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  • Official.: US effort against Daesh could expand to include Boko Haram in Nigeria

    Date: 2015-03-12 10:06:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:2144697

    LONDON, March 12 (MENA) - The war against the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria may be expanded to include Boko Haram in Nigeria and militant elements in Libya, US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said on Wednesday, according to the ....

  • Militant attack near security check-post in Peshawar kills two

    Date: 2015-03-12 09:30:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:40 - ID:2144405

    ISLAMABAD, March 12 (MENA) - At least two people including a militant were killed early Thursday morning when terrorists attacked a security check-post near Gora Qabristan area in Peshawar, Geo News reported. At least seven other people, ....

  • US general seeks Turkish role in Mosul fight

    Date: 2015-03-12 09:22:11 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:2144245

    ANKARA, March 12 (MENA) - As Iraqi forces pushed into Tikrit, a top U.S. general visited Turkey on Wednesday to seek a Turkish role in the upcoming operation aiming to retake Mosul from the Daesh group after its militants seized the city in a ....

  • Nemtsov daughter: Putin 'politically' to blame for murder

    Date: 2015-03-12 08:05:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:2143729

    MOSCOW, March 12 (MENA) - A daughter of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov says Vladimir Putin must bear responsibility for his murder, according to the BBC. Zhanna Nemtsova told the BBC she believed the Russian president was "politically" ....

  • Afghanistan: Taliban kill 7 Police in ambush

    Date: 2015-03-12 07:37:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:2143493

    KABUL, March 12 (MENA) - An Afghan official says Taliban gunmen have killed seven policemen in an ambush in the northern Kunduz province, according to ABC News. Nasruddin Khan, governor of Dashti Archi district, said the policemen were travelling ....

  • Syria regime blamed for killing more than 600 doctors: rights group

    Date: 2015-03-12 07:11:17 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:15 - ID:2143301

    NEW YORK, March 12 (MENA) - Syrian government forces are responsible for killing more than 600 doctors and medical workers during the four-year war, Physicians for Human Rights said Wednesday, calling the attacks a crime against humanity, according ....

  • Nazis bombed thousands of Germans with V-2 rockets

    Date: 2015-03-11 21:50:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:156 - ID:2142689

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) – An archive of highly-classified test reports has come to light revealing how the Nazis killed thousands of German citizens by bombing their own cities with V-2 rockets - for target practice, The Daily Mail reported. The ....

  • Dempsey: US worries about Iran-backed militias in Iraq

    Date: 2015-03-11 21:46:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:155 - ID:2142669

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) – The top US military officer warned Wednesday that there are worries about role of Iran-backed militia in Iraq after end of fight against Daesh, The Washington Post reported. Speaking to Senate Foreign Relations ....

  • IMF approves $17.5B loan program for Ukraine

    Date: 2015-03-11 21:25:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:149 - ID:2142513

    NEW YORK, March 11 (MENA) - The International Monetary Fund signed off on a $17.5 billion four-year loan program for Ukraine Wednesday, according to Fox News. The move is the second attempt in less than a year to avoid bankruptcy in Ukraine. ....

  • UK military health worker tests positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Date: 2015-03-11 19:29:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:134 - ID:2142013

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) - A UK military healthcare worker has tested positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone, Public Health England has confirmed. No details about the individual have been released, according to The Guardian. Discussions are now under ....

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