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  • Greece returns more migrants to Turkey

    Date: 2016-04-08 09:57:51 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:30 - ID:4677409

    ANKARA, April 8 (MENA) - Dozens of migrants were transferred from Greece to Turkey on Friday under an agreement between Ankara and the European Union, four days after a first group was sent over, Wall Street Journal reported. Some 45 migrants, ....

  • Greece sends back second group of migrants to Turkey

    Date: 2016-04-08 07:33:28 GMT - Greece - World - SN:15 - ID:4676505

    ATHENS, April 8 (MENA) - Greece has sent a second group of migrants back to Turkey under a European Union deal with Turkey to exchange migrants for Syrians from Turkish refugee camps. The second batch of migrants, who were mostly from Pakistan ....

  • EU threatens to sanction tax havens like Panama

    Date: 2016-04-07 21:27:27 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:109 - ID:4675829

    BRUSSELS, April 7 (MENA) - The European Union has threatened to sanction countries like Panama if they continue to refuse to cooperate fully to fight money laundering and tax evasion, after a leak of data showed the tiny country remains a key ....

  • Cameron admits he did have stake in father's offshore trust

    Date: 2016-04-07 20:56:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:4675817

    LONDON, April 7 (MENA) - UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife owned shares in the Panamanian trust set up by his late father, before selling them for around £30,000 in 2010, he has told ITV News. Cameron said he made a profit on around ....

  • Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci sworn in

    Date: 2016-04-07 10:51:04 GMT - Kosovo - World - SN:43 - ID:4671573

    PRISTINA, April 7 (MENA) - Kosovo's new president, Hashim Thaci, has assumed his post in a swearing-in ceremony at the Parliament that the opposition boycotted, according to ABC News. Thaci, 47, who replaces Atifete Jahjaga, was elected in ....

  • Pakistan: 15 gunmen killed in confrontations near borders

    Date: 2016-04-07 10:11:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:18 - ID:4670125

    ISLAMABAD, April 7 (MENA) - Pakistani security forces thwarted a militant attack on a check-post in Lower Kurram area and killed 15 terrorists in retaliatory fire early on Thursday. About 50 assailants launched the attack Mingorsar area and some ....

  • Clashes in Kashmir after Indian troops kill 2 rebels

    Date: 2016-04-07 08:42:12 GMT - India - World - SN:24 - ID:4670341

    NEW DELHI, April 7 (MENA) - Anti-India protesters attacked government forces with rocks and burned an armored vehicle Thursday as they participated in the funerals of two insurgents killed in a gunbattle in the disputed Kashmir region, ABC News ....

  • S. Korea's preliminary voting for parliamentary elections to begin

    Date: 2016-04-07 08:40:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:4670337

    SEOUL, April 7 (MENA) - South Koreans can begin casting their ballots during the preliminary voting period for the April 13 parliamentary elections later this week, the state election office said Thursday, according to Yonhap news agency. The ....

  • Malaysian FM to attend Geneva anti-terror conf.

    Date: 2016-04-07 07:42:08 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:17 - ID:4669965

    PUTRAJAYA, April 7 (MENA) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Anifah Aman will lead Malaysia's delegation to the Geneva Conference on Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE), which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 7 to 8 April 2016, the Malaysian news ....

  • Vietnam elects new PM

    Date: 2016-04-07 06:43:51 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:9 - ID:4669789

    HANOI, April 7 (MENA) - Vietnam's Parliament approved a new Prime Minister, giving former bureaucrat and legislator Nguyen Xuan Phuc the challenge of maintaining the momentum of one of Asia's fastest-growing economies, ABC News reported ....

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