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  • US, Filipino troops begin large military drill

    Date: 2014-05-05 07:57:26 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:10 - ID:703649

    MANILA, May 5 (MENA) - More than 5,000 U.S. and Filipino troops began two weeks of military exercises Monday to prepare to jointly deal with any potential crisis in the Philippines, which is prone to natural disasters and has been locked in a ....

  • China 'illegal' bridge collapse kills 11 in Guangdong

    Date: 2014-05-04 21:24:11 GMT - China - World - SN:146 - ID:703366

    BEIJING, May 4 (MENA) - A bridge has collapsed in southern China, killing 11 people, the BBC News quoted state media and officials as saying. The stone arch bridge was being constructed illegally at a village in Gaozhou City, Guangdong province, ....

  • North Ireland frees political party leader after 5 days in custody

    Date: 2014-05-04 21:23:30 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:145 - ID:703356

    BELFAST, May 4 (MENA) - Sinn Fein party leader Gerry Adams was released without charge Sunday after five days of police questioning over his alleged involvement in a decades-old IRA killing of a Belfast mother of 10, an investigation that has driven ....

  • Canada imposes more sanctions on Russia

    Date: 2014-05-04 20:13:49 GMT - Canada - World - SN:138 - ID:703284

    OTTAWA, May 4 (MENA) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced new sanctions against Russia, Itar-Tass news agency reported, citing a statement released by the Canadian government. The sanctions were meant to continue economic ....

  • OSCE, Council of Europe should immediately make objective assessment of Ukrainian events - Moscow

    Date: 2014-05-04 19:21:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:132 - ID:703178

    MOSCOW, May 4 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry is calling on the OSCE and the Council of Europe to urgently respond to the tragic developments in southeast Ukraine, the Voice of Russia reported on Sunday. "At a time when Ukrainian punitive ....

  • CIA, FBI agents advising Ukraine government -- report

    Date: 2014-05-04 19:11:43 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:130 - ID:703173

    KIEV, May 4 (MENA) - Dozens of specialists from the US Central Intelligence Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation are advising the Ukrainian government, GlobalPost quoted a German newspaper as saying on Sunday. Citing unnamed German security ....

  • Dialogue needed between Kiev authorities and southeastern Ukraine - Putin in conversation with Merkel

    Date: 2014-05-04 19:03:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:126 - ID:703166

    MOSCOW, May 4 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed, during a telephone call Sundaym the crisis in Ukraine, The Voice of Russia reported citing a Kremlin statement. Putin and Merkel pointed ....

  • 30 federalization supporters released in Ukraine’s Odessa after rally

    Date: 2014-05-04 18:27:47 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:120 - ID:703124

    KIEV, May 4 (MENA) - About 30 federalization supporters have been released in the Ukrainian Black Sea port city of Odessa as more than 1,000 people blocked the building of the Odessa police department, Itar-Tass news agency reported on ....

  • Obama mocks himself, Putin and the press at White House dinner

    Date: 2014-05-04 15:41:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:702918

    LONDON, May 4 (MENA) - The US president, Barack Obama, joked about the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and issues much closer to home as he headlined the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner Saturday night, The Guardian reported. The ....

  • No going back to the past if Sisi wins in presidency - Egypt FM

    Date: 2014-05-04 14:35:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:702746

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) - There will be no return to the past in Egypt if presidential runner Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi wins in the presidential elections, said Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy. Interviewed by CNN, Fahmy said that following the ....

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