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  • Panama papers: Mossack Fonseca headquarters raided

    Date: 2016-04-13 08:50:49 GMT - Panama - World - SN:8 - ID:4709053

    PANAMA CITY, April 13 (MENA) - Police in Panama have raided the headquarters of the law firm at the centre of a massive data leak, the BBC reported on Wednesday. Prosecutors said the operation had been carried out at the offices of Mossack ....

  • 29 German soldiers joined Daesh; army may contain dozens of jihadist sympathizers – report

    Date: 2016-04-12 21:23:25 GMT - Germany - World - SN:111 - ID:4707737

    BERLIN, April 12 (MENA) - German counter-intelligence believes that at least 29 former soldiers from the country have left to join Daesh in Syria and Iraq, Russia Today reported Wednesday. An internal report also revealed that 65 active soldiers ....

  • No indications that relation with Ankara could improve soon - Moscow

    Date: 2016-04-12 19:40:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:104 - ID:4707549

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday the Turkish leadership is fully responsible for the current crisis in relations with Russia and Moscow does not see any indications that the situation could improve any time soon, ....

  • Acting Afghan defense min. says will resign if Helmand province falls to Taliban

    Date: 2016-04-12 18:33:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:100 - ID:4707553

    KABUL, April 12 (MENA) - Acting Minister of Defense Masoom Stanikzai has said he will resign if the control of Helmand province falls to Taliban militants, Khaama press reported Tuesday. The remarks by Stanikzai comes as the Taliban group has ....

  • Lavrov: Russia-China cooperation balances international situation

    Date: 2016-04-12 18:04:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:4707601

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - Cooperation between China and Russia is a stabilizing factor of the international policy, TASS news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as having said on Tuesday. "Our cooperation in international ....

  • Putin, Abe expected to hold talks in May

    Date: 2016-04-12 14:56:45 GMT - Japan - World - SN:83 - ID:4706237

    TOKYO, April 12 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin are likely to hold talks in Russia's Sochi city in May, a Japanese diplomatic source revealed on Tuesday. An anticipated meeting between the Russian ....

  • Iran, Italy seek to restore ties as Renzi visits Tehran

    Date: 2016-04-12 11:34:50 GMT - Iran - World - SN:42 - ID:4704161

    TEHRAN, April 12 (MENA) - President Hassan Rouhani says Iran would like to see its trade ties with Italy restored to the level that existed before the Islamic Republic came under nuclear-related sanctions, Press TV reported. President Rouhani made ....

  • ISIS rapidly expanding activities in Afghanistan, Ata Mohd Noor warns

    Date: 2016-04-12 11:21:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:4704165

    KABUL, April 12 (MENA) - The acting provincial governor of northern Balkh province of Afghanistan Ata Mohammad Noor has warned that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group is rapidly expanding activities in Afghanistan, Khaama ....

  • Fire strikes Tokyo’s historic Golden Gai entertainment district

    Date: 2016-04-12 10:58:26 GMT - Japan - World - SN:32 - ID:4703709

    TOKYO, April 12 (MENA) - A fire broke Tuesday in the Golden Gai entertainment district in the Kabukicho district in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, destroying four buildings and leaving at least one person injured, the Japan Times reported on Tuesday. The ....

  • Argentina's Fernandez gets hero's welcome before court date

    Date: 2016-04-12 10:47:46 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:28 - ID:4703705

    BUENOS AIRES, April 12 (MENA) - Supporters of former president Cristina Fernandez gave her a hero's welcome Monday night at a Buenos Aires airport before she faces a court over her possible role in an alleged scheme to manipulate Argentina's ....

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