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  • Quake, magnitude 7.5, strikes Papua New Guinea

    Date: 2018-02-25 18:44:47 GMT - Papua New Guinea - World - SN:80 - ID:7265194

    PORT MORESBY, Feb 25 (MENA) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake had a depth of 21.7 miles, Euronews quoted the USGS as saying. (MENA) M I E/M A F ....

  • Over 4,000 evacuated from mall near Moscow's Kremlin due to fake bomb threat

    Date: 2018-02-25 16:42:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:7265002

    MOSCOW, Feb 25 (MENA) – Russian law enforcement officers did not find any explosives at the Okhotny Ryad shopping mall in central Moscow after a bomb call on Sunday, a source in Moscow's emergency services told Sputnik. Earlier in the day, some ....

  • British Education secretary plans crackdown on illegal schools as fears of radicalisation grow

    Date: 2018-02-25 11:06:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:7263898

    LONDON, Feb 25 (MENA) - The British education secretary, Damian Hinds, is to crack down on illegal schools amid growing concern that children are at risk of being radicalised, trafficked, abused — or simply growing up ignorant, The Times ....

  • US presence in Syria aimed at solving questionnable geopolitical tasks — Russian UN envoy

    Date: 2018-02-25 09:49:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:7263840

    NEW YORK, Feb 25 (MENA) - The US military presence in Syria is aimed at solving "geopolitical issues of doubtful legitimacy," Russia’s UN envoy, Vasily Nebenzya, was quoted by TASS as telling the UN Security Council. "The aim of fighting with ....

  • Mexican president's US visit called off after border wall row with Trump

    Date: 2018-02-25 08:01:13 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:12 - ID:7263657

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 25 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto postponed plans for the leader’s first visit to the White House, after a testy phone call involving Trump’s push for a border wall, The Guardian ....

  • Indian president, PM mourn Bollywood superstar Sridevi

    Date: 2018-02-25 07:20:14 GMT - India - World - SN:9 - ID:7263634

    NEW DELHI, Feb 25 (MENA) - Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourned the death of Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor who died of a heart attack at the age of 54, the BBC reported. Modi tweeted that he was ....

  • Bollywood superstar dies at 54 of heart attack

    Date: 2018-02-25 07:15:06 GMT - India - World - SN:8 - ID:7263636

    NEW DELHI, Feb 25 (MENA) - Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack, her family says as quoted by the BBC. She was 54. The actress known simply as Sridevi passed away in Dubai, where she was attending a family ....

  • Russia's most advanced fighter arrives in Syria -- US military official

    Date: 2018-02-24 22:48:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7263511

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - Russia has sent its most advanced fighter jet to Syria, a US military official was quoted as saying by CNN on Saturday. It's a deployment that could potentially increase the level of danger to US forces operating ....

  • Warplanes hit Syria’s Ghouta minutes after UN vote - SOHR

    Date: 2018-02-24 22:34:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7263482

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said warplanes struck eastern Ghouta on Saturday evening minutes after the UN Security Council adopted a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria, SBS News reported. The ....

  • UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across Syria

    Date: 2018-02-24 21:13:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7263456

    NEW YORK, Feb 24 (MENA) – The UN Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded, ABC News ....

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