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  • Cameron announces increase in counter-terror squads

    Date: 2016-04-01 09:21:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:4630769

    LONDON, April 1 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Friday that hundreds more armed police officers will be stationed across the country poised to deal with a Paris-style terror attack, The Independent reported. Cameron made the ....

  • Seven policemen killed, 27 injured in Diyarbakır car bomb attack

    Date: 2016-04-01 09:08:18 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:20 - ID:4630633

    ANKARA, April 1 (MENA) - Seven police officers have been killed and at least 27 people wounded in an explosion in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in south-east Turkey, according to the Daily Mail. A security source said a remotely-operated ....

  • Russia: EU action to plug financing terrorists insufficient

    Date: 2016-04-01 08:30:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:4630561

    MOSCOW, April 1 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said that the action taken by EU officials to plug the channels, along which finances are pumped to terrorists are insufficient, Tass news agency reported Friday. "As regards ....

  • 6.1 quake hits western Japan, no tsunami warning issued

    Date: 2016-04-01 08:15:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:15 - ID:4630493

    TOKYO, April 1 (MENA) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 jolted Wakayama Prefecture, western Japan, Friday morning, the weather agency said, according to Kyodo News. No tsunami warning was issued following the 11:39 a.m. quake, ....

  • Death toll in India flyover collapse rises to 23, with 90 rescued

    Date: 2016-04-01 07:53:16 GMT - India - World - SN:14 - ID:4630401

    NEW DELHI, April 1 (MENA) - The death toll in the collapse of a flyover under construction in the Indian city of Kolkata rose to 23 on Friday, after rescuers worked through the night with cranes and jackhammers to clear huge slabs of steel and ....

  • Portugal steps up security at airports for fear of terror attacks

    Date: 2016-04-01 07:47:08 GMT - Portugal - World - SN:13 - ID:4630405

    LISBON, April 1 (MENA) - Portuguese authorities have stepped up security at airports following a message purportedly from the terrorist Daesh organization threatening to launch attacks on Lisbon, Sky News reported on Friday. "Necessary security ....

  • Turkey forcibly returning Syrian refugees to war zone-- AI

    Date: 2016-04-01 07:45:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:12 - ID:4630321

    LONDON, April 1 (MENA) - Amnesty International says Turkey has forcibly returned hundreds of Syrian refugees to their homeland since mid-January, the Daily News reported on Friday. It said this practice exposes "fatal flaws" in an agreement ....

  • Italian leader says Europe must look inward on terror

    Date: 2016-03-31 22:55:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:4629889

    WASHINGTON, March 31 (MENA) - Europe must look inward to help deal with the threat posed by terrorism, Italian Premier Matteo Renzi said Thursday during a speech at Harvard University, ABC News reported. Renzi, a former mayor of Florence and ....

  • US State Deptartment issues new travel warning for Syria

    Date: 2016-03-31 22:53:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:4629885

    WASHINGTON, March 31 (MENA) - The US State Department issued a new travel warning on Syria to US citizens Thursday, saying that "fighting still persists" and advising against visiting the war-torn country. "Although a Cessation of Hostilities ....

  • Ukrainian president against cutting diplomatic ties with Russia

    Date: 2016-03-31 22:35:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:127 - ID:4629881

    KIEV, March 31 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko opposes cutting diplomatic ties with Russia and supports the need to concentrate on implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement instead, local media reported Thursday. A Ukrainian ....

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