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  • Nepal quake death toll rises to more than 7,000

    Date: 2015-05-04 07:20:12 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:18 - ID:2512101

    KATHMANDU, May 4 (MENA) - A police team from Nepal has pulled out the bodies of about 50 people, including some foreign trekkers, from an avalanche-hit area, officials say, as the death toll from last month's devastating earthquake climbed to more ....

  • India soldiers die in Nagaland rebel attack

    Date: 2015-05-04 06:32:02 GMT - India - World - SN:10 - ID:2511861

    NEW DELHI, May 4 (MENA) - Indian police said eight soldiers have been ambushed and killed by rebels in the north-eastern state of Nagaland, the BBC reported. Reports said the attackers opened fire on Sunday when troops stopped to fetch water from ....

  • Suicide bomber strikes government bus in Afghanistan, 1 dead

    Date: 2015-05-04 06:20:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:2511817

    KABUL, May 4 (MENA) - An Afghan official said Monday a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying government employees in Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding 13. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said the minibus was carrying ....

  • Two gunmen shot dead at 'draw the prophet Muhammad' contest in Texas

    Date: 2015-05-04 05:29:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:2511689

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) - Two gunmen have been killed and a security guard injured during what appeared to be an attack on a contest for cartoon depictions of the prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb, ABC News reported. The gunmen drove up to the ....

  • Two people die after light aircraft crash near Scotland

    Date: 2015-05-03 22:34:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:119 - ID:2511433

    LONDON, May 3 (MENA) - Police in Scotland have said two males have died after a light aircraft crashed near the Perthshire village of Abernyte, the BBC reported Sunday. Rescue teams found the plane's wreckage close to the village, about 10 miles ....

  • US aid planes arrive in Kathmandu

    Date: 2015-05-03 21:46:52 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:116 - ID:2511329

    KATHMANDU, May 3 (MENA) - Troops and emergency aircraft from the United States have arrived in Nepal to help deliver aid to remote areas hit by last week's devastating earthquake. Relief efforts near the epicentre have been hampered by a lack of ....

  • US National Guard troops leave violence-hit Baltimore

    Date: 2015-05-03 20:43:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:2511077

    WASHINGTON, May 3 (MENA) - Maryland’s governor on Sunday said that he has begun the withdrawal of National Guard troops deployed to Baltimore after last week’s riots. "We’ve already started with a drawdown of the Guard," Larry Hogan was quoted by ....

  • UK navy has just one nuclear submarine on active duty -- paper

    Date: 2015-05-03 20:41:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:2511185

    LONDON, May 3 (MENA) - The UK Royal Navy has just one nuclear powered submarine in operation after the rest of the fleet has been left out of action due to defects and damage, Daily Mail reported. Four of the Royal Navy's new multi-billion ....

  • Athens prison brawl leaves at least 2 dead, 21 injured

    Date: 2015-05-03 20:39:21 GMT - Greece - World - SN:105 - ID:2511129

    ATHENS, May 3 (MENA) - A brawl in an Athens prison wing housing foreigners left at least two inmates dead and 21 others injured on Sunday, many seriously, authorities said. The fight, involving makeshift knives, happened in the Korydallos prison ....

  • 18 killed in bus accident in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-05-03 20:01:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:100 - ID:2511081

    KABUL, May 3 (MENA) - At least eighteen people have been killed and three injured after a mini bus plunged into a ravine in Badghis province in western Afghanistan, District Governor Ahmad Zia Akazai said. "The incident took place in ....

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