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  • Turkish PM calls on opposition to respect referendum results

    Date: 2017-04-18 20:09:22 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:72 - ID:6774254

    ANKARA, April 18 (MENA) – Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will give sweeping new powers to the office of the president, the ABC News reported. Sunday's vote ....

  • Turkish parliament approves extension of state of emergency

    Date: 2017-04-18 19:12:37 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:71 - ID:6774223

    ANKARA, April 18 (MENA) - Turkish parliament approved on Tuesday the extension of state of emergency for another period of three months, until July 19. The Council of Ministers decided to extend the ongoing state of emergency for another three ....

  • Afghan presidential adviser warns of instability, war after being dismissed

    Date: 2017-04-18 13:25:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:6773604

    KABUL, April 18 (MENA) - Afghan senior presidential adviser for reforms and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud has warned of political instability in the country in his reaction to the presidential decree on his dismissal, Khaama Press reported on ....

  • British PM Theresa May calls general election for June 8

    Date: 2017-04-18 10:42:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:6773322

    LONDON, April 18 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday that a general election will be held on June 8, in a dramatic surprise announcement, USA Today reported. May made the unscheduled statement outside her office and residence ....

  • Nearly 9,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean over weekend -- IOM

    Date: 2017-04-18 10:31:08 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:26 - ID:6773287

    GENEVA, April 18 (MENA) - Nearly 9,000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this past long weekend, after setting out from Libya on unseaworthy boats to try to reach southern Italy and a gateway to Europe, U.N. aid agencies said ....

  • S. Korea discontented about Japanese PM statements on Korean peninsula

    Date: 2017-04-18 09:46:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:6773185

    SEOUL, April 18 (MENA) – The South Korean government expressed discontent on Tuesday after recent statements by the Japanese prime minister that his country plans to take measures to face refugees flow in case of any emergency in the ....

  • Battle against Daesh in Afghanistan very fierce after dropping "mother of all bombs"

    Date: 2017-04-18 09:40:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:6773183

    WASHINGTON, April 18 (MENA) - The battle against Daesh in Afghanistan is very fierce as the US and Afghani forces try to dislodge Daesh terrorists from a mountain stronghold where the militant group recently established a new front after dropping ....

  • US vice-president arrives in Japan on second stop of his Asian tour

    Date: 2017-04-18 07:37:38 GMT - Japan - World - SN:8 - ID:6773068

    TOKYO, April 18 (MENA) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Japan for the second stop of a 10-day Asia tour, ABC News reported. His plane touched down Tuesday at the U.S. military's Atsugi base outside Tokyo. The focus of his trip ....

  • US vice-president: Washington will 'reform' FTA with S. Korea

    Date: 2017-04-18 06:57:32 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:6773016

    SEOUL, April 18 (MENA) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that Washington will review and reform the free trade agreement with South Korea, citing "too many barriers" to U.S. businesses, Yonhap news agency reported. The visiting vice ....

  • Pakistan says woman detained in Daesh Easter plot

    Date: 2017-04-17 22:28:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:52 - ID:6772894

    ISLAMABAD, April 17 (MENA) - Pakistan says it has detained a teenage woman recruited by Daesh group to carry out a suicide attack against a church on Easter, Fox News reported Monday. Pakistani army spokesman Asif Ghafoor said that 19-year-old ....

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