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  • Clashes in Kashmir after Indian troops kill 2 rebels

    Date: 2016-04-07 08:42:12 GMT - India - World - SN:24 - ID:4670341

    NEW DELHI, April 7 (MENA) - Anti-India protesters attacked government forces with rocks and burned an armored vehicle Thursday as they participated in the funerals of two insurgents killed in a gunbattle in the disputed Kashmir region, ABC News ....

  • S. Korea's preliminary voting for parliamentary elections to begin

    Date: 2016-04-07 08:40:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:4670337

    SEOUL, April 7 (MENA) - South Koreans can begin casting their ballots during the preliminary voting period for the April 13 parliamentary elections later this week, the state election office said Thursday, according to Yonhap news agency. The ....

  • Malaysian FM to attend Geneva anti-terror conf.

    Date: 2016-04-07 07:42:08 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:17 - ID:4669965

    PUTRAJAYA, April 7 (MENA) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Anifah Aman will lead Malaysia's delegation to the Geneva Conference on Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE), which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 7 to 8 April 2016, the Malaysian news ....

  • Vietnam elects new PM

    Date: 2016-04-07 06:43:51 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:9 - ID:4669789

    HANOI, April 7 (MENA) - Vietnam's Parliament approved a new Prime Minister, giving former bureaucrat and legislator Nguyen Xuan Phuc the challenge of maintaining the momentum of one of Asia's fastest-growing economies, ABC News reported ....

  • Strong earthquake strikes near Vanuatu

    Date: 2016-04-07 06:26:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:4669657

    WASHINGTON, April 7 (MENA) - An earthquake of 7 magnitude struck the Pacific nation of Vanuatu, but no immediate reports of damage or injuries, Sky News Arabia reported Thursday. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said in a statement that the quake ....

  • PM 'won't gain from offshore funds in future - No 10

    Date: 2016-04-07 05:18:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:2 - ID:4669417

    LONDON, April 7 (MENA) - Downing Street has been forced to further clarify David Cameron's financial affairs after questions about his family's tax arrangements, the BBC reported. No 10 said there were "no offshore trusts or funds" that the prime ....

  • Cyprus agrees to hand over EgyptAir plane hijacker to Cairo

    Date: 2016-04-06 21:59:46 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:127 - ID:4669169

    NICOSIA, April 6 (MENA) – The Cypriot Ministry of Justice on Wednesday approved the extradition of an Egyptian national who faces charges of hijacking a plane, Cyprus News Agency (CNA) reported. Seif Eldin Mustafa hijacked an EgyptAir flight on ....

  • Syria denies changing chief negotiator in peace talks

    Date: 2016-04-06 21:10:29 GMT - Syria - World - SN:121 - ID:4666509

    DAMASCUS, April 6 (MENA) - Syria on Wednesday denied media reports that the head of Syria's delegation to the upcoming round of the intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva was changed. In statements earlier in the day, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister ....

  • Nilesat bans Al Manar channel for fomenting sectarian tension, strife

    Date: 2016-04-06 21:01:48 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:120 - ID:4667653

    CAIRO, April 6 (MENA) - Egyptian satellite provider Nilesat has stopped the broadcast of Lebanon's Al Manar channel for violating media charter of honor. Nilesat, the Egyptian-owned provider, attributed its decision to stop airing Al Manar on its ....

  • Albanian army helicopter crashes 2 Dead, 1 Injured

    Date: 2016-04-06 20:40:40 GMT - Albania - World - SN:118 - ID:4667705

    TIRANA, April 6 (MENA) - An army helicopter crashed Wednesday into a lake in northern Albania, killing two pilots and injuring the other crew member on board, the ABC News reported. Local mayor Tonin Marinaj said the helicopter crashed into ....

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