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  • Death toll from Pemex oil plant blast in Mexico rises to 32

    Date: 2016-04-25 05:47:23 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:6 - ID:4786089

    MEXICO CITY, April 25 (MENA) - The death toll from a blast at Mexico’s state oil plant Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) reached 32 after four more bodies were discovered by searchers, Sputnik quoted the company as saying in a statement. A huge ....

  • MSF resumes search and rescue in central Mediterranean Sea

    Date: 2016-04-24 21:57:16 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:91 - ID:4785689

    BAGHDAD, VALLETTA, April 24 (MENA) - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) resumed search, rescue, and medical aid operations in the central Mediterranean Sea, conducting its first ....

  • Russian senior lawmaker accuses western countries of 'political racism'

    Date: 2016-04-24 21:39:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:4785485

    MOSCOW, April 24 (MENA) - Head of the Russian State Duma Committee for Foreign Affairs Alexei Pushkov has described the West's neglectful attitude to countries which do not share the "values" of an America-centered world as a manifestation of ....

  • Far-right Hofer gets Austrian presidential poll first round landslide

    Date: 2016-04-24 19:43:20 GMT - Austria - World - SN:81 - ID:4785345

    VIENNA, April 24 (MENA) - Austrian far-right Freedom Party's Presidential candidate Norbert Hofer, campaigning on an anti-immigration, anti-Europe platform, has won more than 36 percent of votes cast in Sunday's poll according to first projections ....

  • Merkel receives Obama at Herrenhausen palace in Hannover

    Date: 2016-04-24 19:31:51 GMT - Germany - World - SN:78 - ID:4785241

    BERLIN, April 24 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel received on Sunday visiting US President Barack Obama at the Herrenhausen palace in Hannover. The two leaders are expected to discuss the situation in Syria, the Ukrainian crisis and the ....

  • Advanced self-propelled Russian rifle gets satellite-navigated shells

    Date: 2016-04-24 18:49:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:4784237

    MOSCOW, April 24 (MENA) - Russia's advanced self-propelled howitzer, the Koalitsiya- SV, is capable of firing high-precision shells, which are navigated using a GLONASS module, Sputnik reported Sunday. Russia's state-of-the-art Koalitsiya-SV 2S35 ....

  • Teen shoots 2 before cop kills him in US

    Date: 2016-04-24 18:17:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:4784829

    WASHINGTON, April 24 (MENA) - An 18-year-old gunman opened fire outside of a high school prom in northern Wisconsin, wounding two students before a police officer who was in the parking lot fatally shot him, authorities said Sunday. The attack ....

  • Austrian right wing strong in 1st round of presidential vote

    Date: 2016-04-24 18:00:22 GMT - Austria - World - SN:71 - ID:4784961

    VIENNA, April 24 (MENA) - The law-and-order candidate of Austria's right-wing party swept the first round of presidential elections on Sunday, gathering over 35 percent of the vote for the party's best ever result and leaving the other five ....

  • Solar Impulse lands in California after Pacific crossing

    Date: 2016-04-24 16:28:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:4783789

    CALIFORNIA, April 24 (MENA) - The solar-powered aeroplane Solar Impulse has landed in Silicon Valley, California, after a three-day flight over the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii, according to the BBC. High winds delayed the landing at Moffett ....

  • Obama arrives in Hannover

    Date: 2016-04-24 12:08:36 GMT - Germany - World - SN:33 - ID:4781609

    BERLIN, April 24 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has arrived in Germany to mount a two-day push to sell his trans-Atlantic trade pact. Obama landed in the northern city of Hannover on Sunday afternoon. He's leading a delegation of American ....

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