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  • Two people dead, 290 missing in sunken ferry

    Date: 2014-04-16 10:22:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:34 - ID:671080

    SEOUL, April 16 (MENA) - A passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving at least two people, including one student, dead and about 290 others missing, Yonhap ....

  • 50 passengers injured as train derails in India

    Date: 2014-04-16 09:04:38 GMT - India - World - SN:20 - ID:670797

    NEW DELHI, April 16 (MENA) – Fifty passengers were injured when the engine and 10 coaches of a train derailed at Teghiria in central Assam, Northeastern Indian, Russia today reported. The derailment damaged 100 mts of railway line leading to ....

  • Larijani to visit Minsk

    Date: 2014-04-16 08:31:55 GMT - Iran - World - SN:19 - ID:670798

    TEHRAN, April 16 (MENA) - The Speaker of Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) will pay an official visit to Belarus on Wednesday, as a delegation of lawmakers accompany him, IRNA news agency reported. Heading a parliamentary delegation, Larijani is ....

  • Search For MH370: No Objects Of Interest Found In Bluefin-21's Maiden Mission

    Date: 2014-04-16 08:26:07 GMT - Australia - World - SN:18 - ID:670688

    PERTH, April 16 (MENA) - No objects of interest were found from data collected by the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) named Bluefin-21 in its first mission Monday to help locate the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Bernama news agency ....

  • Ferry with 350 passengers sinking off South Korea

    Date: 2014-04-16 08:18:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:670692

    SEOUL, April 16 (MENA) - A passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving at least two people, including one student, dead and about 290 others missing, Yonhap ....

  • Putin: Escalating conflict puts Ukraine on 'brink of civil war'

    Date: 2014-04-16 08:18:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:15 - ID:670689

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - The escalating conflict in Ukraine "essentially puts the nation on the brink of civil war," Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday, CNN reported. His assessment came during a telephone conversation with his ....

  • 48 killed in African bus pile-up

    Date: 2014-04-16 07:23:19 GMT - Togo - World - SN:11 - ID:670599

    LOME, April 16 (MENA) - At least 48 people have been killed in a collision between a bus and truck in Togo, Fox news reported. The accident happened on a road north of the West African country's capital, Lome. A government statement on state ....

  • UN chief expresses confidence in ESCWA's director

    Date: 2014-04-15 19:48:12 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:152 - ID:670227

    NEW YORK, April 15 (MENA) – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon re-expressed Tuesday his confidence in Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia ESCWA Rima Khalaf, spokesman ....

  • Russia says Ukraine in anticipation of civil war

    Date: 2014-04-15 19:42:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:150 - ID:670215

    MOSCOW, April 15 (MENA) – Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned Tuesday that Ukraine is on the verge of a civil war, the Voice of Russia reported. Medvedev has commented on the situation in Ukraine on his Facebook page. "Blood has ....

  • Putin voices Russian concerns over Kiev military op.

    Date: 2014-04-15 19:34:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:146 - ID:670305

    MOSCOW, April 15 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed concern over the military operation staged by the Kiev authorities in Ukraine’s southeastern areas on Tuesday, the Kremlin press service said. Putin had a telephone ....

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