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  • Israel's Liberman lashes out at South Africa over accusations of crimes against Palestinians

    Date: 2015-04-24 19:20:46 GMT - Israel - World - SN:92 - ID:2449529

    GAZA CITY, April 24 (MENA) - Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman lashed out Friday at the South African government after it accused Israel of committing crimes against Palestinians. The controversy erupted after South African minister of ....

  • UN invites Syrian government, opposition to Geneva peace talks

    Date: 2015-04-24 19:02:48 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:90 - ID:2449645

    NEW YORK, April 24 (MENA) - United Nations Syria envoy Staffan De Mistura has invited the Syrian government and opposition groups for separate peace talks in Geneva next month, but no terror groups— such as the so-called Islamic State—will be ....

  • German spy chief faces calls to resign following NSA revelations

    Date: 2015-04-24 18:16:55 GMT - Germany - World - SN:86 - ID:2449393

    BERLIN, April 24 (MENA) - Head of the German Intelligence Service (BND) Gerhard Schindler faced calls to resign on Friday after a media report claimed that the spy agency passed information about European interests to US National Security Agency ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry worried over US intention to supply weapons to Kiev

    Date: 2015-04-24 15:19:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:2448861

    MOSCOW, April 24 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Friday that his country is very concerned over reports the United States intends to provide advanced military hardware to Kiev, Itar Tass reported. "Of ....

  • Italy terror cell that plotted to bomb Vatican smashed, prosecutors say

    Date: 2015-04-24 14:02:54 GMT - Italy - World - SN:63 - ID:2448429

    ROME, April 24 (MENA) - A terror cell that plotted to bomb the Vatican and included Osama bin Laden’s bodyguards among its members has been smashed by Italian counter-terror police, prosecutors have said. Following a six-year investigation that ....

  • Rocket attack on govt compounds in Ghazni as Taliban launches offensive

    Date: 2015-04-24 13:08:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:2448049

    KABUL, April 24 (MENA) - The Taliban militants launched rocket attacks on a number of government compounds in southeastern Ghazni province early on Friday morning as the group launched summer offensive. According to local government officials, at ....

  • Park in Brazil on last leg of S. America tour

    Date: 2015-04-24 12:56:43 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:55 - ID:2447949

    BRASILIA, April 23 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrived in Brazil Friday on a three-day state visit to further strengthen economic and other relations with the South American state, Yonhap reported. Brazil is the last stop on ....

  • Celebration of Afro-Asian Conf. anniversary wraps up

    Date: 2015-04-24 12:17:57 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:47 - ID:2447105

    BANDUNG, Indonesia, April 24 (MENA) – The celebration commemorating the 60th anniversary for holding the first Asian-African Conference in Bandung wrapped up on Friday. Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab participated in the celebration on ....

  • 33 foreigners deported from Italy over terrorism charges

    Date: 2015-04-24 11:32:00 GMT - Italy - World - SN:40 - ID:2447137

    ROME, April 24 (MENA) - Police in Italy have deported 33 foreigners for adopting terrorist and extremist thoughts, said Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano. Speaking to the Italian TV, Alfano said that the arrested were using internet to ....

  • Iran ships off Yemen head home after US, Saudi warning

    Date: 2015-04-24 10:02:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:2446545

    NEW YORK, April 24 (MENA) - A US defense officials said that an Iranian flotilla suspected of carrying weapons bound for rebels in Yemen reversed course and appeared to be heading home, averting a potential confrontation in the Gulf of Aden, Wall ....

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