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  • Russia-US equal dialogue on Syria helped to achieve success: Lavrov

    Date: 2016-03-24 09:57:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:4577685

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) - The Russian-US dialogue on Syria on the equal basis allowed the sides to achieve success and more effort is needed to work on forming a balance of interests, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at talks with his US ....

  • 800,000 migrants in Libya seeking to come to Europe: French minister

    Date: 2016-03-24 09:54:57 GMT - France - World - SN:27 - ID:4577665

    PARIS, March 24 (MENA) - French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday that some 800,000 migrants are in Libya hoping to cross to Europe, according to the Daily Mail. Le Drian said in an interview with Europe 1 radio that "hundreds of ....

  • Kerry in Moscow urges for unity in face of Brussels attacks

    Date: 2016-03-24 09:35:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:21 - ID:4577641

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry says renewed efforts are needed to fight the Islamic State group in Syria in the wake of the attacks in Brussels, abc news reported. Kerry is in Moscow to discuss the fragile truce in ....

  • N.Korea claims successful solid-fuel rocket engine test

    Date: 2016-03-24 09:24:13 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:20 - ID:4577357

    PYONGYANG, March 24 (MENA) – North Korea claims it has successfully tested a solid-fuel rocket engine that boosted the power of its ballistic rockets, ABC reported on Thursday. Pyongyang has previously launched long-range rockets that used liquid ....

  • Belgian min. says scores remain critical after Brussels bombings

    Date: 2016-03-24 08:57:35 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:16 - ID:4576573

    BRUSSELS, March 24 (MENA) - Scores of people remain in intensive care following Tuesday's suicide bomb attacks in Brussels that left 31 people dead, the BBC quoted Belgium's health minister as saying on Thursday. Maggie de Block said that of ....

  • 188 Pakistanis detained at Moscow airport

    Date: 2016-03-24 08:30:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:4576577

    ISLAM ABAD, March 24 (MENA) - At least 188 Pakistani nationals have been detained by security forces at the Moscow airport for the last 20 hours, according to GEO.TV. Of the detained persons, 80 belong to Karachi, 35 are from Lahore and the rest ....

  • Desperate GOP establishment turns to Ted Cruz

    Date: 2016-03-24 07:23:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:4576377

    WASHINGTON, March 24 (MENA) - The Republican establishment is sending in the cavalry for Ted Cruz, the latest unexpected twist in a presidential race that has defied all expectations, The Hill reported Thursday. Many prominent members of the GOP ....

  • Austrian interior min.: Intelligence sharing platform required after Brussels terror attack

    Date: 2016-03-24 07:06:00 GMT - Austria - World - SN:11 - ID:4576229

    VIENNA, March 24 (MENA) - Austrian Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner said that a platform for sharing all intelligence services is needed to fight terrorism. At a press conference on Wednesday, the minister said that such a platform for ....

  • Plane debris 'almost certainly' from MH370: Australian Transport Minister

    Date: 2016-03-24 06:56:20 GMT - Australia - World - SN:10 - ID:4576277

    CANBERRA, March 24 (MENA) – Plane debris found washed up on the coast of Mozambique "almost certainly" came from Malaysia Airlines' ill-fated flight MH370, the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester as saying on ....

  • EU stance towards Syria unchangeable, says Mogherini

    Date: 2016-03-24 06:28:29 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:2 - ID:4576089

    GENEVA, March 24 (MENA) - The European Union (EU) stance towards the Syrian regime has not changed, a senior EU official said. Federica Mogherini, the EU's foreign policy chief, made the statements at a joint press conference with UN Special ....

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