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  • 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 ....

  • Putin arrives in Yerevan to attend events of Armenian Genocide centenary

    Date: 2015-04-24 09:56:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:2446533

    YEREVAN/MOSCOW, April 24 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in the Armenian capital Yerevan to attend the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Itar Tass reported on Friday. The main purpose of the visit is to attend the ....

  • Italian police arrest 18 terror suspects

    Date: 2015-04-24 09:50:07 GMT - Italy - World - SN:26 - ID:2446553

    ROME, April 24 (MENA) - Police in Italy have arrested 18 suspects across seven provinces for allegedly joining AlQaeda, ABC news reported on Friday. Anti-terrorism police in Sardinia said some of the suspects were responsible for "numerous bloody ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, April 24

    Date: 2015-04-24 06:14:01 GMT - all over the world - World - SN:1 - ID:2445405

    CAIRO, Cairo airport receives 123 stolen Egyptian artifacts retrieved from Washington. QENA, Upper Egypt, Efforts continue to fish out sunken ferry loaded with 500 tons of phosphates from the Nile. CAIRO, Armenian churches here hold a ....

  • Kerry urges Russia to remove forces from Ukraine

    Date: 2015-04-23 22:24:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:154 - ID:2445153

    WASHINGTON, April 23 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry told his Russian counterpart in a phone call on Wednesday that Russia must withdraw its forces from eastern Ukraine, a senior State Department official said on Thursday, the ABC news ....

  • Czech offers 10 mn crowns to EU's Frontex

    Date: 2015-04-23 22:22:44 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:153 - ID:2445137

    BRUSSELS, April 23 (MENA) - The Czech Republic has offered some 60 experts and about 10 million crowns to the EU Frontex agency, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Thursday after arriving in Brussels to attend an EU emergency summit on ....

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