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  • Malaysia’s tourism sector not affected by terrorist threats- minister

    Date: 2016-04-02 08:57:17 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:23 - ID:4635621

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 (MENA) - The fear of terrorism which is sweeping across the world is not affecting the tourism sector in Malaysia, the Bernama cited Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz as saying. He said in ....

  • Obama voices concern about Turkey's oppressive policies

    Date: 2016-04-02 07:31:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:4635145

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama slammed Turkish authorities' repressive policies against press freedom and democracy. Despite terming Turkey as a partner in fighting terrorism, Obama voiced worries about some disturbing ....

  • US Press Club denounces Erdogan's bodyguards attack on journalists

    Date: 2016-04-02 07:14:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4635141

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - The American National Press Club denounced reports pertaining to an assault by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security on journalists who were covering his visit to Washington. Erdogan's bodyguards are ....

  • N.Korea ambassador: 'Fight nukes with nukes'

    Date: 2016-04-02 06:52:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:8 - ID:4635089

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - The North Korean ambassador to the UK has told the BBC that his country was forced to develop nuclear weapons. Speaking to diplomatic and defense correspondent Jonathan Marcus, Hyon Hak-Bong said that North Korea was ....

  • Austria calls for EU 'civil-military' border force

    Date: 2016-04-02 06:48:24 GMT - Austria - World - SN:7 - ID:4634985

    VIENNA, April 2 (MENA) – Austrian defense minister Hans Peter Doskozil said in press statements that his country plus Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Croatia will write to the EU diplomatic service to propose the creation of a "mixed ....

  • UK announces £40m cyber security operations center

    Date: 2016-04-01 22:56:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:95 - ID:4634689

    LONDON, April 1 (MENA) - UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has announced that over £40 million will be spent on a new Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC). The preferred location for the center will be at MOD Corsham. The CSOC will be a ....

  • Irish flight hits bird; declares midair emergency

    Date: 2016-04-01 22:54:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:4634681

    MANCHESTER, April 1 (MENA) - Ryanair flight was forced to declare a midair emergency above Manchester on Friday evening after striking a bird, The Telegraph reported. Flight FR3445 was headed to Palma de Mallorca in Spain but began circling ....

  • US announces $68 mln in emergency food aid to Sudan

    Date: 2016-04-01 22:09:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:4634541

    WASHINGTON, April 1 (MENA) - The US announced on Friday that it will provide 68 million dollars in emergency food aid to Sudan. Sudan has one of the highest malnutrition rates in the world, US State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau was ....

  • US State Department halts Clinton email investigation

    Date: 2016-04-01 22:08:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:4634313

    WASHINGTON, April 1 (MENA) - The US Department of State has halted its internal review of Hillary Clinton's most sensitive emails until the FBI's own investigation is complete, the ABC News cited US State Department as saying Friday. "We do not ....

  • Pakistan seeks details of alleged Indian spy from Iran

    Date: 2016-04-01 20:52:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:83 - ID:4634265

    ISLAMABAD, April 1 (MENA) - Pakistan has asked Iran to investigate the case of a suspected Indian spy who Pakistani authorities say has confessed to spying against Pakistan from Iran, the Economic Times quoted a copy of an Interior Ministry letter ....

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