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  • Strong quake hits Myanmar, felt in India; no major damage

    Date: 2016-04-13 18:06:41 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:103 - ID:4714565

    YANGON, April 13 (MENA) - A strong earthquake struck Myanmar on Wednesday night and was felt in parts of eastern India and Bangladesh, causing residents to rush out of their homes in panic, ABC News reported on Wednesday. There were no immediate ....

  • Dozens killed in Nigeria attack

    Date: 2016-04-13 17:35:23 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:101 - ID:4714553

    ABUJA, April 13 (MENA) - Forty-four people were killed by suspected Fulani herders in the eastern Nigerian state of Taraba, residents and community leaders said. Taraba state government spokesman Sylvanus Giwa told BBC that an investigation was ....

  • Two ‘Russian spies’ caught in Istanbul

    Date: 2016-04-13 16:33:46 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:97 - ID:4714345

    ANKARA, April 13 (MENA) - Two Russian “spies” allegedly involved in the killing of Chechen militant Abdulvakhid Edelgireyev in Turkey were caught in a joint operation that took six months to prepare by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) ....

  • Sweden arrests man wanted in Germany for terror crimes

    Date: 2016-04-13 15:32:26 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:89 - ID:4713257

    STOCKHOLM, April 13 (MENA) - Swedish officials said they have arrested a man wanted by German police on suspicion of terror-linked crimes in 2014, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. Senior Public Prosecutor Ronnie Jacobsson said that German ....

  • Turkey shells targets in Syria after rocket fire hits border town - sources

    Date: 2016-04-13 13:00:08 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:61 - ID:4712177

    ANKARA, April 13 (MENA) - Rockets fired from Syria hit the Turkish town of Kilis on Wednesday, the local mayor told reporters, prompting Turkey's army to retaliate and hit targets across the border, according to the Daily Mail. There were no ....

  • Iran, Italy ink 12 trade contracts

    Date: 2016-04-13 12:55:01 GMT - Iran - World - SN:59 - ID:4712181

    TEHRAN, April 13 (MENA) - Twelve contracts were signed between Iran and Italy on Wednesday, the Iranian News Agency (IRNA) quoted the Executive Manager of Iran-Italy Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Mines Ahmad Pourfallah as saying. Pourfallah ....

  • Germany detains 3 people seeking to join Daesh group

    Date: 2016-04-13 12:00:43 GMT - Germany - World - SN:53 - ID:4711509

    BERLIN, April 13 (MENA) - The German police detained three people over attempt to join Daesh terrorist group. In a statement, carried by Sky News, the German police said that special forces raided apartments of the three suspects in southern ....

  • Philip Hammond 'less than candid' over plan for UK troops in Libya

    Date: 2016-04-13 11:22:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:4710453

    LONDON, April 13 (MENA) - Philip Hammond, the British foreign secretary, has been accused of a lack of openness as he faces fresh calls to set out plans for troop deployments in Libya, according to the Guardian. A testy letter from the foreign ....

  • Flights disrupted at Brussels airport due to strike

    Date: 2016-04-13 10:44:01 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:28 - ID:4710489

    BRUSSELS, April 13 (MENA) - Disruptions at Brussels airports extended to a second day as some air-traffic controllers continued to stay off the job in a dispute over employment terms, hampering efforts to bring the hub back to normal after last ....

  • 38 suspects nabbed in Peshawar operation

    Date: 2016-04-13 10:40:46 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:26 - ID:4710457

    ISLAMABAD, April 13 (MENA) - Over 200 houses were searched and 38 suspects arrested during a search operation at Badhu Samar Bagh on Wednesday, according to GEO News. The suspects include four Afghan nationals, police said. Also, four rifles, ....

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