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  • 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 ....

  • Pakistani court bars former PM Nawaz Sharif from politics for life

    Date: 2018-04-13 10:55:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7347711

    ISLAMABAD, April 13 (MENA) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday banned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from participating in elections for life. The court ruled that disqualification handed down under Article 62 (1)(f) of the country's ....

  • UNSC delegation to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh late April--UN

    Date: 2018-04-13 07:33:58 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:7 - ID:7347452

    NEW YORK, April 13 (MENA) - A delegation from the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh during the period April 26 through May 2, according to a diplomatic source at the UN. The trip will help improve the ....

  • Official: Taliban attack killed 10 police in western Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-13 07:22:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:6 - ID:7347441

    KABUL, April 13 (MENA) - A Taliban attack in Afghanistan's western Herat province has killed 10 police officers and wounded four, according to a local official. The attack Thursday night in Shindand district lasted for hours. Shindand governor ....

  • Large power outage affects 870K customers across Puerto Rico

    Date: 2018-04-12 22:52:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:112 - ID:7347343

    PUERTO RICO, US, April 12 (MENA) - Some 870,000 electricity customers across Puerto Rico were left without power on Thursday after another widespread outage, forcing the island's main public hospital and international airport to switch to backup ....

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