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  • Greece says body of crashed fighter pilot found

    Date: 2018-04-13 20:15:41 GMT - Greece - World - SN:68 - ID:7348560

    ATHENS, April 13 (MENA) - The body of a Greek fighter pilot who crashed in the Aegean after a mission to intercept Turkish jets has been found by fishermen, local media quoted the state-run television as saying on Friday. Mayor of Aegean island ....

  • Ecuador's president confirms deaths of 3 journalists

    Date: 2018-04-13 19:39:35 GMT - Ecuador - World - SN:65 - ID:7348530

    QUITO, April 13 (MENA) - Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has confirmed the deaths of three press workers kidnapped along the country's conflictive border with Colombia, ABC news reported. Moreno spoke Friday after a 12-hour deadline ended with ....

  • US envoy to UN says Syria used chemical weapons 50 times

    Date: 2018-04-13 18:28:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:7348493

    NEW YORK, April 13 (MENA) - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Friday that Washington estimates that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces have used chemical weapons at least 50 times during the seven-year-long conflict, ....

  • EU ambassador in Moscow resumes duties

    Date: 2018-04-13 18:01:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:7348363

    MOSCOW, April 13 (MENA) - EU Ambassador to Russia Markus Ederer has resumed his duties in Moscow on Friday, said a spokesperson for the EU Council in Brussels in a conversation with a TASS correspondent. "Yes, he has resumed his duties starting ....

  • Russia expels Georgian diplomat at Switzerland embassy in Moscow

    Date: 2018-04-13 16:23:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:7348173

    MOSCOW, April 13 (MENA) - Russia expelled an employee of the Georgian Interests Section at the Embassy of Switzerland in Moscow, TASS quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying in a statement on Friday. "In response to Georgia’s unfounded ....

  • Putin warns Macron of 'dangerous' Syria actions

    Date: 2018-04-13 15:22:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:7348190

    MOSCOW, April 13 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin warned French President Emmanuel Macron during a telephone call against any "dangerous actions" in Syria, the Kremlin said in a statement on Friday. In a statement on its official ....

  • More than 1,650 migrants crossed from Turkey to Greece in March

    Date: 2018-04-13 13:47:53 GMT - Greece - World - SN:32 - ID:7348058

    ATHENS, April 13 (MENA) - More than 1,650 migrants crossed Greece’s Evros river that marks the country’s northeastern border with Turkey in March, despite the high water levels during winter, Ekathimerini newspaper quoted Greek police as saying ....

  • Germany: 3 Syrians arrested over alleged extremist links

    Date: 2018-04-13 13:22:55 GMT - Germany - World - SN:29 - ID:7348062

    BERLIN, April 13 (MENA) - Three Syrian men accused of membership in extremist groups have been arrested in Germany, ABC News reported Friday. One of them is believed to have tried to recruit people in Germany to fight in Syria's civil ....

  • 6 killed, 20 injured in bus crash in Bulgaria

    Date: 2018-04-13 12:28:18 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:23 - ID:7347907

    SOFIA, April 13 (MENA) - Six people were killed and at least 20 others including a child were injured when a bus overturned on a highway near the Bulgarian capital, the Bulgarian health ministry was quoted by The New York Times newspaper as saying ....

  • 36 Daesh terrorists killed, wounded in airstrikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-13 10:57:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:7347713

    KABUL, April 13 (MENA) - At least 16 militants affiliated to Daesh terrorist group were killed and around 20 others injured in joint raids carried out by the Afghan and US forces in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan. The 209th Shaheen ....

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