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  • Teenagers, 14 and 16, held on suspicion of terrorism offences

    Date: 2015-04-05 18:23:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:2318745

    LONDON, April 5 (MENA) - Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences, according to the BBC. A 14-year-old boy from Blackburn, Lancashire, was detained on 2 April following the examination of a number of electronic devices, ....

  • Austria pres. welcomes Iran nuclear agreement

    Date: 2015-04-05 17:58:38 GMT - Austria - World - SN:101 - ID:2318421

    VIENNA, April 5 (MENA) - Austria's President Heinz Fischer welcomed Sunday an initial agreement signed earlier by Iran and the six major powers on Tehran's nuclear program. Fischer, in a statement, said the deal would be a starting point for more ....

  • Russia dismisses allegation of sending military aid to Yemen on evacuation planes

    Date: 2015-04-05 14:29:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:2316821

    MOSCOW, April 5 (MENA) – Russia did not use the passenger planes that evacuated people from Yemen to deliver "military equipment" to Houthi fighters, Russia's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Vladimir Safronkov said Saturday, according to ....

  • Clashes erupt between pro- and anti- Pegida UK rally in London

    Date: 2015-04-05 12:55:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:2316589

    LONDON, April 5 (MENA) - Clashes broke out between protesters and police within metres of Downing Street on Saturday as supporters of the British offshoot of a German anti-“Islamisation” group were met by hundreds of counter-demonstrators. Pegida ....

  • ISIS threatened by disease outbreak in capital of caliphate

    Date: 2015-04-05 11:23:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:2315133

    LONDON, April 5 (MENA) - A disease caused by a parasite and transmitted by the bite of the sand fly is spreading rapidly in the city of Raqqa, Syria. Raqqa is the putative capital of the caliphate proclaimed by ISIS in the territory it controls in ....

  • Lufthansa failed to inform authorities of Germanwings co-pilot’s depression

    Date: 2015-04-05 11:02:23 GMT - Germany - World - SN:40 - ID:2315145

    BERLIN, April 5 (MENA) - Lufthansa medical personnel failed to inform the German Federal Aviation Office, that co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings flight had severe depression, Welt am Sonntag newspaper reported . The investigation has revealed ....

  • At least 25 states to take part in WWII Victory Day celebrations in Moscow

    Date: 2015-04-05 10:39:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:2315129

    MOSCOW, April 5 (MENA) - Leaders of at least 25 states will attend the May 9 Victory Day parade in Moscow that commemorates the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Sputnik quoted Kremlin Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov as saying ....

  • Russia offers “green corridor” for Middle East products

    Date: 2015-04-05 10:08:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:2314573

    MOSCOW, April 5 (MENA) – The President of the Russian Customs Service, Andrei Blianinov, announced that Egypt, Jordan and Turkey have been offering the creation of a "green corridor" to facilitate the supply of fruit and vegetables from these ....

  • Japan, S. Korea to resume security dialogue later this month

    Date: 2015-04-05 08:41:54 GMT - Japan - World - SN:18 - ID:2314121

    TOKYO, April 5 (MENA) – Japan and South Korea have broadly agreed to resume a long-suspended security dialogue later this month on the current status of the Korean Peninsula and wider East Asian region, the Japan Times quoted diplomatic sources as ....

  • Malaysia's jailed Anwar granted furlough for dad's funeral

    Date: 2015-04-05 08:26:43 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:15 - ID:2313805

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 (MENA) – Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was granted a furlough Sunday to attend his father's funeral, soon after he began a five-year prison sentence on sodomy charges that he says are politically motivated, ....

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