:48 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:147 - ID:769897

    NEW YORK, June 9 (MENA) – Strongly condemning Sunday’s attacks in Pakistan – which reportedly left more than 50 people dead in the wake of separate assaults on the country’s main airport in Karachi, and on busloads of Shia pilgrims in Baluchistan – ....

  • Greek PM replaces finance minister in reshuffle

    Date: 2014-06-09 20:17:21 GMT - Greece - World - SN:146 - ID:769894

    ATHENAS, June 9 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras replaced his finance minister with a finance and economics professor during a broad Cabinet reshuffle Monday following the conservative-led coalition government's weak showing in European ....

  • Eurofighter jet crashes near Spanish air base

    Date: 2014-06-09 20:04:59 GMT - Spain - World - SN:141 - ID:769851

    MADRID, June 9 (MENA) - Spain's Defense Ministry said an air force combat jet crashed just before a planned landing at a base in southern Spain, killing the pilot, ABC آews reported. Ministry spokesman Miguel Morer said the Eurofighter Typhoon ....

  • Russia urges new OSCE envoy to Ukraine to engage in reconciliation efforts

    Date: 2014-06-09 18:34:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:129 - ID:769805

    MOSCOW, June 9 (MENA) - The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) new envoy to Ukraine should actively engage in reconciliation efforts and promote dialogue, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday. The ministry reiterated ....

  • Libya's envoy lashes out at gov't at UNSC

    Date: 2014-06-09 16:55:01 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:112 - ID:769667

    NEW YORK, June 9 (MENA) - Libya's Ambassador to the United Nations Ibrahim Omar al-Dabashi lashed out at his country's government and accused it of blackmailing and squandering public funds. During a session held by the UN Security Council on ....

  • UNSC urged to impose ceasefire in Syria

    Date: 2014-06-09 15:03:26 GMT - Qatar - World - SN:89 - ID:769506

    DOHA, June 9 (MENA) - Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Naser bin Kahlifa al-Thani urged Monday the UN Security Council to impose a ceasefire in Syria and intervene to end the deadly conflict that he said threatens regional stability. "It ....

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