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  • Japanese woman, 116, recognized as world's oldest person

    Date: 2019-03-09 15:04:44 GMT - Japan - World - SN:36 - ID:7839987

    TOKYO, March 9 (MENA) - Kane Tanaka, a 116-year-old Japanese woman in the southwestern city of Fukuoka of Japan, has been recognized as the world's oldest living person, Guinness World Records said on Saturday. Tanaka was born on Jan. 2, 1903, ....

  • Colombia to allow Venezuelans to enter on expired passports

    Date: 2019-03-09 14:42:38 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:33 - ID:7839927

    BOGOTA, March 9 (MENA) - Colombia will allow Venezuelans to cross the border using expired passports in view of the difficulty of renewing travel documents in the neighboring country in the midst of its economic crisis, the migration agency ....

  • India calls on US to investigate Pakistan's alleged use of F-16 jets

    Date: 2019-03-09 14:11:38 GMT - India - World - SN:31 - ID:7839764

    NEW DELHI, March 9 (MENA) - India has called on the United States to investigate Pakistan's alleged use of American-made F-16 jets during an aerial engagement last month that brought the two nuclear armed neighbors to the brink of conflict, CNN ....

  • Russia: US diplomat tried to carry mortar shell in luggage at Moscow airport

    Date: 2019-03-09 13:52:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:7839950

    MOSCOW, March 9 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has announced that it expects the US Department of State to explain the actions of one of its employees after a mortar shell was found in the luggage of a US embassy worker in Moscow’s ....

  • Taliban commander killed in airstrike in Afghanistan

    Date: 2019-03-09 10:47:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7839582

    KABUL, March 9 (MENA) - A Taliban commander who was involved in high profile attacks and assassinations has been killed in an airstrike in central Maidan Wardak province, Khaama Press news agency reported on Saturday. According to informed ....

  • Pakistan: Opening of airspace delayed for transit flights till March 11

    Date: 2019-03-09 09:48:04 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7839507

    ISLAMABAD, March 9 (MENA) - Pakistan's airspace will remain closed for all transit flights till March 11, Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on Saturday. The CAA released a new notification, as per which the opening of Pakistan's ....

  • UK rejects EU's offer on Ireland

    Date: 2019-03-09 08:27:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:8 - ID:7839439

    LONDON, March 9 (MENA) - The UK has rejected a proposal by the EU that would allow the so-called Irish backstop to apply only to Northern Ireland rather than the whole UK. The backstop is an insurance policy designed to prevent physical checks ....

  • Brazil's Bolsonaro will visit US on March 19 - White House

    Date: 2019-03-09 07:59:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:7839411

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will visit the White House on March 19, the White House said in a statement. The Brazilian president is expected to discuss subjects including the situation in Venezuela with ....

  • UNHCR opens center near Colombian border to assist Venezuelans

    Date: 2019-03-08 17:09:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:49 - ID:7839051

    GENEVA, March 8 (MENA) - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, together with the Colombian authorities, opened a reception center to offer support to vulnerable refugees and migrants from Venezuela in the border city of Maicao, in La Guajira region. The ....

  • India fails in its attempt to isolate Pakistan at int'l level: FM

    Date: 2019-03-08 16:16:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:46 - ID:7839019

    ISLAMABAD, March 8 (MENA) - Pakistan i Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says India has failed in its attempt to isolate Pakistan at the international level, Radio Pakistan reported. Talking to a private news channel, he ....

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