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  • Steps taken to enforce Yemen embargo: FO

    Date: 2015-04-18 13:26:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:51 - ID:2403949

    ISLAMABAD, April 18 (MENA) - The Fore­ign Office said Pakistan had taken steps to comply with the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution calling for restrictions and arms embargo on Yemeni militias. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ....

  • Egypt, WB sign dlrs 400 mn loan to support poor Egyptian families

    Date: 2015-04-18 13:23:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:2403913

    WASHINGTON, April 18 (MENA) - Egypt and the World Bank have signed a loan worth dlrs 400 million to combat poverty and support the poor Egyptian families under a program named "Takaful and Karama". In statements here after the signing ceremony, ....

  • Putin ready to work with any new US president

    Date: 2015-04-18 13:14:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:2403945

    MOSCOW, April 18 (MENA) - Russia is ready to cooperate with the United States regardless of who will become the US president after the 2016 elections there, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday in an interview with Vesti v Subbotu program ....

  • Chinese president to visit Pakistan, hammer out $46-billion deal

    Date: 2015-04-18 13:13:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:47 - ID:2403941

    ISLAMABAD, April 18 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will launch energy and infrastructure projects worth $46 billion on a visit to Pakistan next week as China cements links with its old ally and generates opportunities for firms hit by slack ....

  • 4 British Navy members charged in Canada with sexual assault

    Date: 2015-04-18 08:53:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:2402349

    LONDON, April 18 (MENA) - Four members of the Royal Navy have been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident in Nova Scotia, the BBC quoted Canada's military police as saying. The sailors were in the country to attend a military ....

  • Militants behead 4 abducted civilians in Ghazni province

    Date: 2015-04-18 07:07:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:2401889

    KABUL, April 18 (MENA) - The anti-government armed militants have beheaded four abducted civilians in southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. Officials said the civilians were reportedly beheaded by militants ....

  • Another explosion in Jalalabad, casualties feared

    Date: 2015-04-18 07:03:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:2401825

    JALALABAD, April 18 (MENA) - Another explosion took place in Jalabad's Nangarhar province hours after a deadly suicide attacked killed at least 33 people and left more than 100 others wounded in Jalalabad city earlier Saturday, according to Khaama ....

  • Taliban disclaims responsibility for Jalalabad suicide blast

    Date: 2015-04-18 06:28:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:2401629

    KABUL, April 18 (MENA) – Taliban disclaimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Jalalabad city that left 35 people killed and more than 100 others wounded this morning. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, spokesman for the police headquarters of ....

  • Australia arrests 5 on charges of plotting attack

    Date: 2015-04-18 05:28:52 GMT - Australia - World - SN:3 - ID:2401493

    CANBERRA, April 18 (MENA) - Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, ABC News reported. The suspects included two ....

  • At least 22 killed, 50 injured in Afghanistan blasts

    Date: 2015-04-18 05:17:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:1 - ID:2401481

    KABUL, April 18 (MENA) - At least 22 people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a series of explosions in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, the BBC reported Saturday, quoting police and local media. A blast took place outside a local ....

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