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  • Shoukry conferred with Swedish FM on developments in Libya, Palestinian issue

    Date: 2015-04-28 09:00:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:2471697

    NEW YORK, April 28 (MENA) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held talks here with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallström on bilateral relations and means of bolstering them in the various fields. Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman ....

  • Seven killed in explosion at coal mine in China

    Date: 2015-04-28 07:26:24 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:2471525

    BEIJING, April 28 (MENA) - Seven workers were killed and three others injured after a gas explosion in a coal mine in southwest China's Sichuan Province. The mine in Fulu Town, Leshan City, was undergoing a safety overhaul when the blast occurred ....

  • Algeria, UK back political solution for Libya crisis

    Date: 2015-04-27 22:29:36 GMT - Algeria - World - SN:200 - ID:2470753

    ALGIERS, April 27 (MENA) - Algeria and the United Kingdom share identical viewpoints on the need of finding a political solution to the Libyan crisis, Algerian Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel said Monday in Algiers, ....

  • UN chief, Italian PM tackle illegal immigration

    Date: 2015-04-27 22:18:24 GMT - Italy - World - SN:198 - ID:2470337

    ROME, April 27 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday joined Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on a brief visit to an Italian navy ship involved in border control operations in the ....

  • Seven Baltimore officers injured as protests turn violent

    Date: 2015-04-27 22:14:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:197 - ID:2470701

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - Seven police officers in Baltimore have been injured and one is "unresponsive" after protests there turned violent, the BBC reported on Monday. Live video from helicopters shows dozens of people in the streets, ....

  • Nepal says short of medical teams, relief materials

    Date: 2015-04-27 21:02:14 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:181 - ID:2470429

    KATHMANDU, April 27 (MENA) – The Nepalese government's Chief Secretary, Lila Mani Poudyal, said his country was short of medical teams and relief materials, including "tents, dry goods, blankets, mattresses and 80 different medicines", the BBC ....

  • 20 Somalis convicted in Italy of migrant-trafficking

    Date: 2015-04-27 20:30:13 GMT - Italy - World - SN:177 - ID:2470325

    ROME, April 27 (MENA) - A court in Sicily of Italy has convicted 20 Somalis who had received political asylum in Italy of a role in a vast criminal organization focused on migrant-smuggling, according to Fox News. Prosecutors in Catania said ....

  • Gunman storms police station in Bosnia, kills cop

    Date: 2015-04-27 20:18:24 GMT - Bosnia and Herzegovina - World - SN:173 - ID:2470257

    SARAJEVO, April 27 (MENA) - A gunman stormed into a police station in a northeastern Bosnian town on Monday killed a policeman and wounding two others, authorities said, according to ABC News. The gunman was killed during the attack in the town ....

  • 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 ....

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