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  • Two killed, 20 injured in blast outside Bohra community mosque in Karachi

    Date: 2015-03-20 12:21:30 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:50 - ID:2205865

    KARACHI, March 20 (MENA) - At least two people were killed and 20 injured in a blast during Friday prayers at the gate of Saleh mosque for the Bohra community in Karachi’s Arambagh area. Rescue teams and security personnel arrived at the site as ....

  • Militants storm Indian Kashmir police post, kill two

    Date: 2015-03-20 11:18:04 GMT - India - World - SN:32 - ID:2205201

    NEW DELHI, March 20 (MENA) - Suspected rebels stormed a police station in Indian Kashmir on Friday, killing at least two officers and triggering a gun battle with government forces, police said. Another two people were wounded in the attack, the ....

  • Russia drafts UNSC resolution on implementation of Minsk peace accords

    Date: 2015-03-20 07:20:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:2203873

    MOSCOW, March 20 (MENA) - Russia submitted on Thursday to the UN Security Council a draft resolution on the implementation of Minsk agreements aimed at peaceful settlement of the crisis in eastern Ukraine, Russia's envoy to UN, Vitaly Churkin, ....

  • Washington closely follows up situation in Yemen

    Date: 2015-03-20 06:37:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:2203757

    WASHINGTON, March 20 (MENA) - Spokesperson for the US Department of State Jen Psaki said that the US is closely following up the current situation in Yemen. This comes after reports on clashes between forces supporting President Abd Rabu Mansour ....

  • Obama, Prince Charles confer at White House

    Date: 2015-03-20 06:35:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:2203753

    WASHINGTON, March 20 (MENA) - President Barack Obama welcomed British Crown Prince Charles to the White House on Thursday, The USA Today reported. "I think it's fair to say that the American people are quite fond of the Royal Family," Obama told ....

  • Obama congratulates Netanyahu on election in phone call

    Date: 2015-03-19 22:47:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:2203417

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama on Thursday called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to congratulate him on his election victory two days ago, ABC news reported. The call came as the White House continued to push ....

  • EU summit on Russia important test: Ukraine president

    Date: 2015-03-19 22:20:59 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:140 - ID:2203145

    KIEV, March 19 (MENA) - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the upcoming EU summit is an important test for the European Union. In an interview with euronews, the president said “This is a very important test for the ....

  • Russian national reportedly killed in Tunisia museum attack

    Date: 2015-03-19 22:19:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:139 - ID:2203149

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - A Russian national was reportedly killed in the attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis, TASS reported on Thursday. Earlier, Italian cruise line Costa Crociere reported about the death of the Russian tourist who was ....

  • UN Security Council condemns Tunisia terror attack

    Date: 2015-03-19 18:02:58 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:109 - ID:2202189

    NEW YORK, March 19 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday condemned "in the strongest terms the terrorist attack" at the National Bardo Museum in Tunisia, leaving 23 people dead. "The members of the Security Council expressed ....

  • US closes embassy in Djibouti amid threats

    Date: 2015-03-19 17:59:04 GMT - Djibouti - World - SN:117 - ID:2202349

    DJIBOUTI, March 19 (MENA) - The United States has temporarily shut down its embassy in Djibouti to the public to review security due to "ongoing threats," US officials said Wednesday, according to the Daily Mail. The embassy in the Horn of Africa ....

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