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  • Planes collide on runway in Indonesia; no casualties reported

    Date: 2016-04-04 21:02:50 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:124 - ID:4653429

    JAKARTA, April 4 (MENA) - Two planes collided on a runway at an airport in Jakarta, Indonesia Monday night, ABC News reported. A Batik Air Boeing 737 carrying 56 people had been cleared for takeoff when its wing struck a smaller Trans Nusa plane, ....

  • Rouhani says if not for nuke deal, Iran wouldn't be able to export even 1 oil barrel

    Date: 2016-04-04 20:47:13 GMT - Iran - World - SN:122 - ID:4653565

    TEHRAN, April 4 (MENA ) - Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said Monday his country wouldn't be able to export even a barrel of oil at the moment if the nuclear deal had not been achieved, the state-run IRINN TV reported. Rouhani added that if his ....

  • Spain's Prime Minister set to drop siesta to shorten working day by two hours

    Date: 2016-04-04 20:07:05 GMT - Spain - World - SN:119 - ID:4653561

    MADRID, April 4 (MENA) - The Spanish Prime Minister has announced moves to cut the working day by two hours and bring an end to the siesta, in an attempt to bring the country into line with its European counterparts. Mariano Rajoy, the head of ....

  • Italian PM visits Iran this month

    Date: 2016-04-04 17:24:36 GMT - Iran - World - SN:96 - ID:4652813

    TEHRAN/ROME, April 4 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will reportedly pay a two-day landmark visit to Iran next week, becoming the first major Western leader to travel to Iran after the lifting of international sanctions against Tehran, ....

  • Russia, Qatar stress importance of int'l unity to fight terrorism

    Date: 2016-04-04 16:44:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:4652637

    MOSCOW, April 4 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry announced Monday that a series of consultations held by the Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov stressed the importance of uniting the international efforts to combat terrorism. During the ....

  • US seizes thousands of Iranian weapons, including grenade launchers, in Arabian Sea

    Date: 2016-04-04 15:19:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:4651653

    WASHINGTON, April 4 (MENA) - The crew of a U.S. Navy ship stopped a massive Iranian arms shipment dead in its tracks, seizing thousands of weapons, AK-47 rifles and rocket-propelled grenade launchers that likely were headed to Yemen, the Pentagon ....

  • Turkey raises security measures over possible terror attacks

    Date: 2016-04-04 14:44:35 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:77 - ID:4651445

    ANKARA, April 4 (MENA) – Turkey increased security measures taken in anticipation of possible terror attacks in the country. Intelligence units in Turkey have identified seven potential suicide bombers with links to Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) ....

  • Kremlin says expected more of information attacks against Putin, his friends

    Date: 2016-04-04 14:43:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:4651449

    MOSCOW, April 4 (MENA) - The Kremlin is disappointed by the lack of professionalism in the investigation of alleged corruption among Russian President Vladimir Putin’s friends, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "Informational ....

  • 10 Downing Street refuse to comment after Cameron's father named in 'Panama Papers'

    Date: 2016-04-04 12:56:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:4650393

    LONDON, April 4 (MENA) - UK's 10 Downing Street on Monday refused to comment on reports claiming that Prime Minister David Cameron's father is among the hundreds of individuals named in an unprecedented leak of confidential documents showing how the ....

  • Man arrested at Gatwick Airport over 'Syria-related terrorism offences'

    Date: 2016-04-04 09:28:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:4648537

    LONDON, April 4 (MENA) - West Midlands Police said that a man has been arrested at Gatwick Airport over Syria-related terrorism offences, The Independent reported Monday. The 24-year-old was arrested before boarding a flight. A 20-year-old ....

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