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  • Indian minister dies in car crash

    Date: 2014-06-03 05:51:40 GMT - India - World - SN:8 - ID:757693

    NEW DELHI, June 3 (MENA) - Gopinath Munde, India's newly-appointed Rural Development Minister, has died in a car crash in the capital, Delhi, the BBC reported. Munde was on his way to the airport to take a flight to his home state of Maharashtra ....

  • British ex-premier: Some Scots to say Yes in referendum due to British officials statements

    Date: 2014-06-02 21:03:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:156 - ID:757546

    LONDON, June 2 (MENA) – Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said some Scots have been pushed towards a Yes vote by the way Tory Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne have behaved in the referendum debate, the Scottish ....

  • Accused of spying and setting up church, South Korean sentenced in North Korea

    Date: 2014-06-02 20:41:50 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:153 - ID:757545

    PYONGYANG, June 2 (MENA) - North Korea's Supreme Court has sentenced a South Korean man to life of hard labor for commiting "hostile acts" against the country, CNN reported. The South Korean, identified as Kim Jong Uk, averted the death sentence ....

  • UN chief praises Spain's king

    Date: 2014-06-02 20:08:04 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:147 - ID:757504

    NEW YORK, June 2 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his sincere gratitude to King Juan Carlos of Spain for his personal engagement and valuable contributions to the work of the United Nations, including in the context of the ....

  • Bus with Nepal pilgrims falls into river; 10 dead

    Date: 2014-06-02 19:24:39 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:143 - ID:757502

    KATHMANDU, June 2 (MENA) - A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims veered off a mountain road and fell into a river in western Nepal on Monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 25 others, ABC News reported. Police said the bus rolled about 100 ....

  • 16 killed in helicopter crash in Russian Murmansk region

    Date: 2014-06-02 19:05:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:757479

    MOSCOW, June 2 (MENA) - Sixteen people were killed in a Mi-8 helicopter crash in the Murmansk region, northwest of Russia, the Interstate Aviation Committee reported. There were five crewmembers and 13 passengers onboard. The crash killed 16 ....

  • China fires back at US criticism over Asia-Pacific instability - Time mag.

    Date: 2014-06-02 19:01:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:138 - ID:757475

    WASHINGTON, June 2 (MENA) - Diplomatic platitudes took a backseat to tough talk in Singapore over the weekend, as Beijing slammed Washington for investing in a “containment fantasy” after the US accused China of overseeing “destabilizing” maneuvers ....

  • Brussels shooting raises fears over European fighters returning from Syria - paper

    Date: 2014-06-02 12:49:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:66 - ID:756306

    LONDON, June 2 (MENA) - The arrest of Mehdi Nemmouche on suspicion of killing three people in an attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels will enhance the fear of repercussions as European volunteer fighters return from Syria, the Guardian said on ....

  • Cameron, Putin to meet Friday - spokesman

    Date: 2014-06-02 12:22:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:756520

    LONDON, June 2 (MENA) - Prime Minister David Cameron will meet Friday with Russian President Valdimir Putin for talks on the latest developments in Ukraine. The meeting with take place in Normandy on the sidelines of celebrations marking the ....

  • Russia scraps arms trade embargo on Pakistan

    Date: 2014-06-02 12:08:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:756544

    MOSCOW, June 2 (MENA) - Russia has lifted an embargo on sales of weapons and military hardware to Pakistan and is planning to supply Islamabad with attack helicopters, RIA Novosti quoted the head of Russia's state defense corporation Rostec on ....

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