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  • Most Britons want to remain within EU - survey

    Date: 2016-02-24 12:10:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:4381085

    LONDON, Feb 28 (MENA) - Despite widespread and profound dissatisfaction with the EU, 60 percent of people think Britain should continue to be a member of the bloc, while only 30 percent believe it should leave, the British Social Attitudes survey ....

  • S. Korea dismisses China's concern over THAAD

    Date: 2016-02-24 08:51:06 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:4379017

    SEOUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - South Korea's presidential office expressed displeasure Wednesday at China's ferocious opposition to its push for the deployment of THAAD, a U.S. missile defense system, here, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported ....

  • France, US, UK, Germany leaders discuss situation in Syria

    Date: 2016-02-23 22:46:18 GMT - France - World - SN:117 - ID:4377977

    PARIS, Feb 23 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande, US President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday made phone contacts over the situation in Syria. A statement by the Elysee ....

  • Syria truce center launched at Khmeimim airbase: Russia defense ministry

    Date: 2016-02-23 21:41:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:110 - ID:4377133

    MOSCOW, Feb 23 (MENA) - Russia's Defense Ministry said that a coordination center to reconcile the warring parties in Syria started its work at the Khmeimin airbase near Latakia, Russia Today reported. Moscow has also handed over the hotline ....

  • Person killed in power station explosion in south-east England

    Date: 2016-02-23 20:37:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:4377569

    LONDON, Feb 23 (MENA) – At least one person was killed while others were reported injured in an explosion that took place in at Didcot A Power Station, Oxfordshire. A major incident has been declared following the collapse of the power station, ....

  • London Stock Exchange in merger talks with Deutsche Boerse

    Date: 2016-02-23 19:16:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:98 - ID:4377093

    LONDON, Feb 23 (MENA) - London Stock Exchange (LSE) has confirmed merger talks with Germany's Deutsche Boerse, the BBC reported Tuesday. Shares in the LSE soared 17% after it said it was in "detailed discussions" with the German company about a ....

  • Guantanamo prison undermined US national security - Obama

    Date: 2016-02-23 18:27:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:4377125

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (MENA) - US president Barack Obama said Tuesday the controversial Guantanamo Bay undermined the American national security. "This is about closing a chapter in our history," Obama added upon presenting to Congress a plan to ....

  • Obama in bid to close Guantanamo prison

    Date: 2016-02-23 16:59:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:4376625

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (MENA) - The White House has revealed its plans for closing the controversial Guantanamo Bay detention facility, one of the president's long-standing goals, the BBC reported Tuesday. The Pentagon has proposed transferring the ....

  • 30 Daesh killed in US drone attack in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-02-23 14:36:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:73 - ID:4375421

    KABUL, Feb 23 (MENA) – Thirty Daesh terrorists were killed in a US drone attack on a Daesh hideout in eastern Afghanistan, Nangarhar government spokesman said on Tuesday. Another 15 militants were killed in clashes with Afghani forces, he added. ....

  • Afghan FM: Pakistan’s efforts important for trust building

    Date: 2016-02-23 10:58:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:4372221

    KABUL, Feb 23 (MENA) - While opening the 4th round of Quadrilateral Committee Group meeting in Kabul, Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani on Tuesday said that Pakistan’s efforts in the Afghan peace process are crucial and trust ....

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