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  • Iran backs political solution to Syria: Larijani

    Date: 2014-05-06 06:14:37 GMT - Iran - World - SN:2 - ID:705532

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s support for finding a solution to the Syrian crisis through political means and negotiations, Press TV reported. “Political solution, the use of ....

  • 1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

    Date: 2014-05-05 20:50:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:179 - ID:705381

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - An expedition to bring back the remaining gold from a steamship that sank in 1857 off South Carolina in one of the nation's worst maritime disasters has recovered almost 1,000 ounces of gold - the first gold recovered from ....

  • Russia bans swearing in films

    Date: 2014-05-05 19:23:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:164 - ID:705180

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) – Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed Monday a law that bans curse words in movies, as well as in plays, concerts and most other publicly shown theatrical productions. Movies which violate the law will not be screened, ....

  • Russis urges Ukraine to halt military actions

    Date: 2014-05-05 18:44:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:160 - ID:705176

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - The Russian foreign ministry called on Ukraine to stop its military operations and to withdraw its troops from southeast Ukraine. The ministry called on the Ukrainian authorities to start negotiations in order to end the ....

  • Ukraine delays delivery of equipment for Russian defense industry

    Date: 2014-05-05 18:42:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:159 - ID:705187

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Ukraine is delaying the delivery of gas turbines for Russian defense enterprises while not refusing to supply them, Itar-Tass quoted Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov as saying on Monday. The turbines are to be ....

  • Three-day London underground strike suspended

    Date: 2014-05-05 14:35:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:704745

    LONDON, May 5 (MENA) - A three-day strike by London Underground (LU) workers due to start on Monday evening has been suspended, the RMT union has said as reported by the BBC. The dispute was over LU's plan to close all ticket offices and cut 960 ....

  • MAS confirms reps talking with family members over flight compensation

    Date: 2014-05-05 14:29:38 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:106 - ID:704716

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 (MENA) - Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Saturday confirmed representatives from its Family Support Centre have been in touch with the next-of-kin of those on board flight MH370 that went missing on March 8 to initiate an advance ....

  • Sergei Lavrov to participate in Council of Europe session

    Date: 2014-05-05 13:13:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:704546

    MOSCOW, May 5 (MENA) - Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov will go to Austria’s capital Vienna on Monday to take part in the 124th ministerial session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Itar Tass reported according ....

  • US Airways flight hits turbulence, 6 injured

    Date: 2014-05-05 12:35:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:704430

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - Six people were injured Sunday afternoon when a US Airways flight hit severe turbulence shortly after taking off from Philadelphia International Airport, an airline spokesman said. Five people, including two flight ....

  • Pakistan: 2 dead in attack on NATO convoy

    Date: 2014-05-05 11:53:42 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:59 - ID:703962

    ISLAM ABAD, May 5 (MENA) - Gunmen attacked three container trucks carrying NATO supplies en route to Afghanistan in Pakistan’s troubled northwest on Monday, killing two people, Pakistan news quoting officials reported. The trucks came under fire ....

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