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  • New round of Syria talks kicked off in Geneva

    Date: 2016-03-15 18:09:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:91 - ID:4518393

    GENEVA, March 15 (MENA) - A new round of peace talks to resolve the Syria crisis began Monday in Geneva. UN Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura met a Bashar al-Assad regime delegation led by Syria's UN Ambassador Bashar Jaafari during the ....

  • Afghan Air Force flew more than 20,000 missions in 2015

    Date: 2016-03-15 17:19:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:88 - ID:4518121

    KABUL, March 15 (MENA) - The Afghan Air Force flew more than 20,000 missions last year as the Afghan national security forces went through a significantly challenging year after assuming the full security responsibilities from the coalition forces, ....

  • Zarif calls for Iran-Australia cooperation against extremism

    Date: 2016-03-15 16:18:22 GMT - Australia - World - SN:83 - ID:4517781

    CANBERRA, March 15 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for boosting bilateral cooperation with Australia in the battle against terrorism and extremism, Press TV reported on Tuesday. The Iranian foreign minister made ....

  • UN Security Council praises Russia's Syria pullout

    Date: 2016-03-15 15:56:01 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:72 - ID:4516853

    GENEVA, March 15 (MENA) - The UN Security Council views Russia's decision to begin withdrawing from Syria as a positive step, NDTV quoted the body's president as saying on Monday. The council discussed the surprise Russian announcement during a ....

  • Daesh killed over 600 civilians in 6 months - report

    Date: 2016-03-15 15:53:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:71 - ID:4516685

    KABUL, March 15 (MENA) - Afghanistan says more than 600 civilians have been killed over the past six months at the hands of Daesh terrorists, who are trying to strengthen their foothold in the militancy-riddled country. The Afghan Defense ....

  • US embassy in Ankara issues 2nd warning to nationals in Turkey

    Date: 2016-03-15 14:04:13 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:66 - ID:4515277

    ANKARA, March 15 (MENA) – The US embassy in Ankara issued a warning to all the workers in the commercial companies running with US capital in Turkey that a potential operation might take place on March 20. The US embassy urged the citizens to ....

  • Russia military withdrawal from Syria positive sign: Zarif

    Date: 2016-03-15 13:16:40 GMT - Australia - World - SN:54 - ID:4515721

    CANBERRA, March 15 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hailed as a “positive sign” Russia’s decision to begin withdrawing its troops from conflict-stricken Syria, where a ceasefire extends into a third week, Press TV ....

  • 9 terrorists killed in shootout in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-03-15 12:02:32 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:45 - ID:4515001

    KARACHI, Pakistan, March 15 (MENA) - At least four terrorists were killed in Sultanabad, Mangopir during a Rangers search operation on Tuesday, Pakistan's Geo news reported. Unknown men opened fire on the paramilitary forces as they conducted a ....

  • "Bomb" kills driver in Berlin car explosion

    Date: 2016-03-15 11:41:45 GMT - Germany - World - SN:41 - ID:4514825

    BERLIN, March 15 (MENA) - Police in Berlin have said they suspect a bomb caused an explosion that killed a man who was driving through the German capital early on Tuesday, according to the Telegraph. The deputy chief spokesman for Berlin police, ....

  • '11 suspects arrested in Ankara attack case'

    Date: 2016-03-15 10:47:40 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:39 - ID:4514049

    ANKARA, March 15 (MENA) - Police have arrested 11 suspects linked with Sunday’s deadly Ankara blast, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced late Monday. The car bomb attack in the Turkish capital’s central Kizilay neighborhood during ....

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