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  • Turkish prime minister vows strong response to Dutch authorities

    Date: 2017-03-12 08:30:27 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:8 - ID:6676461

    ANKARA, March 12 (MENA) - Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says his country will strongly respond to Dutch authorities' "unacceptable treatment" toward Turkish ministers who were prevented from addressing Turkish citizens in the Netherlands, ....

  • Dutch embassy, consulate in Turkey closed off - Turkish FM sources

    Date: 2017-03-11 21:45:29 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:77 - ID:6675769

    ANKARA, March 11 (MENA) – The Dutch embassy and consulate in Turkey have been closed off for security reasons, Russia Today quoted Turkish foreign ministry sources as saying on Saturday. The residences of the Dutch ambassador, charge d'affaires ....

  • US attorney Bharara fired in standoff with Trump

    Date: 2017-03-11 21:18:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:6675781

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) - US attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara tweeted Saturday that he was fired after indicating he would not submit a letter of resignation as requested by President Donald Trump's administration, ....

  • Madagascar Cyclone Enawo death toll rises to 38

    Date: 2017-03-11 20:26:41 GMT - Madagascar - World - SN:72 - ID:6675653

    ANTANANARIVO, March 11 (MENA) – At least 38 people are now known to have died when Cyclone Enawo struck Madagascar this week, the BBC reported on Saturday. Another 180 people were injured and 53,000 displaced when the cyclone hit the country's ....

  • Intruder breaches White House grounds, arrested near residence entrance

    Date: 2017-03-11 18:57:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:6675089

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) - A man carrying a backpack was arrested Friday night after breaching security at the White House complex and was discovered by a Secret Service officer by the south entrance to the executive residence, CNN reported ....

  • Jeremy Corbyn says a second Scottish independence referendum would be 'absolutely fine'

    Date: 2017-03-11 18:53:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:66 - ID:6675257

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) - Jeremy Corbyn has said a second Scottish independence referendum would be "absolutely fine" and that it "should be held" if there was demand for it, The Independent reported on Saturday. The Labour leader indicated that ....

  • Theresa May could trigger Article 50 by Tuesday if Brexit bill passe

    Date: 2017-03-11 11:10:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:6672433

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) - Prime Minister Theresa May could begin the formal process for leaving the European Union by triggering Article 50 as early as Tuesday, officials in the UK and Brussels were quoted by British newspaper the Independent as ....

  • Maoist rebel attack kills 11 paramilitary soldiers in India

    Date: 2017-03-11 09:52:26 GMT - India - World - SN:21 - ID:6672017

    NEW DELHI, March 11 (MENA) - Maoist rebels on Saturday shot and killed at least 11 Indian paramilitary soldiers in an ambush in central India, ABC News quoted Indian police as saying. The attack also left three soldiers wounded in the ....

  • Taliban’s finance and military commission leaders killed in Kunduz

    Date: 2017-03-11 09:50:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:6671993

    KABUL, March 11 (MENA) - The heads of Taliban's finance and military commissions were killed during an operation in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported. According to the 209th Shaheen Corps of the ....

  • German police shut down shopping center over concrete indications of attack

    Date: 2017-03-11 09:45:25 GMT - Germany - World - SN:19 - ID:6671981

    BERLIN, March 11 (MENA) - Police have shut down a shopping center in Germany after receiving intelligence over a potential terror attack, British newspaper the Independent reported on Saturday. Authorities in Essen said the center in Limbecker ....

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