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  • Helicopter carrying 3 crashes near US Baltimore; No fatalities

    Date: 2016-04-16 21:29:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:4732513

    WASHINGTON, April 16 (MENA) - A helicopter carrying three people crashed Saturday near the US Baltimore airport, authorities said. Lt. Ariel Jackson with the Anne Arundel Fire Department said the helicopter went down Saturday near the Amtrak ....

  • Impeachment vote against Brazil president to destabilize country: da Silva

    Date: 2016-04-16 20:13:06 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:88 - ID:4732241

    BRASILIA, April 16 (MENA) - Brazil's former leader Lula da Silva has warned that an impeachment vote planned for Sunday against President Dilma Rousseff will only further destabilise the country. "Once the impeachment is defeated, on Monday ....

  • Turkish army kills 23 Kurdish militants in clashes, air strike

    Date: 2016-04-16 20:09:08 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:86 - ID:4732233

    ANKARA, April 16 (MENA) – Turkey’s armed forces killed 23 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters in the latest clashes in eastern Turkey, including three militants who died in an air strike, Al Arabiya quoted the general staff as saying on ....

  • Four die in Argentina music festival

    Date: 2016-04-16 18:34:56 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:79 - ID:4731925

    BUENOS AIRES, April 16 (MENA) – Four people have died and others remain in a critical condition after attending a music festival in Argentina's capital, the BBC news quoted officials as saying on Saturday. The head of the emergency services said ....

  • Brussels airport 'back to full capacity in June'

    Date: 2016-04-16 17:38:04 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:74 - ID:4731649

    BRUSSELS, April 16 (MENA) – Brussels airport will fully re-open in June, the Daily star quoted the airport’s chief executive as saying on Saturday. Earlier, the airport suffered extensive damage when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in the ....

  • Terror attack on Kabul hotel foiled

    Date: 2016-04-16 16:41:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:66 - ID:4730333

    KABUL, The Afghan intelligence operatives have foiled a terrorist attack plot by the Haqqani terrorist network on a hotel in Kabul, local Khaama reported. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Saturday a suspected militant was looking ....

  • Turkish PM meets Iranian president in Ankara

    Date: 2016-04-16 11:34:22 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:42 - ID:4728977

    ANKARA, April 16 (MENA) - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto─člu held a closed-door meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani here. Rouhani arrived in Ankara coming from Istanbul after his participation in the 13rd session of the Organization ....

  • Air France to resume flights to Iran tomorrow

    Date: 2016-04-16 10:30:33 GMT - Iran - World - SN:38 - ID:4728549

    TEHRAN, April 16 (MENA) - Air France is set to resume Paris-Tehran flights on Sunday, the Iranian Fars News Agency quoted Head of Public Relations at Iran's Civil Aviation Organization Reza Jafarzadeh as saying. Speaking to reporters on ....

  • Afghan forces engaged in offensive operations in 12 provinces-- MoD

    Date: 2016-04-16 10:28:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:37 - ID:4728677

    KABUL, April 16 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) were engaged in offensive operations in at least 12 provinces, the Khaama Press reported. MoD spokesman Dawlat Waziri said currently 15 ....

  • Prince William, Catherine visit Taj mahal

    Date: 2016-04-16 09:58:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:4728477

    LONDON, April 16 (MENA) - Prince William and Catherine will visit the Taj Mahal on the final day of their week-long tour of India and Bhutan. They will tour the mausoleum in Agra, where officials say they hope to create "new ....

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