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  • Bill Gates named world's richest person again

    Date: 2015-03-02 22:17:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:186 - ID:2077305

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - Bill Gates has been declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires, the BBC reported on Monday. The Microsoft founder once again beat Mexican ....

  • Iran, US, EU begin fresh round of nuclear talks in Switzerland

    Date: 2015-03-02 20:33:23 GMT - Iran - World - SN:174 - ID:2077037

    TEHRAN, March 2 (MENA) – Representatives of Iran, the United States and the European Union have started a new round of intensive talks on Tehran’s nuclear program in the Swiss city of Montreux ahead of a July 1 deadline for reaching a comprehensive ....

  • Lavrov notes progress in talks on Iran nuclear program

    Date: 2015-03-02 20:03:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:163 - ID:2076797

    MOSCOW, March 2 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday noted serious progress in talks on Iran’s nuclear program, Tass news agency reported. "At a meeting with [US Secretary of State John] Kerry and [Iranian Foreign Minister ....

  • Beijing follows up reports about Chinese submarines

    Date: 2015-03-02 19:39:24 GMT - China - World - SN:160 - ID:2076761

    BEIJING, March 3 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said that her country followed up reports about banning Chinese submarines from docking Sri Lankan ports. "I have noted relevant report," Chunying said during a daily ....

  • China 'not nervous' about Kim's possible visit to Russia

    Date: 2015-03-02 18:32:22 GMT - south korea - World - SN:148 - ID:2076273

    BEIJING, March 2 (MENA) - China has told South Korea that it is "not nervous" about the possibility of an unprecedented visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to Russia in May, Yonhap news agency reported. Russia has said that Kim would be ....

  • Ukrainian president suggests increasing army to 250,000 people

    Date: 2015-03-02 18:16:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:141 - ID:2076257

    KIEV, March 2 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed to increase the size of the army to 250,000 people, according to a draft law registered in the Verkhovna Rada on Monday, according to TASS news agency. The draft law ....

  • Estonia's PM to start talks on new gov't after election victory

    Date: 2015-03-02 17:58:02 GMT - Estonia - World - SN:138 - ID:2076253

    TALLINN, March 2 (MENA) - Estonia's prime minister is preparing to form a new government after his ruling Reform Party won the parliamentary election, Fox News reported Monday. The country's president is suggesting that he create a broad ....

  • Lavrov confirms Moscow's support to Arabs in confronting terrorism

    Date: 2015-03-02 17:56:52 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:137 - ID:2072321

    GENEVA, March 2 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday confirmed Moscow's support to Arab countries' efforts to confront terror groups. In a speech delivered to the opening of the 28th Human Rights Council session in Geneva, ....

  • Netanyahu: Israel-US 'friendship will weather the current disagreement'

    Date: 2015-03-02 17:53:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:132 - ID:2075965

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struck a conciliatory tone Monday, reaffirming the US-Israeli relationship remains strong and, despite controversy surrounding his Tuesday address to Congress, said the two ....

  • Hillary Clinton seen launching presidential bid in April

    Date: 2015-03-02 17:27:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:127 - ID:2075809

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - Hillary Clinton and her close advisers are telling Democratic donors she will enter the presidential race sooner than expected, likely in April, a move that would allay uncertainties within her party and allow her to rev ....

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