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  • Montenegro's ruling party nominates presidential candidate

    Date: 2018-03-19 20:29:59 GMT - Montenegro - World - SN:97 - ID:7304510

    PODGORICA, March 19 (MENA) - Montenegro's ruling party has nominated its leader, who took the tiny Balkan country into NATO in defiance of Russia, to be its candidate in next month's presidential election. The Democratic Party of Socialists' ....

  • 1 killed in motorcycle explosion in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-03-19 19:05:09 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:92 - ID:7304432

    KABUL, March 19 (MENA) - At least one person was killed and seven others were wounded in an explosion in western Herat province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press agency reported on Monday. According to local officials, the blast took place in a ....

  • US embassy in Riyadh lauds Saudi CP visit to US

    Date: 2018-03-19 18:56:43 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:91 - ID:7304431

    RIYADH, March 19 (MENA) - US Charge d'Affaires in Riyadh Christopher Henzel expressed confidence of the success of the forthcoming meeting between US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. He said that ....

  • US concerned over about situation in Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-03-19 18:54:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:7304416

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - The United States is "deeply concerned" about events in the city of Afrin in northwest Syria, where most of the population appear to have fled amid a threatened attack by Turkey, the US State Department said. "The ....

  • Turkish embassy in Denmark attacked

    Date: 2018-03-19 07:17:12 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:15 - ID:7302925

    COPENHAGEN, March 19 (MENA) - At least two people attacked Turkey’s embassy in Copenhagen with petrol bombs early on Monday causing some minor damage to the exterior of the building but no injuries, euronews reported quoting police in the Danish ....

  • Putin cruises to overwhelming victory in Russian election, with record 76 per cent of vote

    Date: 2018-03-19 06:24:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:8 - ID:7302885

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin cruised to victory in Russia’s presidential election on Sunday, giving him at least another six years in power, CNBC reported. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded ....

  • New school in India will prioritize happiness instead of grades

    Date: 2018-03-18 22:50:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:7302765

    LONDON, March 18 (MENA) - Near Chennai, India, a new boarding school called Riverbend aims to rethink traditional architecture – and curricula – in education. Its goal is to prioritize the middle and high school students’ happiness rather than ....

  • Greek government fears lengthy Turkey crisis

    Date: 2018-03-18 22:46:09 GMT - Greece - World - SN:114 - ID:7302708

    ATHENS, March 18 (MENA) - The tension between Turkey and Greece fueled by the arrest of two Greek soldiers almost three weeks ago and the incendiary rhetoric coming out of Ankara has raised concerns in the government that the two countries are ....

  • Bangladesh sentences 7 militants to death for killing shrine worker

    Date: 2018-03-18 22:42:52 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:113 - ID:7302564

    DHAKA, March 18 (MENA) - A court in Bangladesh sentenced seven militants to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of killing a shrine worker in 2015, court officials said. Shrine caretaker, Rahamat Ali, 60, was hacked to death in November ....

  • Moscow favors continuation of Cyprus talks: Ambassador Osadchiy

    Date: 2018-03-18 22:36:18 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:112 - ID:7302544

    NICOSIA, March 18 (MENA) - Moscow favors the continuation of negotiations for a Cyprus settlement, Russia’s Ambassador to Cyprus Stanislav Osadchiy said on Sunday. According Cyprus New Agency (CNA), Osadchiy further stated that his country has ....

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