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  • Pentagon: 'Milestone' ICBM missile intercept test a success

    Date: 2019-03-26 09:21:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:7866334

    WASHINGTON, March 26 (MENA) - Pentagon officials have announced the success of a first-of-its-kind missile defense test in California, The Hill newspaper reported on Tuesday. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) said the Ground-Based Midcourse ....

  • Iran floods kill 19 with more heavy rain to come

    Date: 2019-03-26 07:54:20 GMT - Iran - World - SN:13 - ID:7866210

    TEHRAN, March 26 (MENA) - Devastating floods killed at least 18 people and injured at least 94 other in the Iranian city of Shiraz, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported. Shiraz was not the only city inundated by heavy floods in Iran in the ....

  • Mogherini vows EU's full support to Afghan peace

    Date: 2019-03-26 07:39:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7866183

    KABUL, March 26 (MENA) - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has said the EU strongly supports an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process and that achievements of Afghanistan should be preserved in this process, according to Tolo News ....

  • Bomb threat on Singaporean plane forces its emergency landing

    Date: 2019-03-26 07:05:21 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:10 - ID:7866147

    SINGAPORE, March 26 (MENA) - Singapore Airlines (SIA) said it is assisting authorities with investigations after a bomb threat on board flight SQ423 from Mumbai on Tuesday, India's NDTV reported. The plane landed at Changi Airport at 7.54am, SIA ....

  • Trump recognizes Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

    Date: 2019-03-25 18:35:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:7865660

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) - With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu standing by his side, US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a proclamation officially recognizing the Golan Heights region as part of Israel. "This was a long time ....

  • NASA to send a helicopter to Mars

    Date: 2019-03-25 09:15:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:7864360

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) - NASA’s next Mars mission will include a helicopter that will be the first human craft to fly around another planet and could potentially pave the way for groundbreaking exploration on Mars and beyond, Russia Today ....

  • UNESCO marks Int'l Day for Remembrance of Slave Trade

    Date: 2019-03-25 08:42:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:20 - ID:7864400

    CAIRO, March 25 (MENA) -The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) marks on Monday the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition under the theme of "Remember Slavery: The Power of ....

  • 15 suspended Tory Islamophobic councillors quietly reinstated -- The Guardian

    Date: 2019-03-25 08:26:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:17 - ID:7864363

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) - More than a dozen Conservative councillors who were suspended over posting Islamophobic or racist content online have had their membership quietly reinstated, a Guardian investigation has found. The chairman of the ....

  • Pakistan willing to take steps towards nuclear non-proliferation if India does same: DG ISPR

    Date: 2019-03-25 08:23:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7864365

    ISLAMABAD, March 25 (MENA) - Pakistan is willing to take steps towards non-proliferation of nuclear arms, but only if India does the same, Geo News quoted Pakistan military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor as having said Monday. Pakistan ....

  • Gas canisters explode at US base in Okinawa

    Date: 2019-03-25 07:25:22 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:7864304

    TOKYO, March 25 (MENA) - Japan's defense bureau in Okinawa says an unknown number of gas canisters exploded at its office at a US military base there on Sunday, NHK WORLD reported. Bureau officials say that the explosions occurred at the entrance ....

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