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  • Iranian, Chinese presidents discuss bilateral relations

    Date: 2015-04-23 09:40:49 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:38 - ID:2439369

    JAKARTA, April 23 (MENA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Thursday met in Jakarta to discuss issues of mutual interest. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the second day of a Summit meeting of ....

  • Turkey recalls ambassador after Austrian declaration of ‘Armenian genocide’

    Date: 2015-04-23 09:08:53 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:33 - ID:2439017

    ANKARA, April 23 (MENA) – Turkey on Thursday recalled its ambassador in Vienna for consultations over an Austrian parliamentary declaration describing the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as “genocide”. The Turkish Foreign Ministry ....

  • 5,000 migrants to be allowed to resettle in Europe

    Date: 2015-04-23 08:45:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:2438757

    LONDON, April 23 (MENA) - Only 5,000 resettlement places across Europe are to be offered to refugees under the emergency summit crisis package to be agreed by EU leaders in Brussels on Thursday, The Guardian newspaper reported. A confidential ....

  • Med migrants could surge to 500,000 this year, says IMO head

    Date: 2015-04-23 08:44:41 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:27 - ID:2438765

    SINGAPORE, April 23 (MENA) - The number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean could surge to 500,000 this year, with deaths at the sea reaching thousands if no action is taken against the people who traffic them, the head of the UN's maritime ....

  • Turkey's recognition of genocide shortest path for reconciliation -- Armenia

    Date: 2015-04-22 22:20:20 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:158 - ID:2437641

    YEREVAN, April 22 (MENA) – Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said on Wednesday that relations with Turkey could improve if Ankara recognized the Armenian genocide. “Without a doubt, the recognition of the genocide by the Turks is the shortest ....

  • Nearly 8 million children in Sudan to be immunized against measles: UNICEF

    Date: 2015-04-22 20:22:36 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:155 - ID:2436813

    GENEVA, April 22 (MENA) - Sudan's Ministry of Health with support from UNICEF, the Measles and Rubella Initiative (M&RI) and national partners, is launching a massive campaign to immunize 7.9 million children aged six months to 15 years against ....

  • Customs officials find 700 weapons in a house in Germany

    Date: 2015-04-22 19:55:26 GMT - Germany - World - SN:153 - ID:2437473

    BERLIN, April 22 (MENA) - Customs officials said they have found about 700 weapons and 2.2 tons of ammunition in a house in western Germany, hoarded by a man who sold arms without a valid license, ABC news reported Wednesday. The head of the ....

  • British trader to fight extradition plans

    Date: 2015-04-22 18:45:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:139 - ID:2437173

    LONDON, April 22 (MENA) - A British financial trader accused of helping to trigger a multi-billion dollar US stock market crash from the home he shares with his parents has told a court he will fight plans to extradite him to America, according to ....

  • Russia will not deploy nuclear forces outside its territory — Lavrov

    Date: 2015-04-22 18:11:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:126 - ID:2436737

    MOSCOW, April 22 (MENA) - Russia does not believe that for maintaining its security it may have to deploy nuclear weapons outside its national territory, but at the same time it is interested in ensuring its conventional forces should be capable of ....

  • France welcomes Operation Renewal of Hope in Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-22 16:29:24 GMT - France - World - SN:109 - ID:2435741

    PARIS, April 22 (MENA) - France welcomed the launching of Operation Renewal of Hope in Yemen aiming at delivering humanitarian aid to the damaged areas and evacuating foreign nationals. In statements on Wednesday, French Foreign Ministry ....

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