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  • Fugitive Sewol owner tries to seek asylum: prosecution

    Date: 2014-06-03 10:26:13 GMT - south korea - World - SN:40 - ID:758227

    SEOUL, June 3 (MENA) - The fugitive owner of the sunken ferry Sewol attempted to seek asylum at a foreign embassy in Seoul last week, but was denied due to his status as a criminal suspect, prosecutors said Tuesday. A massive manhunt has been ....

  • S.Korean PM calls for fair, clean local elections

    Date: 2014-06-03 09:41:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:27 - ID:757997

    SEOUL, June 3 (MENA) - The prime minister called for utmost government efforts to ensure a fair and clean election Tuesday, one day before the country is set to elect mayors, governors, local councilors and eduction chiefs, Yonhap news agency ....

  • Thousands in Spain join anti-monarchy protest

    Date: 2014-06-03 09:33:45 GMT - Spain - World - SN:25 - ID:758001

    MARDRID, June 3 (MENA) - Thousands of protesters in Spain have taken to the streets to call for a referendum on the future of the monarchy, following King Juan Carlos's decision to abdicate, BBC reported Tuesday. On Monday, the king announced his ....

  • Biden to attend Ukraine presidential inauguration

    Date: 2014-06-03 09:01:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:757996

    WASHINGTON, June 3 (MENA) - Vice President Biden will attend Saturday's inauguration of Ukraine's new president, Petro Poroshenko, USA Today reported. In Kiev, Biden will meet with Ukraine's leaders to discuss violence in the eastern part of the ....

  • Putin may meet with UK PM Cameron in Normandy

    Date: 2014-06-03 08:42:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:21 - ID:758012

    MOSCOW, June 3 (MENA) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin may meet with UK Prime Minister David Cameron in Normandy, France, on June 6 within the framework of D-Day 70th anniversary, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. “Such possibility is ....

  • US president in Poland

    Date: 2014-06-03 08:37:01 GMT - Poland - World - SN:20 - ID:757999

    WARSAW, June 3 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is in Poland for security talks - with the Ukraine crisis likely to top the agenda, BBC reported. Obama is also expected to reiterate America's support for its Nato allies in Europe and keep up ....

  • UK firm evacuates staff from Sierra Leone over Ebola threat

    Date: 2014-06-03 07:26:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:757787

    LONDON, June 3 (MENA) - A British firm has evacuated "non-essential" personnel from Sierra Leone following an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, BBC reported. The first company to go public on such a move, London Mining said production at its ....

  • Indian minister dies in car crash

    Date: 2014-06-03 05:51:40 GMT - India - World - SN:8 - ID:757693

    NEW DELHI, June 3 (MENA) - Gopinath Munde, India's newly-appointed Rural Development Minister, has died in a car crash in the capital, Delhi, the BBC reported. Munde was on his way to the airport to take a flight to his home state of Maharashtra ....

  • British ex-premier: Some Scots to say Yes in referendum due to British officials statements

    Date: 2014-06-02 21:03:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:156 - ID:757546

    LONDON, June 2 (MENA) – Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said some Scots have been pushed towards a Yes vote by the way Tory Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne have behaved in the referendum debate, the Scottish ....

  • Accused of spying and setting up church, South Korean sentenced in North Korea

    Date: 2014-06-02 20:41:50 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:153 - ID:757545

    PYONGYANG, June 2 (MENA) - North Korea's Supreme Court has sentenced a South Korean man to life of hard labor for commiting "hostile acts" against the country, CNN reported. The South Korean, identified as Kim Jong Uk, averted the death sentence ....

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