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  • Afghan government calls on Taliban leadership to join peace process

    Date: 2016-03-07 14:11:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:54 - ID:4461077

    KABUL, March 7 (MENA) - The Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah has called on Taliban group to full its historic responsibility by joining peace talks in a bid to end the growing violence in the country. “The anti-government armed militants ....

  • Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for NW Pakistan suicide attack

    Date: 2016-03-07 11:17:46 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:29 - ID:4458945

    ISLAMABAD, March 7 (MENA) - A splinter group of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed eight people and injured 14 others in the country's northwest Charsadda district on Monday morning, Shanghai Daily ....

  • South Korea, US launch military drills

    Date: 2016-03-07 06:28:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:4 - ID:4457353

    SEOUL, March 7 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States kicked off their largest-ever joint military drills on Monday, Yonhap news agency reported. Participation in the joint drills -- known as Key Resolve and Foal Eagle -- has been bumped up ....

  • North Korea threatens nuclear attack as US, Seoul start drills

    Date: 2016-03-07 06:19:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:2 - ID:4457321

    SEOUL, March 7 (MENA) - North Korea on Monday threatened to launch nuclear strikes at the United States and its military bases in Northeast Asia as the United States and South Korea began one of their annual large-scale joint military exercises, ....

  • Peace talks between Afghan gov’t, Taliban postponed

    Date: 2016-03-06 22:19:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:88 - ID:4456941

    KABUL, March 6 (MENA) - Direct peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban militants group has reportedly been postponed for a week or two, a day after Taliban rejected participation in the talks, the Khaama Press reported. Javid ....

  • Death toll in migrant boat sinking rises to 25

    Date: 2016-03-06 21:28:14 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:82 - ID:4456829

    ANKARA, March 6 (MENA) - Turkish media reported said the coast guard has recovered the bodies of seven more migrants off Turkey's Aegean coast, raising the death toll in the migrant tragedy to 25, ABC News reported. The migrants drowned after ....

  • UK SAS test skills in secret ‘dirty bomb’ terror exercise

    Date: 2016-03-06 20:03:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:4456461

    LONDON, March 6 (MENA) - British and American special forces held a secret training exercise last month to prepare for terrorist “dirty bomb” attacks on London landmarks, The Sunday Times revealed. Bomb disposal experts from the SAS and Special ....

  • Former US first lady Nancy Regan dies aged 94

    Date: 2016-03-06 18:27:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:4456137

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) - Former First Lady Nancy Reagan has died at home in California at the age of 94, the BBC reported. Mrs Reagan, who had been living in Bel Air, Los Angeles, died of congestive heart failure, the Reagan library said. Her ....

  • Greece warns EU that it cannot contain the flow of refugees

    Date: 2016-03-06 10:36:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:4452249

    LONDON, March 6 (MENA) - Greece has delivered a stark warning on the eve of an emergency summit over the migration crisis, declaring that it cannot stop tens of thousands of people from crossing its northern border and travelling onwards in Europe, ....

  • S. Korea to announce own N. Korea sanctions this week

    Date: 2016-03-06 10:35:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:4452253

    SEOUL, March 6 (MENA) – South Korea will announce its own North Korea sanctions this week after the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) voted to impose stronger sanctions on the belligerent nation, Yonhap quoted a South Korean official as saying ....

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