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  • Three Red Cross workers kidnapped in Congo

    Date: 2016-05-04 10:02:40 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:25 - ID:4841197

    KINSHASA, May 4 (MENA) - Three Red Cross staff members have been kidnapped in eastern Congo in an attack blamed by a rights group on Rwandan rebels, euronews reported Wednesday. The abductions were confirmed on Tuesday in a tweet from Dominik ....

  • Park arrives in S. Korea after groundbreaking trip to Iran

    Date: 2016-05-04 08:02:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:4840521

    SEOUL, May 4 (MENA) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrived in Seoul on Wednesday after a landmark state visit to Tehran focused on boosting bilateral economic cooperation with the resource rich country that is striving to generate growth ....

  • Albanian court jails nine for recruiting fighters for Syria

    Date: 2016-05-04 08:00:31 GMT - Albania - World - SN:11 - ID:4840189

    TIRANA, May 4 (MENA) - An Albanian court sentenced nine defendants, including three Muslim clerics, to jail sentences of up to 18 years for recruiting people to fight in Syria's civil war. The sentencing marked the end of a two-year trial that ....

  • Brazil: Former leader Lula 'played key role' in Petrobras corruption

    Date: 2016-05-04 07:58:42 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:10 - ID:4840185

    BRASILIA, May 4 (MENA) - Brazil's Attorney General Rodrigo Janot has asked the Supreme Court to authorise an investigation against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for alleged corruption. Janot accused Lula of playing a key role in the ....

  • Pakistani police Police claims killing three ‘TTP terrorists’ in Haripur

    Date: 2016-05-04 07:58:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:4840201

    ISLAMABAD, May 4 (MENA) - Pakistani police on Wednesday claimed to have killed three terrorists including a woman belonging to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) here in Khanpur, Geo News TV reported. Khanpur is a large village and one ....

  • Turkish soldier killed in car bomb blast southern Turkey

    Date: 2016-05-04 07:58:08 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:8 - ID:4840197

    ANKARA, May 4 (MENA) - A Turkish soldier was killed on Wednesday in a booby-trapped car explosion outside a police station in southern Turkey, Sky News Arabia channel reported. No more details are available about the explosion, the broadcaster ....

  • Cruz drops out of US presidential race

    Date: 2016-05-04 06:55:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:4840037

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) - Ted Cruz, the US senator from Texas, announced he is dropping out of the Republican presidential race following his loss in Indiana state to Donald Trump. In an address, Cruz said "From the beginning I said I would ....

  • Kenya police 'foil anthrax attack' by 'Daesh-linked group'

    Date: 2016-05-03 22:57:46 GMT - Kenya - World - SN:102 - ID:4839609

    NAIROBI, May 3 (MENA) - Kenyan police say they have foiled a "large-scale" biological attack using anthrax, by a terror group with links to Daesh, the BBC reported Tuesday. A man, his wife and another woman have been arrested. Rewards have ....

  • 'Hundreds more' UK troops could join Iraq training mission

    Date: 2016-05-03 22:15:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:4839365

    LONDON, May 3 (MENA) – Britain could send hundreds more troops to Iraq in training roles to boost the fight against the so-called Daesh group, the BBC News cited a defense source as saying. The source said no decisions had been made but a few ....

  • Lebanon's ability to prosperity linked to addressing Mideast wars: Ban

    Date: 2016-05-03 21:58:20 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:98 - ID:4839493

    BEIRUT, May 3 (MENA) - Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon stressed that Lebanon's ability to prosperity was linked to addressing the wars in the Middle East. The UN will not spare efforts to bring an end to the Syrian conflict ....

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