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  • Danish inventor sentenced to life for murder of Swedish journalist

    Date: 2018-04-25 21:30:15 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:79 - ID:7369566

    COPENHAGEN, April 25 (MENA) - A court in Copenhagen sentenced 47-year-old inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison for killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall onboard his submarine last year, DW reported Wednesday. The judge and two lay jurors found ....

  • Russia hopes all political forces in Armenia will show readiness for dialogue

    Date: 2018-04-25 20:33:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:7369504

    MOSCOW, April 25 (MENA) - Moscow expects that all political forces in Armenia will show responsibility and readiness for a constructive dialogue, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, TASS News Agency reported. "We continue carefully ....

  • Indonesian oil well fire kills 18, injures dozens

    Date: 2018-04-25 19:09:09 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:70 - ID:7369477

    JAKARTA, April 25 (MENA) - A newly drilled, unregulated oil well in western Indonesia has exploded into flames, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens, authorities said. Dozens of people were taken to hospital in the provincial capital, ....

  • France pledges over €2 billion in support of Syria

    Date: 2018-04-25 17:58:38 GMT - France - World - SN:66 - ID:7369466

    PARIS, April 25 (MENA) - Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, French Minister of State attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, took part in the Brussels II conference on the future of Syria and the region on Wednesday, France Diplomatie ....

  • Macron urges US to engage more in global affairs

    Date: 2018-04-25 17:38:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:7369533

    WASHINGTON, April 25 (MENA) – Emmanuel Macron may be known in the US for his close relationship to President Donald Trump, but in his address to Congress on Wednesday, the French President took aim at several key points of Trump's agenda, the CNN ....

  • Russian agriculture minister supports tit-for-tat measures against US

    Date: 2018-04-25 16:59:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:7369468

    MOSCOW, April 25 (MENA) - Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev told reporters on Wednesday that he supports the initiative of limiting supplies of US agricultural products to Russia as one of responsive actions against US sanctions, TASS ....

  • Taliban leader killed in US airstrike in Paktia province

    Date: 2018-04-25 16:57:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:7369469

    KABUL, April 25 (MENA) - A local leader of Taliban group identified as Mujahid was killed in an airstrike conducted by the US forces in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast ....

  • German president on state visit to Switzerland

    Date: 2018-04-25 11:11:27 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:36 - ID:7368910

    GENEVA, April 25 (MENA) - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has begun a two-day state visit to Switzerland, for talks on bilateral relations and Europe as Germany is Switzerland’s most important trading partner. This is the first state ....

  • Pakistan places travel ban on American diplomat involved in fatal wreck

    Date: 2018-04-25 11:01:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:34 - ID:7368878

    ISLAMABAD, April 25 (MENA) - Pakistan has barred a US diplomat from leaving the country pending a court case stemming from his involvement in a recent fatal traffic accident, Voice of America reported. Authorities say that on April 7, Defense ....

  • Kabul: 3 policemen killed in attack on security checkpoint

    Date: 2018-04-25 08:17:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7368531

    KABUL, April 25 (MENA) - At least three policemen were killed on Wednesday by unknown gunmen in an attack on a security checkpoint in Afghanistan, Tolo News reported. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack. (MENA) M H K/R R N ....

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