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  • Labour Party has no agenda under Miliband: Former Blair aide

    Date: 2014-05-31 19:17:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:111 - ID:753856

    LONDON, May 31 (MENA) – British Labour Party, under Ed Miliband, does not have an agenda concerning major issues currently facing UK, a former aide to Tony Blair said on Saturday. In a conference, Nita Clarke said this allowed ruling coalition to ....

  • Women 'outraged' at India gang rape 'collusion' by authorities

    Date: 2014-05-31 18:47:08 GMT - India - World - SN:105 - ID:753747

    NEW DELHI, May 31 (MENA) - The chief minister of a northern Indian state where two teenage cousins were gang raped and hanged has recommended a federal inquiry into the incident, the BBC reported. The girls were found hanged from a tree in Badaun ....

  • Donetsk People's Republic has evidence that Kiev uses foreign mercenaries People's Republic has evidence that Kiev uses foreign mercenaries

    Date: 2014-05-31 17:52:06 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:99 - ID:753746

    KIEV, May 31 (MENA) - The authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic claim to have evidence that Kiev recruits foreign mercenaries to conduct the special operation in the south-east, Prime Minister of the Donetsk People's Republic, ....

  • Asia Security Summit seeks peaceful resolution for South China Sea tensions

    Date: 2014-05-31 16:47:28 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:89 - ID:753790

    SINGHAPORE, May 31 (MENA) - Defense ministers taking part in a security conference in Singapore have expressed concerns about China's behavior in the South China Sea, and called for a peaceful resolution through dialogue, NKH reported. On the ....

  • CNN International reporter detained, kicked in Istanbul when on air

    Date: 2014-05-31 16:46:57 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:88 - ID:753791

    ANKARA, May 31 (MENA) - As tensions rise hours before the planned protests at Istanbul’s Taksim Square, police intervened in the live shooting by CNN International, questioning the broadcaster’s correspondent, local media reported. "Turkish ....

  • Turkey PM Erdogan warns youth to ignore Taksim anniversary

    Date: 2014-05-31 15:11:37 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:70 - ID:753613

    ANKARA, May 31 (MENA) - Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged young Turks to ignore calls to mark the first anniversary of Istanbul's Taksim Square protests, the BBC reported on Saturday. He was speaking ahead of nationwide demonstrations ....

  • Putin informs Hollande of his participation in Normandy anniversary

    Date: 2014-05-31 13:41:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:753459

    MOSCOW, May 31 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin, who had a telephone conversation with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, stressed that the Kiev authorities must immediately stop violence and bloodshed and begin direct dialogue with ....

  • Australian airlines ground flights due to Indonesia volcano ash cloud

    Date: 2014-05-31 11:39:21 GMT - Australia - World - SN:37 - ID:753171

    CANBERRA, May 31 (MENA) - Some flights between Australia and southeast Asia and all domestic flights operating out of Darwin airport in the country's north were cancelled on Saturday after the eruption of Sangeang Api in Indonesia's south produced a ....

  • White House press secretary resigns

    Date: 2014-05-30 20:02:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:112 - ID:752396

    WASHINGTON, May 30 (MENA) - White House press secretary Jay Carney left his post as the public face of the administration, stepping down after shifting from two decades of reporting to politics at the highest levels, The New York Times quoted US ....

  • NATO airstrike leaves 8 rebels dead in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-05-30 19:11:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:107 - ID:752393

    KABUL, May 30 (MENA) – At least eight militants were killed following a NATO airstrike on Paktika province, east of Afghanistan, Khaama newspaper reported. The provincial police chief, Gen. Nabi Jan Malakhel said the airstrike was carried out ....

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