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  • 'Resign Cameron' protests: Activists surround venue where Conservative Party is holding spring meeting

    Date: 2016-04-09 14:36:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:71 - ID:4684941

    LONDON, April 9 (MENA) - Protestors have surrounded a hotel where David Cameron admitted he had handled the Panama Papers affair badly, in an attempt to force the Prime Minister to resign, The Independent reported. Hundreds of protestors blocked ....

  • Afghan MPs approve Farid Hamidi as new Afghan Attorney General

    Date: 2016-04-09 14:05:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:60 - ID:4684409

    KABUL, April 9 (MENA) - The Afghan parliament has approved Farid Hamidi as the new Attorney General during a voting process organized in the Lower House of the Parliament, Wolesi Jirga, Khaama Press reported. He unanimously approved for the post ....

  • Kerry makes surprise visit to Afghanistan amid security woes

    Date: 2016-04-09 11:37:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:4683093

    KABUL, April 9 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Saturday for key meetings with leaders amid political infighting and a sharp deterioration in security across the country, CNN reported. The nation's ....

  • US citizens warned against all non-essential travel to Pakistan

    Date: 2016-04-09 11:11:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:40 - ID:4683121

    ISLAMABAD, April 9 (MENA) - The Department of State has warned US citizens against all non-essential travel to Pakistan. A Travel Warning update issued Thursday reminded US citizens of ongoing security concerns in Pakistan, RTT News reported. The ....

  • Greece's coast guard says 5 migrants have drowned off Samos

    Date: 2016-04-09 10:35:33 GMT - Greece - World - SN:35 - ID:4682677

    ATHENS, April 9 (MENA) - Greece's coast guard says at least five migrants have drowned in the eastern Aegean Sea after a small plastic boat capsized, the ABC News reported. The five victims, four women and a child, were found around dawn Saturday ....

  • IOM: 172,458 migrants entered Europe by sea this year

    Date: 2016-04-09 09:52:12 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:26 - ID:4682309

    GENEVA, April 9 (MENA) - International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported that an estimated 172,458 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea into Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain through 6 April 2016. According to a press release of ....

  • Afgan police rescue 17 civilians kidnapped by Taliban

    Date: 2016-04-09 09:43:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:4682317

    KABUL, April 9 (MENA) - At least 17 people kidnapped by Taliban militants have been rescued by police forces in western Herat province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Saturday. According to the local security officials, the Taliban ....

  • Italy, Austria meet on border issues

    Date: 2016-04-09 08:40:22 GMT - Austria - World - SN:14 - ID:4681777

    VIENNA, April 9 (MENA) - The interior ministers of Austria and Italy have met in Rome amid concerns that the Austrian government will enforce border controls on the nations' shared border to limit passage of migrants, ABC News reported. Italian ....

  • Four terrorists killed in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-04-09 08:38:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:4681773

    SLAMABAD, April 9 (MENA) - The Pakistani Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and police, in a joint action, killed at least three militants affiliated to outlawed groups in Jahania, Khanewal district early on Saturday morning, the Geo News ....

  • Bus falls in southern Peru river, killing 20

    Date: 2016-04-09 08:12:58 GMT - Peru - World - SN:11 - ID:4681413

    LIMA, April 9 (MENA) - At least 20 passengers were killed and over 30 injured when a commercial bus fell from a mountain highway into a river in Cusco this morning, according to the BBC. The bus was carrying 56 passengers when it fell into the ....

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