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  • White House fence jumper arrested

    Date: 2015-04-20 13:18:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:2418569

    WASHINGTON, April 20 (MENA) - A person carrying a suspicious package scaled a White House fence Sunday night, but was quickly apprehended. The person climbed the fence on the south side of the White House complex, said Brian Leary with the United ....

  • Bomb blast on UN bus kills at least six in Somalia: police

    Date: 2015-04-20 07:57:22 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:18 - ID:2415097

    MOGADISHU, April 20 (MENA) - At least six UN workers were killed in Somalia on Monday when a huge bomb placed by Shebab militants destroyed a bus in the northeastern town of Garowe, The Daily Mail quoted police as saying. The head of the United ....

  • 8 people killed at Brazilian soccer team's fan club

    Date: 2015-04-19 21:43:00 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:145 - ID:2414221

    BRASILIA, April 19 (MENA) - Police said eight people have been shot dead at a Brazilian soccer team's fan club in the city of Sao Paulo, Fox News reported. Police said on Sunday that a group of armed men stormed into the site where Corinthians' ....

  • Gunmen storm Afghan police station

    Date: 2015-04-19 21:05:09 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:141 - ID:2414073

    KABUL, April 19 (MENA) - Insurgents armed with guns and explosives attacked a police station Sunday in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gar, wounding two officers and a civilian as gunmen elsewhere kidnapped at least a dozen mine clearers, ABC ....

  • Gunmen storm Afghan police station as mine clearers abducted

    Date: 2015-04-19 20:48:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:138 - ID:2414069

    KABUL, April 19 (MENA) - Insurgents armed with guns and explosives attacked a police station Sunday in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gar, wounding two officers and a civilian as gunmen elsewhere kidnapped at least a dozen mine clearers, ABC ....

  • 24 trapped in flooded coal mine in Northern China

    Date: 2015-04-19 20:46:13 GMT - China - World - SN:137 - ID:2413925

    BEIJING, April 19 (MENA) - Twenty four people were trapped after water flooded a coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported. A total of 247 people were working in the Jiangjiawan coal mine when the accident ....

  • Chinese president calls for cementing cooperation with Pakistan

    Date: 2015-04-19 20:05:13 GMT - China - World - SN:132 - ID:2413545

    BEIJING, April 19 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for advancing cooperation with Pakistan in various areas. Xi made the appeal in a signed article published today by Pakistani press on the eve of his state visit to ....

  • Hammond: Migrants issue to be discussed at EU Meeting

    Date: 2015-04-19 19:18:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:123 - ID:2413493

    LONDON, April 19 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said he will discuss building a "co-ordinated" response to the latest migrant boat tragedy with EU ministers tomorrow in Luxemberg. In a statement issued by the UK Foreign ....

  • UK calls for more int'l efforts to dry up funding of Daesh group

    Date: 2015-04-19 18:05:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:117 - ID:2412961

    LONDON, April 19 (MENA) - Britain called on Sunday for more efforts at the international level to dry up financial resources of Daesh terrorist group. Spokesman for the British government in the Middle East and North Africa Edwin Smoal said ....

  • British police make fourth arrest in slaying of Syria-born Muslim cleric

    Date: 2015-04-19 16:00:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:106 - ID:2412581

    LONDON, April 19 (MENA) - British counterterrorism detectives say they've arrested a fourth person as they investigate the slaying of a Syria-born Muslim cleric who was shot in London. Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command said Sunday a ....

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