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  • 15 tons of marijuana seized on US-Mexico border

    Date: 2015-02-28 21:11:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:2062689

    WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (MENA) - US Federal authorities have seized more than 15 tons of marijuana in a near-record bust at a border crossing in Southern California, ABC News reported. More than 1,200 packages of marijuana valued at nearly $19 million ....

  • Britain’s Prince William visits Fukushima with Abe

    Date: 2015-02-28 20:45:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:142 - ID:2062789

    TOKYO, Feb 28 (MENA) – Britain’s Prince William visited Fukushima on Saturday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to attempt to allay safety concerns in the prefecture due to the nuclear disaster, the Japan Times reported. The 32-year-old ....

  • Jailed Kurdish leader calls on PKK to lay down arms

    Date: 2015-02-28 19:57:46 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:139 - ID:2062577

    ANKARA, Feb 28 (MENA) – Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called on his fighters to lay down arms as part of a peace process to end a 30-year insurgency, Turkey's main Kurdish party said Saturday, ABC News reported. Ocalan is ....

  • Putin considers Nemtsov’s murder provocation, expresses condolences

    Date: 2015-02-28 19:50:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:136 - ID:2062525

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin considers the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and a provocative act, most likely an ordered killing, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said. "Putin emphasized that this brutal ....

  • Ukrainian photo journalist killed in Donbas

    Date: 2015-02-28 19:48:10 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:133 - ID:2062489

    KIEV, Feb 28 (MENA) - A senior Ukrainian photographer died of wounds after a land mine exploded in Donbas, Kiev Post reported on Saturday. The tragedy occurred in the village of Pisky located just 1.5 kilometers from Donetsk airport, which is now ....

  • Ex-Argentinian presidential aide blames Israel's Shin Bet for AMIA blast

    Date: 2015-02-28 19:13:26 GMT - Iran - World - SN:127 - ID:2062209

    TEHRAN, Feb 28 (MENA)- An advisor to the former Argentinean president disclosed that Israel's internal spy agency, Shin Bet, was responsible for the 1994 bombing of the AMIA center in Buenos Aires, the Iranian Fars News Agency reported on ....

  • 2,000 persons protest in UK Newcastle against anti-Islam group

    Date: 2015-02-28 18:53:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:124 - ID:2062201

    LONDON, Feb 28 (MENA) - About 2,000 protesters have demonstrated in Newcastle against the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe", the BBC reported. They gathered to oppose the UK branch of German ....

  • If MI5 sticks to outdated tactics, Emwazi won’t be the last British security failure

    Date: 2015-02-28 18:38:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:2062237

    LONDON, Feb 28 (MENA) - It is extraordinary that Mohammed Emwazi, a man as evil and delusional as it is possible to be – a man who so callously beheads innocents in pursuit of flawed beliefs – escaped the attentions of the security services. But the ....

  • China hails UN resolution on commemorating WWII 70th anniversary

    Date: 2015-02-28 18:13:27 GMT - China - World - SN:106 - ID:2062101

    BEIJING, Feb 28 (MENA) - China on Saturday applauded the UN resolution on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, urging countries to explore effective ways to maintain international peace and security, Xinhua reported. The resolution ....

  • 13 Taliban militants killed, 12 arrested in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-02-28 17:36:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:102 - ID:2062001

    KABUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - Thirteen Taliban insurgents have been killed and 12 others arrested during security operations in the past 24 hours, a statement issued by Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior on Saturday said. Quoted by Khaama news agency, ....

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