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  • Al-Shabab claims to kill 17 soldiers in Somalia attack

    Date: 2017-03-23 21:30:24 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:94 - ID:6734292

    MOGADISHU, March 23 (MENA) - An organization that monitors extremist groups says al-Shabab has claimed to kill 17 soldiers and wound 22 in an attack in southwestern Somalia, Fox News reported. The SITE Intelligence Group said in a statement ....

  • British woman denies plotting against Rwanda's Kagame

    Date: 2017-03-23 21:23:11 GMT - Rwanda - World - SN:93 - ID:6734291

    KIGALI, March 23 (MENA) - A pregnant woman from the United Kingdom has appeared in court in Rwanda on charges of spreading state secrets to undermine President Paul Kagame, the BBC reported. Violette Uwamahoro, a Rwandan-British youth worker, ....

  • Argentina's Fernandez to face trial in state fraud case

    Date: 2017-03-23 20:00:20 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:89 - ID:6734237

    BUENOS AIRES, March 23 (MENA) - A judge in Argentina has ordered former President Cristina Fernandez to face trial in a case where she is accused of defrauding the state as part of her government's handling of the dollar futures market, the ABC News ....

  • France slams killing of Egyptian personnel in Sinai

    Date: 2017-03-23 16:17:48 GMT - France - World - SN:70 - ID:6733832

    PARIS, March 23 (MENA) - France condemned the terrorist attack that hit central Sinai leaving ten Armed Forces personnel dead. In a statement issued on Thursday, the French Foreign Ministry offered condolences to the families of the victims, ....

  • Turkey summons Russian envoy after soldier shot from Kurdish-held Syria

    Date: 2017-03-23 14:40:20 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:58 - ID:6733533

    ANKARA, March 23 (MENA) - Turkey summoned the Russian charge d'affaires to convey its unease after a Turkish soldier was killed by sniper fire from a part of Kurdish-held Syria where Russian forces are active, Turkey's foreign ministry spokesman ....

  • London attack: Theresa May tells MPs 'we'll never waver'

    Date: 2017-03-23 12:25:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:6733370

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - Prime Minister Theresa May has told MPs: "We will never waver in the face of terrorism." Paying tribute to Pc Keith Palmer, who died after being stabbed, she said: "He was every inch a hero and his actions will never be ....

  • French foreign minister visits London in wake of terrorist act

    Date: 2017-03-23 12:11:52 GMT - France - World - SN:42 - ID:6733216

    PARIS, March 23 (MENA) – The French Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has arrived in London to meet authorities and visit the French victims of a deadly terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge, Sputnik ....

  • Lavrov slams media frenzy on alleged Russian meddling in EU elections as fake news

    Date: 2017-03-23 11:49:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:6733276

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - All media stories about Russia’s alleged meddling in elections in Germany and France are nothing but far-fetched, crude falsehoods, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told an audience at the Military Academy of Russia’s ....

  • Putin offers condolences to British PM on London terrorist attack

    Date: 2017-03-23 10:20:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:6732929

    MOSCOW, Mar 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences to UK Prime Minister Theresa May in connection with the tragic consequences of the terrorist attack in central London, TASS quoted the Kremlin press service as ....

  • British police raid Birmingham home

    Date: 2017-03-23 08:37:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:6732793

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - British police have carried out overnight raids on a premises in Birmingham, and arrested a number of people, Sky news reported Thursday. The raids are linked to the terrorist attack at Westminster Bridge and the Houses ....

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