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  • Armenian police detains 4 activists for plotting riots ahead of Armenian massacre anniversary

    Date: 2015-04-09 22:42:21 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:151 - ID:2348937

    YEREVAN, April 9 (MENA) - Police in Armenia have detained and raided the offices and homes of four opposition activists suspected of plotting riots on the centennial of the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians that Armenia describes as genocide, Fox ....

  • Czech gov’t divided on president V-Day trip to Moscow

    Date: 2015-04-09 22:07:57 GMT - Czech - World - SN:150 - ID:2348873

    PRAGUE, April 9 (MENA) - After a heated debate on Wednesday the Czech government postponed until next meeting decision on President Milos Zeman's May 9 trip to Moscow to attend Victory Day celebrations, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka told ....

  • Wisconsin man accused of trying to join Daesh

    Date: 2015-04-09 22:02:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:149 - ID:2348817

    Washington, April 9 (MENA) - A Wisconsin man accused of traveling to the Middle East in a failed attempt to join the Daesh group has been ordered held without bond, the CBS News reported. Thirty-four-year-old Joshua Van Haften made his first court ....

  • Poll finds most Americans not trust Iran on nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-04-09 21:31:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:2348813

    WASHINGTON, April 9 (MENA) - Most Americans don't trust that Iran will abide by an eventual agreement to curtail its nuclear program and not develop an atomic weapon, according to an NBC News poll released on Thursday. More than half the ....

  • Palestinian leader Abbas to visit Moscow Sunday

    Date: 2015-04-09 12:20:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:2345149

    MOSCOW, April 9 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will arrive in Moscow on April 12 for an official visit, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday. Earlier in the day, Abbas’ adviser Madji Halidi confirmed the visit to Sputnik: ....

  • UN seeks $111M to help feed N. Korea

    Date: 2015-04-09 06:27:11 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:10 - ID:2342253

    NEW YORK, April 9 (MENA) - The United Nations has launched an appeal for $111 million to help a vast portion of North Korea's population now facing a food crisis, Sky news reported. U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for North Korea Ghulam Isaczai ....

  • NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-04-08 23:06:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:163 - ID:2341761

    KABUL, April 8 (MENA) - A NATO soldier has been killed in a firefight between US and Afghan troops in eastern Afghanistan, the first apparent insider attack since Washington announced a delay in troop withdrawals from the country. The gunfight ....

  • 12 political parties withdraw from Turkey elections

    Date: 2015-04-08 22:40:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:159 - ID:2341753

    ANKARA, April 8 (MENA) - A total of 12 political parties have withdrawn from the June 7 parliamentary elections in Turkey, with 11 of them not submitting their lists of nomination candidates by April 7, Hurriyet Daily News reported ....

  • Uganda holds ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Jamal Kiyemba

    Date: 2015-04-08 21:12:41 GMT - Uganda - World - SN:148 - ID:2341521

    KAMPALA, April 8 (MENA) - Police said that an ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee has been arrested in Uganda for questioning over his possible role in the killing of a top prosecutor, BBC reported Wednesday. Jamal Kiyemba, a Ugandan, was arrested with ....

  • Switzerland arrests man suspected of trying to join extremists

    Date: 2015-04-08 20:47:27 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:146 - ID:2341281

    GENEVA, April 8 (MENA) - Swiss authorities said they have arrested a 24-year-old man who is suspected of seeking to join an Islamic extremist group in Syria or Iraq, The New York Times reported. Federal prosecutors said the unidentified man was ....

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