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  • Bill Clinton: Putin trying to ‘re-establish Russian greatness’

    Date: 2014-05-15 08:11:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:722520

    WASHINGTON, May 15 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in March that Russian President Vladimir Putin shouldn’t behave in “19th-century fashion” by invading countries and redrawing global maps, but former President Bill Clinton said ....

  • South Korean ferry disaster: Death toll rises to 281

    Date: 2014-05-15 07:40:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:24 - ID:722456

    SEOUL, May 15 (MENA) - The death toll from the South Korean ferry capsizing has gone up to 281, with dozens more still missing, the nation's officials said Thursday, BBC reported. Most of the dead and missing are students, all from the same high ....

  • South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter

    Date: 2014-05-15 07:26:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:722407

    SEOUL, May 15 (MENA) - The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry has been charged with manslaughter, BBC reported. Lee Joon-seok, 68, is accused of leaving the ship as it was sinking while telling passengers to stay put. He was among the ....

  • Deadly attack on Thai protest camp in Bangkok

    Date: 2014-05-15 06:32:39 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:16 - ID:722357

    BANGKOK, May 15 (MENA) - Three people have been killed and more than 20 others injured in an attack on an anti-government protest camp in the Thai capital, officials say. Witnesses reported explosions and gunfire early on Thursday at a protest ....

  • Prosecutors call London imam's testimony lies as U.S. trial ends

    Date: 2014-05-15 04:37:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:722279

    WASHINGTON, May 15 (MENA) - London imam Abu Hamza al-Masri engineered an international campaign to commit violent jihad, despite his testimony that he never conspired to harm anyone, a U.S. prosecutor said on Wednesday as Abu Hamza's trial drew to a ....

  • US spy chief visits S. Korea over N. Korean issues

    Date: 2014-05-14 19:32:25 GMT - south korea - World - SN:192 - ID:721991

    SEOUL, May 14 (MENA) - The top US intelligence official met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and other top officials on Wednesday to discuss North Korea's nuclear programs, an official said. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper ....

  • Egypt extends condolences to Turkey for victims of coal mine disaster

    Date: 2014-05-14 18:47:15 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:186 - ID:721992

    CAIRO, May 14 (MENA) - Egypt offers sincere condolences to the Turkish nation and government over an explosion at a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa which left more than 240 people dead, said Foreign Ministry Spokesman Badr Abdel ....

  • UN condemns killing of French journalist in Central African Republic

    Date: 2014-05-14 15:49:43 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:148 - ID:721750

    NEW YORK, May 14 (MENA) - The UN Security Council has condemned the killing of a French journalist who was reporting from the violence-racked Central African Republic, CNN reported on Wednesday. French troops found the body of Camille Lepage ....

  • MERS is not an emergency - WHO

    Date: 2014-05-14 14:40:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:136 - ID:721577

    GENEVA, May 14 (MENA) - The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, Time Magazine quoted the World Health Organization (WHO) as saying Wednesday. The ....

  • Maliki to visit China next week

    Date: 2014-05-14 13:16:28 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:114 - ID:721237

    BAGHDA, May 14 (MENA) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will pay an official visit to China next week to participate in the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA). The forum groups 24 ....

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