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  • Strong earthquake strikes near Vanuatu

    Date: 2016-04-07 06:26:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:4669657

    WASHINGTON, April 7 (MENA) - An earthquake of 7 magnitude struck the Pacific nation of Vanuatu, but no immediate reports of damage or injuries, Sky News Arabia reported Thursday. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said in a statement that the quake ....

  • PM 'won't gain from offshore funds in future - No 10

    Date: 2016-04-07 05:18:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:2 - ID:4669417

    LONDON, April 7 (MENA) - Downing Street has been forced to further clarify David Cameron's financial affairs after questions about his family's tax arrangements, the BBC reported. No 10 said there were "no offshore trusts or funds" that the prime ....

  • Cyprus agrees to hand over EgyptAir plane hijacker to Cairo

    Date: 2016-04-06 21:59:46 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:127 - ID:4669169

    NICOSIA, April 6 (MENA) – The Cypriot Ministry of Justice on Wednesday approved the extradition of an Egyptian national who faces charges of hijacking a plane, Cyprus News Agency (CNA) reported. Seif Eldin Mustafa hijacked an EgyptAir flight on ....

  • Syria denies changing chief negotiator in peace talks

    Date: 2016-04-06 21:10:29 GMT - Syria - World - SN:121 - ID:4666509

    DAMASCUS, April 6 (MENA) - Syria on Wednesday denied media reports that the head of Syria's delegation to the upcoming round of the intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva was changed. In statements earlier in the day, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister ....

  • Nilesat bans Al Manar channel for fomenting sectarian tension, strife

    Date: 2016-04-06 21:01:48 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:120 - ID:4667653

    CAIRO, April 6 (MENA) - Egyptian satellite provider Nilesat has stopped the broadcast of Lebanon's Al Manar channel for violating media charter of honor. Nilesat, the Egyptian-owned provider, attributed its decision to stop airing Al Manar on its ....

  • Albanian army helicopter crashes 2 Dead, 1 Injured

    Date: 2016-04-06 20:40:40 GMT - Albania - World - SN:118 - ID:4667705

    TIRANA, April 6 (MENA) - An army helicopter crashed Wednesday into a lake in northern Albania, killing two pilots and injuring the other crew member on board, the ABC News reported. Local mayor Tonin Marinaj said the helicopter crashed into ....

  • France welcomes ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

    Date: 2016-04-06 16:03:50 GMT - France - World - SN:100 - ID:4667049

    PARIS, April 6 (MENA) - France lauded on Wednesday a ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh region. In statements today, French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said that negotiations shall be continued under ....

  • Egyptian prosecutors team head for Rome over Regeni murder probe

    Date: 2016-04-06 15:14:27 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:88 - ID:4666609

    CAIRO, April 6 (MENA) - A delegation from the Public Prosecution led by deputy prosecutor Mostafa Suleiman headed for Rome on Wednesday to provide Italian officials with the latest findings of their investigation into the murder of Italian student ....

  • Kremlin regrets Obama’s statements setting EU against Russia

    Date: 2016-04-06 14:15:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:4666297

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - The Kremlin has expressed regret over confrontational statements by US President Barack Obama setting Europe against Russia, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in response to the US leader’s remarks to the ....

  • Torrential rains in northern Pakistan push death toll to 64

    Date: 2016-04-06 14:01:41 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:76 - ID:4666105

    PESHAWAR, April 6 (MENA) - Torrential rains have wreaked havoc in the province pushing the death toll to 64 and injuring 55 people. As many as 233 houses have been completely destroyed by the rains while 677 houses have been partially destroyed, ....

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