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  • 11 ISIS loyalists including a foreigner killed in Nangarhar airstrike

    Date: 2016-03-27 10:56:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:30 - ID:4595245

    KABUL, March 27 (MENA) - At least eleven militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. According to the local ....

  • Blair calls for fundamental change to defeat terrorism

    Date: 2016-03-27 10:51:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:4594905

    LONDON, March 27 (MENA) - The former British prime minister called for a "fundamental change of strategy" to defeat the "global" extremist threat. Writing in the Sunday Times, Tony Blair said the fight needs to be not only against the violence ....

  • Fire at prison kills 5 inmates in western Indonesia

    Date: 2016-03-27 07:45:12 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:10 - ID:4594017

    JAKARTA, March 27 (MENA) - A fire started by rioting prisoners at a penitentiary in western Indonesia has killed five inmates, ABC quoted the police as saying on Sunday. The fire at Malabero prison in Bengkulu on Sumatra Island began Friday night ....

  • Chile confirms 1st sexually transmitted Zika infection

    Date: 2016-03-27 07:44:58 GMT - Chile - World - SN:9 - ID:4593913

    SANTIAGO, March 27 (MENA) - The Chilean government confirmed Saturday the nation's first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus, Fox News Latino reported. The Health Ministry said in a statement that the female patient is the 46-year-old partner ....

  • Passengers trapped for hours inside Pakistani aircraft

    Date: 2016-03-26 20:25:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:74 - ID:4593269

    ISLAMABAD, March 26 (MENA) - Passengers were trapped inside a Pakistan Airline aircraft for over two hours after it crashed into a jet bridge on Saturday. The aircraft en route Toronto, from the Jinnah International Airport crashed into a jet ....

  • 18 stranded Pakistanis in Russia return home

    Date: 2016-03-26 20:22:27 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:73 - ID:4593181

    ISLAMABAD, March 26 (MENA) - The 18 Pakistanis who were still stranded in Moscow, landed in Islamabad through a private airline early Saturday morning. Speaking about their ordeal they said that they were not given any reason for the deportation ....

  • Official: 24 of 31 Brussels victims identified

    Date: 2016-03-26 18:20:33 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:66 - ID:4592929

    BRUSSELS, March 26 (MENA) - Brussels prosecutor Ine Van Wymersch has said that 24 of the 31 victims in the Brussels attacks have now been identified, ABC News reported on Saturday. He said 11 of them were foreigners. One was former Belgian ....

  • Russia not ready for contacts unless Turkey makes necessary steps

    Date: 2016-03-26 17:48:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:4592565

    MOSCOW, March 26 (MENA) - Moscow is not ready to resume any contacts with Turkey unless Ankara does what it is supposed to do after the downing of a Russian Su-24 warplane, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was Friday. "Ankara has initiated this ....

  • Four die in small plane crash at airport in Japan's Osaka

    Date: 2016-03-26 17:48:14 GMT - Japan - World - SN:63 - ID:4592561

    TOKYO, March 26 (MENA) - All four people aboard a light aircraft died Saturday when it crashed while attempting to land at an airport in Osaka Prefecture, local firefighters said. According to preliminary information provided by the transport ....

  • Russian economy can withstand sanctions, global crises - Kremlin

    Date: 2016-03-26 17:46:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:4592321

    MOSCOW, March 26 (MENA) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Saturday the anti-Moscow sanctions or difficult situations in global markets are "not lethal" for the Russian economy, Sputnik reported. "The oil prices fell, the gas prices fell, ....

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