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  • U.S. airstrikes target big groups of Daesh fighters, killing 250

    Date: 2015-03-14 20:54:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:157 - ID:2164381

    WASHINGTON, March 14 (MENA) - U.S. airstrikes have targeted large groups of Daesh fighters in recent days, killing some 250 militants in separate strikes around Iraq, according to U.S. military officials. Wall Street Journal reported U.S. ....

  • Russia forex reserves fall to $ 356.7 billion

    Date: 2015-03-14 20:01:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:147 - ID:2163877

    MOSCOW, March 14 (MENA) – The Russian central bank on Saturday announced that the country's gold and foreign exchange reserves fell $6.3 billion to $ 356.7 billion in the week to March 6, a level last seen in mid-April 2007. According to Nasdaq, ....

  • Japan, China eye resumption of parliamentary exchange in April

    Date: 2015-03-14 19:03:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:138 - ID:2163881

    TOKYO, March 14 (MENA) - Japan and China are making preparations to hold a meeting of the two countries' parliamentary exchange commission in April in Tokyo for the first time in about three years, diplomatic sources said Saturday, Kyodo reported. ....

  • UNSC to endorse any final Iran-P5+1 nuke agreement - US

    Date: 2015-03-14 07:11:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:2157361

    WASHINGTON, March 14 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council would endorse any final nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group, US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki has said. "We would anticipate that, if we're able to reach a ....

  • 48 terrorists killed in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-03-13 22:43:27 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:206 - ID:2157117

    ISLAMABAD, March 13 (MENA) - At least 48 militants were killed in Pakistan on Friday as security forces' jets pounded militant hideouts in Khyber Agency's Tirah valley, GEO News reported. Sources said several militants were also injured in the ....

  • Bosnian police arrest 5 men suspected of building bomb for terrorist attack in Scandinavia

    Date: 2015-03-13 22:00:58 GMT - Bosnia and Herzegovina - World - SN:198 - ID:2157029

    SARAJEVO, March 13 (MENA) – Bosnian police said Friday they have arrested five men suspected of building an explosive device intended for a terrorist attack in an unspecified Scandinavian country, Fox News reported. Three of the arrested were ....

  • India summons Pakistani envoy over release order of Lakhvi

    Date: 2015-03-13 21:29:48 GMT - India - World - SN:192 - ID:2157021

    MUMBAI, March 13 (MENA) – India on Friday said it was "extremely upset" over the verdict of a court in Islamabad ordering release of Lashkar terrorist Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and has lodged a strong protest with the Pakistan government, Times of India ....

  • Taliban hold secret talks in Pakistan to discuss Afghan peace

    Date: 2015-03-13 20:49:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:186 - ID:2156857

    KABUL, March 13 (MENA) - A number of senior Taliban leaders have reportedly met in Islamabad the capital city of Pakistan to hold secret talks on Afghan peace process, Khaama News Agency reported. The secret meeting comes as recent reports ....

  • Afghan former presidential candidate found dead

    Date: 2015-03-13 20:15:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:178 - ID:2156733

    KABUL, March 13 (MENA) - Shahla Ata, former member of Afghan parliament and a candidate of the presidential elections in 2009 was found dead at her residence in Kabul on Friday, Khaama News Agency reported. Kabul police confirming the death of ....

  • Helicopter crashes off South Korea

    Date: 2015-03-13 19:42:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:169 - ID:2156121

    SEOUL, March 13 (MENA) - A Coast Guard helicopter crashed near an island off South Korea's southwest coast Friday while it was trying to transport an emergency patient from the island, firefighter officials said as quoted by Yonhap. A ....

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