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  • Extremists in North Mali Free Int'l Red Cross Workers

    Date: 2016-04-22 12:39:32 GMT - Mali - World - SN:43 - ID:4771677

    BAMAKO, April 22 (MENA) - A local official and a Tuareg separatist say Islamic extremists have released three staffers from the International Committee of the Red Cross being held in northern Mali, abc news reported. Both said the staffers were ....

  • Boris Johnson suggests 'part-Kenyan' Obama may have 'ancestral dislike' of Britain

    Date: 2016-04-22 12:25:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:4770977

    LONDON, April 22 (MENA) - Mayor of London Boris Johnson has criticized the US president Barack Obama and suggested his attitude to Britain might be based on his “part-Kenyan” heritage and “ancestral dislike of the British empire”. Writing a ....

  • US 2016 Presidential contenders have spent $1 billion: Time

    Date: 2016-04-22 12:22:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:4770965

    WASHINGTON, April 22 (MENA) - The Time on Friday said that with more than six months left before the US 2016 general election, spending in the ongoing race for the White House has already hit 10 digits. According to a review of federal campaign ....

  • Google Doodle marks earth day

    Date: 2016-04-22 10:01:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:4770517

    NEW YORK, April 22 (MENA) - Google Doodle marked the 46th anniversary of Earth Day which began in 1970 in response to a 1969 massive oil spill near Santa Barbara, California. Earth Day was founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental ....

  • Death toll in oil plant explosion in Mexico rises to 24

    Date: 2016-04-22 08:18:23 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:13 - ID:4769901

    MEXICO CITY, April 22 (MENA) - A large blast occurred at one of Pemex's major oil facilities in the southeastern state of Veracruz in Mexico, killing 24 and injuring at least 136 people, according to media reports. The death toll from a powerful ....

  • German gov't plans to secure additional 500m euros for refugees

    Date: 2016-04-22 07:26:49 GMT - Germany - World - SN:10 - ID:4769673

    BERLIN, April 22 (MENA) - The German government planned to secure an additional 500 million euros to cater for the refugees' needs, Deutsche Welle quoted well-placed sources as saying in press statements on Friday. The government is also ready to ....

  • Austrian bishop refuses border fence on his land

    Date: 2016-04-21 22:06:17 GMT - Austria - World - SN:126 - ID:4769161

    VIENNA, April 21 (MENA) - An Austrian Roman Catholic bishop says a planned fence along a stretch of Austria's border with Hungary is going to have at least two gaps - on property owned by his church, ABC news reported Thursday. The 9-kilometer ....

  • Barack Obama arrives in UK for three-day visit

    Date: 2016-04-21 21:37:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:121 - ID:4769145

    LONDON, April 21 (MENA) - US president Barack Obama has arrived in the UK as part of a planned three-day visit, BBC News reported Thursday. During his stay the president is expected to give his views on the UK's forthcoming EU referendum, and ....

  • Paris to host int'l meeting to push ME peace process

    Date: 2016-04-21 19:36:02 GMT - France - World - SN:113 - ID:4768149

    PARIS, April 21 (MENA) – Paris will host an international ministerial meeting on May 30 to push peace process in the Middle East, said French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. In an interview with several foreign newspapers, Ayrault said that ....

  • Netanyahu names "red lines" of Israel’s security at meeting with Putin

    Date: 2016-04-21 16:14:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:4767553

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - Israel considers the absence of a new terrorist front in the Golan Heights and the fact that Hezbollah has no modern weapons to be "the red lines" of its security, Tass news agency quoted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ....

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