Health & Science
US Admits Killing 4 Citizens in Drone Strikes
PNA - That the US killed American citizens in drone strikes isn't exactly news, but today marks the first time the White House is officially acknowledging it, reports the Washington Post.
Turkish police detain six for planning to attack Syrian refugees
PNA-Hatay Governor Mehmet Celalettin Lekesiz has announced to the media that six people who were allegedly planning to stage attacks against Syrian refugees in Hatay have been taken into custody.
Court: You Don't Get to See bin Laden Death Photos
PNA - It doesn't look like the CIA's photos of a dead Osama bin Laden will ever see the light of day. A federal appeals court today ruled that the Obama administration's argument that releasing them would incite riots and anti-US violence makes sense, reports Reuters.
Monster Oklahoma Tornado Kills 51
PNA - A two-mile-wide tornado touched down near Oklahoma City today, leveling the suburb of Moore and leaving at least 51 confirmed dead, reports ABC News.
UNHCR concerned over Kurdish families
PNA - THE UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said it was greatly concerned over deteriorating conditions of asylum seekers in Cyprus, offered to support the government and called for accelerating actions on contingency planning.
Kerry visits Mideast to advance struggling plan on Syrian strife
PNA-Secretary of State John Kerry was heading back to the Middle East to press his case for peace talks between Syrian opposition forces and President Bashar al-Assad's regime amid increasing signs Washington's new strategy to halt the war is being undermined by Russia.
France Goes Shopping for US Drones
PNA - France is looking to assemble a fleet of intelligence gathering drones to use in its military operations in Mali, and is in talks with both the US and Israel to get its hands on some.
Accused US Spy Leaves Russia
PNA - The US embassy employee accused of spying for the CIA in Moscow has left Russia, the BBC reports.
Turkey condemns Iraq bombings, concerned over increasing attacks
PNA-Turkey has strongly condemned the bombing attacks in Sunni areas of Baghdad and surrounding areas on Friday, killing at least 76 people in the deadliest day in Iraq in more than eight months.
Syria’s Assad Says He Won’t Step Down
PNA-Syrian President Bashar Assad said in a newspaper interview Saturday he won’t step down and will instead “face the storm,” raising new doubts about a U.S-Russian effort to get Assad and his opponents to negotiate an end to the country’s civil war.
France says opposed to Iran attending Syria conference
PNA-France said Friday it is opposed to having Iran attend a peace conference on Syria despite Damascus's ally Russia wanting Tehran's presence at the event expected in the first half of June.
Obama: U.S. preserves diplomatic, military options on Syria
PNA - Barack Obama said on Thursday he reserved the right to resort to both diplomatic and military options to pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad but insisted that U.S. action alone would not be enough to resolve the Syrian crisis.
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