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  • Mogherini vows EU's full support to Afghan peace

    Mogherini vows EU's full support to Afghan peace

    Date: 2019-03-26 08:30:51 GMT - Afghanistan - International - SN:5 - ID:7866303

    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has said the EU strongly supports an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process and that achievements of Afghanistan should be preserved in this process, according to Tolo News reported. Addressing a ....

  • Jimmy Carter becomes oldest living former US president

    Jimmy Carter becomes oldest living former US president

    Date: 2019-03-22 14:53:53 GMT - USA - International - SN:3 - ID:7860713

    Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the US from 1977 to 1981, became the country’s oldest living former president Thursday, surpassing the late President George H.W. Bush who died in November. As of Thursday, Carter is 94 years and 172 days old. ....

  • Pompeo arrives in Israel to discuss regional issues

    Pompeo arrives in Israel to discuss regional issues

    Date: 2019-03-20 23:33:17 GMT - Israel - International - SN:8 - ID:7858376

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel Wednesday as part of a Middle East tour that began in Kuwait. He is set to discuss "the Iranian threat, energy and regional issues," said Haaretz newspaper. The visit, which comes 21 days ....

  • New Zealand premier Ardern vows mosque gunman will face 'full force of law'

    New Zealand premier Ardern vows mosque gunman will face 'full force of law'

    Date: 2019-03-19 08:38:09 GMT - New Zealand - International - SN:4 - ID:7855107

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern promised on Tuesday that the man responsible for last week's deadly mosque massacres would face "the full force of the law", as she vowed never to utter his name, Channel News Asia reported. "He sought ....

  • Facebook removes 1.5mn videos of Christchurch attacks within 24 hours

    Facebook removes 1.5mn videos of Christchurch attacks within 24 hours

    Date: 2019-03-17 19:51:05 GMT - USA - International - SN:6 - ID:7853016

    Facebook said that it removed 1.5 million videos of footage from the shooting rampage at two mosques in Christchurch within 24 hours of the attack, The Washington Post reported Sunday. In a statement, Mia Garlick, spokeswoman for Facebook New ....

  • Boeing 737-800 makes emergency landing in Northern Russia, reports of engine failure

    Boeing 737-800 makes emergency landing in Northern Russia, reports of engine failure

    Date: 2019-03-15 13:19:47 GMT - Russia - International - SN:2 - ID:7849545

    A Moscow-bound Boeing 737-800 was forced to make an emergency landing in northern Russia before continuing its journey. Engine failure is suspected to be the cause of the incident, Russia Today quoted officials as saying Friday. The aircraft was ....

  • British lawmakers reject second referendum on Brexit

    British lawmakers reject second referendum on Brexit

    Date: 2019-03-14 22:16:41 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:3 - ID:7848785

    UK lawmakers rejected a move to give the British public a second referendum on Brexit, dealing a blow to campaigners for a so-called People's Vote, the CNN reported Thursday. Members of Parliament voted 85 to 334 against a proposal to hold a new ....

  • No-deal Brexit rejected in UK Parliament

    No-deal Brexit rejected in UK Parliament

    Date: 2019-03-13 21:48:01 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:7 - ID:7847208

    British lawmakers have voted against a no-deal Brexit, amid fears it could lead to economic turmoil and stoke long-simmering tensions in Northern Ireland, CNN reported on Wednesday. Lawmakers voted 321 votes to 278, backing an amended version of ....

  • German foreign minister arrives in Pakistan

    German foreign minister arrives in Pakistan

    Date: 2019-03-12 08:05:05 GMT - Pakistan - International - SN:5 - ID:7844042

    German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday where he was welcomed by high ranking officials of the foreign office, Geo News reported. The German foreign minister will hold important meetings with Foreign Minister Shah ....

  • Russia: US diplomat tried to carry mortar shell in luggage at Moscow airport

    Russia: US diplomat tried to carry mortar shell in luggage at Moscow airport

    Date: 2019-03-09 23:26:46 GMT - Russia - International - SN:10 - ID:7840462

    The Russian Foreign Ministry has announced that it expects the US Department of State to explain the actions of one of its employees after a mortar shell was found in the luggage of a US embassy worker in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International ....

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