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  • South Korea says North 'preparing for new nuclear test'

    Date: 2016-04-19 07:43:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:4748545

    SEOUL, April 19 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye has said that North Korea is readying a new nuclear test despite strict UN sanctions. The announcement follows reports of increased activity at the North's nuclear test site, Deutsche ....

  • Helicopter crash-landing in Yamal-Nenets area leaves 3 dead

    Date: 2016-04-19 07:43:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:8 - ID:4748277

    MOSCOW, April 19 (MENA) - The three persons who were aboard a Robinson helicopter, which disappeared near Bely island in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area on Monday are dead, the press service of the regional branch of the Ministry for Emergency ....

  • Ecuador quake death toll rises to 413

    Date: 2016-04-19 07:07:40 GMT - Ecuador - World - SN:6 - ID:4748285

    QUITO, April 19 (MENA) - At least 413 people are now known to have died in the earthquake that struck Ecuador, the country's government says, according to the BBC. The 7.8-magnitude quake struck Ecuador's Pacific coast on Saturday, and the search ....

  • Report: Daesh annual revenue down nearly 30 percent

    Date: 2016-04-18 22:50:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:136 - ID:4747617

    WASHINGTON, April 18 (MENA) - Efforts to cut into Daesh's finances appear to be working, according to a new report, said Foreign Policy magazine. The report from IHS Inc., a consultancy that provides security advice to governments and businesses, ....

  • Russia to further assist Syrian army in fighting terrorists: diplomat

    Date: 2016-04-18 22:46:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:134 - ID:4747545

    MOSCOW, April 18 (MENA) - Russia will continue providing assistance to the Syrian army in combating Daesh and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groups, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said at the UN Security Council on ....

  • Rocket fire on Turkish border town kills 4 Syrians

    Date: 2016-04-18 22:39:28 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:133 - ID:4747705

    ANKARA, April 18 (MENA) - Four rocket projectiles fired from Syria struck a Turkish border town on Monday, killing three Syrian children and a Syrian man, officials and reports said. A Turkish citizen and five other Syrians were also wounded in ....

  • 4 dead, 7 wounded in protests in Mali

    Date: 2016-04-18 22:28:11 GMT - Mali - World - SN:131 - ID:4747721

    BAMAKO, April 18 (MENA) – A Mali official says four civilians have died, and seven have been wounded in protests at the airport of the northern city of Kidal against arrests made by French forces, ABC News reported on Monday. Mohamed Ag Intalla, a ....

  • UN report: Afghan schools, hospitals increasingly at risk

    Date: 2016-04-18 22:18:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:4747525

    WASHINGTON, April 18 (MENA) - Schools and hospitals in Afghanistan are increasingly under threat, a United Nations report warned Monday, according to The Hill. "The report’s findings are deeply troubling," Nicholas Haysom, the UN ....

  • North Korea reportedly bans piercings, jeans, other Western attire

    Date: 2016-04-18 22:00:38 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:127 - ID:4747701

    PYONGYANG, April 18 (MENA) - North Korea's Kim Jong Un's regime has banned piercings and jeans as part of a crackdown on Western culture ahead of its annual workers conference, The Telegraph reported. The ban reportedly targets the North Hamgyong ....

  • UN amb. Samantha Power's motorcade hits, kills boy

    Date: 2016-04-18 21:23:11 GMT - Cameroon - World - SN:122 - ID:4747657

    YAOUNDE, April 18 (MENA) – UN Ambassador Samantha Power's trip to Cameroon's front lines in the war against Boko Haram started horrifically Monday as an armored jeep in her motorcade struck and killed a young boy who darted into the road, FOX News ....

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