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  • DR Congo: Violence may be crime against humanity, UN says

    Date: 2019-03-12 16:43:38 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:51 - ID:7845096

    KINSHASA, March 12 (MENA) - A UN investigation said violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo last year may amount to crimes against humanity. It said at least 500 people were killed, including families burnt alive in their homes and a ....

  • Pompeo withdrawing all personnel from US Embassy in Venezuela

    Date: 2019-03-12 09:23:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:7844151

    WASHINGTON, March 12 (MENA) - All personnel at the US Embassy in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas will be withdrawn this week, Washington Examiner newspaper reported Tuesday. "This decision reflects the deteriorating situation in Venezuela as ....

  • India's Jet Airways grounds Boeing 737 Max 8

    Date: 2019-03-12 08:53:45 GMT - India - World - SN:18 - ID:7844063

    NEW DELHI, March 12 (MENA) - India’s Jet Airways says it has grounded its five Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after a crash in Ethiopia that killed all 157 people on board, The Washington Post reported. The airline said it is not flying any of the 737 ....

  • Boeing 737 MAX 8 operations suspended in Australia after Ethiopian Airlines crash

    Date: 2019-03-12 08:43:04 GMT - Australia - World - SN:17 - ID:7844076

    CANBERRA, March 12 (MENA) - Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) says it is suspending operations of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes in Australia after a deadly crash killed 157 people in Ethiopia at the weekend, ABC News reported ....

  • Singapore bars entry and exit of 737 Max planes

    Date: 2019-03-12 08:16:43 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:14 - ID:7844040

    SINGAPORE, March 12 (MENA) - Singapore's Civil Aviation Authority has temporarily suspended the Boeing 737 Max fleet of aircraft from flying into and out of the country, the BBC reported Tuesday. The decision comes after an Ethiopian Airlines ....

  • S. Korean president arrives in Malaysia on state visit

    Date: 2019-03-12 07:52:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:7844015

    SEOUL, March 12 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Malaysia on Tuesday on a three-day state visit that will include a summit with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Yonhap news agency reported. Moon's arrival ....

  • US to pull remaining diplomatic workers from embassy in Venezuela

    Date: 2019-03-12 07:05:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7843931

    WASHINGTON, March 12 (MENA) - The United States is withdrawing all the remaining diplomatic personnel from its embassy in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, because of worsening conditions in the country, The New York Times quoted Secretary of State Mike ....

  • German foreign minister arrives in Pakistan

    Date: 2019-03-12 06:48:58 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7843927

    ISLAMABAD, March 12 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday where he was welcomed by high ranking officials of the foreign office, Geo News reported. The German foreign minister will hold important meetings ....

  • Curfew in Malaysia's Sabah extended until March 27

    Date: 2019-03-11 11:20:42 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:38 - ID:7842570

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 (MENA) - The dawn-to-dusk curfew in Sabah's east coast has been extended another two weeks from Tuesday (March 12), amid continuing threats from Abu Sayyaf-linked cross-border kidnap groups and other criminal ....

  • Berlin Tourism Expo draws 160,000 visitors

    Date: 2019-03-11 11:09:55 GMT - Germany - World - SN:35 - ID:7842526

    BERLIN, March 11 (MENA) - The international travel trade show ITB Berlin, that wound up on Sunday, drew 160,000 visitors, 3 percent up from their number last year. A statement by Berlin exhibitions authority said the increase in the number of ....

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