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  • Magnitude-7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage

    Date: 2015-04-25 08:19:34 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:21 - ID:2451037

    KATHMANDU, April 25 (MENA) - A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. Dozens of ....

  • Four terrorists killed in Khyber Agency

    Date: 2015-04-25 08:07:39 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:2451029

    ISLAMABAD, April 25 (MENA) - Fighter jets pounded terrorist hideouts in the Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency, security sources informed Geo News on Saturday. According to these sources, four terrorists were killed in the strikes while several others ....

  • Man arrested for flying drone found at Japan PM office

    Date: 2015-04-25 07:21:36 GMT - Japan - World - SN:15 - ID:2450677

    TOKYO, April 25 (MENA) - A man was arrested Saturday for allegedly flying a small drone carrying traces of radioactive material to the Japanese prime minister's office to protest against the government's policy to promote nuclear power, police ....

  • S. Korea, Brazil agree to bolster ties

    Date: 2015-04-25 06:37:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:2450529

    SEOUL, Brasilia, April 25 (MENA) - President Park Geun-hye and her Brazilian counterpart, Dilma Rousseff, have agreed to strengthen their countries' partnership by diversifying cooperation, Yonhap reported on its website. South Korea and Brazil ....

  • Somalia's al-Shabab kills man for 'insulting prophet'

    Date: 2015-04-25 06:01:04 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:4 - ID:2450445

    MOGADISHU, April 25 (MENA) - The Somali Islamist movement al-Shabab has for the first time publicly killed a man for "insulting the prophet Muhammed", witnesses have told the BBC. Crowds watched as the man was shot by a firing squad in the ....

  • Kenya erects fence along border with Somalia to keep out al-Shabaab -- report

    Date: 2015-04-24 22:37:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:111 - ID:2450205

    LONDON, April 24 (MENA) - Kenya is to build a 440-mile wall along its border with Somalia in a bid to keep out militants from al-Shabaab in a bid to boost security after a wave of attacks that have claimed scores of lives and brought severe ....

  • Spain: 115 citizens left for Syria, Iraq says minister

    Date: 2015-04-24 21:42:44 GMT - Spain - World - SN:106 - ID:2450101

    MADRID, April 24 (MENA) - At least 115 citizens have left Spain so far in 2015 to join terrorist organizations in Syria and Iraq, the Spanish interior minister said late Thursday, according to World Bulletin. Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz ....

  • Israel's Liberman lashes out at South Africa over accusations of crimes against Palestinians

    Date: 2015-04-24 19:20:46 GMT - Israel - World - SN:92 - ID:2449529

    GAZA CITY, April 24 (MENA) - Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman lashed out Friday at the South African government after it accused Israel of committing crimes against Palestinians. The controversy erupted after South African minister of ....

  • UN invites Syrian government, opposition to Geneva peace talks

    Date: 2015-04-24 19:02:48 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:90 - ID:2449645

    NEW YORK, April 24 (MENA) - United Nations Syria envoy Staffan De Mistura has invited the Syrian government and opposition groups for separate peace talks in Geneva next month, but no terror groups— such as the so-called Islamic State—will be ....

  • German spy chief faces calls to resign following NSA revelations

    Date: 2015-04-24 18:16:55 GMT - Germany - World - SN:86 - ID:2449393

    BERLIN, April 24 (MENA) - Head of the German Intelligence Service (BND) Gerhard Schindler faced calls to resign on Friday after a media report claimed that the spy agency passed information about European interests to US National Security Agency ....

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