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  • Houthis detain 5 medical aid workers

    Date: 2017-04-01 20:39:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:6747970

    CALIFORNIA, April 1 (MENA) – Yemeni security officials say Houthi rebels have detained seven local employees of the International Medical Corps, accusing them of spying for foreign intelligence, Fox News reported on Saturday. They say the Houthis ....

  • 20 injured in Paris suburbs blast

    Date: 2017-04-01 20:16:49 GMT - France - World - SN:74 - ID:6747910

    PARIS, April 1 (MENA) - A blast in Paris suburbs on Saturday has left 20 people injured, France 24 reported. Three persons were in critical condition. The explosion took place at a carnival in Villepinte — a commune in the northeastern suburbs of ....

  • Moscow puzzled by Tillerson's statements about ‘Russian aggression’ in Ukraine

    Date: 2017-04-01 12:29:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:6747322

    MOSCOW, April 1 (MENA) - Moscow is astonished at the statements of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about alleged ‘Russian aggression,’ the Russian foreign ministry said commenting on the results of a NATO ministerial meeting in Brussels. The ....

  • Putin, Trump have similar approach to international relations

    Date: 2017-04-01 10:53:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:6747121

    MOSCOW, April 1 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump’s approaches to international relations are very similar, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted by ABC News as saying. Putin and Trump "both insist on ....

  • NATO in Afghanistan to prevent it becoming terrorism safe haven: Stoltenberg

    Date: 2017-04-01 10:51:17 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:28 - ID:6747100

    BRUSSELS, April 1 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the presence of the alliance in Afghanistan is to prevent the country becoming a safe haven for international terrorism, Khaama Press reported on Saturday. Stoltenberg made ....

  • Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

    Date: 2017-04-01 08:42:53 GMT - Paraguay - World - SN:15 - ID:6746861

    ASUNCION, April 1 (MENA) - Demonstrators in Paraguay have set fire to the country's Congress amid violent protests against a bill that would let the president seek re-election, the BBC reported. The head of the main opposition party said an ....

  • Russia backs Afghan Taliban demand to withdraw foreign troops, says Russian official

    Date: 2017-04-01 08:30:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:6746828

    WASHINGTON, April 1 (MENA) - Russia said it supports the Taliban’s demand for foreign troops to leave Afghanistan as it criticized agreements that allow US and NATO forces to remain for the long term in the war-torn country, Bloomberg ....

  • 16 suspects including Afghan nationals detained in various operations

    Date: 2017-04-01 08:27:20 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:6746854

    ISLAMABAD, April 1 (MENA) - Pakistani law enforcers detained sixteen suspects including three Afghan nationals as part of operations to confront terrorism in the country. Security forces along with police conducted search operations in ....

  • Australia imposes more security measures for passengers flying from Mideast

    Date: 2017-04-01 07:18:52 GMT - Australia - World - SN:9 - ID:6746792

    CANBERRA, April 1 (MENA) - Passengers flying to Australia from three Middle Eastern airports will be subject to additional security checks on the basis of national security advice, the Federal Government has confirmed. From next week, passengers ....

  • Venezuelan Security Council to meet Tuesday amid institutional crisis

    Date: 2017-04-01 06:54:38 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:4 - ID:6746755

    CARACAS, April 1 (MENA) - A Security Council meeting will be held in Venezuela on April 4 in order to discuss all the issues that arose following a decision of the Supreme Court to assume the powers of the country’s National Assembly, Sputnik quoted ....

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