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  • U.N. May Refer Syria Conflict to War Crimes Court

    Date: 2014-05-08 08:31:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:709722

    NEW YORK, May 8 (MENA) - France has drafted a Security Council resolution that seeks to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, tailoring it specifically to address American sensitivities, according to several people who have ....

  • Grenade thrown at home of Thai judge

    Date: 2014-05-08 08:22:06 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:26 - ID:709689

    BANGKOK, May 8 (MENA) - A grenade was thrown at the residence of a judge on Thailand's Constitutional Court that a day earlier had ousted the country's prime minister for abuse of power, police mentioned Thursday. Police told BBC that there were ....

  • Mexican Officials Detain 9 Cuban Migrants

    Date: 2014-05-08 08:16:50 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:24 - ID:709687

    MEXICO CITY, May 8 (MENA) - Nine U.S.-bound Cuban migrants whose disabled boat drifted to the Yucatan Peninsula were detained by Mexican soldiers and federal police, ABC news network reported quoting immigration officials as saying Wednesday. The ....

  • Putin Calls on Ukrainian Federalists to Put Off May 11 Vote

    Date: 2014-05-08 08:12:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:709675

    MOSCOW, May 8 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin urged Thursday pro-federalization activists in southeastern Ukraine to postpone a referendum on self-determination to ensure the start of nationwide dialogue, Novosti news agency reported. ....

  • S. Korea confirms three drones were from N. Korea

    Date: 2014-05-08 07:56:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:709676

    SEOUL, May 8 (MENA) - Three small drones found near the inter-Korean border in March and April were all sent from North Korea, based on an analysis of geographical data retrieved from the spy aircraft, South Korea's defense ministry announced ....

  • 2 US newspapers say Sisi's statements show giving priority to Egypt's interests

    Date: 2014-05-07 15:58:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:708702

    WASHINGTON, May 7 (MENA) - The Washington Times and Wall Street Journal newspapers commented on the TV interview of Egypt's presidential candidate Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi. Sisi, the man who is widely projected to become the next president of Egypt, ....

  • 10 Taliban militants killed in counter-terrorism operations

    Date: 2014-05-07 14:32:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:99 - ID:708701

    KABUL, May 7 (MENA) - At least 10 Taliban militants were killed following counter-terrorism operations conducted by Afghan national security forces (ANSF) in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported on Wednesday. The interior ministry of ....

  • Thai court dismisses acting PM, new one named

    Date: 2014-05-07 11:41:37 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:60 - ID:708282

    BANGKOK, May 7 (MENA) - Trade Minister and ex-Deputy Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan has been appointed as the new head of the Cabinet, the BBC reported. The Constitutional Court of Thailand has dismissed acting Prime Minister ....

  • British home secretary seks to deprive terrorists from nationality

    Date: 2014-05-07 09:40:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:707992

    LONDON, May 7 (MENA) - British Home Secretary Theresa May is to ask the Commons on Wednesday to back her plan to deprive terror suspects of British citizenship. The home secretary will ask MPs to overturn a House of Lords amendment to her ....

  • Egypt seeks Portugal political economic backing in current critical phase, says envoy

    Date: 2014-05-07 09:18:50 GMT - Portugal - World - SN:42 - ID:707844

    LISBON, May 7 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to Portugal Amr Ramadan said Egypt is seeking to gain political and economic backing from Portugal especially in the current critical phase Cairo passes through. Ramadan's remarks were made during his ....

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