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  • 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 ....

  • Niger's police say military kills more than 500 Boko Haram militants

    Date: 2015-03-11 18:03:17 GMT - Chad - World - SN:119 - ID:2141285

    N'DJAMENA, March 11 (MENA) - Military operations in Niger's east have killed at least 500 of Nigeria's Boko Haram extremists whose war has spilled over into neighboring countries, Niger's police spokesman said Wednesday. The provisional count of ....

  • Drone strike kills 6 insurgents in Nangarhar

    Date: 2015-03-11 16:39:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:105 - ID:2140657

    KABUL, March 11 (MENA) - An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) which is commonly known as drone has targeted a vehicle of insurgents in eastern Nangarhar province killing six insurgents and damaging their weapons, according to KHAAMA Press. Hazrat ....

  • Kerry calls for US war powers to strike Daesh

    Date: 2015-03-11 16:05:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:2140521

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry urged lawmakers Wednesday to give President Barack Obama updated war powers to go after Islamic jihadists at "a pivotal hour" in the battle against the militants, according to the Daily ....

  • 7 US marines, four soldiers presumed dead after helicopter crash

    Date: 2015-03-11 15:13:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:2140101

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) - Debris has been found at the site of a US Army helicopter crash in Florida which has left 11 US troops missing and presumed dead, The Independent reported on Wednesday. Seven Marines and four soldiers were on board ....

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