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  • 310 illegal migrants rescued off Italian coasts

    Date: 2015-04-17 11:17:06 GMT - Italy - World - SN:29 - ID:2398217

    ROME, April 17 (MENA) – Italian security sources announced Friday the rescue of 310 illegal migrants off the southern Italian coasts. They were taken to medical units for checkup, the sources said. The police, in cooperation with coast guard, ....

  • IMF: Positive indicators for Egypt economy

    Date: 2015-04-17 09:34:56 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:23 - ID:2397253

    RIYADH, April 17 (MENA) - Head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde lauded the positive indicators achieved by the Egyptian economy recently, asserting the readiness of the IMF to offer Egypt the needed loans to push the national ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, April 17

    Date: 2015-04-17 05:49:42 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:2396485

    CAIRO, Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and Minister of Youths and Sports Khaled Abdel Aziz along with a host of ministers, sports figures and politicians inaugurate a number of new buildings at Zamalek Sporting Club. PORT SAID, Egypt, A protest is ....

  • US aims for political settlement in Yemen: official

    Date: 2015-04-16 22:46:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:149 - ID:2396229

    WASHINGTON, April 16 (MENA) – US Defense Secretary Ash Carter, facing questions about the US's interests in the fight against Yemeni rebels, said he hoped the conflict would soon lead to a political settlement favorable to Yemen and Saudi ....

  • French court convicts 4 members of short-lived group for helping Chechen jihadis in Syria

    Date: 2015-04-16 22:45:02 GMT - France - World - SN:148 - ID:2396221

    PARIS, April 16 (MENA) - A Paris court has convicted four members of a short-lived group of charges related to providing logistical support to Chechen jihadis in Syria, Fox News reported on Thursday. The youngest member of the group, Khamzat ....

  • WikiLeaks' Julian Assange agrees to be questioned in London, lawyer says

    Date: 2015-04-16 22:27:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:146 - ID:2396193

    LONDON, April 16 (MENA) - Wikileaks founder Julian Assange agreed to be questioned in London, his lawyer said Thursday, according to Fox News. Assange will answer questions from Swedish prosecutors at Ecuador's London embassy over allegations of ....

  • Czech, German police sign new deal on cooperation

    Date: 2015-04-16 22:15:33 GMT - Czech - World - SN:144 - ID:2396161

    PRAGUE, April 16 (MENA) - The Czech and German police forces on Thursday signed a deal on cooperation at national level and in their shared border area, Radio Prague reported. The deal allows rapid cross-border operations in the other state ....

  • US, Romanian hold air exercises to reassure eastern Europe

    Date: 2015-04-16 21:39:04 GMT - Romania - World - SN:142 - ID:2396045

    BUCHAREST, April 16 (MENA) - Twelve U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs have been deployed for months of military exercises involving the US and Romanian air forces designed to reassure eastern Europeans who fear Russian influence in the region, ABC ....

  • 3 Londoners accused over laundering money for Syria-bound extremists -- spox

    Date: 2015-04-16 19:19:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:130 - ID:2394437

    LONDON, April 16 (MENA) - A Scotland Yard spokesman said on Thursday that three men from London were nabbed over laundering money related to extremists who are traveling to Syria. Speaking to MENA in London, the spokesman said the three were due ....

  • Russia's Navy adopted homing torpedo "Physics"

    Date: 2015-04-16 19:02:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:126 - ID:2395381

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - The Russian Navy has adopted a new deep-homing torpedo “Physics”, maximum range is up to 50 kilometers, Sputnik reported Thursday. "At the end of last year after the successful completion of state tests put into service ....

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