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  • UK to play leading role in Nepal aid operation - Secretary

    Date: 2015-04-27 18:55:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:155 - ID:2469733

    LONDON, April 27 (MENA) - UK International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said that Britain will play a leading role in delivering aid to earthquake-struck Nepal. After chairing a Cobra emergency meeting on Monday to discuss the UK's ....

  • Greek PM pleads for German help

    Date: 2015-04-27 18:48:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:152 - ID:2469749

    LONDON, April 27 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras phoned Angela Merkel on Sunday to plead for help to avoid running out of money as Greece lurches towards bankruptcy, German media reported on Monday. The Greek prime minister wanted an ....

  • Dozens of Britons yet to be traced in Nepal earthquake

    Date: 2015-04-27 18:45:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:148 - ID:2469729

    LONDON, April 27 (MENA) - Dozens of British and Irish people have still not been traced following Saturday's earthquake in Nepal, The BBC reported. The Red Cross had said 90 Britons were missing, but 30 have been located and the UK Foreign Office ....

  • True security can only be achieved outside nuclear threat - UN chief

    Date: 2015-04-27 18:23:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:147 - ID:2468969

    NEW YORK, April 27 (MENA) - Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon on Monday said that true national security can only be achieved outside and away from the shadow of the nuclear threat. In a message to the Opening Plenary of the ....

  • Japan PM calls for improved ties with S. Korea, China, but makes no mention of apoloogy

    Date: 2015-04-27 18:01:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:133 - ID:2468953

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday Japan wants improved relations with South Korea and China, Yonhap news agency reported. Abe offered no new apology for the country's wartime past. Abe made the remark ....

  • Russia could have Ebola vaccine by end of summer - Deputy PM

    Date: 2015-04-27 16:51:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:123 - ID:2468937

    MOSCOW, April 27 (MENA) - Russia is expecting to have the results of testing the Ebola vaccine on monkeys by the end of this summer, deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said. "Representative testing on monkeys is currently underway, and if ....

  • Ukrainian parliament imposes sanctions against Russian president

    Date: 2015-04-27 16:48:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:119 - ID:2468657

    MOSCOW, April 27 (MENA) - Ukraine's Rada speaker Volodymyr Groysman has signed a decree recommending Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council to impose individual sanctions against several Russian citizens, including President Vladimir Putin, ....

  • One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military

    Date: 2015-04-27 15:52:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:112 - ID:2468141

    KIEV, April 27 (MENA) - One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three other were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours in the east, the Ukrainian military said. Ukraine’s military and the separatists have accused each ....

  • Sisi briefed on Mahlab's participation in Asian-African Summit

    Date: 2015-04-27 15:05:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:103 - ID:2467289

    CAIRO, April 27 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has met with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab to discuss the outcome of his participation in the Asian-African Conference held in Indonesia. Presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef said President ....

  • Nepal earthquake death toll rises above 4,000

    Date: 2015-04-27 15:00:55 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:100 - ID:2467693

    KATHMANDU, April 27 (MENA) - At least 4,000 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, the BBC reported. More than 6,500 people have been injured, according to the National Emergency Operation ....

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