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  • France PM warns extreme Islam winning propaganda war

    Date: 2016-04-05 10:20:15 GMT - France - World - SN:27 - ID:4655501

    PARIS, April 5 (MENA) – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said extreme forms of Islam were winning the propaganda war for hearts and minds, warning the veil was being used as a political symbol for the “enslavement of women,” according to France24. ....

  • Three killed in shooting incident in Karachi

    Date: 2016-04-05 09:28:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:4655353

    ISLAMABAD, April 5 (MENA) - At least three people, including a minor girl, were killed in a firing incident in Karachi’s Nagan Chowrangi, Pakistan's Dunya News reported Tuesday. Some unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate fire at alleged ....

  • Hammond: Improving human rights core of UK foreign policy

    Date: 2016-04-05 09:27:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:4655685

    LONDON, April 5 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said improving human rights is a core function of the Foreign Office and is the responsibility of every British diplomat around the world. In a brief statement released on Tuesday, he ....

  • Wall Street Journal: Sanders, Clinton agree to final debate before New York primary

    Date: 2016-04-05 09:19:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:4655121

    WASHINGTON, April 5 (MENA) - Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders have agreed to meet for another Democratic presidential primary debate on April 14, less than a week before the consequential New York ....

  • Huge fire erupts at Galleries Lafayette in south France

    Date: 2016-04-05 08:03:56 GMT - France - World - SN:13 - ID:4654913

    PARIS, April 5 (MENA) – A massive fire broke out on Tuesday at the Galeries Lafayette's building in Pau city in southwest France, causing serious damage. The blaze engulfed some 2,000 square meters of the building with dense plumes of smoke were ....

  • Helen Clark, former New Zealand PM, enters race for UN secretary general

    Date: 2016-04-05 07:07:52 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:10 - ID:4654669

    WELLINGTON, April 5 (MENA) - Helen Clark, the former prime minister of New Zealand, has entered the race to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary general of the United Nations in a bid to become the first woman in the role of world’s top ....

  • First two Zika virus cases reported in Vietnam

    Date: 2016-04-05 06:44:44 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:4 - ID:4654677

    HANOI, April 5 (MENA) - Two Vietnamese women have contracted the Zika virus which has been linked to thousands of suspected cases of microcephaly, a rare birth defect, in Brazil, and are the first Zika infections in Vietnam, The Daily Telegraph ....

  • Rain, flash floods claim 60 lives in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-04-04 22:10:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:130 - ID:4654209

    ISLAMABAD, April 4 (MENA) - Torrential rains and flash floods wreaked havoc in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan, killing at least 60 men, women and children and injuring 67 others, the local Dawn reported. Landslides blocked ....

  • 18 militants killed in military raids in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-04-04 21:34:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:126 - ID:4653725

    KABUL, April 4 (MENA) - At least 18 anti-government armed militants were killed in separate raids in north and south of the country in the past 24 hours, local media reported on Monday. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said at least nine militants ....

  • 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, ....

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