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  • 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 ....

  • Iran condemns bombings in Nigeria

    Date: 2014-04-15 19:30:36 GMT - Iran - World - SN:144 - ID:670205

    TEHRAN, April 15 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Tuesday strongly condemned the recent bombings in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, Fars News Agency reported. On Monday, a loud blast rocked a bus station packed with ....

  • Russia, Ukraine on brink of war -- newspaper

    Date: 2014-04-15 15:15:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:669517

    LONDON, April 15 (MENA) - Russia and Ukraine spiralled towards war last night as pro-Moscow activists demanded military help and one of Vladimir Putin’s jets repeatedly buzzed close an American warship, Mirror Online reported on Tuesday. Putin ....

  • Iran to continue scientific, technological progress-- president

    Date: 2014-04-15 14:00:43 GMT - Iran - World - SN:71 - ID:669526

    TEHRAN, April 15 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said Iran will steadily pursue its scientific and technological progress, IRNA news agency reported. Addressing a gathering of local people in this southeastern provincial ....

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