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  • Zarif, Kerry resume nuclear talks in Lausanne

    Date: 2015-03-18 13:48:49 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:78 - ID:2192221

    GENEVA, March 18 (MENA) - Foreign ministers of Iran and the United States have resumed talks in the Swiss city of Lausanne in an attempt to bridge their differences on the outstanding issues surrounding Tehran's nuclear program, according to Press ....

  • British woman detained in Turkey on suspicion of travelling to Isis controlled territory in Syria

    Date: 2015-03-18 13:27:27 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:67 - ID:2191577

    ANKARA, March 18 (MENA) - A Turkish government official has said that authorities are holding a 21-year-old British woman, who was suspected of trying to travel to conflict zones in Syria. The woman, who has been identified as JNH, was detained ....

  • Suicide blast kills 7 in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-03-18 10:57:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:2190225

    KABUL, March 18 (MENA) - A suicide car bomber attacked a government compound in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province Wednesday, killing at least seven people and wounding 41 others, according to Voice of America. The complex in Lashgar Gah ....

  • 7 dead in suicide blast on Afghanistan government compound

    Date: 2015-03-18 10:01:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:2189677

    KABUL, March 18 (MENA) - A massive car bomb attack on the governor's compound in southern Helmand province on Wednesday killed at least seven people and wounded 43, ABC News said. The governor's spokesman was among several bureaucrats hurt in the ....

  • Serbia arrests 7 suspects in 1995 Srebrenica massacre

    Date: 2015-03-18 09:11:15 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:19 - ID:2189249

    BELGRADE, March 18 (MENA) - Prosecutors on Wednesday made Serbia's first arrests of people suspected of carrying out killings in the Srebrenica massacre, BBC reported. It is a milestone in healing the wounds of Europe's worst civilian slaughter ....

  • Israel's opposition leader concedes defeat

    Date: 2015-03-18 08:54:56 GMT - Israel - World - SN:17 - ID:2189081

    GAZA CITY, March 18 (MENA) - Israel's opposition leader Isaac Herzog has conceded defeat in the country's election, ABC news reported. Herzog, who heads the center-left Zionist Union, said he had called prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to offer ....

  • Putin, Erdogan discuss energy cooperation, 'Turkish Stream' - Kremlin

    Date: 2015-03-18 08:48:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:2189109

    MOSCOW, March 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan have discussed in a phone call bilateral relations with the focus on energy cooperation, Sputnik quoted the Kremlin as saying. "The sides ....

  • Pakistan executes nine more prisoners: Officials

    Date: 2015-03-18 08:46:58 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:2189125

    ISLAMABAD, March 18 (MENA) - Pakistan on Wednesday hanged nine more jailed murderers, officials said, taking the number of convicts executed over the past two days to 21, as the European Union condemned the executions, Euronews network ....

  • Police cars set afire at austerity protest in Germany

    Date: 2015-03-18 08:10:55 GMT - Germany - World - SN:10 - ID:2188861

    FRANKFURT, arch 18 (MENA) - Demonstrators set at least two police cars on fire Wednesday as authorities confronted left-wing anti-austerity protesters trying to blockade the inauguration ceremony for the European Central Bank's new headquarters in ....

  • PAF Jets pound militant hideouts in Tirah Valley

    Date: 2015-03-18 08:07:04 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:2188709

    ISLAMABAD, March 18 (MENA) - At least 34 militants were killed in early morning strikes launched by Pakistan Air Force in Tirah valley, Geo News reported on its website. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) branch of the ....

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