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  • S. Korea pledges US$1 mln for Nepal quake relief

    Date: 2015-04-26 08:09:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:2456201

    SEOUL, April 26 (MENA) - South Korea on Sunday pledged US$1 million in aid for earthquake-stricken Nepal and said it may consider sending an emergency rescue squad, Yonhap reported. The decision was reached after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on ....

  • Death toll of Nepal quake passes 1,000

    Date: 2015-04-26 08:08:17 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:12 - ID:2456189

    KATHMANDU, April 26 (MENA) - More than 1,000 people have been killed in Nepal's deadliest earthquake for more than 80 years, the BBC reported, quoting the police. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between the capital, ....

  • 28 militants killed in fresh security operations

    Date: 2015-04-26 07:45:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:2455985

    KABUL, April 26 (MENA) - Some 28 militants have been killed in fresh security operations in different parts of the country, Khaama Press reported. A statement issued Sunday morning by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) states that the operations were ....

  • London marathon: police tell UK public to stay alert amid terror threats

    Date: 2015-04-25 18:25:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:84 - ID:2454877

    LONDON, April 25 (MENA) – UK Police have urged the public to remain vigilant during the London marathon and memorial events this weekend amid heightened fears sparked by an alleged terror plot in Australia, The Guardian reported. Security ....

  • Sisi efforts lauded by Pope Tawadros II

    Date: 2015-04-25 17:49:40 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:79 - ID:2454605

    YEREVAN, April 25 (MENA) – Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese lauded the efforts of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to establish good relations with all the countries of the world. Pope Tawadros gave an example of the ....

  • Nepal declares state of emergency

    Date: 2015-04-25 15:24:04 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:67 - ID:2454141

    KATHMANDU, April 25 (MENA) - The Nepali government has declared a state of emergency in the tremor-affected districts, according to the BBC. Deputy Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam has appealed for international humanitarian assistance. The death ....

  • Nepal earthquake death toll up

    Date: 2015-04-25 14:15:59 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:60 - ID:2453765

    KATHMANDU, April 25 (MENA) - At least 876 people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake in Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, the BBC quoted officials as saying. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area between the capital, ....

  • Nepal earthquake: Hundreds die, many feared trapped

    Date: 2015-04-25 12:38:48 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:50 - ID:2452953

    KATHMANDU, April 25 (MENA) - More than 700 people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, the BBC reported. A national police spokesman said that 711 people had died in the ....

  • Death toll from Nepal quake jumps to 565

    Date: 2015-04-25 11:32:09 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:46 - ID:2452509

    KATHMANDU, April 25 (MENA) - The death toll from a massive earthquake which devastated large parts of Nepal on Saturday has risen to 565, according to the BBC. The quake measured 7.9 and struck an area between the capital Kathmandu and the city ....

  • More than 100 dead, many injured in Nepal earthquake

    Date: 2015-04-25 11:07:58 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:41 - ID:2452105

    KATHMANDU, April 25 (MENA) - More than 100 people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, wrecking many historic buildings, the BBC quoted officials as saying. The quake measured 7.9 and struck an area between the ....

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