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  • Trial of 79 MB members in Sharkia delayed to May 11, 14, 24

    Date: 2014-05-10 17:52:05 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:84 - ID:713930

    ZAGAZIG, May 10 (MENA) – Zagazig Criminal Court ordered Saturday to postpone the trial of 79 members of the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood including the nephew of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to the sessions on May 11, 14 and 24. The court ....

  • Pakistani PM due in Tehran tomorrow

    Date: 2014-05-10 15:41:45 GMT - Iran - World - SN:72 - ID:713881

    TEHRAN, May 10 (MENA) - TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to start a two-day visit to Tehran on Sunday, FARS news agency reported. During his stay in Tehran, Sharif will have meetings with President Hassan Rouhani ....

  • UN calls for terrorists in Nigeria to face justice

    Date: 2014-05-09 21:01:18 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:108 - ID:712611

    NEW York, May 9 (MENA) - The UN Security Council is calling for the perpetrators of terrorist acts by Boko Haram in Nigeria to be held accountable for what may amount to crimes against humanity and is hinting at sanctions against the Islamist ....

  • French FM to visit US Sunday

    Date: 2014-05-09 18:52:28 GMT - France - World - SN:100 - ID:712417

    PARIS, May 9 (MENA) - French Foreign Ministry Laurent Fabius is scheduled to pay a three-day visit to the US on Sunday. French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said Friday Fabius will start his visit by Chicago, where he will focus on the ....

  • WHO to hold extraordinary meeting on MERS Virus

    Date: 2014-05-09 17:17:57 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:88 - ID:712294

    GEVENA, May 9 (MENA) - The World Health Organization announced holding an emergency meeting on Tuesday on the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to discuss means of addressing the viral infections. The UN health agency ....

  • S. Korea warns against N. Korea's drone incursions

    Date: 2014-05-09 17:16:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:70 - ID:712076

    SEOUL, May 9 (MENA) - South Korea issued a stern warning Friday against North Korea's dispatch of small drones into its territory, calling it "a military provocation" that violates the Armistice Agreement, Yonhap news agency reported. The warning ....

  • Taliban attack on Afghan police outpost wounds 11

    Date: 2014-05-09 14:24:32 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:73 - ID:712118

    ISLAMABAD, May 9 (MENA) - More than 100 Taliban fighters staged a large-scale attack Friday on a remote police checkpoint in western Afghanistan, wounding 11 police officers, ABC News quoted Afghan authorities as saying. The attack on the outpost ....

  • 21 people reported killed in fighting in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-05-09 14:17:50 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:72 - ID:712144

    KIEV, May 9 (MENA) - Twenty-one people have died after Ukrainian government forces attacked the police headquarters in the south-eastern port city of Mariupol in an attempt to drive out pro-Russia militants who had seized the building, The Guardian ....

  • Ukraine: Eight killed as Putin lands in Crimea

    Date: 2014-05-09 13:30:00 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:66 - ID:712106

    KIEV, May 9 (MENA) - Eight pro-Russian militants have been killed in eastern Ukraine as Vladimir Putin landed in Crimea for his first visit since Moscow annexed the peninsular. Ukrainian troops used large-calibre weapons as they tried to take an ....

  • Venezuelan policeman killed in Caracas violence

    Date: 2014-05-09 13:11:43 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:64 - ID:712067

    CARACAS, May 9 (MENA) - A policeman has been shot dead in the Venezuelan capital Caracas after security forces broke up protest camps, officials said. President Nicolas Maduro said the officer was killed by a sniper and branded the protesters ....

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