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  • Pakistan's mufti survives assassination attempt in Karachi

    Date: 2019-03-22 18:03:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:43 - ID:7860930

    ISLAMABAD, March 22 (MENA) - Pakistan's Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani survived an assassination attempt on Friday as unidentified gunmen opened fire on two vehicles near Karachi's NIPA Chowrangi, the local GEO News reported. Two guards were killed ....

  • France says Israeli sovereignty over Golan flouts international law

    Date: 2019-03-22 15:46:45 GMT - France - World - SN:38 - ID:7860664

    PARIS, March 22 (MENA) - France does not recognize Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights and its recognition – as called for by US President Donald Trump – is contrary to international law, France 24 quoted the French foreign ministry as saying ....

  • UN rights forum condemns Israeli use of force at deadly Gaza protests

    Date: 2019-03-22 14:30:16 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:32 - ID:7860475

    GENEVA, March 22 (MENA) - The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel's "apparent intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force" against civilian protesters in Gaza and called for perpetrators of all violations ....

  • S. Korea offers military talks with N. Korea

    Date: 2019-03-22 08:51:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:7860074

    SEOUL, March 22 (MENA) - South Korea has proposed holding military talks with North Korea on implementing a bilateral accord signed last year, but there's no reply from Pyongyang yet, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday. "Recently, (we) ....

  • Jimmy Carter becomes oldest living former US president

    Date: 2019-03-22 08:04:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:7860093

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) - Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the US from 1977 to 1981, became the country’s oldest living former president Thursday, surpassing the late President George H.W. Bush who died in November. As of Thursday, Carter ....

  • China chemical plant blast kills 47, injures hundreds more

    Date: 2019-03-22 07:43:17 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:7860070

    BEIJING, March 22 (MENA) - A massive explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China with a long record of safety violations has killed at least 47 people and injured hundreds of others, 90 of them seriously, The New York Times reported ....

  • Mass funeral held to bury 26 slain in N. Zealand

    Date: 2019-03-22 07:30:28 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:8 - ID:7860040

    WELLINGTON, March 22 (MENA) - Thousands of people have gathered for a mass funeral to bury 26 of the victims of the mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. The funeral is taking place at a Muslim cemetery where more than a dozen of the 50 ....

  • UK home secretary expresses concern at attacking Birmingham mosques

    Date: 2019-03-21 15:32:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:7859220

    LONDON, March 21 (MENA) - UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid expressed his deep concern at targeting five mosques in Birmingham in the wee hours of Thursday "Deeply concerning and distressing to see number of mosques have been vandalised in ....

  • Five mosques attacked in Britain

    Date: 2019-03-21 12:23:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:7859039

    LONDON, March 21 (MENA) - Five mosques in Birmingham had their windows smashed with a sledgehammer overnight, prompting an anti-terror investigation and calls for more police protection ahead of Friday prayers, said Mail online. In one attack at ....

  • Facebook pledges to continue combating hate speech on its platform

    Date: 2019-03-21 10:08:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:7858580

    WASHINGTON, March 21 (MENA) - Facebook pledged to continue combating hate speech on its platform. Facebook said on its website that "Our Community Standards prohibit terrorist and hate groups of all kinds. This includes more than 200 white ....

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