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  • Afghan Official: Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops

    Date: 2016-03-30 08:47:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:4616205

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - An Afghan official says at least 15 members of the country's security forces have been killed in a gunbattle with the Taliban in southern Uruzgan province, abc news reported. Mohammad Nabi Niazo, the Dihrawud district ....

  • Myanmar swears in first elected civilian president

    Date: 2016-03-30 07:31:53 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:8 - ID:4615477

    NAYPYIDAW, March 30 (MENA) - Myanmar's new president has been sworn in, the first elected civilian leader in more than 50 years. Htin Kyaw from the National League for Democracy (NLD) takes over from Thein Sein, who introduced wide-ranging ....

  • Washington state's only nuclear power plant shut down

    Date: 2016-03-29 22:41:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:134 - ID:4614797

    WASHINGTON, March 29 (MENA) - Washington State’s only nuclear power plant has been shut down after operators received an indication that a system used to cool equipment wasn't working, the CBS NEWS reported Tuesday. Officials said there was no ....

  • UK to lead Gulf Maritime Force to tackle terrorism, disrupt smuggling - Defense Secretary

    Date: 2016-03-29 22:24:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:132 - ID:4615021

    LONDON, March 29 (MENA) - UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said Tuesday his country will lead a Gulf joint maritime force to deter piracy, tackle terrorism, and disrupt smuggling. In a statement, Fallon announced that from April, the UK will ....

  • Trump to rip up post-1945 world order: report

    Date: 2016-03-29 22:05:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:131 - ID:4614985

    NEW YORK, March 29 (MENA) – British Columnist and writer Roger Cohen said on Tuesday that US Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump would rip up the post-1945 world order and trash on "obsolete" NATO. In an article, published by the ....

  • 7 killed in Quebec small plane crash

    Date: 2016-03-29 21:30:21 GMT - Canada - World - SN:129 - ID:4614785

    OTTAWA, March 29 (MENA) - A small plane has crashed killing seven people in Canada's eastern Quebec, Fox news reported. Quebec Provincial Police confirmed Tuesday seven died after earlier reports said six died. "The crash took place in a field ....

  • F-16 fighter jet crashes in Afghanistan, pilot safely ejects

    Date: 2016-03-29 21:00:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:127 - ID:4614781

    KABUL, March 29 (MENA) - A pilot safely ejected from a US Air Force F-16 fighter jet shortly before it crashed near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan Tuesday, military officials announced. Medical teams are evaluating the pilot, the officials added. ....

  • Kremlin: Too early for conclusions on restoring Egypt-Russia air traffic

    Date: 2016-03-29 20:16:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:125 - ID:4614705

    MOSCOW, March 29 (MENA) – The Kremlin refused on Tuesday to reach any conclusions regarding the resumption of Russia’s air links with Egypt before all circumstances of Tuesday’s plane hijack were cleared up, TASS news agency reported. As Russian ....

  • Putin instructs defense minister to report on plans to clear Palmyra of mines

    Date: 2016-03-29 18:38:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:119 - ID:4614457

    MOSCOW, March 29 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu to report on plans to clear Palmyra of mines, Tass reported on Tuesday. "I am asking the defense minister to report after our meeting today ....

  • US orders diplomatic, military families out of south Turkey

    Date: 2016-03-29 18:03:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:117 - ID:4614305

    WASHINGTON, March 29 (MENA) - The US State Department and Pentagon ordered the families of US diplomats and military personnel Tuesday to leave posts in southern Turkey due to "increased threats from terrorist groups" in the country. According to ....

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