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  • German FM holds int'l meeting against famine

    Date: 2017-04-11 11:45:14 GMT - Germany - World - SN:43 - ID:6763574

    BERLIN, April 11 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is due to hold Wednesday in Berlin talks on Africa, under the title “Berlin Humanitarian Call – jointly against famine” . The international meeting is set to be attended by UNHCR ....

  • UNHCR: Death risk from starvation in Horn of Africa, Yemen, Nigeria growing

    Date: 2017-04-11 11:36:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:40 - ID:6763614

    GENEVA, April 11 (MENA) - UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards on Tuesday warned that the risk of mass deaths from starvation among populations in the Horn of Africa, Yemen and Nigeria is growing., the website of the UN Refugee Agency reported. This ....

  • Russia 'ready to restore the momentum of relations' with Europe-- PM

    Date: 2017-04-11 10:35:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6763536

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Russia's prime minister said Moscow was ready to restore relations with European countries, Sputnik news agency reported. Russia is ready for work to improve relations with European countries, Prime Minister Dmitry ....

  • G7 leaders meet in Italy as Boris Johnson pushes for fresh sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2017-04-11 10:21:23 GMT - Italy - World - SN:34 - ID:6763510

    ROME, April 11 (MENA) - G7 leaders are gathering in Italy today where British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will push for further sanctions on Russia, The Telegraph reported. The Foreign Ministers will discuss whether Russia should face fresh ....

  • Daesh leaders plotting terrorist attacks in Russia

    Date: 2017-04-11 09:56:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:6763438

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - There is evidence that Daesh group leaders are plotting terrorist acts in Russia, Federal Security Service director Alexander Bortnikov said at a National Anti-terrorism Committee session Tuesday. Bortnikov said "At ....

  • Kremlin says no meeting with Tillerson in Putin’s schedule

    Date: 2017-04-11 09:50:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:6763435

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - There is no meeting with US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, during his visit to Moscow on April 12 in the Russian president's schedule, Dmitry Peskov was quoted by TASS news agency as saying. He added that typically ....

  • 4 children killed, 7 wounded in an explosion in Kunduz province

    Date: 2017-04-11 09:43:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:6763463

    KABUL, April 11 (MENA) - At least four children were killed and seven others were wounded in an explosion in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. According to security officials, the incident took place late on Monday ....

  • Stockholm suspect 'admits truck attack'

    Date: 2017-04-11 09:14:37 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:25 - ID:6763417

    STOCKHOLM, April 11 (MENA) - The Stockholm truck attack suspect has confessed to a "terrorist crime", the BBC reported. The admission came at a custody hearing in the Swedish capital, according to his lawyer. Rakhmat Akilov, 39 from ....

  • Tillerson, foreign diplomats hold special session on Syrian crisis

    Date: 2017-04-11 09:10:39 GMT - Italy - World - SN:24 - ID:6763375

    ROME, April 11 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and a number of prominent foreign diplomats on Tuesday held a special session to discuss the Syrian crisis. The US secretary of state has arrived in Italy for a meeting of the Group of ....

  • India warns Pakistan against executing retired naval officer

    Date: 2017-04-11 08:27:34 GMT - India - World - SN:19 - ID:6763349

    NEW DELHI, April 11 (MENA) - India on Tuesday warned Pakistan of serious consequences for their bilateral relationship if it executes a retired Indian naval officer convicted of espionage and sabotage, ABC News reported. External Affairs Minister ....

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