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  • Death toll of Turkey mine blast rises to 205

    Date: 2014-05-14 09:00:54 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:36 - ID:720465

    ANKARA, May 14 (MENA) - Rescuers desperately raced against time to reach more than 200 miners trapped underground Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 205 workers, authorities said as quoted by the ....

  • Velayati: Syria victorious in international war against it

    Date: 2014-05-14 08:57:22 GMT - Iran - World - SN:35 - ID:720380

    TEHRAN, May 14 (MENA) - Advisor to the Supreme Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution, Ali Akbar Velayati stressed that Syria has become victorious in the international war waged against it by some Arab and neighboring countries, IRNA news agency ....

  • Israeli minister Tzipi Livni given diplomatic immunity for UK visit

    Date: 2014-05-14 07:37:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:720283

    LONDON, May 14 (MENA) - The British government has granted temporary diplomatic immunity to a prominent Israeli politician ahead of a visit to the UK this week to protect her against arrest and potential prosecution for alleged breaches of ....

  • Turkish PM cancels foreign visits over mine explosion

    Date: 2014-05-14 06:42:58 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:14 - ID:720250

    ANKARA, May 14 (MENA) - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has cancelled his visit to Albania and Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz cancelled a visit to Azerbaijan due to an explosion in a mine in Manisa Province, the BBC reported. Over 201 ....

  • Bomb in Kabul kills 1 Afghan soldier

    Date: 2014-05-14 06:28:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:720206

    KABUL, May 14 (MENA) - A bomb stuck onto a military vehicle exploded in the capital, Kabul, killing one soldier and wounding two civilians, ABC news reported quoting an Afghan official. The city's police chief, Gen. Mohammad Zahir Zahir, said the ....

  • Russian missile ship barred from Israeli port over Ukraine crisis

    Date: 2014-05-14 06:10:31 GMT - Israel - World - SN:6 - ID:720205

    GAZA CITY, May 14 (MENA) - Israel denied a request by Moscow to let a Russian missile boat anchor at Haifa a month ago, Haaretz reported quoting a senior official in Jerusalem involved in the matter. Israeli officials were worried that allowing a ....

  • Hague urges Syrian regime re-engaging in political process

    Date: 2014-05-13 22:28:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:187 - ID:720086

    London, May 13 (MENA) – UK Foreign Minister William Hague urged Tuesday the Syrian regime to re-engage in the political process and show sort of seriousness to reach a compromise among warring parties. "Although the Geneva II process is currently ....

  • Bringing perpetrators of serious crimes to justice vital for Libya’s transition – ICC Prosecutor

    Date: 2014-05-13 21:05:15 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:180 - ID:720031

    NEW YORK, May 13 (MENA) – The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda underlined Tuesday the importance of bringing all those alleged to have committed crimes in Libya to justice as a crucial for peaceful transition. ....

  • Explorer: shipwreck off Haiti may be Santa Maria

    Date: 2014-05-13 21:02:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:179 - ID:720029

    WASHINGTON, May 13 (MENA) - A shipwreck off northern Haiti may be the remains of Christopher Columbus' flagship vessel the Santa Maria, an explorer said Tuesday, though experts expressed caution about a discovery that was far from confirmed, ABC ....

  • France to start training Libyan police

    Date: 2014-05-13 21:00:28 GMT - France - World - SN:178 - ID:720033

    PARIS, May 13 (MENA) - France said on Tuesday it would begin training Libyan policemen in the coming weeks, more than a year after pledging to do so as part of efforts to help restore security in the country, News 24 reported. Paris agreed in ....

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