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  • Doctors Without Borders deplores UK pressure to push refugees back to Libya with gunboats

    Date: 2016-03-18 17:43:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:4538225

    LONDON, March 18 (MENA) - Doctors Without Borders on Friday strongly condemned the UK plan to use gunboats to force would-be refugees back to Libya, the group's official website said. The director of Doctors Without Borders in the UK Vickie ....

  • Paris attacks: Suspect's fingerprints, DNA found at scene of gun battle at Brussels flat

    Date: 2016-03-18 17:33:44 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:66 - ID:4538217

    BRUSSELS, March 18 (MENA) - Fingerprints belonging to Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdel Salam have been found at a Belgian flat where suspected Daesh sympathizers started a shoot-out with police earlier this week, The Independent reported. One ....

  • Hubble telescope spies stellar 'land of giants'

    Date: 2016-03-18 13:31:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:4536969

    LONDON, March 18 (MENA) - Hubble has probed a clutch of monster stars about 170,000 light-years away on the edge of our Milky Way Galaxy, the BBC reported. Some two dozen behemoths were identified, all with masses in excess of a hundred times ....

  • US embassy in Turkey warns its citizens on Nevruz

    Date: 2016-03-18 11:41:52 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:31 - ID:4535553

    ANKARA, March 18 (MENA) - The US embassy in Ankara has warned its citizens over the upcoming Nevruz celebrations in Turkey, citing increasing terrorist attacks and threats in the country, according to the Turkish Hurriyet Daily News. The US ....

  • Tunisia, Greece discuss promoting coop.

    Date: 2016-03-18 10:52:02 GMT - Tunisia - World - SN:27 - ID:4535637

    TUNIS, March 18 (MENA) - Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid held a meeting with Greek parliament speaker Nicholas Vujicic to discuss promoting cooperation. The meeting tackled means of enhancing cooperation in economic fields and the file of ....

  • German police raid home of two Syrians with links to IS

    Date: 2016-03-18 10:10:22 GMT - Germany - World - SN:25 - ID:4535549

    BERLIN, March 18 (MENA) - German police have raided the home of two Syrian brothers with links to the so-called Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, suspecting that they were preparing an attack, prosecutors in Frankfurt said. Police confiscated an ....

  • IDSA says India won't be involved in anti-terror war in Mideast

    Date: 2016-03-18 09:31:41 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:4535141

    NEW DELHI, March 18 (MENA) – Head of India's Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA), Rumel Dahiya, asserted Friday that India would not be involved in the so-called world war against terrorism in the Middle East. Meeting with a ....

  • Musharraf heads to Dubai for medical treatment

    Date: 2016-03-18 09:29:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:4535209

    ISLAMABAD, March 18 (MENA) - Former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf left for Dubai early Friday morning, hours after the interior ministry issued a notification to remove his name from the exit control list (ECL). Before leaving, ....

  • Japan condemns N. Korea's ballistic missile launch

    Date: 2016-03-18 09:04:45 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:4535169

    TOKYO, March 18 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday strongly condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch and demanded that Pyongyang refrain from such actions. Abe also said Japan had lodged a protest with North ....

  • N. Korea fires ballistic missile into East Sea

    Date: 2016-03-18 08:39:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:4535081

    SEOUL, March 18 (MENA) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the East Sea on Friday, the military said, in the latest show of force against the ongoing joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States, Yonhap ....

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