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  • Peace talks between Afghan gov’t, Taliban postponed

    Date: 2016-03-06 22:19:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:88 - ID:4456941

    KABUL, March 6 (MENA) - Direct peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban militants group has reportedly been postponed for a week or two, a day after Taliban rejected participation in the talks, the Khaama Press reported. Javid ....

  • Death toll in migrant boat sinking rises to 25

    Date: 2016-03-06 21:28:14 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:82 - ID:4456829

    ANKARA, March 6 (MENA) - Turkish media reported said the coast guard has recovered the bodies of seven more migrants off Turkey's Aegean coast, raising the death toll in the migrant tragedy to 25, ABC News reported. The migrants drowned after ....

  • UK SAS test skills in secret ‘dirty bomb’ terror exercise

    Date: 2016-03-06 20:03:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:4456461

    LONDON, March 6 (MENA) - British and American special forces held a secret training exercise last month to prepare for terrorist “dirty bomb” attacks on London landmarks, The Sunday Times revealed. Bomb disposal experts from the SAS and Special ....

  • Former US first lady Nancy Regan dies aged 94

    Date: 2016-03-06 18:27:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:4456137

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) - Former First Lady Nancy Reagan has died at home in California at the age of 94, the BBC reported. Mrs Reagan, who had been living in Bel Air, Los Angeles, died of congestive heart failure, the Reagan library said. Her ....

  • Greece warns EU that it cannot contain the flow of refugees

    Date: 2016-03-06 10:36:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:4452249

    LONDON, March 6 (MENA) - Greece has delivered a stark warning on the eve of an emergency summit over the migration crisis, declaring that it cannot stop tens of thousands of people from crossing its northern border and travelling onwards in Europe, ....

  • S. Korea to announce own N. Korea sanctions this week

    Date: 2016-03-06 10:35:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:4452253

    SEOUL, March 6 (MENA) – South Korea will announce its own North Korea sanctions this week after the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) voted to impose stronger sanctions on the belligerent nation, Yonhap quoted a South Korean official as saying ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. to kick off largest-ever joint exercise

    Date: 2016-03-06 10:01:16 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:4452073

    SEOUL, March 6 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States will launch their largest-ever joint exercise this week to warn North Korea against further provocations, Yonhap quoted a South Korean military official as saying Sunday. The Key Resolve ....

  • Ghani calls on Taliban to choose between war and peace

    Date: 2016-03-06 09:45:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:4451529

    KABUL, March 6 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani called on Taliban militants group to choose between war and peace, insisting that the group is facing a major test to choose between the country, nation and militancy, Khaama Press ....

  • Slovak PM says will try to form government as election winner

    Date: 2016-03-06 09:05:50 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:14 - ID:4451301

    BRATISLAVA, March 6 (MENA) - Slovakia's leftist Smer party will try to form a new government after Saturday's election in which it won the most votes but fell short of an overall majority, Smer leader and Prime Minister Robert Fico was quoted as ....

  • Iran FM arrives in Jakarta for OIC meeting

    Date: 2016-03-06 09:03:45 GMT - Iran - World - SN:11 - ID:4451297

    JAKARTA, March 6 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Indonesian capital on Sunday morning to attend the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Palestine and Al Quds Al Sharif to be held ....

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