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  • 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 ....

  • Afghanistan’s vice president is barred from entering US

    Date: 2016-04-26 21:21:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:4797717

    NEW YORK, April 26 (MENA) - As first vice president of Afghanistan, Abdul Rashid Dostum is the second-ranking official in a country that is almost wholly dependent on American military and financial might, and he is eager to visit Washington and ....

  • Hillary Clinton says Women would make up half of cabinet

    Date: 2016-04-26 20:45:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:4797477

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) - Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said Monday night that she would make sure half her Cabinet members were women, FOX news reported Tuesday. During an MSNBC town hall, she repeated a formulation ....

  • S. Korea: N. Korea almost completes nuclear test preparation

    Date: 2016-04-26 19:31:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:98 - ID:4797337

    SEOUL, April 26 (MENA) - North Korea has almost completed preparations for a fifth nuclear test, and the country has reportedly placed a new mid-range missile on standby for an impending launch, ABC News quoted South Korea's president as having said ....

  • Canada confirms its first sexually transmitted Zika case

    Date: 2016-04-26 18:42:41 GMT - Canada - World - SN:95 - ID:4798081

    OTTAWA, April 26 (MENA) - An Ontario resident is Canada's first confirmed case of a Zika virus infection that was contracted locally through sex, Fox News channel reported on Tuesday. The individual, who was not further identified, is believed to ....

  • Iran condemns US ruling on freezing assets

    Date: 2016-04-26 14:35:56 GMT - Iran - World - SN:62 - ID:4795525

    TEHRAN, April 26 (MENA) - Iran summoned on Tuesday the Swiss ambassador, who handles American interests in Tehran, in denunciation of the US Supreme Court ruling to freeze its assets. The ambassador was handed two strongly-worded memos conveying ....

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