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  • Hollande to partake in anti-terror rally in Tunis

    Date: 2015-03-25 20:28:38 GMT - France - World - SN:173 - ID:2244053

    PARIS, March 25 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande will take part Sunday in a "march against terrorism", which will be held in Tunis in the wake of jihadist attacks that last week, Elysee Palace office said in a statement Wednesday. "At ....

  • War crimes tribunal: Charles Taylor to stay in British jail

    Date: 2015-03-25 20:19:46 GMT - Sierra Leone - World - SN:170 - ID:2243933

    FREETOWN, March 25 (MENA) - The Special Court for Sierra Leone has denied former Liberian President Charles Taylor's request to serve his 50-year war crimes sentence in Rwanda, rather than Britain, ABC news reported Wednesday. Taylor was ....

  • Audio file recovered from black box of German plane, official says

    Date: 2015-03-25 20:07:34 GMT - France - World - SN:169 - ID:2243857

    PARIS, March 25 (MENA) - The director of the lead investigating agency said today that they have recovered an audio file from the black box of the downed Germanwings flight but have not found the second black box from the Airbus A320 that crashed in ....

  • Kerry meets Syrian opposition figure

    Date: 2015-03-25 19:51:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:166 - ID:2243821

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry and Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson met Wednesday with Moaz al Khatib, former President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition, a statement by the ....

  • Afghanistan leader warns US congress of 'terrible threat' of Daesh

    Date: 2015-03-25 19:44:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:163 - ID:2243605

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is warning members of Congress that the Daesh terror group poses a "terrible threat" to his country and others in its region, the CNN reported on Wednesday. The terror group is sending ....

  • Libyan meetings in Brussels vital for fighting terrorism in Libya- EU

    Date: 2015-03-25 19:41:21 GMT - Libya - World - SN:160 - ID:2242993

    TRIPOLI, March 25 (MENA) – The meetings of the Libyan representatives of municipal and local councils in Brussels sent a message on the importance of unity in fighting against terrorism in Libya, the EU said Wednesday. A statement by EU quoted EU ....

  • UK MPs disappointed with Gov't response on Hong Kong

    Date: 2015-03-25 18:17:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:141 - ID:2243033

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) - UK Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee expressed its regrets over the government’s decision to reject many of the recommendations the Committee made in its recent report on the UK’s Relations with Hong Kong: 30 Years ....

  • Britain still with key role fight against Daesh -- Fallon

    Date: 2015-03-25 17:52:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:150 - ID:2243145

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) -British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has rejected an influential committee’s claim the UK should do more to fight Islamic State, insisting that Britain is a key player in the US-led military coalition. Fallon was ....

  • Palestinians hail Israel election result as propaganda coup

    Date: 2015-03-25 17:40:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:147 - ID:2243045

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) - Palestinian activists and leaders have welcomed the re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu as a propaganda windfall that will bolster their case for international recognition after the Israeli prime minister conducted a campaign ....

  • Death toll in Benghazi suicide attack rises to 9

    Date: 2015-03-25 17:23:44 GMT - Libya - World - SN:144 - ID:2242821

    TRIPOLI, March 25 (MENA) – Death toll of Benghazi suicide attack rose to nine soldiers, a military source said Wednesday. The spokesman of the 36th Commando Battalion, which witnessed the attack, told MENA that bodies of three soldiers others ....

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