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  • Up to 20 people stabbed at Pennsylvania high school

    Date: 2014-04-09 20:47:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:185 - ID:659516

    WASHINGTON, April 9 (MENA) - A teenager armed with two knives has gone on a rampage at a high school in the US state of Pennsylvania, injuring 19 students and a security guard, the BBC News reported. The 16-year-old student was taken into custody ....

  • UN chief deplores terrorist attacks in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-04-09 20:20:00 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:183 - ID:659509

    NEW YORK, April 9 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon condemned Wednesday the bombing of a market in Islamabad and the attack on a train in Baluchistan, Pakistan. "The Secretary-General deplores the recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan, ....

  • US troops may be sent to Europe: US general

    Date: 2014-04-09 20:08:00 GMT - France - World - SN:179 - ID:659429

    PARIS, April 9 (MENA) - U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove said Wednesday that he wouldn't write off involvement by any nation,including the United States, for drafting countermoves to the Russian military threat against Ukraine, ABC News ....

  • Ukraine's overall debt to Russia stands at $16 billion

    Date: 2014-04-09 19:29:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:168 - ID:659324

    MOSCOW, April 9 (MENA) – Ukraine's overall debt to Russia stands at $16.6 billion, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday at a meeting with President Vladimir Putin dedicated to the situation around Ukraine. "Three billion dollars ....

  • China urges US not to 'interfere in its domestic affairs'

    Date: 2014-04-09 19:27:04 GMT - China - World - SN:167 - ID:659431

    BEIJING, April 9 (MENA) - China asserted on Wednesday the development of Hong Kong's political system falls within China's domestic affairs that cannot be interfered by any external forces. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei said in a press ....

  • NGOs in Paris file petition for returning youth who fight in Syria

    Date: 2014-04-09 19:14:01 GMT - France - World - SN:164 - ID:659367

    PARIS, April 9 (MENA) - Non-governmental organizations in Paris filed Wednesday a petition for returning youth who are fighting in Syria. Donya Bouzar, the founder of a center for preventing sectarianism, said that French authorities must focus ....

  • Russia seeks to increase energy supplies despite possible sanctions

    Date: 2014-04-09 18:37:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:161 - ID:659365

    MOSCOW, April 9 (MENA) – Russia will not redirect its oil and gas flows due to possible economic sanctions, Russia’s senior government official has said, ITAR-TASS News Agency reported. “We are ready to fulfill obligations for carrying out ....

  • China urges US to work on strengthening military ties

    Date: 2014-04-09 18:06:16 GMT - China - World - SN:157 - ID:659313

    BEIJING, April 9 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting U.S. Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel in Beijing on Wednesday, calling on the two countries to build a new model of military relationship, Xinhua news agency ....

  • Lawmaker welcomes US decision to designate Bayt al-Maqdis as terrorist group

    Date: 2014-04-09 17:54:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:154 - ID:659263

    WASHINGTON, April 9 (MENA) - Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce welcomed a decision of the State Department to designate Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis as a foreign terrorist organization on Wednesday. In a statement, Royce considered ....

  • 35 Taliban militants killed in Afghan counter-terrorism operations

    Date: 2014-04-09 17:52:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:153 - ID:659262

    KABUL, April 9 (MENA) – At least 35 Taliban militants were killed during coordinated military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported The operations were conducted by Afghan national police (ANP) ....

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