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  • U.S. to delay pullout of troops from Afghanistan to aid strikes

    Date: 2015-03-25 11:39:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:2239309

    NEW YORK, March 25 (MENA) - President Obama’s decision to maintain troop levels in Afghanistan through 2015 is partly designed to bolster American counterterrorism efforts in that country, including the Central Intelligence Agency’s ability to ....

  • Jeremy Clarkson to be sacked by the BBC

    Date: 2015-03-25 10:53:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:2238245

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) - Jeremy Clarkson is to be sacked as Top Gear presenter after a BBC investigation found he did assault a producer in a row over steak and chips. Lord Hall, the Director General of the BBC, is expected to announce his ....

  • U.S. defense chief to visit S. Korea next month: Seoul sources

    Date: 2015-03-25 10:40:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:47 - ID:2238597

    SEOUL, March 25 (MENA) - The defense chief of the United States plans to visit South Korea in early April for talks with his South Korean counterpart on pending security and alliance issues, sources here said. US Secretary of Defense Ashton ....

  • 3 arrested in Italy, Albania as Daesh recruitment cell busted

    Date: 2015-03-25 10:13:34 GMT - Italy - World - SN:44 - ID:2238409

    ROME, March 25 (MENA) - Three people were arrested in Italy and Albania on Wednesday in an operation to bust a cell of alleged extremists dedicated to recruiting jihadists and helping them reach Daesh militias, ANSA said. The operation is the ....

  • 800 rescuers resume search for crash victims in French alps

    Date: 2015-03-25 09:33:41 GMT - Germany - World - SN:36 - ID:2237893

    BERLIN, March 25 (MENA) - Rescue teams resumed search for 150 victims killed in a plane crash in the French alps with search team made up of 775 officers, Fox news reported. The search teams resumed their work at dawn with a large crew, including ....

  • Huge WWII bomb found on Southwark, London building site removed

    Date: 2015-03-25 09:32:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:2237413

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - A Huge 1,000lb WWII bomb which was found on south London building site is finally removed meaning thousands of evacuated residents can return home, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday. Thousands of people who were forced ....

  • US Congress Relying on Israeli Intelligence for Iran Talks ‘Absurd’ - Psaki

    Date: 2015-03-25 09:03:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:2237349

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) — The US Department of State briefed the Congress on the nuclear talks with Iran, and the suggestion that US lawmakers rely on Israeli intelligence regarding the talks is absurd, Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said on ....

  • France dismisses terrorist motives behind Alps plane crash

    Date: 2015-03-25 09:01:25 GMT - France - World - SN:26 - ID:2237737

    PARIS, March 25 (MENA) - France’s interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said all options must be looked into to explain why the Airbus A320 ploughed into an Alpine mountainside on Tuesday but a terrorist attack is not the most likely scenario. He ....

  • Bus, truck collision kills 13 in Khairpur

    Date: 2015-03-25 07:36:49 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:16 - ID:2237125

    ISLAMABAD, March 25 (MENA) - At least 13 people were killed and more than 20 injured early Wednesday morning when a passenger bus collided with a truck in Khairpur, Geo News reported. The accident took place on the Mehran National Highway near ....

  • Israel's Steinitz says world powers, Iran likely to agree bad nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-03-24 23:00:33 GMT - France - World - SN:167 - ID:2236637

    PARIS, March 25 (MENA) - Israel has warned it was probable that world powers and Iran would agree a "bad deal" on Tehran's nuclear program and it would do all it could to toughen any accord before talks resume this week, The Jerusalem Post reported. ....

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