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  • China evacuates workers after Vietnam deadly riots

    Date: 2014-05-18 06:02:41 GMT - China - World - SN:16 - ID:727550

    BEIJING, May 18 (MENA) - The Chinese government has evacuated more than 3,000 of its nationals from Vietnam following a wave of anti-Chinese riots, Chinese media reported. The BBC said Beijing is arranging charter flights and ships to help more ....

  • Thousands flee, 25 die in record Balkan floods

    Date: 2014-05-18 05:38:36 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:14 - ID:727496

    BELGRADE, May 18 (MENA) - Packed into buses, boats and helicopters, carrying nothing but a handful of belongings, tens of thousands fled their homes in Bosnia and Serbia to escape the worst flooding in a century, CBS news reported. Rapidly rising ....

  • Mexico nabs drug gang leader in state of Guerrero

    Date: 2014-05-18 05:37:11 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:13 - ID:727497

    MEXICO CITY, May 18 (MENA) - Mexican authorities said that they have arrested the leader of a gang responsible for trafficking drugs from the southwestern state of Guerrero to the United States, ABC news reported. Leonor Nava Romero, 45, was ....

  • 'Executed' Kim Jong-Un girlfriend reappears on North Korea television

    Date: 2014-05-18 04:24:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:2 - ID:727447

    LONDON, May 18 (MENA) - A North Korean singer said to be Kim Jong-Un’s ex-girlfriend and reported to have been executed by firing squad last year has appeared on state television, apparently alive and well, The Telegraph reported Sunday. Hyon ....

  • Egyptian voters intensively cast ballots on 3rd voting day in Italy

    Date: 2014-05-17 21:04:25 GMT - Italy - World - SN:124 - ID:727371

    ROME, May 17 (MENA) - For the third day running, Egyptian voters were intensively casting their ballots in Egypt's consulates in Rome and Milan in record turnout. The total number of voters who cast their ballots on Saturday was 520. ....

  • High turnout in Egypt presidential polls in Washington

    Date: 2014-05-17 17:02:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:727097

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (MENA) – The Egyptian embassy in Washington has witnessed an unprecedented turnout of voters to cast their ballots on the third day of the country's presidential polls. The voters stressed their keenness to support efforts of ....

  • Russia insists on immediate ending of combat actions in southeastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-05-17 15:12:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:726969

    MOSCOW, May 17 (MENA) - Russia insists on an immediate ending of Kiev-led combat actions in southeastern Ukraine, Itar-tass news agency reported quoting the Russian Foreign Ministry statement released on Saturday. Moscow hopes that the West will ....

  • Egyptians in Austria praises high turnout in presidential elections

    Date: 2014-05-17 14:47:58 GMT - Austria - World - SN:76 - ID:726879

    VIENNA, May 17 (MENA) – Head of the Egyptian community in Austria Ibrahim Ezzat praised Saturday the high turnout of Egyptian expats on balloting in the presidential elections. He hailed Egyptian expatriates who were keen on coming from remote ....

  • Electoral process in London goes smoothly- presidential candidates' delegates

    Date: 2014-05-17 14:11:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:69 - ID:726745

    LONDON, May 17 (MENA) – The electoral process in London is going smoothly, with high turnout, delegates of the two presidential candidates told MENA Saturday. The presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi's delegate Shadi Gamil stressed that the ....

  • Ukraine crisis threat to EU & NATO security - Czech Defense Minister

    Date: 2014-05-16 21:11:43 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:142 - ID:725679

    PRAGUE, May 16 (MENA) - Czech Defense Minister Martin Stopnický said Friday the current crisis in Ukraine represents a serious security risk for both the European Union and NATO, Radio Prague reported. Speaking at a meeting in Bratislava, he ....

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