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EU to send aid officials to N. Korea to assess food situation
Seoul, May 29 (BNA) -- The European Union (EU) plans to send a team of aid officials to North Korea to assess the food situation in the impoverished nation, a government source said Sunday, as a group of U.S. officials have been in the communist nation on a similar mission.
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Russian President Backs the African Role to Halt the Bloodshed in Libya
Moscow - May 28 (BNA) -- Russian President Dimitri Medvedev has today backed the role of the African countries to stop the bloodshed in Libya as soon as possible and held the Libyan people settle their own problems and ensure a democratic future without imposing a foreign agenda on them. The Russian leader expressed his country’s stance during a phone call he received from South African President Jacob Zuma.
2011/05/28 More
US Delegation Leaves North Korea
Seoul, May 28. (BNA) – A US State Department delegation, led by Robert King, left North Korea, following a visit aimed to humanitarian issues of joint concern, North Korean sources announced, without saying whether Jun Young Su left with the delegation or not. North Korea announced on Friday that it would release a US missionary detained for six months as a US human rights envoy visited the country. Jun Young Su would be released on 'humanitarian grounds' after US diplomat Robert King expressed regret over the case, the official Korean Central News Agency said.
2011/05/28 More
UN Security Council Strongly Condemns Attack on UNIFIL Convoy
Washington, May 28. (BNA) – The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the attack against a convoy of UN vehicles belonging to the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), which injured six UN peacekeepers of the Italian battalion and two Lebanese civilians.
2011/05/28 More
35 Feared Dead in Pakistan Bus Crash
Islamabad, May 28 (BNA) - About 35 passengers are feared dead when a civil bus steeply plunged into river Neelum in the upper Neelum Valley, 80 kilometers from Muzaffarabad on Friday, police said.
2011/05/28 More
Bomb blast in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 28 (BNA) - A powerful bomb exploded in a market in a northwestern Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Saturday, killing five men and wounding 10, officials said.
2011/05/28 More
Spanish police break up sit-in protesters
Barcelona, May 27 (BNA) -- Officials say 121 people were injured as protesters in Barcelona clashed with police officers clearing a makeshift camp set up as part of a Spain-wide demonstration against high unemployment and other problems. Catalonia regional Interior Ministry spokesman Felip Puig said Friday 84 protesters and 37 police were injured after police met resistance from protesters. He did not say how many people had been arrested.
2011/05/27 More
Clinton arrives in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 27 (BNA) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Islamabad today on an official visit to Pakistan during which she will hold talks with top-level Pakistani officials on ways of strengthening bilateral relations after tensions rose between both countries following the assassination of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US specialized forces on the Pakistani lands.
2011/05/27 More
Electrons are almost perfectly round, scientists discover
Slug: UK-Discovery London, May. 26 (BNA) -- Electrons may be the most round natural objects in the universe, a study has discovered.
2011/05/26 More
G8 summit: Arab uprisings set to dominate agenda
Deauville, May 26 (BNA) -- World leaders are gathering in the French resort of Deauville for a summit of the G8 bloc of wealthy nations.
2011/05/26 More