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  • Panama president, France’s Hollande speak post leak

    Date: 2016-04-08 22:35:08 GMT - France - World - SN:117 - ID:4680993

    PARIS, April 8 (MENA) – Panama said on Friday President Juan Carlos Varela had spoken with his French counterpart Francois Hollande following a diplomatic standoff over a mass data leak, and had agreed their finance ministers should meet to discuss ....

  • New arrests in Brussels include key suspect in Paris attacks

    Date: 2016-04-08 21:23:21 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:110 - ID:4680673

    BRUSSELS, April 8 (MENA) - Belgian authorities said Friday the remaining fugitive suspect in the November 13 Paris attacks was arrested in Belgium, after a raid linked to the deadly March 22 Brussels bombings yielded five detentions in all, The ....

  • Moscow: Syrian authorities released American citizen after Russian appeal

    Date: 2016-04-08 21:16:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:4680813

    MOSCOW, April 8 (MENA) – The Russian foreign ministry said American citizen Kevin Patrick Dawes was flown to Moscow on April 1 and turned over to the US Embassy there, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. "Some time ago, US President Barack Obama ....

  • US: Syrian regime releases US citizen

    Date: 2016-04-08 20:10:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:4680669

    NEW YORK, April 8 (MENA) – The Syrian government has released an American citizen who was captured and detained after entering the war-wracked country about four years ago, ABC News quoted the US State Department as saying on Friday. Spokesman ....

  • Egypt launches negotiations of 14th ministerial session of UNCTAD in Geneva

    Date: 2016-04-08 18:47:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:96 - ID:4680445

    GENEVA, April 8 (MENA) - Egypt launched negotiations in Geneva concerning the 14th ministerial session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to be held next July in Nairobi. The session will be held under the rubric ....

  • Key suspect in Paris attacks Abrini 'arrested'

    Date: 2016-04-08 17:14:25 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:4680041

    PARIS, April 8 (MENA) - The key remaining suspect in November's Paris terror attacks, Mohamed Abrini, has been arrested, the BBC News said. Sources cited in Belgian media said Abrini is also likely to be the "man in the hat" seen on CCTV before ....

  • Two killed in shooting at Air Force base in Texas

    Date: 2016-04-08 17:11:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:4679637

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - An airman killed his commander before apparently turning the gun on himself, sparking a lockdown at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas Friday, a senior US official. The shooting was not an act of terrorism, Fox ....

  • 3 killed in Karachi 'sectarian attack'

    Date: 2016-04-08 15:16:13 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:78 - ID:4679601

    ISLAMABAD, April 8 (MENA) - In an apparent sectarian killing, at least three people belonging to the Shia community were gunned down near Shafiq Mor area of Karachi on Friday, The Express Tribune of Pakistan reported. Hashim, Ali Sajjad and ....

  • Australia to strip dual nationals involved in terror of citizenship

    Date: 2016-04-08 11:30:08 GMT - Australia - World - SN:47 - ID:4677537

    SYDNEY, April 8 (MENA) - Australia, a staunch ally of the United States and its battle against terrorists in Iraq and Syria, said Friday it would strip dual nationals convicted of terror-related crimes of citizenship, the Daily Mail ....

  • UK Foreign Secretary visits Hong Kong

    Date: 2016-04-08 11:07:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:4677333

    LONDON, April 8 (MENA) – British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond headed on Friday for Hong Kong. The visit comes as part of an East Asian tour during which he will attend the G7 Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Japan. Hammond will meet with ....

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