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  • Japan PM offers 'deep repentance' over war with US

    Date: 2015-04-30 07:54:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:2487241

    WASHINGTON, April 30 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed "deep repentance" over Japan's role in World War Two during a historic address to the US Congress, the BBC reported on Thursday. He offered his "profound respect" and ....

  • Democracy group says US press freedom down in 2014

    Date: 2015-04-30 07:09:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:2486993

    WASHINGTON, April 30 (MENA) - Journalists in many parts of the world face deteriorating reporting conditions, with a democracy watchdog group noting a sharp decline in global press freedom in 2014. In its annual report released Wednesday, the ....

  • Obama calls Nepal's PM, offers condolences, help

    Date: 2015-04-29 22:39:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:163 - ID:2486661

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has spoken to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala of Nepal to express sympathy over the thousands of deaths and vast destruction caused by a massive earthquake on Saturday and pledged to offer ....

  • Obama launches 2,800 strikes on Iraq, Syria without congressional approval

    Date: 2015-04-29 22:08:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:156 - ID:2486441

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - US forces have now surpassed 2,800 strikes against targets in Iraq and Syria under President Obama’s war against Daesh, The Washington Times reported. The US military has been conducting strikes in Iraq for 10 ....

  • Nepal’s PM calls for more aid in time of crisis

    Date: 2015-04-29 22:08:29 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:155 - ID:2486333

    KATHMANDU, April 29 (MENA) - Nepal’s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala urged the world to send more aid to his earthquake-hit country. “We hope all our friendly countries will provide assistance to us in this hour of crisis. We have been given ....

  • Pakistan police arrest four alleged terrorists in Lahore

    Date: 2015-04-29 21:11:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:153 - ID:2486373

    ISLAMABAD, April 29 (MENA) - Pakistani security agencies have arrested four terrorists during a crackdown on Wednesday, Geo TV reported. Sources said that the security agencies personnel, acting upon an intelligence report, launched a crackdown ....

  • ‘Miracle Man’ pulled from earthquake rubble after 80 hours

    Date: 2015-04-29 20:39:20 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:147 - ID:2486233

    KATHMANDU, April 29 (MENA) - Nepali Rishi Khanal, 28, has been pulled from the rubble of his country’s earthquake after being buried alive for more than 80 hours, Euro news reported Wednesday. A Nepali-French search team found Rishi and carried ....

  • Japanese PM offers ‘condolences’ for Americans lost in WWII

    Date: 2015-04-29 19:09:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:142 - ID:2485929

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - Japan's prime minister used a joint meeting of Congress on Wednesday to offer his condolences for the Americans who died during World War II, highlighting the close relationship since to urge lawmakers to back a ....

  • Carter cancels Gaza Strip visit without explanation

    Date: 2015-04-29 18:09:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:2485397

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - A delegation led by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has said it has called off a planned visit to the Gaza Strip, Fox News reported. Carter had planned to make the visit on Thursday in an attempt to draw ....

  • Czech authorities establish contact with all Czechs in Nepal

    Date: 2015-04-29 17:36:27 GMT - Czech - World - SN:122 - ID:2484917

    PRAGUE, April 29 (MENA) - Czech authorities have established contact with all Czechs who were travelling in Nepal at the time of the earthquake, Radio Prague quoted Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek as saying on Wednesday. He added that all of ....

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