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  • Strikes hit major German airports, with hundreds of flights canceled

    Date: 2016-04-27 17:38:48 GMT - Germany - World - SN:97 - ID:4805249

    BERLIN, April 27 (MENA) - Strikes at German airports of Düsseldorf, Cologne, Dortmund, Hannover, Frankfurt and Munich are taking place on Wednesday, impacting some 80,000 passengers, Deutsche Welle reported. German airline Lufthansa has scrapped ....

  • 7 wounded in suicide attack in Turkish city

    Date: 2016-04-27 16:23:50 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:90 - ID:4805001

    ANKARA, April 27 (MENA) - A suicide bomber blew herself up in the Turkish city of Bursa Wednesday, wounding at least seven people, Turkish officials said according to ABC News. Turkish officials said the attack in the popular northwestern tourist ....

  • WFP supports 1,400 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

    Date: 2016-04-27 13:39:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:4802837

    GENEVA, April 27 (MENA) - The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) through its award-winning app " ShareTheMeal" will support 1,400 refugee children aged 3–4 in Beirut for a full year, according to WFP. The children’s parents receive funds ....

  • Egypt takes part in Hannover Messe trade show

    Date: 2016-04-27 12:20:08 GMT - Germany - World - SN:48 - ID:4802065

    BERLIN, April 27 (MENA) - Egypt is taking part in Hannover Messe, the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology, which was opened on April 25 by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama in Berlin. In exclusive ....

  • Japan FM due in China Friday

    Date: 2016-04-27 11:46:27 GMT - China - World - SN:45 - ID:4801345

    BEIJING, April 27 (MENA) - Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida is due to arrive here on Friday on an official visit to Chinaat the invitation of Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Kishida will hold talks and ....

  • Japanese cabinet to approve quake-linked extra budget -- Abe

    Date: 2016-04-27 10:48:11 GMT - Japan - World - SN:36 - ID:4801105

    TOKYO, April 27 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday his Cabinet will approve a fiscal 2016 supplementary budget on May 13 to cope with deadly earthquakes that rocked southwestern Japan earlier this month, Kyodo News reported. "The ....

  • Coalition squeezing Daesh funds in economic warfare campaign -- British military chief

    Date: 2016-04-27 10:47:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:4801101

    LONDON, April 27 (MENA) - The US-led coalition against the Daesh is squeezing the group's revenues from oil, taxation and financial markets but it needs to step up its campaign of "economic warfare", The Telegraph quoted British Air Vice-Marshal ....

  • U.S. Sends ‘Emergency’ Message to Citizens in Turkey About Terrorist Threat

    Date: 2016-04-27 08:13:01 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:14 - ID:4799849

    ANKARA, April 27 (MENA) - The US government has issued an “emergency message” to its citizens residing in Turkey, regarding what it considers significant terrorist threats within the country, Time reported on Wednesday. The emailed statement was ....

  • White House: No geographic limitations on the fight against Daesh

    Date: 2016-04-27 07:27:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4799317

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - White House Spokesman Josh Ernest said US President Barack Obama might consider sending other troops to Syria as part of the fight against Daesh. In a press briefing released on Tuesday night, Ernest said "the ....

  • Kerry highlights impact of religion on foreign policy

    Date: 2016-04-27 06:03:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:4799269

    WASHINGTON, April 27 (MENA) - Saying governments cannot lead a world they do not understand, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry highlighted the impact of religion on foreign policy during a Tuesday speech in Houston, Texas. “We cannot understand ....

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