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  • Probe into sexual abuse in Central African Republic must 'leave no stone unturned' – UN rights chief

    Date: 2016-03-31 19:04:15 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:109 - ID:4629045

    GENEVA, March 31 (MENA) - The United Nations human rights chief on Thursday described the latest reports of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Central African Republic as “sickening,” calling for a thorough investigation into alleged conducts by ....

  • Mali special forces arrest jihadi leader

    Date: 2016-03-31 18:04:18 GMT - Mali - World - SN:105 - ID:4628717

    BAMAKO, March 31 (MENA) - A Mali intelligence spokesman said special forces have arrested a jihadi leader close to Islamic extremist group Ansar Dine in southern Mali, the ABC News reported. Spokesman Modibo Naman Traore said Thursday that ....

  • Belgian police ask citizens to help investigators on Brussels attacks

    Date: 2016-03-31 18:02:36 GMT - Italy - World - SN:104 - ID:4628697

    ROME, March 31 (MENA) - Brussels citizens and shop owners have been asked to preserve public images registered from cameras between 15 March and 31 March 2016, indicated on Thursday the federal police in a communication following demands by ....

  • Innovative Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid dies at 65

    Date: 2016-03-31 17:39:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:4628681

    LONDON, March 31 (MENA) - Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, whose modernist, futuristic designs included the swooping aquatic center for the 2012 London Olympics, has died at age 65. She leaves a string of bold, often beautiful and sometimes ....

  • ‘Russia at war with Anglo-Saxon media’: Putin spokesman

    Date: 2016-03-31 17:37:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:102 - ID:4628541

    MOSCOW, March 31 (MENA) - President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that one of the main reasons Russia has a “bad” global public image is the ongoing information war being waged by Anglo-Saxon media, Russia Today said on ....

  • Putin: Russia must analyze, counter threats amid migration crisis in Europe

    Date: 2016-03-31 16:05:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:4627885

    MOSCOW, March 31 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia must analyze the threats to its national security in light of the ongoing migration crisis in Europe and constantly monitor the situation with migrant flow from the Middle ....

  • Blast hits south-eastern Turkish city

    Date: 2016-03-31 15:06:47 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:85 - ID:4627701

    ANKARA, March 31 (MENA) - An explosion near a bus shelter has rocked the Kurdish-dominated south-eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, according to the BBC. At least seven people were injured in the blast, which happened as an armored police ....

  • 500 migrants to return from Greece to Turkey Monday

    Date: 2016-03-31 13:32:53 GMT - Greece - World - SN:75 - ID:4626685

    ATHENS, March 31 (MENA) - A first batch of migrants are set to return from Greece to Turkey on Monday under the terms of an EU readmission deal reached this month, according to Sky News. "There is a major engagement on the part of Greece and ....

  • Swedish domestic airport terminal closed off after suspicious package

    Date: 2016-03-31 13:14:47 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:69 - ID:4626641

    GOTHENBURG, March 31 (MENA) - Authorities have closed off parts of the domestic terminal of one of Sweden’s biggest airports after the discovery of suspicious plastic bags nearby, police said. A police spokesman said that a bomb threat had been ....

  • World leaders to discuss nuclear terrorism threat at US summit

    Date: 2016-03-31 12:12:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:57 - ID:4626189

    LONDON, March 31 (MENA) - World leaders are to discuss how to safeguard nuclear installations amid fears about nuclear terrorism. The UK will play a leading role in the summit in Washington, offering expertise to other countries in how to prevent ....

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