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  • World leaders to discuss nuclear terrorism threat at US summit

    Date: 2016-03-31 12:12:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:57 - ID:4626189

    LONDON, March 31 (MENA) - World leaders are to discuss how to safeguard nuclear installations amid fears about nuclear terrorism. The UK will play a leading role in the summit in Washington, offering expertise to other countries in how to prevent ....

  • Nuclear security summit to focus on countering nuke terror - official

    Date: 2016-03-31 09:45:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:31 - ID:4623941

    WASHINGTON, March 31 (MENA) - US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said the two-day Nuclear Security Summit to open in Washington later Thursday will address means of preventing terror organizations, such as Daesh (or ISIS/ISIL) from ....

  • Belgian interior min.: Police budget was cut ‘too much’

    Date: 2016-03-31 09:28:25 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:28 - ID:4624409

    BRUSSELS, March 31 (MENA) – Belgium’s interior minister said last week’s terrorist attacks here show Daesh has opened a front in Europe as it loses territory in the Middle East, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The minister also ....

  • Obama looking forward to sleeping 'three or four months' after presidency

    Date: 2016-03-31 09:19:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:4623929

    WASHINGTON, March 31 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he looks forward to sleeping three or four months after his term in office is over. “I want to remind you all that, after a good chunk of sleep when I get out of here, I’m ....

  • France: Man arrested for terrorist plot found with "unprecedented amount of weapons"

    Date: 2016-03-31 08:00:41 GMT - France - World - SN:18 - ID:4623365

    PARIS, March 31 (MENA) - A French national arrested outside Paris days after the Brussels terror attacks has been charged with a string of terror offenses for allegedly plotting an "imminent attack," ِABC News quoted Paris prosecutor Francois Molins ....

  • China's Midea buys 80% of Japan's Toshiba at dlrs 473m

    Date: 2016-03-31 07:13:53 GMT - China - World - SN:13 - ID:4623281

    BEIJING, March 31 (MENA) - Japan's Toshiba Corporation and China's Midea Group Co jointly announced that they have signed a Definitive Agreement (“DA”) to transfer Toshiba’s Home Appliances Business to Midea at a 473 million dollar ....

  • US-led coalition carries out 24 airstrikes on Daesh in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2016-03-31 04:26:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:4619389

    WASHINGTON, March 30 (MENA) – The US-led coalition carried out 24 airstrikes against Daesh terrorists in Syria and Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) said in a statement on Wednesday. In Syria, the coalition ....

  • Russian lawmaker: Air service with Egypt to resume when Russia confident in flight safety

    Date: 2016-03-30 22:28:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:118 - ID:4622549

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) – Russian Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko said Wednesday that air service between Russia and Egypt will resume when Russian concerns over flight safety are resolved, TASS news agency reported. "No airline, ....

  • Kim Jong-un accepting American aid packages despite vow to 'destroy entire US territory'

    Date: 2016-03-30 22:19:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:117 - ID:4622609

    LONDON, March 30 (MENA) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is quietly accepting aid from an American NGO to tackle his country's spiraling tuberculosis crisis, despite his threats to "burn Manhattan down to the ashes" and "destroy the entire US ....

  • Malaysia's deputy PM: Confident of being accepted into US Visa Waiver Programme

    Date: 2016-03-30 21:44:39 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:114 - ID:4622085

    WASHINGTON, March 30 (MENA) - Malaysia is confident of being able to participate in the US Visa Waiver Programme (US VWP) by year end, Bernama news agency reported. "The number of rejected applications is higher than the three per cent set by ....

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