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  • Italian official: No military intervention planned for Libya

    Date: 2016-04-28 14:55:19 GMT - Libya - World - SN:68 - ID:4810869

    TRIPOLI, April 28 (MENA) - An Italian senator says no military intervention is "on the agenda" for Libya. Senate defense commission president Nicola Latorre's remarks came a day after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and leaders of the ....

  • UK's Labor suspends ex-London mayor after 'Hitler supported Zionism' remarks

    Date: 2016-04-28 14:32:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:4810617

    LONDON, April 28 (MENA) - The UK's Labor party suspended veteran member and former London mayor Ken Livingstone on Thursday after he was accused of anti-Semitism over remarks he made that Hitler had supported Zionism "before he went mad." "Ken ....

  • UN special envoy for Syria to meet Lavrov in Moscow next week - source

    Date: 2016-04-28 14:07:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:4810593

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) – United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will arrive next week in Moscow to speak with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the topic of holding future Syrian peace talks in Geneva, a Russian Foreign ....

  • Revealed: Britain’s borders left exposed as screening system crashed twice in 48 hours

    Date: 2016-04-28 13:06:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:4810117

    LONDON, April 28 (MENA) - Britain's borders were left exposed to terrorists last year after a Home Office computer system which screens passengers crashed twice in 48 hours, The Telegraph can reveal. The eBorders system, which was put in place ....

  • China adopts law regulating overseas NGOs

    Date: 2016-04-28 11:08:18 GMT - China - World - SN:35 - ID:4809089

    BEIJING, April 28 (MENA) – Overseas NGOs will have to get approval from Chinese authorities before they operate on the Chinese mainland, under a law adopted by China's top legislature on Thursday, Xinhua reported. This applies whether they are ....

  • Foreigner female aid worker kidnapped from Kabul-Jalalabad highway

    Date: 2016-04-28 10:09:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:4808305

    KABUL, April 28 (MENA) - A foreign female aid worker has reportedly been kidnapped by unknown gunmen from Kabul-Jalalabad highway, according to Khaama Press. According to the local officials in Nangarhar province, they are aware of an incident ....

  • 20 killed in airstrike on Syrian hospital, official says

    Date: 2016-04-28 07:51:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:11 - ID:4807313

    LONDON, April 28 (MENA) - An airstrike hit a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo, killing 20 people in a rebel-held neighborhood, a local official said, according to CNN. Fatalities in the hospital attack Wednesday included three doctors, two ....

  • Germany to launch 1 bln-euro discount scheme for electric car buyers

    Date: 2016-04-27 22:05:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:121 - ID:4805193

    BERLIN, April 27 (MENA) - Germany is set to launch a new incentive scheme worth about 1 billion euros to get more consumers buying electric cars as it struggles to meet a target of bringing 1 million of them onto its roads by the end of the decade, ....

  • Thailand's military government cracks down on opponents

    Date: 2016-04-27 21:48:15 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:119 - ID:4805869

    BANGKOK, April 27 (MENA) - Thailand's military government on Wednesday turned up the pressure on its opponents, filing a legal complaint against critics of a proposed new constitution and detaining 10 people in connection with social media postings, ....

  • S. Korea, China hold talks on N. Korea amid signs of nuclear test

    Date: 2016-04-27 21:25:41 GMT - China - World - SN:116 - ID:4805861

    BEIJING, April 27 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of South Korea and China held bilateral talks on Wednesday on how to rein in North Korea's provocations amid signs that the North may conduct a fifth nuclear test ahead of a rare party congress early ....

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