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  • No excuse for violence in Baltimore -- Obama

    Date: 2015-04-28 18:57:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:133 - ID:2477981

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned the "criminals and thugs who tore up" the city of Baltimore on Monday night, after rioting and looting paralyzed the city and overwhelmed local officials, CNN ....

  • US blacklists 3 alleged Hezbollah members

    Date: 2015-04-28 18:44:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:2477993

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) - The U.S. State Department has designated as terrorists two Lebanese men allegedly members of Hezbollah accused of involvement in the 2012 Bulgaria bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus ....

  • China congratulates Bashir on election win

    Date: 2015-04-28 18:06:18 GMT - China - World - SN:125 - ID:2477717

    BEIJING, April 28 (MENA) – China congratulated Sudanese President Omar Bashir on election win. China said that it respects the choice of the Sudanese people and is ready to work with Sudan to boost bilateral ties and cooperation. In press ....

  • Pentagon denies ship held by Iran US-flagged

    Date: 2015-04-28 17:29:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:2477513

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) – A Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday that a cargo ship held by Iran was not hoisting the US flag. Col. Steve Warren told reporters that the vessel had no Americans on board. The ship was passing through Strait of ....

  • Russian trade minister leads Russia delegation to Egypt commercial dialogue

    Date: 2015-04-28 16:41:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:114 - ID:2476989

    MOSCOW, April 28 (MENA) - Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Dennis Masarurov will lead his country's delegation to a Cairo-hosted commercial-industrial dialogue, which will be held between Egypt and Russia on May 25-26. In a statement, the ....

  • US ship seized by Iranian warships

    Date: 2015-04-28 16:10:13 GMT - Iran - World - SN:112 - ID:2476669

    TEHRAN, April 28 (MENA) - The Iranian Navy has confiscated an American cargo vessel with all its 34 crew, reports said, according to FARS News Agency. Other reports said the vessel has been seized for trespassing Iran's territorial ....

  • French president meets Patriarch of Antioch

    Date: 2015-04-28 14:59:02 GMT - France - World - SN:101 - ID:2475633

    PARIS, April 28 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande held on Tuesday talks with Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and all the East Beshara Boutros al Rahi. The two sides discussed problems facing Christian minorities in the Middle East as well ....

  • Consul in Montreal partkes in charitable event for Upper Egypt children

    Date: 2015-04-28 14:52:43 GMT - Canada - World - SN:98 - ID:2475837

    MONTREAL, April 28 (MENA) - Egyptian Consul General in Montreal Amal Salama participated in a charitable event held in the Canadian city of Montreal on Tuesday for helping children in Upper Egypt governorates. The event is organized by a ....

  • UNESCO to tackle three main topics on World Press Freedom Day

    Date: 2015-04-28 14:31:55 GMT - France - World - SN:94 - ID:2473889

    PARIS, April 28 (MENA) – UNESCO will address three main topics during celebrations marking World Press Freedom Day, due to be held in Riga, Latvia, from May 2 through May 4. The first theme will focus on the need to have quality journalism that ....

  • Afghan official: At least 52 dead in landslide in northeast

    Date: 2015-04-28 12:31:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:68 - ID:2473877

    KABUL, April 28 (MENA) - A massive landslide in a remote province in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 52 people on Tuesday, a provincial official said, according to ABC News. The stricken area in Badakhshan province is cut off from the ....

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