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  • After Syria attack, France calls for UN security council meeting

    Date: 2018-04-08 18:07:37 GMT - France - World - SN:77 - ID:7340333

    PARIS, April 8 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Sunday said reports of a chemical attack in a rebel-held town in Syria were extremely worrying and called for the United Nations Security Council to meet quickly to examine the ....

  • German police thwart knife attack on Berlin Half Marathon

    Date: 2018-04-08 16:59:31 GMT - Germany - World - SN:72 - ID:7340261

    BERLIN, April 8 (MENA) - German police have foiled an attack on the Berlin Half Marathon that took place on Sunday, according to German daily newspaper Die Welt. Berlin police detained six men, one of whom was planning a knife attack on ....

  • US says Syria's alleged chemical attack would “demand an immediate response”

    Date: 2018-04-08 16:10:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:7340147

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - The Syrian government may have again used chemical weapons on its own citizens, according to State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, who said the U.S. is “closely following disturbing reports,” ABC News reported on ....

  • UN chief urges all parties in Syria to cease fighting

    Date: 2018-04-08 16:08:52 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:66 - ID:7340150

    NEW YORK, April 8 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed on Sunday his concern over renewed and intensive violence in Douma in Eastern Ghouta over the last 36 hours, following a period of relative calm. In a statement, his ....

  • Terrorists ‘plot in shadows of the dark net’, report warns

    Date: 2018-04-08 15:29:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:63 - ID:7340093

    LONDON, April 8 (MENA) - Terrorists and extremists are creating growing numbers of safe havens on the “dark net” to plot future attacks, raise funds and recruit new followers, new research reveals. Terrorist organisations and individuals are ....

  • Fire at Trump Tower leaves one killed, six firefighters injured

    Date: 2018-04-08 09:05:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:7339132

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - A four-alarm fire on the 50th floor of New York City's Trump Tower left one man dead and six firefighters injured, the CBS News Network reported. The cause of the fire is still unknown. The New York Police ....

  • 2 US personnel killed in helicopter crash in Kentucky

    Date: 2018-04-07 19:33:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:7338734

    WASHINGTON, April 7 (MENA) - Two US soldiers were killed in a military helicopter crash at the local training area of their base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, a statement from the US 101st Airborne Division said. The crew was conducting routine ....

  • Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violation

    Date: 2018-04-07 19:31:48 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:65 - ID:7338731

    ISLAMABAD, April 7 (MENA) - The Pakistan Foreign Office on Saturday summoned India's deputy high commissioner as yet another ceasefire violation by India along the Line of Control (LoC) claimed a woman's life, the local GEO News reported. The ....

  • Blair urges Germany to stop Brexit

    Date: 2018-04-07 19:15:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:7338658

    LONDON, April 7 (MENA) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has urged German Chancellor Angel Merkel to join his campaign to block Brexit and insisted Germany must do everything within its power to keep Britain in the European Union with less ....

  • Secret, direct talks underway between US, N. Korea

    Date: 2018-04-07 18:05:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7338615

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - The United States and North Korea have been holding secret, direct talks to prepare for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, a sign that planning for the highly anticipated meeting ....

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