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Iraq's crude oil exports up in May: ministry

Iraq's crude oil exports up in May: ministry

June 1, 2014 - 19:57 AMT  15:57 GMT
The oil exports averaged 2.582 million barrels a day last month, an increase from the 2.510 million barrels per day in April.
Cameroon troops reportedly kill 40 Boko Haram militants

Cameroon troops reportedly kill 40 Boko Haram militants

June 1, 2014 - 19:32 AMT  15:32 GMT
A presidency source confirmed the clashes, which took place west of the town of Kousseri, in the region bordering Nigeria and Chad.
Pirate Bay founder arrested in Sweden

Pirate Bay founder arrested in Sweden

June 1, 2014 - 15:43 AMT  11:43 GMT
Peter Sunde had been wanted by Interpol since 2012 after being sentenced in Sweden to prison and fined for breaching copyright laws.
Netanyahu urges int’l leaders to denounce Palestinian unity deal

Netanyahu urges int’l leaders to denounce Palestinian unity deal

June 1, 2014 - 15:22 AMT  11:22 GMT
The same source said that coordination between Israel and the PA on security matters will not be affected by any suspension of ties.
UN says Iraqi violence claimed 799 lives in May

UN says Iraqi violence claimed 799 lives in May

June 1, 2014 - 15:05 AMT  11:05 GMT
The figures issued by the UN mission to Iraq put last month's civilian death toll at 603, with 196 security forces killed.
Pele’s son sentenced to 33 years in jail

Pele’s son sentenced to 33 years in jail

June 1, 2014 - 14:22 AMT  10:22 GMT
Edinho was previously convicted for the murder Pedro Simoes Neto in Santos in 1999 as a result of reckless car racing.
16 missing as helicopter crashes into lake in Russia

16 missing as helicopter crashes into lake in Russia

June 1, 2014 - 13:52 AMT  09:52 GMT
The Investigative Committee said it began a criminal inquiry into the crash on the basis of suspected breaches of air safety rules.
Tunisia abruptly cancels int’l meetings on Libya

Tunisia abruptly cancels int’l meetings on Libya

June 1, 2014 - 13:35 AMT  09:35 GMT
Foreign Ministry spokesman said that "there are no clear interlocutors with the presence of two governments in Libya."
Turkish police, protesters clash on deadly anti-govt. rally anniv.

Turkish police, protesters clash on deadly anti-govt. rally anniv.

June 1, 2014 - 12:12 AMT  08:12 GMT
Security forces also fired tear gas at demonstrators in central Ankara and broke up protests in the southern city of Adana.
Iran hangs opposition group-linked prisoner: report

Iran hangs opposition group-linked prisoner: report

June 1, 2014 - 11:51 AMT  07:51 GMT
The MEK began fighting to overthrow the Islamic Republic shortly after the 1979 revolution that toppled a pro-Western monarchy.
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