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  • London confirms arrest of Briton in Turkey

    Date: 2015-04-06 17:36:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:2325193

    LONDON, April 6 (MENA) - A British national was arrested recently in Turkey on suspicion of having "close ties" with a far-left militant group that left a prosecutor dead, a spokeswoman for the British Foreign Office told MENA on Monday. The ....

  • Lavrov: Nuclear deal with Iran leads to no arms race

    Date: 2015-04-06 17:35:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:2324865

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - An interim agreement between six world powers and Iran on Tehran's nuclear program will not lead to a new arms race, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. Lavrov, whose country took part in the talks in ....

  • Russia calls on other countries to join evacuation mission from Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-06 16:26:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:2324825

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - Russia has called on other countries to join in evacuating stranded foreign nationals from crisis-hit Yemen because Moscow is unable to carry out the humanitarian operation single-handedly, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei ....

  • Venezuelan president seeks 10m signatures against Obama

    Date: 2015-04-06 16:16:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:2324917

    WASHINGTON, April 6 (MENA) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro seeks to collect 10 million signatures against US President Barack Obama, reported USA Today. When President Obama declared Venezuela a "national security threat" and smacked the ....

  • 3 Indian policemen killed in Kashmir ambush

    Date: 2015-04-06 15:59:11 GMT - India - World - SN:85 - ID:2324549

    NEW DELHI, April 6 (MENA) - At least three policemen have been killed when a group of armed men ambushed their vehicle travelling in the Indian-administrated Kashmir, according to Sky News. Security sources said the fatal attack was carried out ....

  • 156 Malaysians leave Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-06 15:58:56 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:84 - ID:2324097

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 (MENA) - A total of 156 Malaysians, who had been evacuated from Yemen due to conflicts in the country, are expected to depart for home tomorrow, Bernama news agency reported. National Security Council secretary Datuk Mohamed ....

  • Lausanne statement good sign in nuclear issue - Larijani

    Date: 2015-04-06 15:57:54 GMT - Iran - World - SN:82 - ID:2324553

    TEHRAN, April 6 (MENA) - Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the recent joint statement by Iran and the P5+1 group in Switzerland is a “good sign” for resolution of the nuclear issue, according to Iran's Press TV. “The Lausanne press ....

  • Political battle ramps up over Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-04-06 15:57:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:2324289

    WASHINGTON, April 6 (MENA) - President Barack Obama’s bet on a diplomatic agreement to deter Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon faces an immediate test at home, where he must overcome the politics of skeptical Republicans as well as some Democrats ....

  • French forces free Dutch hostage in Mali

    Date: 2015-04-06 14:40:43 GMT - France - World - SN:68 - ID:2323869

    PARIS, April 6 (MENA) - French special forces rescued a Dutch national kidnapped nearly four years ago in northern Mali by AQIM Islamists in an operation that killed a number of suspected jihadists, officials said. France's defence ministry said ....

  • Pro-Russian Czech pres. in diplomatic row with U.S.

    Date: 2015-04-06 14:38:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:2323313

    PRAGUE, April 6 (MENA) - A fresh diplomatic row erupted Sunday between the pro-Russian president of the Czech Republic and the U.S., reflecting a widening gap between the head of the small European Union state and his own country’s politicians, ....

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