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  • European parl't speaker visits Turkey

    Date: 2015-04-08 14:48:44 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:81 - ID:2339465

    ANKARA, April 8 (MENA) - Speaker of the European Parliament Martin Schulz began his two-day official visit to Turkey on Wednesday. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu received Schulz at his ministerial office in Ankara, where they discussed ....

  • Paper: U.S. secretly tracked billions of calls for decades

    Date: 2015-04-08 13:09:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:2337825

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - The U.S. government started keeping secret records of Americans' international telephone calls nearly a decade before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, harvesting billions of calls in a program that provided a blueprint ....

  • Lavrov : Western countries' stances on Syria becoming more realistic

    Date: 2015-04-08 12:54:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:2338169

    MOSCOW, April 8 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that President Bashar al-Assad represents the interests of a huge portion of the Syrian people. In statement, Lavrov said that the stances of the Western countries towards Syria ....

  • Britain’s prime minister ate a hot dog with a knife and fork, and it’s a problem

    Date: 2015-04-08 12:00:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:2337273

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - David Cameron did something very brave. The British prime minister, facing what is likely to be an extremely close race for reelection May 7, went to a voter's garden and had a meal. Braver still, he allowed the British ....

  • 4 people injured in explosion near mall in Indonesia

    Date: 2015-04-08 10:57:59 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:29 - ID:2337089

    JAKARTA, April 8 (MENA) – At least four people were injured in a blast close to a shopping mall in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, police sources said on Wednesday. The sources confirmed that the explosion was caused by a bomb. (MENA) M R ....

  • Sturgeon won't rule out another Scottish Independence referendum next year

    Date: 2015-04-08 08:31:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:13 - ID:2335409

    EDINBURGH, April 8 (MENA) - First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon refused to rule out a second Scottish Independence referendum as soon as next year, Sky news reported. The SNP leader was booed and jeered at by the audience at the Scottish ....

  • 15 Mexican police officers killed in ambush

    Date: 2015-04-08 08:14:23 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:12 - ID:2335153

    MEXICO CITY, April 8 (MENA) - An attack on a police convoy in the western Mexico state of Jalisco killed 15 state police officers and wounded five, marking the deadliest single attack on police in Mexico in recent memory, Fox News reported on its ....

  • Officer charged after fleeing man shot dead

    Date: 2015-04-08 08:14:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:2335145

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - A white South Carolina police officer has been charged with murder after he shot dead a black man who appeared to be fleeing from him, Sky News reported Wednesday. North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey said ....

  • Nepal opposition cuts short crippling general strike

    Date: 2015-04-08 08:13:02 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:9 - ID:2335149

    KATMANDU, April 8 (MENA) - Life returned to normal in Nepal on Wednesday after an opposition alliance cut short a crippling general strike over an impasse about how to approve the Himalayan nation's constitution, ABC News reported. Schools and ....

  • Venezuelan minister replaced as father-in-law charged

    Date: 2015-04-08 08:12:10 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:7 - ID:2335141

    CARACAS, April 8 (MENA) - Venezuela's tourism minister has been replaced just as his father-in-law, the mayor of Caracas, is being charged with conspiring against the socialist government, ABC News reported Wednesday. President Nicolas Maduro ....

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