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  • Conference on terrorism combat kicks off in Paris

    Date: 2019-04-25 21:50:27 GMT - France - World - SN:68 - ID:7916882

    PARIS, April 25 (MENA) – A conference on terrorism combat kicked off on Thursday in the French capital Paris. The two-day conference on terrorism and violent extremism and counterterrorism mechanisms is organized by Paris Peace Forum. The ....

  • US warns of more possible attacks in Sri Lanka

    Date: 2019-04-25 18:26:49 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:55 - ID:7916703

    COLOMBO, April 25 (MENA) - The U.S. Embassy in Colombo has advised people to avoid places of worship in Sri Lanka over the coming weekend, citing Sri Lankan reports that additional attacks may occur, VOA News reported Thursday. "Continue to ....

  • Trump claims he 'never' told McGahn to fire Mueller

    Date: 2019-04-25 17:19:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:7916688

    WASHINGTON, April 25 (MENA) – US President Trump on Thursday insisted he “never” told former White House Counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, CNBC reported. “As has been incorrectly reported by the Fake News Media, I never ....

  • UK warns against 'all but essential travel' to Sri Lanka after bomb blasts

    Date: 2019-04-25 17:14:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:7916584

    LONDON, April 25 (MENA) - The British government is advising against “all but essential” travel to Sri Lanka after reviewing threat levels in the wake of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, the Telegraph reported. The Foreign and Commonwealth ....

  • Friday prayer, Sunday services canceled across Sri Lanka after Sunday's bombings

    Date: 2019-04-25 15:45:07 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:44 - ID:7916569

    COLOMBO, April 25 (MENA) - Friday prayer for Muslims and Sunday services for Roman Catholics have been canceled across Sri Lanka, the New York Times reported Thursday. The move comes amid fears that the Easter Sunday bombings that hit the country ....

  • Xi meets Azerbaijani president

    Date: 2019-04-25 07:24:45 GMT - China - World - SN:13 - ID:7915642

    BEIJING, April 25 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping had talks with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev ahead of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, set for Beijing on April 25-27, Xinhua reported. Azerbaijan is an ....

  • All Sri Lanka Catholic church services suspended

    Date: 2019-04-25 06:59:36 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:11 - ID:7915589

    COLOMBO, April 25 (MENA) - All of Sri Lanka's Catholic churches have been ordered to stay closed and suspend services until security improves after deadly Easter bombings, Channel News Asia reported Thursday quoting a senior priest. "On the ....

  • Minor explosion in garbage dump behind Pugoda Court in Sri Lanka

    Date: 2019-04-25 06:33:32 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:9 - ID:7915514

    COLOMBO, April 25 (MENA) - A minor explosion occurred behind the Pugoda Court earlier Thursday, Colombo Gazette reported. Sri Lankan police said the explosion occurred in a garbage dump and that there were no injuries. Investigations have been ....

  • Sri Lanka bans drones, looks for bombs 4 days after attack

    Date: 2019-04-25 06:15:49 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:5 - ID:7915558

    COLOMBO, April 25 (MENA) - Sri Lanka has banned drones and unmanned aircraft as authorities continue controlled detonations of suspicious items four days after a series of suicide bombing attacks killed more than 350 people in and around the capital ....

  • Trump says to ask Supreme Court to intervene if Democrats move against him

    Date: 2019-04-24 19:31:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:7915376

    WASHINGTON, April 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that he would ask the Supreme Court to intervene if Democrats move to impeach him - a notion that legal experts said showed a misunderstanding of the Constitution, The ....

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