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  • UK government deploys Chinook helicopters to Nepal

    Date: 2015-04-30 22:07:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:151 - ID:2494025

    LONDON, April 30 (MENA) - The UK government is preparing to send 3 Royal Air Force CH47 Chinook aircraft and providing funding for additional UN helicopters to assist the response to the recent earthquake in Nepal, UK International Development ....

  • US Navy to escort U.S. commercial ships near Iran

    Date: 2015-04-30 20:23:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:137 - ID:2493717

    WASHINGTON, April 30 (MENA) - U.S. Navy warships will now accompany every U.S.-flagged commercial vessel that passes through the Strait of Hormuz due to concerns that ships from Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps navy could try to seize a U.S. cargo ....

  • Taliban gains pull US units back into fight in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-04-30 19:24:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:131 - ID:2493369

    NEW YORK, April 30 (MENA) - Months after US President Obama formally declared that the United States’ long war against the Taliban was over in Afghanistan, the American military is regularly conducting airstrikes against low-level insurgent forces ....

  • 27 terrorists killed in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-04-30 19:23:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:130 - ID:2493337

    ISLAM ABAD, April 30 (MENA) – Pakistani Security forces during the last 24 hours killed 27 terrorists in various areas of Khyber, Geo News Pakistan reported. According to the Inter Services Public Relations, five soldiers including an officer ....

  • Vienna names square to honor late Nelson Mandela

    Date: 2015-04-30 19:08:58 GMT - Austria - World - SN:128 - ID:2493357

    VIENNA, April 30 (MENA) - The city of Vienna has decided to honor Nelson Mandela by naming a square after him, Fox News reported. A city statement issued Thursday says the move recognizes Mandela's role as an "international example for civil ....

  • Sisi: Egypt keen to hold parl't elections

    Date: 2015-04-30 18:46:11 GMT - Spain - World - SN:123 - ID:2493001

    MADRID, April 30 (MENA) – Egypt is keen on electing a new parliament to take over the legislative and supervisory role, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi told Spain's Parliament Speaker Jesús Posada during a meeting in Madrid on ....

  • Terror suspects face being forced out of London if Labour win

    Date: 2015-04-30 18:44:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:122 - ID:2492969

    LONDON, April 30 (MENA) - Dozens of suspected terrorists face being ordered out of London under a security clampdown if Labor wins the general election, the Evening Standard reported on Thursday. Yvette Cooper, if she becomes home secretary, ....

  • Pope Tawadros visits St. Mary the Virgin in Amsterdam

    Date: 2015-04-30 18:15:55 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:121 - ID:2492965

    AMSTERDAM, April 30 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese visited the Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Mary the Virgin in Amsterdam on Thursday. Pope Tawadros arrived in The Netherlands on the first-leg of a ....

  • Spain fully supports Egypt, says PM Rajoy 2 last Madrid

    Date: 2015-04-30 18:09:49 GMT - Spain - World - SN:120 - ID:2492937

    Sisi voiced his appreciation for the warm welcome he received in Spain, saying Egypt is looking forward to see the outcome of this visit as a real starting point for developing relations in all fields. Sisi asserted that Egypt is looking forward ....

  • ‘Salafist’ terror suspects arrested in Germany

    Date: 2015-04-30 16:48:48 GMT - Germany - World - SN:113 - ID:2492489

    BERLIN, April 30 (MENA) - German police have arrested a married couple suspected of having planned an attack and have seized an assault rifle, ammunition and a pipe bomb in their home, Die Welt daily reported Thursday. The newspaper’s online ....

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