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  • 2 separate suicide bombings in Kabul

    Date: 2017-03-01 10:09:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:6610673

    KABUL, March 1 (MENA) - An Afghan official said that a suicide car bomber attacked at the gates of a police station in the western part of the capital Kabul, ABC news reported. Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said ....

  • Two women charged with murder of North Korean leader half-brother

    Date: 2017-03-01 07:30:34 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:12 - ID:6609457

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 (MENA) - Two women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, have been charged with his murder, the BBC reported. The women, Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam and Siti Aisyah from ....

  • Trump vows teamwork with allies in Muslim world to demolish Daesh

    Date: 2017-03-01 06:51:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:6609425

    WASHINGTON, March 1 (MENA) - During his address to a special joint session of Congress Tuesday, President Donald Trump vowed to use his position as commander in chief to eradicate Daesh terrorist group and work with America’s “friends and allies in ....

  • Pakistani PM opens economic cooperation summit in Islamabad

    Date: 2017-03-01 06:23:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:5 - ID:6609329

    ISLAMABAD, March 1 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has opened a key economic summit aimed at improving trade ties amid unprecedented security, ABC news reported. Islamabad is hosting the 10-nation Economic Cooperation Organization ....

  • Four teenage girls detained in France for allegedly plotting attacks

    Date: 2017-02-28 22:23:55 GMT - France - World - SN:108 - ID:6608957

    PARIS, Feb 28 (MENA) - The Paris prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday that three teenage girls and an 18-year-old woman have been detained in different parts of France as suspects in attack plots, The Guardian reported. The four teenagers are ....

  • Russian, Turkish presidents to discuss purchase of S-400 systems

    Date: 2017-02-28 16:23:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:6606933

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the possibility Ankara may purchase Russian defensive weapons, including the S-400 air defense systems, when they meet in Moscow on ....

  • UN: Nearly 1,500 child soldiers recruited in Yemen

    Date: 2017-02-28 16:23:06 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:82 - ID:6606953

    GENEVA, Feb 28 (MENA) - Nearly 1,500 children have been recruited by Yemen’s warring parties, mostly the Houthi rebels, since March 2015, the UN said on Tuesday. The UN has verified the recruitment of 1,476 children, all boys, between March 26 , ....

  • Russian deputy FM: Fight against terrorism should be on Geneva talks' agenda

    Date: 2017-02-28 13:47:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:67 - ID:6604825

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said the fight against terrorism is a priority and should be on the agenda of Geneva talks along with other issues. "It should not be ignored in the course of negotiations," ....

  • French FM reiterates support for two-state solution

    Date: 2017-02-28 12:34:44 GMT - France - World - SN:49 - ID:6604821

    PARIS/JAKARTA, Feb 28 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Tuesday reiterated the importance of reaching a settlement to the Mideast peace process through the two-state solution. Speaking at a press conference following his ....

  • Trump's supporters rally to counter protests against him

    Date: 2017-02-28 12:29:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:6604837

    WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (MENA) - Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump have turned out at rallies across the country in an attempt to regain the momentum after weeks in which the President’s administration has appeared to be faltering and ....

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