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  • Kyrgyzstan PM resigns amid corruption allegations

    Date: 2016-04-11 20:14:11 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:98 - ID:4701141

    BISHKEK, April 11 (MENA) – Kyrgyzstan's prime minister resigned Monday amid corruption allegations involving a road construction project in the ex-Soviet nation, ABC News reported. Temir Sariyev stepped down after less than a year in office, ....

  • 3 attackers of south Russia police station identified — sources

    Date: 2016-04-11 17:47:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:4700337

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) – Investigators have identified three attackers on a police station in Russia’s North Caucasian Stavropol region on Monday morning, TASS quoted sources in the Russian Investigative Committee as saying on Monday "Thanks to ....

  • Japan pledges $22 million in fresh aid to Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-04-11 17:47:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:84 - ID:4699889

    KABUL, April 11 (MENA) - The government of Japan has pledged 2.4 billion Japanese Yen, equivalent to $22 million, in fresh aid to Afghanistan, local Khaama reported. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said Japan has pledged to support the ....

  • France concerned about humanitarian crisis in Iraq's Fallujah

    Date: 2016-04-11 16:56:22 GMT - France - World - SN:78 - ID:4699893

    PARIS, April 11 (MENA) - France has voiced concerned about the deterioration of humanitarian crisis in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, controlled by Daesh terror group, said Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal. In statements on Monday, ....

  • Pirates abduct 6 Turkish sailors off Nigeria coast

    Date: 2016-04-11 16:53:48 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:75 - ID:4699869

    ANKARA/ABUJA, April 11 (MENA) - Pirates off the coast of Nigeria have attacked a Turkish cargo ship, kidnapping six crew members in a region which has seen increasing piracy in recent years. Nigerian and Turkish media reports said Monday. They ....

  • Militants planning to attack hotel in Kabul, US Embassy warn citizens

    Date: 2016-04-11 13:29:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:4698697

    KABUL, April 11 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Kabul has issued a security alert to citizens regarding a possible attack on a hotel in Kabul city, said Khaama Press Monday. “The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has received reports that insurgents are planning ....

  • Bomb hoax aboard flight to north Cyprus

    Date: 2016-04-11 13:19:30 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:53 - ID:4697989

    NICOSIA, April 11 (MENA) - Three passengers on board the Turkish airline Pegasus on a flight from Istanbul to Tymbou (Ercan) airport in the north were arrested on Sunday evening by Turkish Cypriot police after they claimed there was a bomb on the ....

  • Libya 'failed state' after overthrow of Gaddafi, US intervention: Kremlin

    Date: 2016-04-11 13:16:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:4697885

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - The overthrow of Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi during the 2011 US intervention led to the country's disintegration as a state, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday, commenting on US President Barack Obama’s ....

  • Prince William expresses grief over temple Fire in India

    Date: 2016-04-11 08:30:37 GMT - India - World - SN:13 - ID:4695461

    NEW DELHI, April 11 (MENA) - Prince William took a moment during a gala ball to express grief over the Hindu temple fire that left more than 100 dead in south India, ABC News reported on Monday. The Duke of Cambridge was speaking at a gala ball ....

  • Michelle Obama hosts Iranian Nowruz celebration at White House

    Date: 2016-04-11 07:38:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4695105

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - Amid increasingly negative rhetoric surrounding the US nuclear deal with Iran, first lady Michelle Obama hosted a traditional Iranian new year’s feast at the White House to celebrate diversity and inclusion, USA Today ....

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