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  • Poroshenko reveals 30% of Ukrainian conscripts deserted in early days of conflict

    Date: 2015-03-22 14:37:43 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:70 - ID:2218561

    KIEV, March 22 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday that Ukraine saw shocking levels of desertion during the first wave of mobilization in the early days of the country's fight against Russian-backed militants. The ....

  • World set to face 40% water shortage by 2030: UN report

    Date: 2015-03-22 14:18:12 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:67 - ID:2218361

    CAIRO, March 22 (MENA) - The world is set to face a 40% per cent shortfall in water supplies by 2030 due to urbanisation, pressures of food production, population growth and the increasing demand from the manufacturing, domestic and energy sector, a ....

  • Daesh urges sympathizers to kill US service members it identifies on website

    Date: 2015-03-22 10:22:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:2215877

    NEW YORK, March 22 (MENA) – In a new online threat to American military personnel, Daesh has called on its members and sympathizers in the United States to kill 100 service members whose names, photos and purported addresses it posted on a website, ....

  • Local elections start in France

    Date: 2015-03-22 08:33:01 GMT - France - World - SN:16 - ID:2215121

    PARIS, March 22 (MENA) - The French people Saturday started casting their ballots in local elections in which the Socialists of President Francois Hollande are expected to suffer another setback. Voters are electing representatives in 101 ....

  • Indonesia president to start Japan tour for talks with Abe, defense pact

    Date: 2015-03-22 08:32:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:15 - ID:2215313

    TOKYO, March 22 (MENA) – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will begin a four-day official visit to Japan on Sunday evening, a trip that Japanese officials hope will strengthen the strategic partnership between the two major democracies and ....

  • US Special Forces withdraw from Yemen

    Date: 2015-03-22 08:26:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:2215309

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) – The United States is evacuating its remaining 100 special operations forces from Yemen, amid a deteriorating security situation in the country, CNN reported on Sunday, citing sources in the region familiar with the ....

  • South Korea vows to harshly respond to North provocations

    Date: 2015-03-22 08:16:47 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:2215117

    SEOUL, March 22 (MENA) - South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it will handle any provocation by the North with "powerful and firm" measures, Yonhap reported. "A civic group's scattering of leaflets is a part of its rights to free ....

  • N. Korea renews threats against leaflet campaign

    Date: 2015-03-22 08:14:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:2214985

    PYONGYANG, March 22 (MENA) - North Korea on Sunday renewed its threats against a South Korean civic group's plan to send anti-Pyongyang fliers across the border via balloon, warning it will use "all the firepower strike means" to destroy them, ....

  • France, Italy express desire to increase European economic, security support to Tunisia

    Date: 2015-03-21 23:04:57 GMT - France - World - SN:149 - ID:2214605

    PARIS, March 21 (MENA) - Italy and France on Saturday expressed their desire to increase European support to Tunisia following the recent terrorist attacks. The two countries' foreign and defense ministers met on Saturday in Caen, western ....

  • Assad plays America the fool... again

    Date: 2015-03-21 22:27:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:2214565

    WASHINGTON, March 21 (MENA) - Last decade, Bashar al-Assad’s regime fooled Washington into believing that he would bring about reform. He did not. The lack of institutional and economic reforms led to the uprising and civil war in Syria, according ....

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