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  • Air China cancels 'some' Beijing-Pyongyang flights

    Date: 2017-04-14 16:57:24 GMT - China - World - SN:60 - ID:6769157

    BEIJING, April 14 (MENA) - China's national airline, Air China, has cancelled "some" flights to the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, due to poor demand but it has not suspended all flights there, it said on Friday, denying a report by Chinese state ....

  • Iranian President Rouhani runs for 2nd term

    Date: 2017-04-14 16:21:14 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:6769148

    TEHRAN, April 14 (MENA) - Iranian President Hasan Rouhani has registered to run for a second four-year term in the upcoming presidential elections in the country, set for May 19, Fars news agency reported on Friday. Rouhani, backed by Iranian ....

  • Kremlin says prospects of Putin-Trump meeting still no clearer

    Date: 2017-04-14 16:19:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:6769155

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - Prospects of meeting between Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump have not become clearer, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "No, they haven’t become so," Tass news agency quoted ....

  • Four injured in Croatia’s grain silo blast

    Date: 2017-04-14 15:56:27 GMT - Croatia - World - SN:53 - ID:6769048

    ZAGREB, April 14 (MENA) - An explosion occurred at a grain silo in Vranjic, just north of Split, around Friday noon leaving two persons seriously injured and another two with minor injuries, Croatia News Agency HINA reported. Firefighters were at ....

  • Air China to suspend flights to Pyongyang from Monday

    Date: 2017-04-14 15:51:52 GMT - China - World - SN:52 - ID:6769008

    BEIJING, April 14 (MENA) - Air China, the only Chinese carrier with regular services to North Korea, will suspend flights between Beijing and Pyongyang from Monday, China Central Television reported on Friday. No reason was given for the ....

  • WHO urges supporting Syrian children with cancer

    Date: 2017-04-14 15:47:47 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:50 - ID:6768961

    GENEVA, April 14 (MENA) – Some 1300 children are currently receiving treatment for cancer at the Pediatric Hospital in Damascus. The hospital receives 350–450 new cancer patients each year, with ages ranging from one month to 14 years. The majority ....

  • China urges U.S., ROK to stop THAAD deployment

    Date: 2017-04-14 14:24:00 GMT - China - World - SN:47 - ID:6768943

    BEIJING, April 14 (MENA) - China strongly urges the United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to stop deploying the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday, ....

  • Spain saves 26 migrants from sinking boat in Atlantic Ocean

    Date: 2017-04-14 12:18:37 GMT - Spain - World - SN:38 - ID:6768784

    MADRID, April 14 (MENA) - Spain's maritime rescue service said it has saved 26 migrants, including one pregnant woman, from a boat that was taking on water as it tried to reach the European coast during the night, ABC News reported. The migrants ....

  • Two people killed as train hits school bus in Russia

    Date: 2017-04-14 12:06:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:6768798

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - Two people were killed and one was injured when a cargo train hit a school minibus at a railroad crossing in Russia’s Omsk Region, a source in the region’s emergency services told Sputnik on Friday. According to the ....

  • Albania police steps to prevent terror attacks during Easter

    Date: 2017-04-14 08:56:13 GMT - Albania - World - SN:20 - ID:6768511

    TIRANA, April 14 (MENA) - Albanian police say they have increased security measures over the Easter holidays, ABC News reported. A statement Friday said that an increased police presence would be seen in churches and other religious places, in ....

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