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  • US Vice President arrives in South Korea

    Date: 2017-04-16 07:57:22 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:6770608

    SEOUL, April 16 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday for a high-stakes visit to reaffirm the robust security alliance and warn against North Korea's possible provocations, Yonhap News Agency reported quoting Seoul ....

  • North Korean missile launch fails almost immediately’, US military says

    Date: 2017-04-16 05:54:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:6770540

    WASHINGTON, April 16 (MENA) - North Korea attempted a missile launch early Sunday morning local time but it failed "almost immediately" US military officials said as quoted by NBC news. The launch was attempted from Sinpo, a city on North Korea's ....

  • Magnitude 6.2 quake shakes Chile; no damage reported

    Date: 2017-04-15 22:36:17 GMT - Chile - World - SN:93 - ID:6770471

    SANTIAGO, April 15 (MENA) – A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has shaken northern Chile, but officials say there are no reports of damage, the Daily Mail reported on Saturday. The US Geological Survey says the quake that struck at 5:19 a.m. local time ....

  • Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit

    Date: 2017-04-15 22:04:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:6770470

    WASHINGTON, April 15 (MENA) - Attorneys for US President Donald Trump say he did nothing wrong as a candidate when protesters said they were roughed up by his supporters at a campaign rally in Louisville last year, ABC News reported. Trump's team ....

  • Pakistan military foil 'major terrorist attack' on Easter Sunday

    Date: 2017-04-15 20:19:56 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:85 - ID:6770415

    ISLAMABAD, April 15 (MENA) – Pakistan's military said on Saturday that security forces foiled a "major terrorist attack" on Christians after killing a militant and detaining his associate in the eastern city of Lahore, Fox News reported. The ....

  • Alaskan oil well leaking gas

    Date: 2017-04-15 19:33:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:6770355

    WASHINGTON, April 15 (MENA) - A federal official said crews in Alaska are trying to shut down an oil well that is leaking explosive natural gas on the frozen North Slope, ABC News reported on Saturday. The Environmental Protection Agency said a ....

  • France steps up security to protect churches during Easter

    Date: 2017-04-15 11:30:24 GMT - France - World - SN:36 - ID:6769659

    PARIS, April 15 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl issued directives to step up security measures to protect churches during Easter weekend. The increasing terror threats require high vigilance especially around the religious places, ....

  • Gorbachev points to elements of new Cold War — Bild

    Date: 2017-04-15 11:13:59 GMT - Germany - World - SN:34 - ID:6769716

    BERLIN, April 15 (MENA) - The current global situation contains elements of a new Cold War, Mikhail Gorbachev said in an interview with the German Bild newspaper published on its website. "Rhetoric used by politicians and senior military ....

  • Death toll from Sri Lanka rubbish dump collapse rises to 16

    Date: 2017-04-15 11:06:08 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:33 - ID:6769703

    COLOMBO, April 15 (MENA) - The death toll from Sri Lanka rubbish dump collapse has climbed to 16, including four children, after a huge rubbish dump collapsed on to their homes, the BBC reported Saturday. The 300ft-high (91m) pile of rotting ....

  • One terrorist killed, another arrested in combing operation in Pakistan's Lahore

    Date: 2017-04-15 10:55:52 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:30 - ID:6769667

    ISLAMABAD, April 15 (MENA) - A terrorist was killed and one of his accomplices was apprehended by police and security agencies during a joint combing operation in Lahore late Friday, sources informed Geo News. Police and intelligence agencies ....

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