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  • Vatican condemns anti-Christian attack in Pakistan as ‘cowardly’

    Date: 2016-03-28 09:31:01 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:21 - ID:4601113

    VATICAN, March 28 (MENA) - The Vatican strongly condemned a suicide blast in eastern Pakistan city of Lahore that killed at 72 people and injured over 300 as they were celebrating Easter on Sunday in a local park. A splinter group of the ....

  • Chinese president leaves for Czech visit

    Date: 2016-03-28 09:25:21 GMT - China - World - SN:20 - ID:4600393

    BEIJING, March 28 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing Monday for Prague on a three-day state visit as part of a tour that will also take him to Washington to attend the fourth Nuclear Security Summit. Xi's visit to Prague is the ....

  • Pakistan PM condemns Lahore blast

    Date: 2016-03-28 09:08:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:17 - ID:4600909

    ISLAMABAD, March 28 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the Lahore blast that left 72 people dead, including 29 children and seven women, the BBC reported. He expressed condolences over the loss of many ....

  • Pakistan arrests 15 over Lahore attack

    Date: 2016-03-28 08:58:44 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:4601061

    ISLAMABAD, March 28 (MENA) - Police arrested 15 people including three brothers of the suspected suicide bomber who killed 72 people at a park in Lahore, Geo news reported. The bomber has been identified as Yousuf, son of Ghulam Farid, a resident ....

  • Rockets land on parliament building in Kabul

    Date: 2016-03-28 08:38:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:4601057

    KABUL, March 28 (MENA) - A rocket has landed on the new parliament building in the west of capital Kabul earlier today, Khaama Press reported. The incident took place as the senior security officials were on the way towards the building to brief ....

  • Iran condemns terrorist attacks in Iraq, Pakistan

    Date: 2016-03-28 08:24:57 GMT - Iran - World - SN:12 - ID:4600805

    TEHRAN, March 28 (MENA) - Iran has strongly condemned recent deadly terrorist attacks in Iraq and Pakistan, calling for concerted global efforts to counter terrorism and extremism, Press TV reported. At least 65 people were killed and 280 others, ....

  • S. Korea to expand fund for African cooperation by dlrs 600 mln

    Date: 2016-03-28 08:24:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:4600497

    SEOUL, March 28 (MENA) - South Korea will inject a fresh US$600 million into its overseas cooperation fund by 2018 to help African countries launch massive infrastructure-building projects, Yonhap quoted the finance ministry as saying Monday. In ....

  • Lahore blast leaves 72 dead

    Date: 2016-03-28 07:10:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:4600445

    ISLAMABAD, March 28 (MENA) - The death toll of a suicide bombing attack in a park in Lahore, Pakistan, where families were celebrating Easter, has risen to at least 72 people, with children among the dead, Geo news reported. More than 300 people ....

  • US condemns Pakistan blast

    Date: 2016-03-28 06:31:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:4600293

    WASHINGTON, March 28 (MENA) - The United States is condemning an “appalling” terrorist attack in Lahore, Pakistan. "This cowardly act, which targeted innocent civilians in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, has killed dozens and left scores injured. The ....

  • 52 Daesh militants killed in Iraq

    Date: 2016-03-27 22:36:57 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:111 - ID:4599825

    BAGHDAD, March 27 (MENA) – At least 52 Daesh fighters, including senior leaders, were killed amid military operations conducted in different places in Iraq. The extremist group’s leader in Tigris, called Mohammed Shoaib, was among the killed ....

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