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  • Lavrov calls for joint struggle against terrorism putting aside ambitions and differences

    Date: 2016-02-28 14:16:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:4405417

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - Russia wants to develop interaction with Algeria in fighting terrorism. But counteraction to this threat makes it imperative for the world community to join efforts and give up "double standards", Russia's Foreign Minister ....

  • 90 Taliban insurgents killed, wounded in west Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-02-28 13:54:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:49 - ID:4405413

    KABUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - The Taliban militants have suffered heavy casualties in ongoing military operations by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in western Farah province of Afghanistan. According to the local security officials, the ....

  • Switzerland votes on expelling foreigners for minor crimes

    Date: 2016-02-28 12:08:31 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:4405081

    GENEVA, Feb 28 (MENA) - Switzerland votes in a referendum Sunday on whether foreigner citizens who commit two minor offences, like traffic violations, in the space of 10 years should be automatically deported, The Guardian reported. The ....

  • UN urges Pakistan to resolve status Of 2.5m Afghan refugees

    Date: 2016-02-28 11:39:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:40 - ID:4405093

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 28 (MENA) - A senior UN official has urged Pakistan to resolve the status of more than 2.5 million Afghan refugees living in Pakistan whose registration cards have expired or who remain unregistered, Geo News reported. While Europe ....

  • Russian, US military effectively cooperate on Syrian ceasefire – Russian diplomat

    Date: 2016-02-28 08:50:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:4403737

    GENEVA, Feb 28 (MENA) – The Russian and American military effectively cooperate in ensuring ceasefire in Syria, TASS quoted Ambassador Alexey Borodavkin, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other ....

  • Obama vows to damage Daesh

    Date: 2016-02-27 19:48:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:4402037

    WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama said Saturday the United States will continue its fight against the Daes terrorist group in Iraq and Syria until it ceases to exist. "There will be absolutely no ceasefire in our fight against ....

  • Chechnya's Kadyrov says ready to step down

    Date: 2016-02-27 19:47:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:4402237

    MOSCOW, Feb 27 (MENA) - Chechnya's regional leader has said he is willing to step down when his term ends in early April, ABC News reported on Saturday. Ramzan Kadyrov said Saturday in televised remarks that "the nation's leadership needs to find ....

  • At least 25 dead after suicide attacks in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-02-27 19:22:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:69 - ID:4401941

    KABUL, Feb 27 (MENA) - At least 25 people were killed when two blasts hit Afghanistan in Saturday, The Voice of America reported. A suicide bomber attacked Afghan security forces near the Defense Ministry building in Kabul Saturday, killing at ....

  • US top house lawmaker accuses Pentagon of obstructing intel probe

    Date: 2016-02-27 18:10:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:4401357

    WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (MENA) - A powerful lawmaker is accusing US Central Command and the Defense Department of “slow-rolling” his attempts to investigate the alleged manipulation of intelligence by command officials, who stand accused of tweaking ....

  • 12 killed, 8 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

    Date: 2016-02-27 17:08:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:62 - ID:4401349

    KABUL, Feb 27 (MENA) - At least 12 people were killed and eight others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense compound in Kabul. Earlier, local Khaama News quoted Kabul police chief Gen. Abdul ....

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