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  • Spain: Basque militants' disarmament is insufficient

    Date: 2017-04-08 21:41:48 GMT - Spain - World - SN:68 - ID:6759114

    MADRID, April 8 (MENA) – Basque militant group ETA effectively ended an armed separatist campaign after almost half a century on Saturday, leading French authorities to the sites where it says its caches of weapons, explosives and ammunition are ....

  • Suspected Somali pirates attack ship off Yemen

    Date: 2017-04-08 21:30:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:66 - ID:6759111

    LONDON, April 8 (MENA) – Suspected Somali pirates have again hijacked a vessel on one of the world's crucial trade routes, authorities said Saturday night, the latest in a string of attacks after several years of silence, ABC reported on ....

  • Stockholm attack: 'Suspect device' in Sweden crash lorry

    Date: 2017-04-08 14:24:25 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:55 - ID:6758698

    STOCKHOLM, April 8 (MENA) - Swedish police have confirmed they discovered a suspect device inside the lorry which was driven into a Stockholm department store on Friday, the BBC reported. The device was found in the driver's seat, National Police ....

  • Baghdad says US pledges continued support for Iraq's war against Daesh

    Date: 2017-04-08 13:13:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:6758546

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday assured Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi of continued US support to defeat Daesh, the Iraqi government said in a statement. The two discussed the situation in Syria and the ....

  • British PM offers condolences to Swedish counterpart after truck attack

    Date: 2017-04-08 11:01:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:6758285

    LONDON, April 8 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke with her Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven on Saturday and offered to work together against extremist attacks, the Guardian reported. A Downing Street statement said May expressed ....

  • Taliban’s deputy governor among dozens killed in airstrikes in northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-04-08 10:30:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:6758247

    KABUL, April 8 (MENA) - The shadow deputy provincial governor of the Taliban group for the northern Kunduz province has been killed along with dozens of other insurgents in airstrikes launched in northern Kunduz province, Khaama Press reported on ....

  • Pakistan: Lahore blast facilitator among 10 militants killed in shootout with police

    Date: 2017-04-08 09:40:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:23 - ID:6758152

    LAHORE, April 8 (MENA) - Ten terrorists involved in a suicide blast on Lahore's Mall Road were killed in an encounter with Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel in Manawan, sources told Geo News late Friday. According to the sources, the ....

  • Xi, Trump pledge to expand win-win cooperation

    Date: 2017-04-08 08:43:09 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:6758049

    BEIJING, April 8 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, pledged to expand mutually beneficial cooperation and manage differences on the basis of mutual respect, the official Xinhua news agency reported on ....

  • Sweden flies flags at half-mast to honor Stockholm attack victims

    Date: 2017-04-08 08:20:49 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:12 - ID:6758051

    STOCKHOLM, April 8 (MENA) - Government offices in Sweden will fly flags at half-mast Saturday to honor the victims of a hijacked beer truck that plowed into pedestrians at a Stockholm department store, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was quoted by ....

  • Stockholm attack suspect arrested by police was lorry driver, police say

    Date: 2017-04-08 08:16:18 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:11 - ID:6758044

    STOCKHOLM, April 8 (MENA) - A man arrested on suspicion of a terror attack in Stockholm is suspected of being the driver of the lorry that ploughed into crowds in a shopping area in the Swedish capital, police have revealed. “The person in ....

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