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  • Algerian PM to visit China tomorrow

    Date: 2015-04-27 13:42:58 GMT - Algeria - World - SN:84 - ID:2466469

    ALGIERS, April 27 (MENA) - Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal will visit China on Tuesday upon an invitation from his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. The visit comes to highlight the excellent relations between the two countries. Sellal, ....

  • US military plane bound for Nepal to assist in earthquake aftermath

    Date: 2015-04-27 12:07:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:2465953

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - A US military plane departed for Nepal on Sunday transporting personnel and gear to assist in the wake of a 7.9-magnitude earthquake that killed more than 2,000. A military transport plane left Dover Air Force Base ....

  • ICRC calls on world governments to take necessary measures to eardicate nuclear weapons

    Date: 2015-04-27 11:46:50 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:59 - ID:2465185

    GENEVA, April 27 (MENA) - The International Committee of the Red Cross called on the world governments to take the necessary measures urgently to eradicate the nuclear weapons. In a statement Monday, the ICRC said that these weapons are dangerous ....

  • Freak storm kills 45 in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-04-27 11:27:39 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:53 - ID:2465513

    ISLAMABAD, April 27 (MENA) - A freak “mini-cyclone” tore roofs of buildings and brought down trees and power poles in Pakistan, killing 45 people and injuring more than 200, officials said. Army teams were on their way to the area of Peshawar ....

  • ILO: More than half of the global rural population excluded from health care

    Date: 2015-04-27 10:22:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:41 - ID:2464493

    GENEVA, April 27 (MENA) - A new ILO report shows that 56 per cent of people living in rural areas worldwide do not have access to essential health-care services – more than double the figure in urban areas, where 22 per cent are not covered. The ....

  • Death toll in Nepal earthquake rises to 3,700, official says

    Date: 2015-04-27 10:14:10 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:39 - ID:2464725

    KATHMANDU, April 27 (MENA) - The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two ....

  • Kazakh leader gains crushing election victory

    Date: 2015-04-27 07:18:02 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:16 - ID:2463361

    ASTANA, April 27 (MENA) - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a widely expected crushing election victory, with early results showing he has won 97.7% of the vote, the BBC reported. The country's Central Election Commission said that ....

  • Clinton foundation admits mistakes on tax filings

    Date: 2015-04-27 05:38:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:2463049

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - The Clinton Foundation defended its commitment to transparency on Sunday, but also admitted that the organization had made mistakes in its tax filings. Maura Pally, acting CEO of the foundation, posted a statement ....

  • US to send rescue teams to Nepal on Monday

    Date: 2015-04-26 22:53:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:141 - ID:2462641

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) - The Pentagon said a US military plane has departed from the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware bound for earthquake-stricken Nepal, Fox news reported Sunday. On board are 70 personnel, including a U..Agency for ....

  • 3 Americans among thousands dead in Nepal earthquake

    Date: 2015-04-26 22:51:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:139 - ID:2462649

    WASHINGTON, April 25 (MENA) - Three Americans were among those killed in the avalanche on Mt. Everest triggered by the massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, ABC News reported. Seattle-based Madison Mountaineering said on its website ....

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