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  • S. Korea reports first Zika virus-infected patient

    Date: 2016-03-22 09:04:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:4560181

    SEOUL, March 22 (MENA) - South Korea has confirmed the first case of a patient being infected with the South America-originated Zika virus, Yonhap news agency reported. The South Korean health authorities announced Tuesday. The announcement ....

  • Brussels Zaventem airport rocked by two explosions

    Date: 2016-03-22 08:30:59 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:16 - ID:4560177

    BRUSSELS, March 22 (MENA) - Two explosions have been reported at Zaventem airport in Brussels. Images on social media from the scene showed smoke rising from one of the terminal buildings. The cause of the explosions is unknown, the BBC ....

  • 11 killed, 25 injured in two blasts in Zaventem airport in Belgium

    Date: 2016-03-22 08:30:41 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:15 - ID:4560481

    BRUSSELS, March 22 (MENA) - Eleven persons were killed and 25 others injured in two explosions have struck the departures area of Zaventem airport in Brussels, the BBC reported. Emergency services have cleared the airport completely and flights ....

  • Secret operation brings 19 of Yemen's last Jews to Israel

    Date: 2016-03-22 08:30:12 GMT - Israel - World - SN:14 - ID:4559989

    GAZA CITY, March 21 (MENA) - Some of Yemen's last remaining Jews have arrived in Israel after a clandestine operation retrieved them from the war-torn country, an Israeli nonprofit group said Monday, accoring to ABC News. Over the last few days, ....

  • Myanmar's president presents list of 18 ministers to parl't

    Date: 2016-03-22 08:29:43 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:13 - ID:4559985

    NAY PYI TAW, March 22 (MENA) - Myanmar's President-elect Htin Kyaw presented a list of 18 ministers to the country's parliament, the BBC reported Tuesday. Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party won historic elections in Myanmar, has been given a place in ....

  • MENA agenda for Tuesday, March 22

    Date: 2016-03-22 05:51:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:4559797

    CAIRO, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi meets a group of intellectuals, thinkers and writers to review the state’s efforts to improve services offered to citizens and resolve problems in the society. SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, The Red Sea resort city ....

  • Russian Navy ships to hold exercise in Atlantic Ocean

    Date: 2016-03-21 22:28:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:4559213

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) - A group of Russian Navy ships will hold a number of drills while crossing into the northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean, the Russian Defense Ministry was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying on Monday. The ....

  • Moscow does not rule out unilateral steps against gunmen violating Syrian truce

    Date: 2016-03-21 22:07:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:4559273

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) - Moscow believes that procrastinating indefinitely the drafting of the common stance on the ceasefire in Syria is "dangerous and counterproductive" and does not rule out stopping such actions unilaterally, a statement by the ....

  • Russian military to stay in Syria to protect Hmeimim, Tartus bases — Kremlin

    Date: 2016-03-21 21:38:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:4559149

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) – The Russian military contingent will stay in Syria to protect the Hmeimim and Tartus bases, Tass quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Monday. "I want to remind you that the president has made a decision to ....

  • Egypt's Abdel-Aziz, Abul-Einein among most influential Arab figures

    Date: 2016-03-21 20:50:28 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:79 - ID:4559145

    CAIRO, March 21 (MENA) - Egypt's Sports and Youth Minister Khalid Abdel Aziz and businessman Mohamed Abul-Einein are among Arab figures selected by a UN council as most influential. The 20-person list of the UN Economic and Social Council ....

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