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  • 100 killed in fireworks blast in Kerala

    Date: 2016-04-10 08:38:32 GMT - India - World - SN:21 - ID:4688161

    NEW DELHI, April 10 (MENA) - An explosion and blaze sparked by fireworks have killed at least 100 people at a Hindu temple in the Indian state of Kerala, police said as quoted by the BBC. The fireworks, which were to be used to celebrate a local ....

  • Kerry arrives in Japan for landmark Hiroshima visit

    Date: 2016-04-10 08:11:48 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:4687977

    TOKYO, April 10 (MENA) - John Kerry is in Japan for a Group of Seven meeting in Hiroshima, marking the first-ever visit to the atomic-bombed city by a US secretary of state, the RTE News reported. Kerry landed at a US military base west of ....

  • 75 killed, over 200 injured in massive fire at Kerala's Puttingal temple

    Date: 2016-04-10 07:54:28 GMT - India - World - SN:13 - ID:4687773

    NEW DELHI, April 10 (MENA) - Over 75 people died and around 200 were injured due to festive firework at Puttingal temple in Paravur, Kollam this morning. The accident happened around 3.30am, the Times of India reported. According to the police, ....

  • Cameron releases tax returns information amid row

    Date: 2016-04-10 07:06:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:9 - ID:4687653

    LONDON, April 10 (MENA) - U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday took the unusual step of releasing some of his income tax information in an effort to answer persistent questions about his financial affairs, after admitting earlier that his ....

  • Russia's foreign ministry working out new view on foreign policy - Lavrov

    Date: 2016-04-09 21:59:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:121 - ID:4687233

    MOSCOW, April 9 (MENA) - Russia's Foreign Ministry is working out a new concept of Russia's foreign policy at the president's instruction, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policies on Saturday, ....

  • Hot weather kills 80 in south India

    Date: 2016-04-09 21:15:08 GMT - India - World - SN:117 - ID:4687049

    NEW DELHI, April 9 (MENA) - At least 80 people have died of heatstroke in the south Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Temperatures in the states have risen as high as 45C and customary April rains have been delayed, BBC reported. ....

  • US advises of threats to Istanbul and Antalya

    Date: 2016-04-09 20:55:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:4687061

    WASHINGTON, April 9 (MENA) – The US has warned its citizens of "credible threats" to tourist areas in Turkey, particularly in Istanbul and the southern resort city of Antalya, the BBC reported on Saturday. Both Daesh and Kurdish militants have ....

  • Explosions hit Kabul after surprise Kerry visit

    Date: 2016-04-09 20:23:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:111 - ID:4686829

    KABUL, April 9 (MENA) – Two rockets exploded in Kabul Saturday shortly after UA Secretary of State John Kerry left the Afghan capital after a short visit for meetings with rival leaders of government, NBC reported. The trip was Kerry's second ....

  • Suspect admits to being third man within Brussels Airport attackers

    Date: 2016-04-09 19:28:47 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:101 - ID:4686481

    BRUSSELS, April 9 (MENA) - Belgian prosecutors said Saturday a terror suspect arrested on Friday has admitted being the "man in the hat" seen with the bombers at Brussels airport, the BBC news reported. They said that Mohamed Abrini told ....

  • Obama says Trump, Cruz doing Democrats a 'favor' in election campaign

    Date: 2016-04-09 14:37:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:4684937

    WASHINGTON, April 9 (MENA) - President Barack Obama on Friday told donors that Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz were doing Democrats a "favor" by exposing extreme views within their party on issues such as immigration and ....

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