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  • Fort Hood gunman was treated for depression, anxiety

    Date: 2014-04-03 07:02:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:646598

    WASHINGTON, April 3 (MENA) - The gunman in the Fort Hood shooting was an active-duty enlisted soldier who served four months in Iraq and was being evaluated for post-traumatic stress disorder, a Fort Hood commander said today, according to Sky News. ....

  • Obama 'heartbroken' over Fort Hood shooting

    Date: 2014-04-03 06:36:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:646542

    WASHINGTON, April 3 (MENA) - President Barack Obama spoke on the shooting at Fort Hood, saying that his administration is keeping close tabs on the situation, The Huffington Post reported on Thursday. "We're all following it closely," Obama told ....

  • Pervez Musharraf escaped assassination bid

    Date: 2014-04-03 06:35:07 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:4 - ID:646541

    ISLAMABAD, April 3 (MENA) – The former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf survived an assassination attempt after his convoy escaped a blast on Thursday. Musharraf, 70, was heading to his house at Rawalpindi when a roadside bomb went off ....

  • 4 killed, 16 injured in Fort Hood military base shooting

    Date: 2014-04-03 05:26:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:646531

    WASHINGTON, April 3 (MENA) - A shooting at the Fort Hood military installation in Texas left at least four people dead, including the gunman, and more than a dozen were injured, according to authorities. The gunman, identified by multiple ....

  • 6 police officers killed at Afghan interior ministry

    Date: 2014-04-02 22:37:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:208 - ID:646450

    KABUL, April 2 (MENA) - A suicide bomber has killed at least six police officers outside the interior ministry in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, the BBC reported. A ministry spokesman said the attacker had tried to get inside the building wearing ....

  • Seven dead as war bomb explodes in Bangkok scrap yard

    Date: 2014-04-02 22:29:14 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:206 - ID:646454

    BANGKOK, April 2 (MENA) - At least seven people were killed and 19 injured when a suspected World War Two bomb exploded in a scrap metal warehouse in the Thai capital, Bangkok, the BBC News reported Wednesday. Construction workers found the bomb ....

  • US calls on Europe to wean itself from Russian gas

    Date: 2014-04-02 20:27:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:197 - ID:646365

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - The United States on Wednesday called on Europe to wean itself from a dangerous dependency on Russian gas, saying it was time to stand together and bring an end to the Kremlin's use of energy supplies as political ....

  • UK submarine joins search for missing plane

    Date: 2014-04-02 19:32:34 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:188 - ID:646241

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - British submarine HMS Tireless joined the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the BBC news reported Wednesday. The Ministry of Defence said the Trafalgar class submarine arrived in the southern Indian Ocean ....

  • Russia disappointed by 'Europe’s silence over violence' against non-Ukrainians

    Date: 2014-04-02 19:31:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:187 - ID:646266

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - Moscow is disappointed by the "destructive silence" of the European Commission against racism and intolerance over acts of violence by the Kiev authorities against non-Ukrainians, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on ....

  • Moscow says NATO's freeze of cooperation reminiscent of cold war

    Date: 2014-04-02 19:25:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:184 - ID:646205

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - NATO's decision to suspend cooperation with Russia resembles Cold War-style sword swinging, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman was quoted by RIA Novosti news agency as saying on Wednesday. The 28-nation NATO bloc ....

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