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  • UN Security Council praises Russia's Syria pullout

    Date: 2016-03-15 15:56:01 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:72 - ID:4516853

    GENEVA, March 15 (MENA) - The UN Security Council views Russia's decision to begin withdrawing from Syria as a positive step, NDTV quoted the body's president as saying on Monday. The council discussed the surprise Russian announcement during a ....

  • Daesh killed over 600 civilians in 6 months - report

    Date: 2016-03-15 15:53:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:71 - ID:4516685

    KABUL, March 15 (MENA) - Afghanistan says more than 600 civilians have been killed over the past six months at the hands of Daesh terrorists, who are trying to strengthen their foothold in the militancy-riddled country. The Afghan Defense ....

  • US embassy in Ankara issues 2nd warning to nationals in Turkey

    Date: 2016-03-15 14:04:13 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:66 - ID:4515277

    ANKARA, March 15 (MENA) – The US embassy in Ankara issued a warning to all the workers in the commercial companies running with US capital in Turkey that a potential operation might take place on March 20. The US embassy urged the citizens to ....

  • Russia military withdrawal from Syria positive sign: Zarif

    Date: 2016-03-15 13:16:40 GMT - Australia - World - SN:54 - ID:4515721

    CANBERRA, March 15 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hailed as a “positive sign” Russia’s decision to begin withdrawing its troops from conflict-stricken Syria, where a ceasefire extends into a third week, Press TV ....

  • 9 terrorists killed in shootout in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-03-15 12:02:32 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:45 - ID:4515001

    KARACHI, Pakistan, March 15 (MENA) - At least four terrorists were killed in Sultanabad, Mangopir during a Rangers search operation on Tuesday, Pakistan's Geo news reported. Unknown men opened fire on the paramilitary forces as they conducted a ....

  • "Bomb" kills driver in Berlin car explosion

    Date: 2016-03-15 11:41:45 GMT - Germany - World - SN:41 - ID:4514825

    BERLIN, March 15 (MENA) - Police in Berlin have said they suspect a bomb caused an explosion that killed a man who was driving through the German capital early on Tuesday, according to the Telegraph. The deputy chief spokesman for Berlin police, ....

  • '11 suspects arrested in Ankara attack case'

    Date: 2016-03-15 10:47:40 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:39 - ID:4514049

    ANKARA, March 15 (MENA) - Police have arrested 11 suspects linked with Sunday’s deadly Ankara blast, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced late Monday. The car bomb attack in the Turkish capital’s central Kizilay neighborhood during ....

  • Syria's Assad to face pressure as Russian troops withdraw: German FM

    Date: 2016-03-15 09:35:09 GMT - Germany - World - SN:23 - ID:4513377

    BERLIN, March 15 (MENA) - The withdrawal of Moscow's forces from Syria, announced on Monday, will increase the pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad to negotiate a "political transition", Germany's foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said, ....

  • N. Korea to 'soon' conduct nuke warhead, ballistic missile tests

    Date: 2016-03-15 07:08:47 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:10 - ID:4512725

    PYONG YANG, March 15 (MENA) - North Korea said Tuesday it plans to conduct nuclear warhead and ballistic missile tests "soon," continuing its provocations since testing what it claimed to be a hydrogen bomb on Jan. 6, Yonhap news agency ....

  • Malaysia deports Australian reporters; pair won't be charged

    Date: 2016-03-15 07:02:59 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:9 - ID:4512697

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 (MENA) - Malaysian authorities will not charge two journalists from Australia's state-owned broadcaster who attempted to interview Malaysia's prime minister over corruption allegations, deciding to deport them instead, ABC ....

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