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  • UN peacekeepers accused of child rape in South Sudan

    Date: 2018-04-24 08:19:53 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:15 - ID:7366585

    NEW YORK, April 24 (MENA) - UN peacekeepers from Nepal are facing allegations of child rape in South Sudan, with a UN spokesman describing the case as “especially heinous”. At the request of the UN, Nepal agreed to send a team of investigators to ....

  • Toronto collision leaves 9 dead, 16 injured

    Date: 2018-04-23 22:36:56 GMT - Canada - World - SN:107 - ID:7366479

    TORONTO, April 23 (MENA) - Nine people were killed and 16 others injured after the driver of a van plowed into multiple pedestrians in Canada's Toronto on Monday, Toronto Sun reported Monday. Tarp-covered bodies littered blood-stained sidewalks ....

  • US anti-Muslim hate crimes rose 15% in 2017: Advocacy group

    Date: 2018-04-23 20:59:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:7366360

    WASHINGTON, April 23 (MENA) - Hate crimes targeting US Muslims rose 15 percent in 2017, the second year of increases, according to a study released Monday by advocacy group the Council on American-Islamic Relations. The group recorded 300 US hate ....

  • 1,000 migrants rescued by Italian and int'l ships in the Mediterranean over the weekend

    Date: 2018-04-23 19:43:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:7366286

    ROME, April 23 (MENA) – Spokesman for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Flavio Di Giacomo said “about 1,000 migrants were rescued by Italian and international ships in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend.” In a tweet on ....

  • Germany takes 10,000 refugees from UN resettlement program

    Date: 2018-04-23 17:32:51 GMT - Germany - World - SN:81 - ID:7366099

    BERLIN, April 23 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the country will take in some 10,000 migrants who were selected by the United Nations' refugee agency, ABC news reported. Merkel said Monday during a meeting with the UN's High ....

  • Global-PRnewswire(3): Johns Hopkins Performs First Total Penile And Scrotal Transplant In The World

    Date: 2018-04-23 17:06:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:7366171

    Johns Hopkins Performs First Total Penile And Scrotal Transplant In The World BALTIMORE, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Many soldiers returning from combat bear visible scars, or even lost limbs, caused by blasts from improvised explosive ....

  • 'No Alternative': All parties must comply with Iran nuclear deal - Moscow

    Date: 2018-04-23 15:31:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:67 - ID:7365549

    MOSCOW, April 23 (MENA) - All parties must comply with the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclear program, there is no alternative, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists. "Russia has consistently ....

  • Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

    Date: 2018-04-23 13:27:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:7365665

    LONDON, April 23 (MENA) - The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy, Kensington Palace has announced. He weighs 3.8 kilos and mother and baby are doing well, Euronews quoted the Palace as saying on Monday. The new Prince will be ....

  • Armenian premier tenders resignation

    Date: 2018-04-23 13:25:16 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:46 - ID:7365645

    YEREVAN, April 23 (MENA) - Armenia’s newly elected Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan has tendered resignation after six days in office, Russian Tass news agency reported. "I am addressing those who want my resignation. Nikol Pashinyan (MP and ....

  • Putin, Macron agree Iran Nuclear Deal should be continued: Kremlin

    Date: 2018-04-23 12:25:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:7365521

    MOSCOW, April 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed that the Iran nuclear deal program should be continued. This came during a phone call on Monday between the two presidents, the New York ....

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