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  • Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

    Date: 2019-04-23 07:50:55 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:13 - ID:7912295

    NAYPYITAW, April 23 (MENA) - Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, ABC News reported. Wa ....

  • 24 civilians rescued from Daesh custody in Nangarhar

    Date: 2019-04-23 07:35:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7912309

    KABUL, April 23 (MENA) - At least 24 civilians were rescued from the custody of Daesh terrorist group in an operation by security forces in Nangarhar province, the provincial governor's office said in a statement on Tuesday. According to the ....

  • US will help S. Korea find alternatives to Iran oil: official

    Date: 2019-04-23 07:01:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:7912259

    SEOUL, April 23 (MENA) - The United States will continue to help South Korea find alternatives to imports of Iranian oil, Yonhap quoted a senior US official as having said. US Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis Fannon made ....

  • Sri Lanka blasts toll climbs to 310

    Date: 2019-04-23 05:31:51 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:5 - ID:7912160

    COLOMBO, April 23 (MENA) - The death toll from the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka has risen to 310 and police say they have arrested 40 suspects, SBS reported Tuesday. As a state of emergency took effect on Tuesday giving the Sri ....

  • Iran incurs losses of $10 bln due to US sanctions

    Date: 2019-04-22 16:36:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7911577

    WASHINGTON, April 22 (MENA) - The US sanctions cost the Iranian regime an estimated loss of $10 billion, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a press conference on Monday. He said that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates "have ....

  • Comedian wins landslide victory in Ukrainian presidential election

    Date: 2019-04-22 11:08:43 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:31 - ID:7910800

    KIEV, April 22 (MENA) - According to preliminary data, Volodymyr Zelensky is the next president of Ukraine, Ukrinform reported Monday. The Ukrainians elected him consciously, freely and democratically. According to exit polls, showman ....

  • OIC condemns cowardly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

    Date: 2019-04-22 08:39:25 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:21 - ID:7910549

    RIYADH, April 22 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen strongly condemned the multiple cowardly attacks carried out in churches and hotels in Colombo and neighboring towns targeting ....

  • 6 of Sri Lanka blasts confirmed suicide bombings

    Date: 2019-04-22 07:07:01 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:17 - ID:7910374

    COLOMBO, April 22 (MENA) - Six out of eight explosions which hit a number of Sri Lankan churches and hotels Sunday have been confirmed as suicide bombings, the Government Analysts Department confirmed a short while ago. Accordingly, the attacks ....

  • 24 arrested for Sri Lanka blasts: Police

    Date: 2019-04-22 06:42:58 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:16 - ID:7910335

    COLOMBO, April 22 (MENA) - Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 men in connection with bomb blasts on churches and hotels that killed nearly 300 people, Channel News Asia reported Monday. Authorities have not made public details on those held after ....

  • Malaysia condemns Sri Lanka Easter attacks

    Date: 2019-04-22 06:19:26 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:15 - ID:7910312

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 (MENA) - Malaysian King Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has strongly condemned the devastating multiple explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, Malay Mail reported Monday. Sunday's attacks claimed ....

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