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  • Magnitude-7.4 earthquake hits off coast of Papua New Guinea

    Date: 2015-05-05 05:40:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:2519493

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - A magnitude-7.4 earthquake has struck around 150 kilometres south of Papua New Guinea, ABC quoted according to the US Geological Service (USGS) as saying Tuesday. A tsunami warning for "hazardous" waves was initially ....

  • EU should not return to cold war confrontation with Russia - Italian PM

    Date: 2015-05-04 21:20:32 GMT - Italy - World - SN:157 - ID:2519061

    ROME, May 4 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi believes that the relations between the European Union and Russia should not return to the Cold War confrontation, Sputnik news reported on Monday. "On the one hand, it is obvious that Russia ....

  • Italy demands EU partners stump up for rescued migrants

    Date: 2015-05-04 20:57:29 GMT - Italy - World - SN:155 - ID:2519033

    ROME, May 4 (MENA) - Italy reacted Monday to the arrival of thousands of new migrants at its southern ports by demanding that its European Union partners meet the cost of taking them in, the Daily Mail reported. Speaking after the weekend rescue ....

  • Chinese PM backs bigger UN global role

    Date: 2015-05-04 20:54:10 GMT - China - World - SN:153 - ID:2519025

    BEIJING, May 4 (MENA) – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has backed the United Nations playing a bigger role in international affairs as the 70th anniversary of the organization draws near, Xinhua reported on Monday. The international community should ....

  • Trains paralysed in Germany by week-long drivers' strike

    Date: 2015-05-04 20:33:05 GMT - Germany - World - SN:151 - ID:2518869

    BERLIN, May 4 (MENA) - Germany’s train drivers union has begun its biggest strike yet as it continues a dispute with Deutsche Bahn over pay and negotiating rights, Euro news reported Monday. The strike started Monday afternoon for freight and ....

  • Kim Jong-un sends head of state to Russia in his place

    Date: 2015-05-04 20:31:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:150 - ID:2518925

    LONDON, May 4 (MENA) - North Korea's titular head of state will travel to Moscow this month instead of the country's young leader, Kim Jong-un, for ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe, The Telegraph reported ....

  • British HMS Bulwark, Merlin helicopters ready for operations in the Mediterranean

    Date: 2015-05-04 20:23:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:149 - ID:2518877

    LONDON, May 4 (MENA) – HMS Bulwark and three Merlin helicopters are now ready to operate in the Mediterranean, working closely with the Italian Navy, and coordinated via Rome, the British Ministry of Defence said on Monday. The 19,000 tonne ....

  • Russian 'FSB employee' arrested in Lithuania on suspicion of espionage

    Date: 2015-05-04 20:03:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:144 - ID:2518757

    MOSCOW, May 4 (MENA) - A man described as an employee of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has been arrested in Vilnius on suspicion of spying, The Moscow Times reported on Monday. Identified only by the initials "N.F.," the purported ....

  • Merkel defends German spy cooperation with US

    Date: 2015-05-04 19:59:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:143 - ID:2518865

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Germany’s intelligence cooperation with the US amid allegations that German spies helped the National Security Agency collect information on allies, according to Bloomberg News ....

  • Earthquake-hit Nepal asks foreign nations to end search, rescue operation

    Date: 2015-05-04 19:43:20 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:137 - ID:2518769

    KATHMANDU, May 4 (MENA) - Nepal asked on Monday all 34 foreign nations involved in rescue operations in Nepal that was hit by a deadly earthquake a week ago to call off their operations, according to Sputnik News Agency. National Disaster Relief ....

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