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  • Brussels explosions: Death toll reaches 31

    Date: 2016-03-23 13:38:30 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:66 - ID:4572433

    BRUSSELS, March 23 (MENA) - The death toll of Brussels terrorist explosions on Tuesday has reached 31 while 260 others injured but officials say the death toll could rise On Wednesday, the Belgian federal prosecutor confirmed Khalid el-Bakraoui ....

  • Dutch consulate in Istanbul closed due to ‘possible terror’ threat

    Date: 2016-03-23 13:31:51 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:63 - ID:4572305

    ANKARA, March 23 (MENA) - The Dutch consulate in Istanbul has been evacuated and closed temporarily due to a “possible terror threat”, the foreign minister said in statement on Wednesday, according to Euro News. “Dutch citizens in the city are ....

  • Swedish FM calls for military intervention to face terrorist group

    Date: 2016-03-23 13:21:03 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:59 - ID:4571489

    STOCKHOLM, March 23 (MENA) - Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström called on Wednesday for military intervention to face a terrorist group, which believes in nothing but violence. Speaking to the Swedish radio, Wallström condemned the ....

  • Heightened security at European Parliament in Brussels

    Date: 2016-03-23 12:51:35 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:52 - ID:4571741

    BRUSSELS, March 23 (MENA) - The European Parliament has raised its alert level in Brussels to orange, the Belgian newspaper The Brussels Times reported on its website on Wednesday. It heightened security in close cooperation with the Belgian ....

  • Suspect behind Brussels bombings not nabbed yet - BBC

    Date: 2016-03-23 12:27:06 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:47 - ID:4571473

    BRUSSELS, March 23 (MENA) - The suspect behind Brussels attacks Najim Laachraoui has not been arrested yet, said the BBC on Wednesday. The Belgian and world media reported earlier that Laachraoui was nabbed during a security operation. The DH ....

  • Lavrov: Russia interested in cooperating closely with Germany

    Date: 2016-03-23 12:13:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:4570997

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - "We're interested in cooperating closely with Germany," Russian Foreign Minister Sergy Lavrov said on Wednesday, adding "Relations with Germany are a high priority for us," according to Sputnik News Agency. This came ....

  • Tunisian PM sends condolence cable to Belgium's Michel over attacks

    Date: 2016-03-23 11:51:27 GMT - Tunisia - World - SN:41 - ID:4571169

    TUNIS, March 23 (MENA) - Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid sent Wednesday a cable of condolences to his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel over Brussels terrorist attacks that left scores dead and injured. Expressing condolences to the victims' ....

  • 33 militants killed, 16 wounded in Afghan forces clearance operations

    Date: 2016-03-23 11:37:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:4570917

    KABUL, March 23 (MENA) - At least 33 militants were killed and 16 others were wounded during the clearance operations conducted by the Afghan national security forces. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the militants were killed or wounded in the ....

  • UK PM chairs COBR meeting on UK's response to terror attacks in Brussels

    Date: 2016-03-23 11:33:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:4570961

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday chaired a further COBR meeting on the Brussels attacks. In a Twitter post, Cameron said: "We are concerned about one missing British national and we are in close contact with ....

  • Japanese Foreign Ministry issues warning after Belgium bombings

    Date: 2016-03-23 11:27:50 GMT - Japan - World - SN:36 - ID:4570857

    TOKYO, March 23 (MENA) - The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned Japanese nationals in Belgium to avoid unnecessary excursions or going near stations or airports in the wake of the deadly bombings in the country on March 22, the Japanese ....

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