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  • 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 ....

  • Beijing slams creation of Hong Kong independence party

    Date: 2016-03-30 21:25:05 GMT - China - World - SN:110 - ID:4622097

    BEIJING, March 30 (MENA) - Beijing’s office in charge of Hong Kong affairs has slammed the establishment of a new political party advocating independence for the city as a serious violation of the country’s constitution, the Basic Law and a threat ....

  • Germany tells Turkey: 'Press freedom is non-negotiable'

    Date: 2016-03-30 20:59:03 GMT - Germany - World - SN:108 - ID:4622069

    BERLIN, March 30 (MENA) - Germany has defended its stance on freedom of expression after its ambassador to Turkey was summoned. Responding to questions concerning Turkey's summoning of a German diplomat last week, a government spokeswoman on ....

  • Russia, US discuss cooperation

    Date: 2016-03-30 20:42:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:4622049

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov met with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon in Moscow to discuss the issues related to the cooperation between the two countries, Interfax cited ....

  • US to build radar station in Norway by 2020 - report

    Date: 2016-03-30 20:03:18 GMT - Norway - World - SN:104 - ID:4622061

    OSLO, March 30 (MENA) - A US new radar station will start operation in northern Norway by 2020, Russia Today reported on Wednesday, citing security sources. Construction is expected to begin by the summer of 2017. The radar will be located in ....

  • US Embassy in Paris urges Americans to avoid crowds in France amid protests

    Date: 2016-03-30 19:33:23 GMT - France - World - SN:102 - ID:4622053

    PARIS, March 30 (MENA) - US citizens visiting or living in France should stay away from large gatherings on March 30-31 amid planned nationwide strikes, the US Embassy in Paris said in a security message on Wednesday. "The Embassy reminds US ....

  • Bogdanov, Shannon discuss efforts to resolve Yemen, Libya crises - Moscow

    Date: 2016-03-30 19:07:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:4621517

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon discussed in Moscow on Wednesday the coordination of efforts to resolve crises in Yemen and Libya through ....

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