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  • Myanmar military helicopter crashes, 2 pilots rescued

    Date: 2016-04-26 08:24:02 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:14 - ID:4792289

    NAYPYIDAW, April 26 (MENA) - Myanmar's military newspaper says a military helicopter has crashed during a training exercise and both pilots were rescued by fishermen. The army's Myawaddy newspaper reported on its Facebook page that the Bell ....

  • N. Korea readying another mid-range ballistic missile launch: sources

    Date: 2016-04-26 08:23:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:4792301

    SEOUL, April 26 (MENA) - North Korea appears to be readying to test-launch another intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) after the country botched its first attempt earlier in the month, government sources said Tuesday, according to Yonhap ....

  • S. Korea, US to discuss space program this week

    Date: 2016-04-26 08:23:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:4792293

    SEOUL, April 26 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States will have talks this week on boosting their cooperation in space exploration, a government ministry said Tuesday, as South Korea is pushing for a lunar exploration project. The two sides ....

  • Iran, Uruguay share views on international affairs: Zarif

    Date: 2016-04-26 07:23:39 GMT - Iran - World - SN:10 - ID:4792009

    TEHRAN, April 26 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Uruguay share views on regional and international developments and can further increase negotiations on such issues, according to Press TV. “Tehran and ....

  • Bangladesh vows justice in killing of two men

    Date: 2016-04-26 06:37:40 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:9 - ID:4792001

    DHAKA, April 26 (MENA) - The Bangladeshi prime minister has vowed to hunt down and prosecute those who fatally stabbed two men, including a rights activist who also worked for the US Agency for International Development, and accused the country's ....

  • Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

    Date: 2016-04-26 06:28:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:8 - ID:4791885

    KIEV, April 26 (MENA) - Ukraine has begun commemorations to mark the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the BBC reported Tuesday. Sirens were sounded at the same moment as the first explosion at the reactor, in the early hours ....

  • Top Venezuela court blocks bid to cut President Maduro's term

    Date: 2016-04-26 06:26:29 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:7 - ID:4791997

    CARACAS, April 26 (MENA) - Venezuela's supreme court has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to cut President Nicolas Maduro's term from six to four years, the BBC reported Tuesday. The court ruled that the amendment could not be applied ....

  • Fire destroys museum in Indian capital

    Date: 2016-04-26 06:26:00 GMT - India - World - SN:6 - ID:4791981

    NEW DELHI, April 26 (MENA) - A major fire has destroyed a museum in the Indian capital, Delhi, the BBC reported. The blaze started on the top floor of the National Museum of Natural History early on Tuesday and rapidly spread to all seven floors, ....

  • Arab countries represent important force in global political arena - Chinese vice president

    Date: 2016-04-25 22:08:12 GMT - China - World - SN:97 - ID:4790909

    BEIJING, April 25 (MENA) - Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao said Monday the Arab countries represent an important force in the global political arena, noting that President Xi Jinping's visit to the Middle East in January promoted China-Arab ties ....

  • Iran, S.Korea confer on expanding nuclear cooperation

    Date: 2016-04-25 21:10:11 GMT - Iran - World - SN:94 - ID:4790777

    TEHRAN, April 25 (MENA) – South Korean delegation headed by deputy minister of Trade, Industry and Energy stressed in continuation of talks on expansion of nuclear cooperation with Iran, Mehr News reported on Monday. The meeting was held in ....

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