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  • Malaysia sets up Arabic calligraphy institute

    Date: 2014-05-18 06:44:15 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:25 - ID:727587

    KULA LUMPUR, May 18 (MENA) - Malaysia will set up an institute for Arabic calligraphy in the Islamic Civilization Park in Terengganu state later this year. Arabic calligraphy teachers will be brought in from Turkey, Syria and Egypt to teach ....

  • Rioting Brazilian prisoners take more than 120 hostages

    Date: 2014-05-18 06:43:22 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:24 - ID:727509

    BRAZILIA, May 18 (MENA) - Inmates in a prison in the northeastern Brazilian state of Sergipe took 122 hostages on Saturday - nearly all of them visiting inmate relatives, reported the Voice of Russia on Sunday. Prison spokeswoman Sandra Melo said ....

  • Park to make televized address to nation over Sewol disaster

    Date: 2014-05-18 06:18:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:727554

    SEOUL, May 18 (MENA) - President Park Geun-hye will address the nation via a televised speech this week over the sinking of the ferry Sewol, her office said Sunday as quoted by Yonhap. The address comes a month after one of the worst maritime ....

  • Earthquake hits off western Indonesia; no immediate reports of casualties

    Date: 2014-05-18 06:07:19 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:18 - ID:727512

    JAKARTA, May 18 (MENA) - A strong, shallow undersea earthquake has hit parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island, causing panic but there are no immediate reports of casualties, Fox News reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says Sunday's 6.2-magnitude ....

  • 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 ....

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