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  • Bangladesh Court issues arrest warrant for ex-Leader

    Date: 2015-02-25 08:02:34 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:15 - ID:2037857

    DHAKA, Feb 25 (MENA) - A Bangladesh court issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for ex-Prime Minister Khaelda Zia in two graft cases after she failed to appear in court for the fourth time, ABC news reported. Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadder issued the ....

  • S. Korea, Russia hold talks on N. Korea's nuke issue

    Date: 2015-02-25 08:01:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:2037725

    MOSCOW, Feb 25 (MENA) - South Korea's top nuclear envoy met with his Russian counterpart in Moscow on Tuesday to explore ways to resume the long-stalled six-party talks on ending North Korea's nuclear program, Yonhap reported quoting officials as ....

  • Obama nominates 1st US ambassador to Somalia since 1991

    Date: 2015-02-25 06:25:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:2037577

    WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has nominated a career diplomat to be the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years, filling a post that has been vacant since the Horn of Africa country collapsed into chaos in 1991, ....

  • US defense secy phones Egypt's Sedki Sobhy

    Date: 2015-02-24 23:14:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:172 - ID:2037297

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter spoke with Egypt's Minister of Defense Gen. Sedki Sobhy today. In a statement, the spokesman at the US Department of Defense said Secretary Carter expressed condolences to Egypt for ....

  • Saudi deputy crown prince arrives in UK

    Date: 2015-02-24 22:45:06 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:170 - ID:2037185

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) – Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrived in London on Tuesday on an official visit. During the visit, Prince Mohammed will meet with a number ....

  • Shoukry arrives in Paris as part of tour

    Date: 2015-02-24 22:42:28 GMT - France - World - SN:169 - ID:2037221

    PARIS, Feb 24 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived Tuesday night in Paris coming from Tunisia. During his short stay, Shoukry will meet Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal. The meeting is expected to take up ....

  • Qatar supports terrorist groups - US lawmaker

    Date: 2015-02-24 22:08:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:165 - ID:2037033

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) – The US Congress has warned that billions of dollars in US arms sales to Qatar could be enabling the Arab country's support for leading terrorist organizations and allies, according to a letter to the administration being ....

  • 3 Norwegians charged with helping Daesh in first Nordic case

    Date: 2015-02-24 21:05:50 GMT - Norway - World - SN:158 - ID:2036869

    OSLO, Feb 24 (MENA) - Three men were accused in a Norwegian court on Tuesday of joining or aiding the Daesh organization, in the first case of its kind in the Nordics, Al Arabiya reported. Djibril Bashir and Valon Avdyli pleaded not guilty to ....

  • Missing schoolgirls: Police believe students have crossed into Syria

    Date: 2015-02-24 20:43:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:152 - ID:2036697

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) - Three British school girls feared to have left the UK to join Daesh have crossed the Turkish border into Syria, police believe. Police are attempting to track down Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and 15-year-old ....

  • Conservatives come second to Labour at 3 points in latest UK poll

    Date: 2015-02-24 19:12:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:144 - ID:2036005

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) - The UK Labour Party's lead is up from one to four points in this week's Ashcroft National Poll (ANP), conducted over the past weekend. "The party's 36% share is the highest recorded in the ANP since July, while the UK ....

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