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  • S. Korea offers military talks with N. Korea

    Date: 2019-03-22 08:51:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:7860074

    SEOUL, March 22 (MENA) - South Korea has proposed holding military talks with North Korea on implementing a bilateral accord signed last year, but there's no reply from Pyongyang yet, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday. "Recently, (we) ....

  • Jimmy Carter becomes oldest living former US president

    Date: 2019-03-22 08:04:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:7860093

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) - Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the US from 1977 to 1981, became the country’s oldest living former president Thursday, surpassing the late President George H.W. Bush who died in November. As of Thursday, Carter ....

  • China chemical plant blast kills 47, injures hundreds more

    Date: 2019-03-22 07:43:17 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:7860070

    BEIJING, March 22 (MENA) - A massive explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China with a long record of safety violations has killed at least 47 people and injured hundreds of others, 90 of them seriously, The New York Times reported ....

  • Mass funeral held to bury 26 slain in N. Zealand

    Date: 2019-03-22 07:30:28 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:8 - ID:7860040

    WELLINGTON, March 22 (MENA) - Thousands of people have gathered for a mass funeral to bury 26 of the victims of the mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. The funeral is taking place at a Muslim cemetery where more than a dozen of the 50 ....

  • UK home secretary expresses concern at attacking Birmingham mosques

    Date: 2019-03-21 15:32:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:7859220

    LONDON, March 21 (MENA) - UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid expressed his deep concern at targeting five mosques in Birmingham in the wee hours of Thursday "Deeply concerning and distressing to see number of mosques have been vandalised in ....

  • Five mosques attacked in Britain

    Date: 2019-03-21 12:23:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:7859039

    LONDON, March 21 (MENA) - Five mosques in Birmingham had their windows smashed with a sledgehammer overnight, prompting an anti-terror investigation and calls for more police protection ahead of Friday prayers, said Mail online. In one attack at ....

  • Facebook pledges to continue combating hate speech on its platform

    Date: 2019-03-21 10:08:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:7858580

    WASHINGTON, March 21 (MENA) - Facebook pledged to continue combating hate speech on its platform. Facebook said on its website that "Our Community Standards prohibit terrorist and hate groups of all kinds. This includes more than 200 white ....

  • Nearly 30 people killed, wounded in Kabul explosions

    Date: 2019-03-21 07:26:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7858520

    KABUL, March 21 (MENA) - Nearly 30 people were killed or wounded in back-to-back explosions in Kabul city earlier Thursday, Khaama Press reported. The type of explosions has not been ascertained so far but eyewitnesses earlier said at least three ....

  • Police Commissioner Mike Bush announces all 50 Christchurch victims formally identified

    Date: 2019-03-21 07:10:24 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:10 - ID:7858480

    WELLINGTON, March 21 (MENA) - Police Commissioner Mike Bush has announced the process of identifying all 50 victims has been complete and next of kin have been advised, according to Radio New Zealand. He said authorities were working hard to open ....

  • 3 policemen injured in grenade attack in Sopore

    Date: 2019-03-21 06:56:47 GMT - India - World - SN:8 - ID:7858482

    NEW DELHI, March 21 (MENA) - Three police personnel were injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district, NDTV reported Thursday. Gunmen lobbed a grenade at a security forces party at Main Chowk Sopore in the north Kashmir ....

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