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  • Afghan official: Army compound attacked by gunmen, 8 dead

    Date: 2017-04-21 14:55:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:47 - ID:6778433

    KABUL, April 21 (MENA) — An Afghan official said gunmen wearing army uniforms have stormed a military compound in Balkh province, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others. Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of ....

  • More than 150 children estimated to have died taking Central Mediterranean migration route this year - UNICEF

    Date: 2017-04-21 14:32:35 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:45 - ID:6778364

    GENEVA, April 21 (MENA) - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said that more than 150 children have died crossing the Central Mediterranean from North Africa to Italy so far this year. Yet the true number of child casualties is ....

  • Marine Le Pen urges banning Salafist organizations in France

    Date: 2017-04-21 13:10:56 GMT - France - World - SN:41 - ID:6778125

    PARIS, April 21 (MENA) - French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for the French 2017 presidential election, Marine Le Pen, announced proposals to stop Islamism spreading in France, The Independent reported Friday. Le ....

  • Two Turkish soldiers killed in clash with Kurdish militants: army

    Date: 2017-04-21 12:52:43 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:40 - ID:6778142

    ANKARA, April 21 (MENA) - Turkish soldiers clashed with Kurdish militants in a rural area of southeast Turkey near the Iraqi border Friday morning and two soldiers were killed, The Star reported. The firefight occurred in the Uludere district of ....

  • Mike Pence: Paris shooting reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere, anytime

    Date: 2017-04-21 11:11:58 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:35 - ID:6777986

    JAKARTA, April 21 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence said the shooting of police officers in Paris is the "latest reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere, anytime." He noted that the US "will not relent in our effort to end terrorism," ....

  • Gunman kills officer, visitor in attack at local FSB in Russia

    Date: 2017-04-21 11:06:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:6777997

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - An unknown gunman opened fire at an office of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in the Far-Eastern city of Khabarovsk, killing an officer and a visitor, Russia Today channel quoted the FSB press service as ....

  • China ready to promote political settlement in hot spots with Russia

    Date: 2017-04-21 10:59:41 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:29 - ID:6777878

    ASTANA, April 21 (MENA) - China is ready to work with Russia in promoting political settlement efforts in hot spots including Syria and North Korea, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was quoted by Sputnik news agency as saying on Friday. The ....

  • Australian PM slams Paris attack

    Date: 2017-04-21 10:50:42 GMT - Australia - World - SN:26 - ID:6777933

    CANBERRA, April 21 (MENA) - Australia's prime minister has offered his country's prayers for police officers who were shot in Paris and urged Australians in Europe to be cautious, ABC news reported. A gunman killed one officer and wounded three ....

  • Germany arrests suspect in Dortmund team bus attack

    Date: 2017-04-21 09:06:20 GMT - Germany - World - SN:14 - ID:6777859

    BERLIN, April 21 (MENA) - German special forces have arrested a man suspected of carrying out the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus, British newspaper the Sun reported on Friday. The 28-year-old suspect, named as a German-Russian ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for Paris shooting attack that left one police officer dead

    Date: 2017-04-20 22:09:58 GMT - France - World - SN:104 - ID:6777614

    PARIS, April 20 (MENA) – Daesh has claimed responsibility for the shooting attack in Paris that has left one police officer dead and two seriously injured, the Independent newspaper reported. In a statement from its Amaq news agency, the ....

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