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  • Lufthansa cancels 900 flights due to strike

    Date: 2014-04-02 08:23:38 GMT - Germany - World - SN:19 - ID:644469

    BERLIN, April 2 (MENA) - Germany's Lufthansa said it has canceled almost 900 domestic and intercontinental flights on the first day of a three-day strike by the pilots' union, ABC network reported. Airline spokeswoman Barbara Schaedler said that ....

  • US Congress passes bill to assist Ukraine and sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2014-04-02 07:40:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:644377

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - US House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to provide economic assistance to Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia, ITAR-TASS news agency reported. Earlier this document was approved by the ....

  • Egypt's consulate in Vienna notifies Egyptian community on start of filling recommendation forms to presidential candidates

    Date: 2014-04-02 07:15:45 GMT - Austria - World - SN:12 - ID:644368

    VIENNA, April 2 (MENA) - The Egyptian community in Austria has received a notice from Egypt's Consul General in Vienna Counselor Mohammad Al-Fil to open the consulate's doors for those willing to fill out recommendation forms for presidential ....

  • Tsunami alert after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile

    Date: 2014-04-02 06:48:53 GMT - Chile - World - SN:7 - ID:644369

    SANTIAGO, April 2 (MENA) - A quake of 8.2 magnitude has struck off northern Chile, triggering a tsunami alert and killing at least five people, the BBC reported. The US Geological Survey said the quake struck at 20:46 local time (23:46 GMT) about ....

  • Holder: Guilty verdict for bin Laden relative won't revive effort to try 9/11 mastermind in NY

    Date: 2014-04-02 06:45:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:644378

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he still believes Manhattan is the right place to put the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks on trial but he won't revisit the decision to have his fate ....

  • 8.2 earthquake hits Chile, killing 5 and displacing 80,000

    Date: 2014-04-02 06:14:54 GMT - Chile - World - SN:2 - ID:644324

    SANTIAGO, April 2 (MENA) - A massive 8.2 magnitude quake has struck off the coast of northern Chile, killing 5 people and displacing around 80,000, "Russia Today" channel reported on Wednesday. The Chilean navy said the first sign of the tsunami ....

  • Kerry to meet Abbas on Wednesday

    Date: 2014-04-01 22:56:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:188 - ID:644280

    WASHINGTON, April 1 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that he would meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank town of Ramallah on Wednesday. Kerry said at a press conference in Brussels that he would ....

  • Dennis Ross: Pollard's release shows weakness towards spies

    Date: 2014-04-01 22:54:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:187 - ID:644265

    WASHINGTON, April 1 (MENA) - Dennis Ross, a former senior adviser to the US president on the Middle East said Tuesday the Barack Obama administration’s decision to put the release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard will serve as a sign of the US ....

  • Egypt partakes in UNSC reform, enlargement talks

    Date: 2014-04-01 22:35:05 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:181 - ID:644262

    NEW YORK, April 1 (MENA) - Egypt participated in the intergovernmental negotiations on the United Nation Security Council reform held in New York. Egypt's permanent delegate to the UN Moataz Ahmadeen Khalil delivered Egypt's address to the ....

  • NATO suspends civilian and military cooperation with Russia

    Date: 2014-04-01 18:39:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:152 - ID:643974

    MOSCOW, April 1 (MENA) - NATO has announced that it is suspending all military and civilian cooperation with Russia over the Ukrainian crisis, the bloc was citied as saying by Russia Today on Tuesday. "We have decided to suspend all practical ....

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