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  • 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 ....

  • Pope Francis calls for unanimous condemnation of Brussels explosions

    Date: 2016-03-24 04:18:04 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:88 - ID:4573937

    VATICAN CITY, March 23 (MENA) - Pope Francis on Wednesday called for "unanimous condemnation" of extremist attacks in Brussels and elsewhere and urged prayers to convert hearts "blinded by cruel fundamentalism," ABC News reported. At the end of ....

  • Daesh trained 400 fighters to attack Europe 'in wave of bloodshed' -- officials

    Date: 2016-03-23 22:05:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:4575505

    WASHINGTON, March 23 (MENA) - The terrorist Daesh group has trained at least 400 elements to target Europe in deadly waves of attacks, deploying interlocking terror cells like the ones that struck Brussels and Paris with orders to choose the time, ....

  • Russian special forces participate in operations in Syria- commander

    Date: 2016-03-23 21:49:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:117 - ID:4575501

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - The task of the Russian special operations forces in Syria is to direct planes to targets, the TASS cited Colonel General Alexander Dvornikov, commander of the Russian group of troops in Syria as saying. "I am not going ....

  • US top lawmaker: Brussels suicide bombers targeted Americans

    Date: 2016-03-23 21:31:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:4575457

    WASHINGTON, March 23 (MENA) - The suicide bombers behind the Brussels attacks likely attempted to target Americans, the top lawmaker on the intelligence committee in the US House of Representatives said on Wednesday. Representative Devin Nunes of ....

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