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  • Blast hits military hospital in Kabul

    Date: 2017-03-08 07:12:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:3 - ID:6652621

    KABUL, March 8 (MENA) - The sound of an explosion was heard in Kabul city early Wednesday after a group of insurgents launched an attack on the main military hospital, Khaama Press news agency reported. The incident took place in the vicinity of ....

  • White House condemns latest anti-Semitic threats

    Date: 2017-03-07 21:19:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:6651965

    WASHINGTON, March 7 (MENA) - A spokesman for the White House has denounced the bomb threats against Jewish institutions across the nation, the ABC News reported. Sean Spicer said Tuesday during a press briefing that President Donald Trump's ....

  • Closing gender gap in employment can add $12 trillion to global GDP by 2025 : UN chief

    Date: 2017-03-07 16:21:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:74 - ID:6650205

    CAIRO, March 7 (MENA) - Closing the gender gap in employment could add $12 trillion to global GDP by 2025, a written message by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on International Women’s Day read. When women participate fully in the labour ....

  • US considering separating immigrant children from parents

    Date: 2017-03-07 12:23:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:6648409

    WASHINGTON, March 7 (MENA) - US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly confirmed he is considering an initiative that would separate immigrant children from their parents if they enter the U.S. illegally, the Time magazine reported on ....

  • Abe, Trump agree N. Korea's missiles "challenge" to int'l security

    Date: 2017-03-07 12:07:18 GMT - Japan - World - SN:37 - ID:6648269

    TOKYO, March 7, (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump agreed on Tuesday that North Korea's latest test-firing of ballistic missiles was a "clear challenge" to the international community, the Japanese news agency ....

  • UN chief in Somalia on emergency visit to focus on famine

    Date: 2017-03-07 10:18:59 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:25 - ID:6647085

    MOGADISHU, March 7 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in Mogadishu Tuesday to start of what he calls an emergency visit to Somalia to highlight the country’s famine ....

  • 300 refugees under investigation by FBI after Trump's travel ban

    Date: 2017-03-07 09:33:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:6646605

    WASHINGTON, March 7 (MENA) - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reported that more than 300 persons who entered the United States as refugees are currently the subjects of counterterrorism investigations by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, ....

  • Turkey, US, Russia stage surprise tripartite regional security meeting in Antalya

    Date: 2017-03-07 09:24:55 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:16 - ID:6646873

    ANKARA, March 7 (MENA) - The top soldiers of Turkey, the United States and Russia came together in Antalya in a first of its kind tripartite summit, the Turkish military has stated, highlighting developments in Syria and Iraq as top issues of the ....

  • North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving the country, Malaysian PM lashes out

    Date: 2017-03-07 08:16:09 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:10 - ID:6646125

    PYONGYANG, March 7 (MENA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has lashed out a North Korean ban on Malaysians leaving North Korea, declaring it an "abhorrent act, effectively holding our citizens hostage," The Sydney Morning Herald ....

  • EU to host Syria conference in Brussels next month

    Date: 2017-03-06 22:56:32 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:84 - ID:6645181

    BRUSSELS, March 6 (MENA) - The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU will host a conference on Syria next month, following up on a meeting in London last year at which leaders pledged more than $10 billion to help fund schools, shelter ....

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