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  • 1 migrant killed, 1 wounded in Mexico

    Date: 2015-03-18 06:33:12 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:6 - ID:2188393

    MEXICO CITY, Mach 18 (MENA) - One Honduran youth was shot to death and another migrant was wounded when assailants attacked Central American migrants riding a freight train in the central Mexico state of Puebla, Fox News reported. The shootings ....

  • Canadian lawmaker apologizes for veil statement

    Date: 2015-03-17 21:28:23 GMT - Canada - World - SN:134 - ID:2187781

    OTTAWA, March 17 (MENA) - A lawmaker from Canada's governing Conservative party has apologized for saying women who wish to wear a face veil while swearing the oath of citizenship should stay where they came from, the ABC News reported. ....

  • Jordan to head UNSC in April

    Date: 2015-03-17 21:17:09 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:133 - ID:2187717

    AMMAN\NEW YORK, March 17 (MENA) – Jordan will head the UN Security Council (UNSC) in April. Jordan headed the council in January 2014 after it was elected for two-year membership that ends by the end of 2015. (MENA) M H K/A I E ....

  • UK confirms detention of British woman in Ankara over attempt to join Daesh

    Date: 2015-03-17 20:07:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:127 - ID:2187269

    LONDON, March 17 (MENA) – The UK's Foreign Office confirmed on Tuesday the detention of a British citizen in Ankara while en route to a Daesh-controlled area in Syria. "We can confirm the detention of a British national in Ankara and are providing ....

  • Cameron in TV debate with party leaders ahead of elections

    Date: 2015-03-17 19:39:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:124 - ID:2187153

    LONDON, March 17 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has agreed with broadcasters to take part in a seven-way televised debate with other political leaders ahead of the May 7th election, a senior Conservative source said on ....

  • China, Israel to begin FTA talks

    Date: 2015-03-17 16:42:40 GMT - China - World - SN:102 - ID:2186245

    BEIJING, March 17 (MENA) - China will kick off negotiations on a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) with Israel this year, the Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday. Israel is China's major economic and trade partner in the Middle East and along the ....

  • Hope still there Libya not to be divided: German FM

    Date: 2015-03-17 14:21:24 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:82 - ID:2185193

    CAIRO, March 17 (MENA) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that there is still hope that Libya will not be divided and no more violence will take place. This came in Steinmeier's statements on the sidelines of the meeting of ....

  • Greek PM to meet Russia’s Putin in Moscow on April 8: Official

    Date: 2015-03-17 12:24:53 GMT - Greece - World - SN:62 - ID:2183789

    ATHENS, March 17 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Moscow on April 8 after being invited to talks by Russian President Vladimir Putin, a Greek government official said on Tuesday, according to Euro News. Greece’s government ....

  • Paper: Iran sent arms to Iraq to fight Daesh, U.S. says

    Date: 2015-03-17 12:22:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:60 - ID:2183297

    NEW YORK, March 17 (MENA) - Iran has deployed advanced rockets and missiles to Iraq to help fight the so-called Islamic State in Tikrit, a significant escalation of firepower and another sign of Iran’s growing influence in Iraq, according to the New ....

  • Russian PM to visit Vietnam, Thailand in early April

    Date: 2015-03-17 10:49:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:2182509

    MOSCOW, March 17 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is set to visit Vietnam and Thailand in the beginning of April, the government’s press service said Tuesday, according to Sputnik News. During his visit to Hanoi, the Russian prime ....

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