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  • Nursing home fire kills 10 in Chile

    Date: 2014-04-06 19:30:41 GMT - Chile - World - SN:141 - ID:653218

    SANTIAGO, April 6 (MENA) - Ten people were killed Sunday as a fire tore through a nursing home in southern Chile, ABC News reported. Police say neighbors were able to rescue three people. However, Paillaco city Mayor Ramona Reyes said all ....

  • Protesters in Ukrainian city seize state administration building

    Date: 2014-04-06 19:12:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:136 - ID:653137

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - Protesters in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk have seized the building of the regional state administration, Itar-Tass news agency reported. The police are preparing to use a water cannon. Earlier on Sunday, about 2,000 ....

  • Putin Advisor: Sanctions against Russia are suicide for Europe

    Date: 2014-04-06 19:01:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:131 - ID:653133

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - Sergei Glazyev, an advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Eurasian integration, warned Sunday of national bankruptcy for several European countries and a blow-out of the banking system if full-scale economic ....

  • One dead 14 wounded as coordinated blasts hit Thai south

    Date: 2014-04-06 18:21:55 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:122 - ID:653058

    BANGKOK, April 6 (MENA) - One person was killed and 14 others were wounded Sunday in a series of apparently coordinated blasts, including a car bomb in a major town in Thailand's insurgency-hit south, the Voice of Russia reported. Four ....

  • Ukraine rejects Russia Gazprom gas price hike

    Date: 2014-04-06 18:17:29 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:119 - ID:653043

    KIEV, April 6 (MENA) - Ukraine rejected moves by Russia to almost double the price of Russian gas supplies to the country and threatened legal action, the BBC reported Sunday. Ukraine's interim PM, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, said Moscow's hikes were a ....

  • Iranian FM:EP lacks authority to sabotage Iran-West rapprochement

    Date: 2014-04-06 18:14:28 GMT - Iran - World - SN:117 - ID:653044

    TEHRAN, April 6 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif rebuked Sunday the European Parliament (EP) for passing anti-Iran resolution, saying it lacks the authority to sabotage rapprochement between Iran and the West. He told the ....

  • Iranian FM planning to visit Russia

    Date: 2014-04-06 15:53:09 GMT - Iran - World - SN:101 - ID:652873

    TEHRAN, April 6 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif plans to pay an official visit to Moscow later this month, Fars News Agency reported on Sunday. Zarif is scheduled to travel to the Russian Capital in less than two weeks to ....

  • UN humanitarian chief leaves Beirut

    Date: 2014-04-06 15:33:46 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:95 - ID:652824

    BEIRUT, April 6 (MENA) - UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs chief Valerie Amos left here Sunday for Turkey. Amos was in Lebanon on a several days' visit during which she visited a number of Syrian refugee camps. (MENA) WN/DA ....

  • 94 Taliban militants killed in Afghan counter-terrorism operations

    Date: 2014-04-06 15:30:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:90 - ID:652820

    KABUL, April 5 (MENA) - At least 94 Taliban militants were killed during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours, Afghan's Khaama Press reported. The interior ministry of Afghanistan said the operations were ....

  • MH370: Another Pulse Signal Detected On Sunday

    Date: 2014-04-06 14:48:35 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:78 - ID:652708

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 (MENA) - Another pulse signal was detected in the southern Indian Ocean Sunday by Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield while searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370, reported Bernama news ....

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