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  • U.S., Japan take precautions after threats to ambassador Caroline Kennedy

    Date: 2015-03-19 06:15:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:2196069

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - The U.S. State Department said Wednesday that it is working with Japanese authorities to ensure the safety of U.S. diplomatic personnel following reports of threats against the U.S. ambassador, Caroline Kennedy. In ....

  • Several killed in restaurant shooting in southern Sweden

    Date: 2015-03-19 05:46:12 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:3 - ID:2196017

    STOCKHOLM, March 19 (MENA) - Swedish police said several people have been fatally shot inside a restaurant in the city of Gothenburg. Police said in a statement that an automatic weapon was believed to have been used in the shootings late on ....

  • France says 2 nationals killed in Tunisia attack

    Date: 2015-03-18 22:52:56 GMT - France - World - SN:172 - ID:2195769

    PARIS, March 18 (MENA) - Two French nationals were killed in the attack on a Tunisia's national museum on Wednesday, said the Elysee. In a statement, the Elysee said that also seven French people were injured in the attack, including one in a ....

  • Hundreds gather in Paris to condemn Tunisian attack

    Date: 2015-03-18 22:52:30 GMT - France - World - SN:171 - ID:2195741

    PARIS, March 18 (MENA) - Hundreds of people gathered outside the Tunisian embassy in Paris, condemning Wednesday's attack at Tunisia's national museum. They were raising Tunisian flags, calling for international efforts for combating terrorism ....

  • Russia condemns 'barbaric' terrorist attack in Tunisia

    Date: 2015-03-18 21:19:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:159 - ID:2195489

    MOSCOW, March 18 (MENA) - Russia strongly condemns the "barbaric act of terror" in the Tunisian capital on Wednesday that killed 22 people, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, Sputnik reported. The local Mosaique FM Radio citing a source in a ....

  • 3 critically injured among 6 injured in Tunisian terrorist attack - France FM

    Date: 2015-03-18 21:12:18 GMT - France - World - SN:154 - ID:2195341

    PARIS, March 18 (MENA) - Three French nationals of the six were critically injured as result of the terrorist attack at a prominent museum in Tunisia's capital on Wednesday, said French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. The three are in a critical ....

  • Brazil president announces anti-corruption measures

    Date: 2015-03-18 20:50:21 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:153 - ID:2195533

    BRASILIA, March 18 (MENA) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff announced a series of anti-graft measures on Wednesday in the wake of Sunday's massive nationwide rallies calling for her impeachment and protesting rampant corruption in Latin America's ....

  • China appoints new ambassador to DPRK

    Date: 2015-03-18 20:35:43 GMT - China - World - SN:152 - ID:2195397

    BEIJING, March 18 (MENA) - China has appointed Li Jinjun, deputy head of the CPC Central Committee's International Department (IDCPC), as new ambassador to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Xinhua reported. President Xi Jinping ....

  • Germany condemns terrorist attack in Tunisia

    Date: 2015-03-18 19:57:13 GMT - Germany - World - SN:147 - ID:2194953

    BERLIN, March 18 (MENA) - The German government condemned Wednesday a bloody armed attack on a museum in the Tunisian capital which has claimed the lives of innocent people, including foreign tourists. This terrorist attack targets the nascent ....

  • UK Foreign Office 'urgently' looking into Tunisian attack

    Date: 2015-03-18 19:52:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:145 - ID:2194945

    LONDON, March 18 (MENA) - The UK Foreign Office said it was "urgently looking into the serious situation in Tunisia", Mirror reported. A spokesman said: "We are urgently looking into the serious events in Tunisia and are working with the Tunisian ....

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