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  • 173 judges, officials meet in Paris to boost anti-terror efforts

    Date: 2015-04-26 20:04:09 GMT - France - World - SN:118 - ID:2461261

    PARIS, April 26 (MENA) – As many as 173 judges and officials from 34 countries will meet in Paris on Monday to boost anti-terror efforts and share views and information on threats facing many world countries. The meetings comes in the light of ....

  • Rescue crews begin desperate search for survivors of Nepal earthquake; death toll hits 2,430

    Date: 2015-04-26 19:05:43 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:111 - ID:2461797

    KATHMANDU, April 26 (MENA) - Rescue crews and residents in Nepal early Sunday began the desperate search for survivors after a magnitude-7.8 quake near the capital of Kathmandu a day earlier flattened homes, buildings and temples, causing widespread ....

  • FM reiterates Egypt's firm stance regarding ME nuclear weapon free zone

    Date: 2015-04-26 18:19:04 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:108 - ID:2461237

    NEW YORK, April 26 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has reiterated Egypt’s firm stance regarding creating the Middle East nuclear weapon free zone. Egypt has called for applying this proposal several decades ago, said Shoukry during a ....

  • Eight soldiers killed, 16 injured in Afghan clashes

    Date: 2015-04-26 17:00:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:101 - ID:2461105

    KABUL, April 26 (MENA) - Eight soldiers were killed in the ongoing clashes with militants in northern Kundoz province, Khaama press reported Sunday. Abdul Wasi Basil, spokesman for Kundoz governor, said that 16 soldiers have also sustained ....

  • 2,301 languages used in Asia, says Washington Post

    Date: 2015-04-26 16:50:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:2460985

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) - Not all continents are equally diverse in the number of spoken languages, a US newspaper reported on Sunday, adding that whereas Asia leads the statistics with 2,301 languages, Africa follows closely with 2,138. The ....

  • Iran, Switzerland discuss boosting economic ties

    Date: 2015-04-26 16:33:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:94 - ID:2460869

    TEHRAN, April 26 (MENA) - A Swiss economic delegation comprising businessmen, industrialists and banking experts discussed with Iranian foreign ministry's European affairs director general ways of boosting bilateral economic ties, according to Fars ....

  • Bahrain King condolese with Nebalese president over earthquake victims

    Date: 2015-04-26 13:49:29 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:68 - ID:2458905

    Manama, April 26 (MENA) - Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a cable of condolences to the President of Nepal Ram Baran Yadav over the death of hundreds in the earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday. The King, according to the Bahraini ....

  • Los Angeles airport security boosted amid possible Daesh threat

    Date: 2015-04-26 12:43:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:2458665

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) - Security is being stepped up in Los Angeles, its area airports and other parts of Southern California amid new Daesh-related threats calling for attacks on uniformed personnel, several U.S. officials told NBC News on ....

  • Blast in Sibi kills at least four

    Date: 2015-04-26 11:49:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:46 - ID:2457833

    ISLAMABAD, April 26 (MENA) - At least four people were killed and 18 others injured on Sunday in a bomb explosion in Sibi, about 160km to the east of the provincial capital Quetta, Geo News reported. Police said that the explosives were planted ....

  • UNICEF fears for wellbeing of children after Nepal earthquake

    Date: 2015-04-26 11:45:18 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:43 - ID:2458277

    GENEVA, April 26 (MENA) - UNICEF is mobilizing an urgent response to meet the needs of children affected by today's earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. With children accounting for half the country's population, UNICEF fears the disaster, which is ....

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