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  • Wall Street Journal: Sanders, Clinton agree to final debate before New York primary

    Date: 2016-04-05 09:19:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:4655121

    WASHINGTON, April 5 (MENA) - Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders have agreed to meet for another Democratic presidential primary debate on April 14, less than a week before the consequential New York ....

  • Huge fire erupts at Galleries Lafayette in south France

    Date: 2016-04-05 08:03:56 GMT - France - World - SN:13 - ID:4654913

    PARIS, April 5 (MENA) – A massive fire broke out on Tuesday at the Galeries Lafayette's building in Pau city in southwest France, causing serious damage. The blaze engulfed some 2,000 square meters of the building with dense plumes of smoke were ....

  • Helen Clark, former New Zealand PM, enters race for UN secretary general

    Date: 2016-04-05 07:07:52 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:10 - ID:4654669

    WELLINGTON, April 5 (MENA) - Helen Clark, the former prime minister of New Zealand, has entered the race to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary general of the United Nations in a bid to become the first woman in the role of world’s top ....

  • First two Zika virus cases reported in Vietnam

    Date: 2016-04-05 06:44:44 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:4 - ID:4654677

    HANOI, April 5 (MENA) - Two Vietnamese women have contracted the Zika virus which has been linked to thousands of suspected cases of microcephaly, a rare birth defect, in Brazil, and are the first Zika infections in Vietnam, The Daily Telegraph ....

  • Rain, flash floods claim 60 lives in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-04-04 22:10:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:130 - ID:4654209

    ISLAMABAD, April 4 (MENA) - Torrential rains and flash floods wreaked havoc in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan, killing at least 60 men, women and children and injuring 67 others, the local Dawn reported. Landslides blocked ....

  • 18 militants killed in military raids in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-04-04 21:34:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:126 - ID:4653725

    KABUL, April 4 (MENA) - At least 18 anti-government armed militants were killed in separate raids in north and south of the country in the past 24 hours, local media reported on Monday. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said at least nine militants ....

  • Planes collide on runway in Indonesia; no casualties reported

    Date: 2016-04-04 21:02:50 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:124 - ID:4653429

    JAKARTA, April 4 (MENA) - Two planes collided on a runway at an airport in Jakarta, Indonesia Monday night, ABC News reported. A Batik Air Boeing 737 carrying 56 people had been cleared for takeoff when its wing struck a smaller Trans Nusa plane, ....

  • Rouhani says if not for nuke deal, Iran wouldn't be able to export even 1 oil barrel

    Date: 2016-04-04 20:47:13 GMT - Iran - World - SN:122 - ID:4653565

    TEHRAN, April 4 (MENA ) - Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said Monday his country wouldn't be able to export even a barrel of oil at the moment if the nuclear deal had not been achieved, the state-run IRINN TV reported. Rouhani added that if his ....

  • Spain's Prime Minister set to drop siesta to shorten working day by two hours

    Date: 2016-04-04 20:07:05 GMT - Spain - World - SN:119 - ID:4653561

    MADRID, April 4 (MENA) - The Spanish Prime Minister has announced moves to cut the working day by two hours and bring an end to the siesta, in an attempt to bring the country into line with its European counterparts. Mariano Rajoy, the head of ....

  • Italian PM visits Iran this month

    Date: 2016-04-04 17:24:36 GMT - Iran - World - SN:96 - ID:4652813

    TEHRAN/ROME, April 4 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will reportedly pay a two-day landmark visit to Iran next week, becoming the first major Western leader to travel to Iran after the lifting of international sanctions against Tehran, ....

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