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  • Russian national reportedly killed in Tunisia museum attack

    Date: 2015-03-19 22:19:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:139 - ID:2203149

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - A Russian national was reportedly killed in the attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis, TASS reported on Thursday. Earlier, Italian cruise line Costa Crociere reported about the death of the Russian tourist who was ....

  • UN Security Council condemns Tunisia terror attack

    Date: 2015-03-19 18:02:58 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:109 - ID:2202189

    NEW YORK, March 19 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday condemned "in the strongest terms the terrorist attack" at the National Bardo Museum in Tunisia, leaving 23 people dead. "The members of the Security Council expressed ....

  • US closes embassy in Djibouti amid threats

    Date: 2015-03-19 17:59:04 GMT - Djibouti - World - SN:117 - ID:2202349

    DJIBOUTI, March 19 (MENA) - The United States has temporarily shut down its embassy in Djibouti to the public to review security due to "ongoing threats," US officials said Wednesday, according to the Daily Mail. The embassy in the Horn of Africa ....

  • British anti-terror police arrest woman at Luton Airport

    Date: 2015-03-19 17:47:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:2201981

    LONDON, March 19 (MENA) - A British woman has been arrested by counter-terror officers at Luton Airport, police have said. Scotland Yard said the 21-year-old was detained at 11.15 am on Thursday after landing on a flight from Istanbul, The ....

  • Israelis made choice in free, fair ballot: paper

    Date: 2015-03-19 16:10:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:2201245

    LONDON, March 19 (MENA) - Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decisive victory in Israel’s general election is testimony to his dogged determination as a political campaigner, says Financial Times. The Israeli people have made their ....

  • Hammond confirms death of British national in Tunisia terror attack

    Date: 2015-03-19 13:57:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:2199929

    LONDON, March 19 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond confirmed Thursday death of a British national in terrorist attack in Tunisia and offered support to the government of Tunisia in fight against terrorism. In a statement on the Foreign ....

  • China and Japan hold first security talks in four years

    Date: 2015-03-19 09:02:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:35 - ID:2196905

    TOKYO, March 19 (MENA) – China and Japan are holding their first high-level security talks in four years, following recent tensions over territorial and historical issues, the BBC reported on Thursday. The meeting in Tokyo among officials comes ....

  • Pentagon confirms Westgate Mall planner killed in drone strike

    Date: 2015-03-19 06:57:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:2196193

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - The Pentagon confirmed on Thursday that a top al Shabab leader who planned the deadly Westgate Mall attack in Kenya was killed in a US drone strike in Somalia last week, ABC News reported. Adnan Garar was a senior ....

  • U.S., Japan take precautions after threats to ambassador Caroline Kennedy

    Date: 2015-03-19 06:15:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:2196069

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - The U.S. State Department said Wednesday that it is working with Japanese authorities to ensure the safety of U.S. diplomatic personnel following reports of threats against the U.S. ambassador, Caroline Kennedy. In ....

  • Several killed in restaurant shooting in southern Sweden

    Date: 2015-03-19 05:46:12 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:3 - ID:2196017

    STOCKHOLM, March 19 (MENA) - Swedish police said several people have been fatally shot inside a restaurant in the city of Gothenburg. Police said in a statement that an automatic weapon was believed to have been used in the shootings late on ....

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