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  • Canada expels Eritrea envoy over expat fees claims

    Date: 2013-05-30 00:04:59 GMT - Canada - World - SN:146 - ID:131868

    Canada-Eritrea-Expel Canada expels Eritrea envoy over expat fees claims OTTAWA, May 29 (MENA) - Canada ordered Wednesday an Eritrean envoy to leave the country following claims he demanded contributions from expatriates to fund Eritrea's ....

  • White House declines to comment death of leader of Taliban in Pakistan

    Date: 2013-05-29 21:52:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:136 - ID:131787

    US-Pakistan White House declines to comment on death of Taliban leader in Pakistan WASHINGTON, May 29 (MENA) - The White House is declining to comment on reports that a drone strike killed a leader of the Taliban in Pakistan, spokesman Jay ....

  • Human Rights Watch lashes Kenya over refugees abuse

    Date: 2013-05-29 21:02:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:131736

    UN-Kenya Human Rights Watch lashes Kenya over refugees abuse NEW YORK, May 29 (MENA) - Kenyan security officials suspected of torturing refugees need to face justice according to international law, Human Rights Watch quoted by UPI on ....

  • UN chief advisor on Africa flies to Japan

    Date: 2013-05-29 18:35:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:112 - ID:131443

    Egypt-Airport UN chief advisor on Africa flies to Japan CAIRO, May 29 (MENA) – UN Secretary General Special Advisor on Africa Maged Abdelfatah left here on Wednesday heading for Japan to take part in the preparatory meetings for Tokyo ....

  • 'Attack on Red Cross office' in Afghan city of Jalalabad

    Date: 2013-05-29 17:07:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:99 - ID:131366

    Afghanistan-Blast 'Attack on Red Cross office' in Afghan city of Jalalabad KABUL, May 29 (MENA) - An office of the Red Cross has been attacked in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, the BBC reported Wednesday quoting local ....

  • UN rights council drafts statement on fighting in Syria

    Date: 2013-05-29 16:51:51 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:91 - ID:131290

    Switzerland-Syria UN rights council drafts statement on fighting in Syria GENEVA, May 29 (MENA)- The United Nations Human Rights Council went into an emergency session on Syria on Wednesday to debate a draft resolution that called for an ....

  • Taliban's No. 2 in Pakistan killed in American drone strike

    Date: 2013-05-29 16:23:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:83 - ID:131270

    Pakistan-Taliban Taliban's No. 2 in Pakistan killed in American drone strike ISLAMABAD, May 29 (MENA) - A suspected US drone strike Wednesday killed the No. 2 commander of the Pakistani Taliban, Pakistani intelligence officials confirmed, ....

  • Europe seeks to press Russia, Syria on arms

    Date: 2013-05-29 12:17:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:130665

    US-EU-Syria Europe seeks to press Russia, Syria on arms NEW YORK, May 29 (MENA) - The European Union’s decision to lift its arms embargo on Syria, after a bitter, 13-hour debate in Brussels, is intended to put pressure on Russia and ....

  • US taps female commander for its naval forces in South Korea

    Date: 2013-05-29 12:13:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:27 - ID:130542

    S. Korea-US-Troops US taps female commander for its naval forces in South Korea SEOUL, May 29 (MENA) - The US has named a woman to command its naval forces in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported. The Pentagon announced Tuesday ....

  • Soyuz takes new crew to International Space Station

    Date: 2013-05-29 11:51:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:130365

    US-Space Soyuz takes new crew to International Space Station WASHINGTON, May 29 (MENA) - Three new crew members have arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) after launching from Kazakhstan, the BBC news reported. The Soyuz ....

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