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  • Amtrak train derails in southwest Kansas; injuries reported

    Date: 2016-03-14 11:43:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:4507241

    WASHINGTON, March 14 (MENA) - An Amtrak train has derailed in southwest Kansas, sending about 20 people to the hospital. An Amtrak statement says the train was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago early Monday when it derailed just after ....

  • Russia, Palestine to set out economic cooperation goals in Ramallah

    Date: 2016-03-14 09:50:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:4505553

    MOSCOW, March 14 (MENA) - The Russian-Palestinian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation will convene for the first time in Ramallah later Monday. The two-day session will be co-chaired by Russia’s Labor and Social ....

  • Indonesia detains 14 people allegedly heading to Syria

    Date: 2016-03-14 09:46:12 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:19 - ID:4505853

    JAKARTA, March 14 (MENA) - Indonesia has detained 14 people, including several children, as they allegedly tried to travel to Syria, police said, where hundreds of their countrymen have joined extremist groups like the Islamic State (IS) group, ....

  • Washington condemns terrorist attack in Grand-Bassam

    Date: 2016-03-14 05:35:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:4504617

    WASHINGTON, March 14 (MENA) - The United States strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Cote d’Ivoire in the Grand-Bassam that left at least 16 civilians dead. "We send our thoughts and prayers to all affected by this senseless violence," ....

  • 27 dead, 75 wounded in Turkey explosion

    Date: 2016-03-13 19:50:41 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:100 - ID:4503457

    ANKARA, March 13 (MENA) - An explosion killed at least 27 people and wounded 75 others on Sunday in the Turkish capital of Ankara, FOX News TV channel reported. The blast came after a car exploded near a bus stop, according to Turkish broadcaster ....

  • 28 killed in Pakistan due to heavy rains

    Date: 2016-03-13 17:53:51 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:96 - ID:4503137

    ISLAMABAD, March 13 (MENA) - The death toll from torrential rains in Pakistan rose to 28 on Sunday after more homes collapsed in parts of the country, The Daily Pakistan quoted officials as saying. They said 17 people lost their lives over the ....

  • Huge explosion rocks central Ankara

    Date: 2016-03-13 17:38:24 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:92 - ID:4503101

    ANKARA, March 13 (MENA) - An explosion hit the center of Ankara on Sunday evening, with a number of people reportedly killed and wounded, Russia Today reported. A senior security official told the news agency that a blast occurred near Guven Park ....

  • US, France warn Syrian regime ahead of new peace talks

    Date: 2016-03-13 17:00:07 GMT - France - World - SN:88 - ID:4502809

    PARIS, March 13 (MENA) - The United States and France warned the Syrian regime on Sunday against trying to disrupt the fragile ceasefire as the warring sides prepared for fresh peace talks to end the brutal five-year conflict, the Daily Mail ....

  • Azerbaijan border guards kill 5 on Iran border

    Date: 2016-03-13 16:58:48 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:87 - ID:4502641

    BAKU, March 13 (MENA) - Azerbaijani borders guards on Sunday shot dead five persons who were trying to illegally cross the country's border with Iran, Russia Today reported. The incident took place in the Yardymli district on Azerbaijan's ....

  • Russian Airborne units arrive in Tajikistan to participate in exercises

    Date: 2016-03-13 16:48:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:4502249

    MOSCOW, March 13 (MENA) - Units of Russia’s Airborne Forces have arrived in Tajikistan, where they will participate in the joint Russia-Tajikistan exercises, press service of the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday. "Today (on Sunday, March ....

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