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  • Japan PM calls for improved ties with S. Korea, China, but makes no mention of apoloogy

    Date: 2015-04-27 18:01:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:133 - ID:2468953

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday Japan wants improved relations with South Korea and China, Yonhap news agency reported. Abe offered no new apology for the country's wartime past. Abe made the remark ....

  • Russia could have Ebola vaccine by end of summer - Deputy PM

    Date: 2015-04-27 16:51:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:123 - ID:2468937

    MOSCOW, April 27 (MENA) - Russia is expecting to have the results of testing the Ebola vaccine on monkeys by the end of this summer, deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said. "Representative testing on monkeys is currently underway, and if ....

  • Ukrainian parliament imposes sanctions against Russian president

    Date: 2015-04-27 16:48:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:119 - ID:2468657

    MOSCOW, April 27 (MENA) - Ukraine's Rada speaker Volodymyr Groysman has signed a decree recommending Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council to impose individual sanctions against several Russian citizens, including President Vladimir Putin, ....

  • One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military

    Date: 2015-04-27 15:52:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:112 - ID:2468141

    KIEV, April 27 (MENA) - One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three other were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours in the east, the Ukrainian military said. Ukraine’s military and the separatists have accused each ....

  • Sisi briefed on Mahlab's participation in Asian-African Summit

    Date: 2015-04-27 15:05:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:103 - ID:2467289

    CAIRO, April 27 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has met with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab to discuss the outcome of his participation in the Asian-African Conference held in Indonesia. Presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef said President ....

  • Nepal earthquake death toll rises above 4,000

    Date: 2015-04-27 15:00:55 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:100 - ID:2467693

    KATHMANDU, April 27 (MENA) - At least 4,000 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, the BBC reported. More than 6,500 people have been injured, according to the National Emergency Operation ....

  • 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 ....

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