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  • Al Qaeda in fierce competition with Daesh, EU Official

    Date: 2015-03-21 14:10:10 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:55 - ID:2212049

    BRUSSELS, March 21 (MENA) - Al Qaeda may try to mount a terrorist attack in Europe to prove it hasn't lost the "leadership of global jihad" to the Daesh, a European Union anti-terrorism official said Saturday. "There is a fierce competition ....

  • Russia’s sanctions may fall as EU leaders fail to agree

    Date: 2015-03-21 13:56:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:2212245

    LONDON, March 21 (MENA) - The toughest sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine moved closer to collapse after European leaders failed to agree on extending them ahead of schedule, The Times reported Saturday. Hawks, including ....

  • Conditions in Yemen absolute disaster- French FM

    Date: 2015-03-21 13:00:20 GMT - France - World - SN:46 - ID:2211261

    PARIS, March 21 (MENA) – Conditions in Yemen are an absolute disaster, said French Foreign Affairs minister Laurent Fabius on Saturday. Fabius's remarks came as a condemnation to the terrorist bombings that targeted a pair of mosques in Sana'a ....

  • Lavrov: Washington nonetheless refuses arming Ukraine

    Date: 2015-03-21 12:45:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:2211349

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) - Russian Overseas Minister Sergey Lavrov identified that “US President Barack Obama’s administration nonetheless refuses even now supplying lethal weapons to Ukraine.” The minister stated in an interview on the channel ....

  • Obama considers slower Afghan exit

    Date: 2015-03-21 11:48:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:2211549

    WASHINGTON, March 21 (MENA) - resident Barack Obama’s hopes for ending America’s war in Afghanistan by 2017 are facing new challenges as he considers slowing the US military’s withdrawal to help Afghan security forces contain the Taliban and ward ....

  • Romania to deport two police officers suspected of wiretapping to Turkey

    Date: 2015-03-21 09:40:12 GMT - Romania - World - SN:27 - ID:2210329

    BUCHAREST, March 21 (MENA) - Authorities in Romania are expected to extradite to Turkey two Turkish police officers, still under detention in this country on suspicion of eavesdropping on their President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, according to the ....

  • Japanese, S. Korean top diplomats agree to defuse tensions

    Date: 2015-03-21 09:09:38 GMT - Japan - World - SN:23 - ID:2210065

    SEOUL, March 21 (MENA) - Japan and South Korea agreed Saturday to work toward a de-escalation of tensions that have flared over wartime historical issues as this year marks the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic ties, Kyodo news ....

  • Two convicted in Canada VIA rail terror plot case

    Date: 2015-03-21 08:11:51 GMT - Canada - World - SN:15 - ID:2209589

    OTTAWA, March 21 (MENA) - A Canadian court has convicted two terror suspects over a plot to attack a train from New York to Toronto. Raed Jaser, a Canadian resident of Palestinian descent, and Tunisian migrant Chiheb Esseghaier were arrested in ....

  • Gunfight kills 10 after ambush on Mexican police

    Date: 2015-03-21 07:24:08 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:12 - ID:2209329

    MEXICO CITY, March 21 (MENA) - Ten people were killed in a gunfight in western Mexico when suspected gang members ambushed a police convoy in one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto took office in ....

  • Park meets with foreign ministers of China, Japan

    Date: 2015-03-21 07:20:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:2209313

    SEOUL, March 21 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye met Saturday with the foreign ministers of China and Japan, Yonhap News Agency said quoting Park's office said. Park exchanged opinions with Wang Yi from China and Fumio Kishida from ....

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