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  • Shooting near US Capitol not believed to be related to terrorism - FBI officials

    Date: 2015-04-11 21:59:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:2360421

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - Officials from the US FBI's Washington field office on Saturday said that the shooting near the Capitol was not believed to be related to terrorism, CBC News reported. The FBI's joint terrorism task force was on the ....

  • Pakistani PM, Turkish President discuss Yemeni situation

    Date: 2015-04-11 20:43:32 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:114 - ID:2360369

    ISLAMABAD, April 11 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed on Saturday the prevailing situation of Yemen during a telephone conversation, Geo News reported. The conversation between the ....

  • US Capitol on precautionary lockdown after suspected suicide

    Date: 2015-04-11 19:59:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:2360137

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - US police say the US Capitol is on lockdown as a precaution after shots were fired in what appears to be an attempted suicide, ABC News reported. Capitol Police spokeswoman Kimberly Schneider says the suspected ....

  • Upgraded Pantsir-S2 gun-missile system to enter service in Russia in 2015

    Date: 2015-04-11 18:34:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:2359729

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - A top Russian military commander said that an improved Pantsir-S2 combined gun-missile system will join active military service before the end of this year, Sputnik News reported on Saturday. "We are receiving new ....

  • Isolation of Russia doomed to failure like in Cuba case - Russian lawmaker

    Date: 2015-04-11 18:18:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:2359577

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Head of the foreign affairs committee of Russia's State Duma Alexei Pushkov said efforts of isolating Russia will fail like the similar policy against Cuba did, TASS reported on Saturday. US President Barack Obama ....

  • Afghan security forces arrest 6 suspects in suicide bombing

    Date: 2015-04-11 18:06:09 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:82 - ID:2359369

    KABUL, April 11 (MENA) - Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) has arrested six suspects in connection with the suicide bombing in Khost province that left at least 20 dead and more than 80 others wounded. A statement issued by NDS ....

  • China promises to open markets for Egyptian grapes

    Date: 2015-04-11 17:04:35 GMT - China - World - SN:74 - ID:2359225

    BEIJING, April 11 (MENA) – An Egyptian delegation currently visiting China received a promise to finalize the import of Egyptian grape file as soon as possible, head of the delegation Magdy el Esawi told MENA on Saturday. In a week-long visit, ....

  • Forensic police leave for Kiev to resume mh17 investigation

    Date: 2015-04-11 16:20:39 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:67 - ID:2358717

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 (MENA) - A team of seven forensic officers of the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) left for Kiev on Saturday to resume the search for wreckage and new evidence of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which is believed to have been ....

  • Japan, ex-Soviet regional forum to hold talks in May on Ukraine aid

    Date: 2015-04-11 16:13:31 GMT - Japan - World - SN:65 - ID:2358713

    TOKYO, April 11 (MENA) - The Japanese government is planning to hold talks as early as May in Kiev with an alliance of four former Soviet countries including Ukraine, to discuss support strategies for the embattled country, the Kyodo News cited ....

  • S. Sinai governor probes promoting Hungarian tourism in Egypt

    Date: 2015-04-11 16:01:25 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:61 - ID:2358709

    BUDAPEST, April 11 (MENA) - South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda said that he came to Hungary with businessmen and Egyptian investors in the tourism field to activate agreement to promote tourism between Sharm el Shiekh and Hungarian city of Heves ....

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