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  • Malaysia frees N. Korean detained in Kim Jong-nam's murder

    Date: 2017-03-03 18:52:03 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:70 - ID:6626781

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - Malaysia on Friday released a North Korean man detained over the killing of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother, citing lack of sufficient evidence, Yonhap news agency reported. Ri Jong-chol, 46, was the ....

  • 23 Daesh loyalists killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-03-03 14:39:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:54 - ID:6625569

    KABUL, March 3 (MENA) - At least 23 loyalists to Daesh terrorist group were killed in separate operations conducted in southern Zabul and eastern Nangarhar provinces of Afghanistan, Khaama reported Friday. Spokesman for the country's Defense ....

  • Security ramped up in Belgian city following Daesh treats

    Date: 2017-03-03 14:38:23 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:53 - ID:6625337

    BRUSSELS, March 3 (MENA) - Security has been ramped up at a Belgian train station after a Daesh militant filmed himself there threatening to cop off the heads of civilians and fill the streets with blood, the Daily Mail reported Friday. The ....

  • Russia denies receiving reports from Pentagon on dangerous warplanes encounter

    Date: 2017-03-03 13:25:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:6625121

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - The Russian defense ministry received no messages from Pentagon concerning the dangerous encounters between the Russian and the US warplanes which allegedly took place on February 10, Tass quoted the ministry’s spokesman ....

  • Donetsk declares trade blockade on Kiev

    Date: 2017-03-03 12:54:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:6624909

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - Leader of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko on Friday declared a blockade on Ukraine, as well as cutting all ties with Kiev, Sputnik reported. "We are cutting all ties with Ukraine, ....

  • Egyptian-origin doctor may become first Muslim US governor

    Date: 2017-03-03 11:51:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:6624337

    WASHINGTON, March 3 (MENA) - A 32-year-old doctor and public health activist Abdulrahman Mohamed El-Sayed could become the first Muslim governor of the United States, after announcing his candidacy for Michigan's governorship, according to Daily ....

  • Bangladesh arrests spiritual leader of militant group

    Date: 2017-03-03 11:31:56 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:39 - ID:6624317

    DHAKA, March 3 (MENA) - Police in Bangladesh's capital have arrested the spiritual leader of a banned militant group that is responsible for a series of attacks in the South Asian country, ABC News quoted an official as saying on Friday. Maulana ....

  • Gaggenau town hall evacuated over bomb threat after Turkish rally cancelled in Germany

    Date: 2017-03-03 10:24:45 GMT - Germany - World - SN:25 - ID:6623873

    BERLIN, March 3 (MENA) - German authorities in the southwestern town of Gaggenau evacuated the city hall after receiving a bomb threat, its mayor told German television, one day after he cancelled an event where Turkey's justice minister was to ....

  • About 900 Azerbaijani citizens join terrorists in Iraq, Syria, many of them die

    Date: 2017-03-03 10:08:46 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:21 - ID:6623753

    BAKU, March 3 (MENA) - About 900 Azerbaijani citizens have joined the ranks of terrorist organizations operating in Syria and Iraq, head of Azerbaijan's State Security Service Madat Guliyev said Friday, adding that many of them died while ....

  • US Senate confirms Trump pick Perry as Energy Secretary

    Date: 2017-03-03 08:08:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6623161

    WASHINGTON, March 3 (MENA) - The US Senate voted to confirm President Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Energy, former Texas Governor Rick Perry, who has promised to renew Americas nuclear weapons arsenal, CNBC reported. Perry, 66, ....

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