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  • China says ties with Japan heading in good direction

    Date: 2015-03-23 15:04:46 GMT - China - World - SN:107 - ID:2226269

    BEIJING, March 23 (MENA) - Yu Zhengsheng, the Chinese Communist Party's fourth-ranked leader, said Monday that steps toward repairing Beijing's relations with Tokyo are gradually getting back on a positive track. "Sino-Japanese relations are ....

  • US boosts military presence in Gulf waters as Iran deal inches closer

    Date: 2015-03-23 15:01:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:2226033

    WASHINGTON, March 23 (MENA) - Some 3,000 US military personnel as well as American “air, land, sea, and special operations components” have moved into the Persian Gulf region for a military exercise that coincides with the finalization of a nuclear ....

  • Indonesian anti-terror police arrest alleged Daesh recruiters

    Date: 2015-03-23 14:58:23 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:101 - ID:2225917

    JAKARTA, March 23 (MENA) - Indonesian anti-terror police on Monday arrested five persons who had allegedly facilitated the trip of 16 Indonesians recently detained by Turkish authorities for intending to cross the country's border to join Daesh in ....

  • China condemns deadly attacks in Yemen

    Date: 2015-03-23 14:56:05 GMT - China - World - SN:99 - ID:2225929

    BEIJING, March 23 (MENA) - The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday condemned deadly terrorist attacks on two mosques in Yemen's capital of Sanaa last week. Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in press statements that China hopes relevant parties in ....

  • 132nd IPU Assembly to look at SDGs: statement

    Date: 2015-03-23 14:55:32 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:98 - ID:2225357

    GENEVA, March 23 (MENA) - More than 600 MPs from 113 countries have registered so far to attend the 132nd IPU Assembly in Hanoi, Vietnam, which will look at concrete ways parliaments can implement the new sustainable development goals (SDGs) when ....

  • Daesh fanatics 'highly likely' to launch chlorine gas attack at football match or on Tube, expert says

    Date: 2015-03-23 14:11:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:2225737

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - Daesh militants returning to the UK could launch a chlorine gas attack on trains, the London Underground or at a football match, according to a chemical weapons expert, according to The Independent. Hamish de ....

  • May asks Muslims to fight extremism

    Date: 2015-03-23 13:24:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:2225245

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - Theresa May is to appeal to Muslims to help tackle extremism as she insists Britain must no longer tolerate those who fail to respect its values. The Home Secretary will say the freedoms on offer in the UK come with ....

  • AJU slams attack on Tunisia's Bardo Museum

    Date: 2015-03-23 11:53:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:66 - ID:2223745

    CAIRO, March 23 (MENA) - The Arab Journalists Union (AJU) strongly condemned the terrorist attack carried out by two Tunisian gunmen on Bardo Museum on Wednesday, that killed 19 persons and injured 44. The AJU underscored that it backs the ....

  • Britain remains a 'force to be reckoned with', Michael Fallon says

    Date: 2015-03-23 11:37:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:63 - ID:2223749

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - The US is confident that Britain remains a "force of its own in the World", the Defence Secretary says today amid a growing backlash over the Conservative's failure to commit 2 per cent of national income on the armed ....

  • Gasoline bomb thrown at Berlin parliament offices

    Date: 2015-03-23 11:29:00 GMT - Germany - World - SN:62 - ID:2223929

    BERLIN, March 23 (MENA) - Berlin police say a gasoline bomb was thrown at a parliamentary office building in the capital overnight and they are investigating a possible far-right connection. Police said in a statement that the projectile was ....

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