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  • Putin, Rouhani laud liberation of Palmyra by Syrian army backed by Russian air group

    Date: 2016-03-28 15:09:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:4604477

    MOSCOW, March 28 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed successful actions of the Syrian army which, with the backing from the Russia air group, has managed to drive Islamic State militants from the ....

  • Britons urged to avoid Lahore blast area

    Date: 2016-03-28 13:46:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:71 - ID:4603101

    LONDON, March 28 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond called on its citizens to avoid the Lahore blast area where at least 65 were killed and dozens injured during Easter celebrations on Sunday. "We advise British Nationals in Lahore ....

  • Belgium calls on Italy to extradite Algerian national over Brussels blast

    Date: 2016-03-28 13:39:57 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:67 - ID:4603529

    BRUSSELS, March 28 (MENA) - Belgium's authorities on Monday called on Italy to extradite an Algerian national wanted by the country in connection with fake ID documents used by the Paris and Brussels attackers. Djamal Eddine Ouali, 40, was ....

  • Int'l expert participates in meetings in parallel with NSS summit

    Date: 2016-03-28 12:58:14 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:59 - ID:4603065

    CAIRO, March 28 (MENA) - The international expert in the field of nuclear proliferation prevention, ambassador Mohamed Ibrahim Shaker, will take part in the meetings of the international non-governmental organizations and strategic research centers ....

  • Bangladesh court rejects scrapping Islam as State Religion

    Date: 2016-03-28 12:00:37 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:52 - ID:4602621

    DHAKA, March 28 (MENA) - Bangladesh's high court Monday rejected a petition by secular activists to scrap Islam's status as the state religion in the wake of nationwide protests by hardline Islamist groups, NDTV reported. A special bench of three ....

  • China condemns Pakistan terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-03-28 11:49:11 GMT - China - World - SN:47 - ID:4602833

    BEIJING, March 28 (MENA) - China has condemned Sunday's deadly terrorist attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore. China is "greatly shocked by" and "condemned the brutal attack in the strongest possible terms", said Foreign Ministry spokesperson ....

  • Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami protest call to scrap state religion

    Date: 2016-03-28 11:42:59 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:46 - ID:4602357

    DHAKA, March 28 (MENA) - Bangladesh’s largest Muslim party called a nationwide strike Monday to protest a legal move to scrap Islam as the state religion, the Express Tribune reported. Jamaat-e-Islami said the case, due to open on Monday, was a ....

  • Pakistan PM visits injured of Lahore blast

    Date: 2016-03-28 10:57:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:38 - ID:4601237

    ISLAMABAD, March 28 (MENA) - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid visits to Jinnah Hospital and Services Hospital Monday to inquire about conditions of the injured after a blast claimed more than 72 lives yesterday, Dunya News reported. Federal ....

  • Brussels death toll revised upwards

    Date: 2016-03-28 10:04:43 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:29 - ID:4601529

    BRUSSELS, March 28 (MENA) - At least 34 people are now known to have died in last Tuesday’s bomb attacks in Brussels, Euronews reported. Belgium’s Crisis Center said the latest number includes the three dead attackers. Some 28 of the victims ....

  • UN chief condemns Lahore suicide bombing

    Date: 2016-03-28 10:00:03 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:28 - ID:4601241

    NEW YORK, March 28 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday condemned an Easter Day suicide bombing in Pakistan that killed at least 70 people and injured hundreds more, calling it an "appalling" act of terrorism, Sky News ....

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