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  • ISESCO calls for empowering women to practice role in sustainable development

    Date: 2016-03-07 21:56:52 GMT - Morocco - World - SN:97 - ID:4464041

    RABAT, March 7 (MENA) – The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has called on Islamic world to empower women to practice their role in comprehensive sustainable development. In a statement on Monday on the occasion ....

  • Turkish crackdown on the media unjustified, undemocratic: The Guradian

    Date: 2016-03-07 21:37:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:95 - ID:4464129

    LONDON, March 7 (MENA) - A crackdown on Turkish media is unjustified and undemocratic, The Guardian has said. Turkey is a country at the mercy of one man’s bad temper. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s response to any challenge or criticism has ....

  • Iran, Russia urge diplomacy to settle Syria crisis

    Date: 2016-03-07 19:52:26 GMT - Iran - World - SN:88 - ID:4464025

    TEHRAN, March 7 (MENA) – Senior Iranian and Russian diplomats have once again reaffirmed the importance of settling the five-year-old crisis in Syria through political approaches, Press TV reported on Monday. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for ....

  • Afghan government calls on Taliban leadership to join peace process

    Date: 2016-03-07 14:11:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:54 - ID:4461077

    KABUL, March 7 (MENA) - The Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah has called on Taliban group to full its historic responsibility by joining peace talks in a bid to end the growing violence in the country. “The anti-government armed militants ....

  • Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for NW Pakistan suicide attack

    Date: 2016-03-07 11:17:46 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:29 - ID:4458945

    ISLAMABAD, March 7 (MENA) - A splinter group of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed eight people and injured 14 others in the country's northwest Charsadda district on Monday morning, Shanghai Daily ....

  • South Korea, US launch military drills

    Date: 2016-03-07 06:28:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:4 - ID:4457353

    SEOUL, March 7 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States kicked off their largest-ever joint military drills on Monday, Yonhap news agency reported. Participation in the joint drills -- known as Key Resolve and Foal Eagle -- has been bumped up ....

  • North Korea threatens nuclear attack as US, Seoul start drills

    Date: 2016-03-07 06:19:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:2 - ID:4457321

    SEOUL, March 7 (MENA) - North Korea on Monday threatened to launch nuclear strikes at the United States and its military bases in Northeast Asia as the United States and South Korea began one of their annual large-scale joint military exercises, ....

  • 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 ....

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