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  • 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 ....

  • Japan, France ink accord on defense equipment, technology transfer

    Date: 2015-03-13 18:57:28 GMT - Japan - World - SN:163 - ID:2156081

    TOKYO, March 13 (MENA) - The defense and foreign ministers of Japan and France on Friday signed an agreement in Tokyo on the transfer of defense equipment and technology, paving the way for their countries' defense industries to work on joint ....

  • France 24: Egypt seeks to lure foreign investments in EEDC

    Date: 2015-03-13 11:27:30 GMT - France - World - SN:62 - ID:2152985

    PARIS, March 13 (MENA) – Egypt seeks to attract more foreign investments in Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) which will kick off on Friday in Sharm El Sheikh, France 24 reported on Friday. Some 90 countries and 23 international bodies ....

  • Russian official: Iraqi FM to visit Moscow on March 19

    Date: 2015-03-13 09:46:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:2151913

    MOSCOW, March 13 (MENA) – Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al Jaafari will visit Moscow on March 19, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Friday. During the visit, al Jaafari is expected to meet with his Russian counterpart ....

  • Syria girls: Man arrested 'for helping British trio'

    Date: 2015-03-12 22:58:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:202 - ID:2150865

    LONDON, March 12 (MENA) - A man has been arrested for allegedly helping three British schoolgirls cross into Syria, Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said. The man is said to work for the intelligence agency of a country which is ....

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