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  • Minibus collision with truck kills 12 in France

    Date: 2016-03-25 06:21:13 GMT - France - World - SN:10 - ID:4583261

    PARIS, March 25 (MENA) - Twelve people have been killed after a minibus collided with a truck in France, Sky News quoted officials as saying. A group of Portuguese people who had been visiting Switzerland were on board the minibus when the accident ....

  • FBI director believes Brussels attacks won't inspire US copycats

    Date: 2016-03-25 06:01:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:4583201

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) - FBI Director James Comey says the agency has so far found no connections between the terrorists behind the Brussels attacks and anyone in the United States, NBC News reported. Comey said whenever there's a terrorist ....

  • Clinton asks for 353,000 dlrs to sit with the Clooneys

    Date: 2016-03-25 06:00:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:4583205

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) - It will cost more than four times the average income in San Francisco to have dinner next to Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Clooneys there next month, the politico newspaper reported on ....

  • Brussels attacks: Belgian police arrest six suspects

    Date: 2016-03-25 05:58:13 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:6 - ID:4583197

    BRUSSELS, March 25 (MENA) - Belgian police have arrested six people in Brussels as a major investigation continues into attacks that claimed 31 in the city on Tuesday, the BBC reported on Friday morning. The arrests were made in the Schaerbeek ....

  • Kerry vows to work with Moscow for peace in Syria

    Date: 2016-03-24 22:54:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:124 - ID:4583001

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) - Syrian troops backed by Russian air support fought their way into Daesh-held city of Palmyra on Thursday, their biggest offensive yet against the jihadist caliphate, as Moscow and Washington discussed how to help to end the ....

  • U.N. envoy sees next Syria talks tackling thorny issues

    Date: 2016-03-24 21:53:57 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:119 - ID:4582745

    GENEVA, March 24 (MENA) - The United Nations said on Thursday it would tackle the divisive issue of a transition in Syria when warring parties meet again next month after outlining a common blueprint for a political process that could end the ....

  • Belgium lowers terror threat level

    Date: 2016-03-24 21:51:08 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:118 - ID:4582845

    BRUSSELS, March 24 (MENA) - Belgium has lowered its security alert level one notch down from four, the highest level, to three, two days after Brussels airport and metro bombings killed 31 people, the ABC News cited the Belgian crisis center as ....

  • Italian FM to meet Lavrov in Moscow on Friday

    Date: 2016-03-24 20:35:38 GMT - Italy - World - SN:113 - ID:4582633

    ROME, March 24 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni will arrive in Moscow on Friday, a spokesperson for the Italian Foreign Ministry told Sputnik. Gentiloni is set to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavorv to discuss the ....

  • Syrian opposition says UN envoy's statement of principles "step in right direction"

    Date: 2016-03-24 20:11:04 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:110 - ID:4582341

    GENEVA, March 24 (MENA) – The Syrian opposition on Thursday said that the statement of principles to be announced by the UN Syria special envoy late on the day is a step in the right direction. At a press conference, Syrian opposition deputy ....

  • Russian warplanes deliver airstrikes at 146 facilities in Syria

    Date: 2016-03-24 18:32:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:4581829

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) - Warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces delivered 146 airstrikes on terrorists near Syria’s Palmyra between March 20 and 23, destroying more than 320 terrorists, the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Warrying Sides ....

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