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  • 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 ....

  • Ebola outbreak 'over by August', UN suggests

    Date: 2015-03-23 10:48:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:2223381

    NEW YORK, March 23 (MENA) - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa will be over by August, the head of the UN Ebola mission told the BBC. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed admitted the UN had made mistakes in handling the crisis early on, sometimes acting ....

  • American military families under threat by Daesh list

    Date: 2015-03-23 10:23:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:2223117

    NEW YORK, March 23 (MENA) - The families of US military members from around the country are taking precautions to protect themselves from a Daesh attack after the terror group released their home addresses this weekend, The New York Post newspaper ....

  • Afghans protest vicious mob killing of woman

    Date: 2015-03-23 10:12:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:2222917

    KABUL, March 23 (MENA) - Hundreds of Afghans took to streets on Monday to protest the vicious mob killing of Farkhunda who was wrongly accused of burning the Koran, Fox news reported. The woman was beaten with sticks, run over by a car, and burned ....

  • Taliban deny reports of Mullah Fazlullah’s death

    Date: 2015-03-23 09:34:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:31 - ID:2222429

    ISLAMABAD, March 23 (MENA) - As unconfirmed reports of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Mullah Fazlullah’s death circulated in the media early Monday, spokesmen for different Taliban groups denied that Pakistan’s most wanted terrorist was killed ....

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