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  • Japan to extend 2 bil. yen to Jordan over Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-03-10 09:57:05 GMT - Japan - World - SN:32 - ID:2128753

    TOKYO, March 10 (MENA) - Japan will provide 2 billion yen ($16.4 million) in grant aid to Jordan to deal with refugees from Syria, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday, according to Kyodo News Agency. Tokyo announced last month plans to ....

  • U.S. envoy to Seoul leaves hospital after attack

    Date: 2015-03-10 08:36:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:2127713

    SEOUL, March 10 (MENA) - U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was released from a Seoul hospital on Tuesday, five days after he was knifed by a South Korean nationalist, saying he felt "darn good", according to Yonhap News Agency. "I feel ....

  • U.S. urges Iraq to ensure coalition aid is effective against Daesh

    Date: 2015-03-10 08:33:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:2127625

    WASHINGTON, March 10 (MENA) - The top U.S. military officer urged Iraqi leaders Monday to take steps to ensure the effectiveness of U.S. and allied security aid, calling for additional reforms to military leadership and pay systems and increased ....

  • Pakistan tests missile that could carry nuclear warhead

    Date: 2015-03-09 20:21:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:156 - ID:2126233

    ISLAMABAD, March 9 (MENA) - Pakistan on Monday test-fired a ballistic missile that is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead to every part of India, The Washington Post reported. The Shaheen-III missile has a range of up 1,700 miles. Pakistan ....

  • US delivers 120 military equipment to Latvia

    Date: 2015-03-09 20:21:06 GMT - Latvia - World - SN:155 - ID:2125913

    RIGA, March 9 (MENA) - The Latvian Defense Ministry said that more than 120 pieces of military equipment were unloaded Monday at the Port of Riga, Sputnik news agency reported Monday. The equipment include Abrams main battle tanks, Bradley ....

  • WHO: 1st coronavirus case in Germany

    Date: 2015-03-09 19:31:01 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:148 - ID:2125917

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) – The National IHR Focal Point for Germany notified the World Health Organization of one case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, the WHO said on Monday. The case is a 65-year-old, ....

  • 4.5 magnitude quake strikes south west China; no casualties

    Date: 2015-03-09 18:03:03 GMT - China - World - SN:129 - ID:2125533

    BEIJING, March 9 (MENA) - A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted southwest China's Yunnan Province on Monday. No casualties have been reported. The earthquake struck Songming County in Kunming City. The epicenter was initially measured at 25.3 ....

  • Gothenburg ramps up fight against radicalisation

    Date: 2015-03-09 18:00:40 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:126 - ID:2125061

    STOCKHOLM, March 9 (MENA) - The Swedish City of Gothenburg is taking new steps to fight violent extremism by hiring two coordinators to oversee city-wide efforts to prevent young people from joining terrorist groups like Daesh, Sveriges Radio ....

  • Poll: Fox News most trusted network

    Date: 2015-03-09 17:58:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:124 - ID:2125477

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - Fox News has the most trusted network and cable news coverage in the United States, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Monday. But network TV is much less trustworthy than it was in the days of Walter ....

  • Top security official: Iran not to accept N. deal at any price

    Date: 2015-03-09 17:50:33 GMT - Iran - World - SN:121 - ID:2125173

    TEHRAN, March 9 (MENA) - Secretary of Iran's National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani underlined the removal of all sanctions against Tehran as a prerequisite for a nuclear agreement with powers, stressing that Tehran's rights and conditions ....

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