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  • Germanwings plane from Cologne-Bonn to Milan evacuated after bomb scare

    Date: 2015-04-13 09:28:38 GMT - Germany - World - SN:28 - ID:2368853

    BERLIN, April 13 (MENA) - A Germanwings plane in Berlin was evacuated today after the airline received a bomb threat, The Independent reported. The threat was made against flight 826 at Germany’s Cologne-Bonn airport on Sunday evening, just as it ....

  • No plan for defense pact with Japan: Seoul ministry

    Date: 2015-04-13 08:11:05 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:2368045

    SEOUL, April 13 (MENA) - South Korea has no immediate plan to push for a military acquisition pact with Japan although it could be necessary in the long term, Yonhap quoted Seoul's defense ministry as saying Monday. The Japanese daily Nikkei ....

  • Kerry: Clinton did ‘terrific job’ rebuilding ‘shredded’ alliances

    Date: 2015-04-13 06:06:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:2367389

    WASHINGTON, April 13 (MENA) - Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said his predecessor, Hillary Clinton, did a “terrific job of rebuilding alliances” that earlier administrations had “shredded." "Secretary of State Clinton did a terrific job ....

  • Hillary Clinton: I am running for president

    Date: 2015-04-12 21:56:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:2367037

    WASHINGTON, April 12 (MENA) - Hillary Clinton announced Sunday that she is running for president in 2016, Fox News reported. The former secretary of state made the long-awaited announcement in a video posted on her new campaign website. "I'm ....

  • Scotland's Sturgeon urges Labour Party supporters to vote SNP

    Date: 2015-04-12 19:34:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:2366393

    LONDON, April 12 (MENA) - Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Sunday urged the Labour Party electorate in Scotland to vote for the Scottish National Party (SNP) in the next UK general elections, slated for May. The first minister, who is ....

  • Poll finds majority of Scots do not want to see another referendum in next five years

    Date: 2015-04-12 19:11:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:113 - ID:2366493

    LONDON, April 12 (MENA) - Scots don’t want another independence referendum for at least five years, according to a new opinion poll. The Panelbase survey for the Sunday Times found 54 per cent of those asked did not want a vote on the issue ....

  • Kerry asks congressional critics of Iran deal to hold fire

    Date: 2015-04-12 18:37:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:110 - ID:2366401

    WASHINGTON, April 12 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry is urging congressional opponents of an emerging nuclear deal with Iran to "hold their fire" until they see a final agreement later this year, ABC news reported Sunday. Kerry said ....

  • Turkey summons Vatican ambassador over Pope’s comments on Armenian ‘genocide’

    Date: 2015-04-12 17:54:32 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:107 - ID:2366125

    ANKARA, April 12 (MENA) - Turkey's Foreign Ministry has summoned Vatican's Ambassador in Ankara Antonio Lucibello after Pope Francis referred to the 1915 incidents involving Armenians as genocide, the Daily Sabah reported on Sunday. Turkish ....

  • Obama denounces attempts to derail nuclear deal with Iran

    Date: 2015-04-12 14:46:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:2364941

    PANAMA, April 12 (MENA) - US President Obama fiercely defended the framework nuclear agreement with Iran and criticized those Republicans he said were politicizing foreign policy and working to derail the deal, according to New York Times. “I ....

  • No current plans to evacuate Russian embassy staff from Yemen - Russia

    Date: 2015-04-12 13:42:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:2364265

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - There is no intention to evacuate the staff of the Russian Embassy in Yemen at the current stage, Russian state news agency Sputnik reported. Russia, meanwhile, said that due to the deteriorating security conditions, its ....

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