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  • 135 French citizens still unaccounted for after deadly earthquake in Nepal: ministry

    Date: 2015-05-02 15:07:31 GMT - France - World - SN:64 - ID:2502557

    PARIS, May 2 (MENA) - A total of 135 French citizens are still unaccounted for after the deadly earthquake in Nepal, announced Romain Nadal, the spokesman for the French Foreign Affairs Ministry, in a statement. "At this stage, three French ....

  • UK sends Chinooks to aid relief mission in Nepal

    Date: 2015-05-02 08:58:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:2500257

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - Three RAF Chinook helicopters are being sent to help the relief effort in Nepal, International Development Secretary Justine Greening said, according to the BBC. The helicopters are in addition to the £2.5m donated by the ....

  • N. Korea troops carried out mass executions using anti-aircraft guns - paper

    Date: 2015-05-01 20:49:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:95 - ID:2498669

    LONDON, May 1 (MENA) - Satellite pictures have revealed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's regime are using anti-aircraft weapons to brutally execute people, Daily Mail reported. The images, which have been released by the Committee for Human ....

  • S.Korean FM expresses regret over Abe speech

    Date: 2015-05-01 18:14:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:82 - ID:2498457

    SEOUL, May 1 (MENA) – South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se expressed regret Friday that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe failed to acknowledge Japan's wartime wrongdoings in his congressional speech earlier this week, Yonhap News‎ ....

  • Mass graves of suspected Rohingya migrants found in Thailand

    Date: 2015-05-01 16:52:36 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:75 - ID:2498149

    BANGKOK, May 1 (MENA) - Thai police on Friday found at least 30 graves containing the bodies of possible Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh, the Daily Mail reported. Thousands of persecuted Rohingya Muslims, who have been fleeing ....

  • 5.4 magnitude quake hits Indian Islands

    Date: 2015-05-01 16:07:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:2497997

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 5.3 in the Richter scale on Friday struck the Indian Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Times of India reported. The epicenter of the earthquake is reported to be 135 km south-west of Port Blair. ....

  • 2 soldiers, one rebel killed in east Ukraine fighting

    Date: 2015-05-01 13:09:15 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:51 - ID:2496869

    KIEV, May 1 (MENA) - Two Ukrainian soldiers and one pro-Russian rebel have been killed over the past 24 hours in fighting in the country's war-torn east despite a shaky ceasefire, France 24 quoted officials as saying on Friday. A Ukrainian ....

  • Papua New Guinea hit by 6.8-magnitude earthquake

    Date: 2015-05-01 11:53:27 GMT - Papua New Guinea - World - SN:42 - ID:2496289

    PORT MORESBY, May 1 (MENA) - A 6.8-magnitude earthquake was recorded in Papua New Guinea on Friday, The USA Today quoted the US Geological Survey as saying. There no immediate reports of damage or loss of life. The Pacific Tsunami Warning ....

  • Swedish police car ploughs into Walpurgis revellers

    Date: 2015-05-01 11:31:04 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:37 - ID:2496105

    STOCKHOLM, May 1 (MENA) - In a video shown on tabloid Aftonbladet's website, a grey car is seen speeding across the Medborgarplatsen square in Stockholm's Södermalm district and smashing into a group of young people wearing white student caps. The ....

  • Seoul sees no abnormal signs in N. Korea related to leader's no-show in Russia

    Date: 2015-05-01 11:05:17 GMT - south korea - World - SN:32 - ID:2495861

    SEOUL, May 1 (MENA) - South Korea sees no abnormal signs in North Korea which might have caused its leader, Kim Jong-un, to cancel his planned trip to Russia next week, Yonhap quoted a Defense Ministry official as saying. On Thursday, a spokesman ....

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