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  • Bus carrying Hindu pilgrims crashes in east India, 13 dead

    Date: 2015-04-11 08:13:25 GMT - India - World - SN:18 - ID:2355341

    NEW DELHI, April 11 (MENA) - Police were searching Saturday for the driver of an overcrowded bus that skidded into a ditch in eastern India, killing 13 passengers including two children and leaving 43 injured. The bus, which normally seats 54, ....

  • US calls in both S. Korean, Japanese ambassadors

    Date: 2015-04-11 07:41:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:2355089

    SEOUL, April 11 (MENA) - US Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman called in both the South Korean and the Japanese ambassadors to Washington for separate meetings in a possible sign that the US is stepping up efforts to help improve relations ....

  • 7 hurt in explosion in shopping mall car park in Thailand

    Date: 2015-04-11 06:07:31 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:9 - ID:2354669

    BANGKOK, April 11 (MENA) - A car bomb has exploded in the parking area of a shopping mall on the Thai tourist island of Samui, wounding seven people including an Italian girl, ABC News said Saturday. The bomb was packed inside a Mazda ute and ....

  • Kosovo police on alert after stabbing of Serb man

    Date: 2015-04-10 22:36:43 GMT - Kosovo - World - SN:122 - ID:2354045

    PRISTINA, April 10 (MENA) - Kosovo police said they have increased security in the town of Mitrovica after five hooded assailants crossed from the ethnic Albanian southern part of town into the Serb northern part to a stab a Serb teenager, ABC News ....

  • Man accused of plotting suicide bomb attack at US military base

    Date: 2015-04-10 22:34:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:2354057

    WASHINGTON, April 10 (MENA) – Federal prosecutors have charged a 20-year-old Kansas man with planning a suicide bomb attack against Fort Riley in an alleged plot to support the Islamic State group, FOX News reported on Friday. John T. Booker of ....

  • Hackers break into Lufthansa customer database

    Date: 2015-04-10 22:33:13 GMT - Germany - World - SN:119 - ID:2354037

    BERLIN, April 10 (MENA) – Cyber-attackers have obtained info on a number of passengers using the Lufthansa website, Deutsche Welle reported on Friday. The hackers used frequent-flyers miles to obtain vouchers and redeem rewards. The attackers ....

  • India buys 36 French Rafale fighter jets -- PM

    Date: 2015-04-10 18:58:46 GMT - France - World - SN:116 - ID:2353737

    PARIS, April 10 (MENA) - India will purchase 36 of Dassault Aviation's French-manufactured Rafale fighter jets, Indian local media reports cited Prime Minister Narendra Modi as saying Friday during a visit to Paris. The terms and conditions of ....

  • 3 Brazil ex-lawmakers arrested in new phase of Petrobras case

    Date: 2015-04-10 18:31:52 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:110 - ID:2353757

    SAO PAULO, April 10 (MENA) - Brazil's Federal Police on Friday arrested three former lower-house lawmakers and four other suspects in a new phase of the investigation into a massive bribery case centered on state-controlled oil giant Petrobras, ....

  • China denies conflict with US in Latin America

    Date: 2015-04-10 18:27:10 GMT - China - World - SN:108 - ID:2353641

    BEIJING, April 10 (MENA) – China on Friday said its relations with Latin American and Caribbean countries would not be against nor affect relations with other countries, Xinhua news agency reported. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying was ....

  • S. Korea, US defense chiefs agree to deepen info sharing with Japan

    Date: 2015-04-10 16:57:50 GMT - south korea - World - SN:103 - ID:2353293

    SEOUL, April 10 (MENA) - The South Korean and US defense chiefs agreed on the importance of sharing military information with Japan to better respond to North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, Kyodo reported on Friday. South Korean Defense ....

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