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  • Saudi Arabia's UN Ambassador rejects Russian draft resolution over Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-04 22:37:37 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:129 - ID:2313149

    NEW YORK, April 4 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia's UN Ambassador Abdallah Al Mouallimi rejected a Russian draft resolution that was raised to the UN Security Council concerning the Yemeni crisis. In statements to Sky News Arabia on Saturday, Mouallimi ....

  • Imperfect deal with Iran will help uneasy peace – Burns 2 last London

    Date: 2015-04-04 22:21:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:127 - ID:2313093

    That is a deal worth getting, even if it does not seem so to Benjamin Netanyahu or to some conservative US lawmakers. Imagine if America had walked away from the talks, as the Israeli prime minister in effect urged when he spoke before Congress last ....

  • Imperfect deal with Iran will help uneasy peace - Burns

    Date: 2015-04-04 22:10:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:126 - ID:2313057

    LONDON, April 4 (MENA) – Ten years in the making, the framework nuclear deal announced on Thursday in Lausanne makes it reasonable to hope that a final written pact can be hammered out by the summer, preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, ....

  • Italy expels Moroccan accused of terrorist 'vocation'

    Date: 2015-04-04 21:07:37 GMT - Italy - World - SN:117 - ID:2312901

    ROME, April 4 (MENA) – Italy has expelled a Moroccan man who was living in the country legally but had what officials called a "vocation to terrorism," ABC News reported on Saturday. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano announced the expulsion of ....

  • Russia urges UN to call for 'humanitarian pause' in Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-04 19:17:39 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:101 - ID:2312533

    NEW YORK, April 4 (MENA) – Russia urged the UN Security Council on Saturday to call for a "humanitarian pause" in the conflict in Yemen to help diplomats and civilians caught in the fighting between Houthis and supporters of the country's ....

  • Immediate ceasefire needed in Yemen, Red Cross says

    Date: 2015-04-04 18:55:29 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:98 - ID:2312373

    GENEVA, April 4 (MENA) - The Red Cross on Saturday called for an immediate 24-hour ceasefire in battle-torn Yemen, saying many more people recently wounded in airstrikes and ground fighting will die if not tended to soon, the CNN reported. The ....

  • Malaysia helicopter crash kills 6, including ex-ambassador to the US

    Date: 2015-04-04 18:48:28 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:96 - ID:2312369

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 (MENA) - A helicopter crashed outside Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, killing all six people on board, including a Malaysian lawmaker who was a former ambassador to the United States, CBC News quoted officials as ....

  • President of Sri Lanka to visit Pakistan Sunday

    Date: 2015-04-03 22:20:52 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:131 - ID:2307649

    ISLAMABAD, April 3 (MENA) - President of Sri Lanka Maithripapa Srisena will arrive in Pakistan on Sunday on a three-day state visit on invitation of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Geo News reported. The Pakistani foreign office ....

  • Chinese FM holds phone call with Kerry over Iranian nuclear talks

    Date: 2015-04-03 21:01:05 GMT - China - World - SN:124 - ID:2307457

    BEIJING, April 3 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Friday made a telephone call with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the just concluded Iranian nuclear talks, the Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua reported. In the phone call, Wang ....

  • 6 held in England over Syria-related terrorism offences

    Date: 2015-04-03 20:58:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:121 - ID:2307445

    LONDON, April 3 (MENA) – Six people have been arrested in Dover on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, the BBC quoted West Midlands Police as saying on Friday. Five men and one woman in their 20s were detained at about 08:00 BST on ....

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