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  • UNHCR opens center near Colombian border to assist Venezuelans

    Date: 2019-03-08 17:09:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:49 - ID:7839051

    GENEVA, March 8 (MENA) - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, together with the Colombian authorities, opened a reception center to offer support to vulnerable refugees and migrants from Venezuela in the border city of Maicao, in La Guajira region. The ....

  • India fails in its attempt to isolate Pakistan at int'l level: FM

    Date: 2019-03-08 16:16:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:46 - ID:7839019

    ISLAMABAD, March 8 (MENA) - Pakistan i Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says India has failed in its attempt to isolate Pakistan at the international level, Radio Pakistan reported. Talking to a private news channel, he ....

  • Swedish court convicts man for plot to carry out bombing

    Date: 2019-03-08 16:09:08 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:45 - ID:7838752

    STOCKHOLM, March 8 (MENA) - A Swedish court convicted a man on Friday of plotting to carry out a bombing in the name of Daesh, sentencing him to seven years in prison followed by expulsion from the country, Euronews reported. Evidence showed the ....

  • May: One more push needed to get Brexit deal through parl't

    Date: 2019-03-08 15:29:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:7838894

    LONDON, March 8 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May asked the EU for "one more push" to get her Brexit deal through Parliament and warned that, if it fails, "we may never leave at all", the BBC reported on Friday. Delivering a speech to a ....

  • Former Italian PM Berlusconi probed for corruption in Mediolanum case - source

    Date: 2019-03-08 14:12:02 GMT - Italy - World - SN:35 - ID:7838708

    ROME, March 8 (MENA) - Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is being investigated for alleged corruption in a case revolving round a stake his holding company Fininvest has in the asset manager Banca Mediolanum, a judicial source said on ....

  • Finnish president accepts PM's resignation

    Date: 2019-03-08 12:45:18 GMT - Finland - World - SN:30 - ID:7838642

    HELSINKI, March 8 (MENA) - Finland's President Sauli Niinisto accepted Prime Minister Juha Sipila's resignation, ABC News reported. The Finnish premier's center-right government resigned Friday after the governing coalition failed to agree on ....

  • Finnish government resigns for failure to achieve reform

    Date: 2019-03-08 09:09:12 GMT - Finland - World - SN:21 - ID:7838354

    HELSINKI, March 8 (MENA) - Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila resigned after the government’s project, the health and social care reform, collapsed in parliament just weeks before general elections. Sipila met President Sauli Niinisto in ....

  • Death toll rises to 11 in attack on Afghan politicians gathering

    Date: 2019-03-08 09:03:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7838344

    KABUL, March 8 (MENA) - The death toll rose to 11 in the attack on a gathering of Afghan politicians and hundreds of their supporters in the west of Kabul on Thursday, the Ministry of Interior confirmed on Friday. The ceremony, which was held to ....

  • Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan military operations

    Date: 2019-03-08 07:58:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7838241

    KABUL, March 8 (MENA) - Scores of Taliban militants including one of their commanders were killed during the operations of Afghan Special Forces and airstrikes which were conducted in the past 24 hours, reported Khaama press news agency on ....

  • Iranian-Briton to get diplomatic protection

    Date: 2019-03-08 07:53:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:11 - ID:7838233

    LONDON, March 8 (MENA) - Jailed British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will be given diplomatic protection by Britain, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. It means the case will now be treated as a formal, legal dispute between the ....

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