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  • 49 dead in Brazil tour bus crash

    Date: 2015-03-15 09:32:01 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:32 - ID:2166289

    BRASILIA, March 15 (MENA) - At least 49 people were killed when a tour bus plunged hundreds of meters into a densely wooded ravine in southern Brazil, ABC news reported. Among the dead were eight children and 24 women, regional government ....

  • Cyclone Pam casualties rise to 28 killed, injured

    Date: 2015-03-15 08:59:48 GMT - Vanuatu - World - SN:26 - ID:2165489

    PORT VILA, March 15 (MENA) - The first shipments of aid landed in Vanuatu on Sunday as authorities declared a state of emergency and global relief agencies geared up after a “monster” cyclone tore through the vulnerable Pacific island ....

  • Bus plunges into ravine, killing at least 40 people in Brazil

    Date: 2015-03-15 08:06:36 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:20 - ID:2165193

    BRAZILIA, March 15 (MENA) - A bus carrying about 50 passengers plunged down into a deep ravine in the mountains of southeastern Brazil late Saturday, killing at least 40 people a police official said as quoted by ABC News. Police Col. Paulo ....

  • THAAD to be deployed in S. Korea in emergencies: source

    Date: 2015-03-15 08:05:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:2165309

    SEOUL, March 15 (MENA) - The United States has included its advanced missile-defense system as part of the support it would provide South Korea in emergency situations on the Korean Peninsula, Yonhap quoted a South Korean military source as saying ....

  • Vatican supports military force against Daesh

    Date: 2015-03-15 07:56:14 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:17 - ID:2165205

    GENEVA, March 15 (MENA) - The Vatican's ambassador in Geneva has said the use of force could be necessary to protect minority groups from Daesh aggression if a political solution cannot be achieved, ITV reported on Sunday. In an interview, ....

  • Mourning in Serbia after deadly baby rescue helicopter crash

    Date: 2015-03-15 07:42:39 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:15 - ID:2165201

    BELGRADE, March 15 (MENA) - National mourning has been declared in Serbia after a rescue helicopter crashed while carrying a newborn baby for medical treatment, with the loss of all seven people aboard, the BBC reported on Sunday. The helicopter ....

  • Barack, Michelle Obama spent more than $1million of taxpayer's money on separate flights to LA

    Date: 2015-03-15 06:03:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:2164889

    WASHINGTON, March 15 (MENA) - The President and First Lady both filmed TV appearances in Burbank, California on Thursday - but billed taxpayers for two separate private flights to get there, CNN reported. Barack Obama took Air Force One to LAX, ....

  • U.S. airstrikes target big groups of Daesh fighters, killing 250

    Date: 2015-03-14 20:54:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:157 - ID:2164381

    WASHINGTON, March 14 (MENA) - U.S. airstrikes have targeted large groups of Daesh fighters in recent days, killing some 250 militants in separate strikes around Iraq, according to U.S. military officials. Wall Street Journal reported U.S. ....

  • Russia forex reserves fall to $ 356.7 billion

    Date: 2015-03-14 20:01:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:147 - ID:2163877

    MOSCOW, March 14 (MENA) – The Russian central bank on Saturday announced that the country's gold and foreign exchange reserves fell $6.3 billion to $ 356.7 billion in the week to March 6, a level last seen in mid-April 2007. According to Nasdaq, ....

  • Japan, China eye resumption of parliamentary exchange in April

    Date: 2015-03-14 19:03:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:138 - ID:2163881

    TOKYO, March 14 (MENA) - Japan and China are making preparations to hold a meeting of the two countries' parliamentary exchange commission in April in Tokyo for the first time in about three years, diplomatic sources said Saturday, Kyodo reported. ....

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