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  • Nato commander warns: Full US troop pullout will aid al-Qaida in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-03-13 10:13:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:606717

    WASHINGTON, March 13 (MENA) - Commander of the U.S.-NATO war in Afghanistan said Wednesday that a full troop withdrawal in December would prompt a rapid deterioration of gains made in the 13-year conflict, The Guardian reported Thursday. “The ....

  • Merkel: Russia Risks Huge Consequences in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-13 09:49:47 GMT - Germany - World - SN:42 - ID:606779

    BERLIN, March 3 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Russia risks "massive" political and economic consequences if Moscow does not enter into "negotiations that achieve results" over the situation in Ukraine, the ABC news ....

  • Larijani slams Ban Ki-moon over human rights statements

    Date: 2014-03-13 09:18:21 GMT - Iran - World - SN:36 - ID:606445

    TEHRAN, March 13 (MENA) - Ayatullah Sadeq Larijani, head of the Judiciary Branch in Iran, dismissed UN chief Ban Ki-moon's latest statements on the new Iranian government's failure to improve human rights conditions as interference in the country's ....

  • Six dead in New York City buildings collapse

    Date: 2014-03-13 09:06:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:606572

    NEW YORK, March 13 (MENA) - At least six people have died and several are missing after a gas leak sparked an explosion which levelled two buildings in New York City, the BBC reported Thursday. Scores of others were injured in the incident, ....

  • Two dead' after teenager's funeral in Turkey: BBC

    Date: 2014-03-13 08:05:55 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:25 - ID:606489

    ANKARA, March 13 (MENA) - Two people have died during protests across Turkey following the funeral of a teenager wounded in anti-government clashes last year, BBC reported Thursday. One protester died during clashes in Istanbul's Kurtulus ....

  • Police: 2 dead after car crashes into crowd in Austin, Texas

    Date: 2014-03-13 08:03:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:606401

    WASHINGTON, March 13 (MENA) - The Austin Police Department said that a car plowed through a crowd of people early on Thursday, killing at least two people and injuring 23 others, ABC Local reported. Police said the driver has been taken into ....

  • NATO to send team to Libya to offer advice

    Date: 2014-03-13 07:58:31 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:22 - ID:606398

    BRUSSELS, March 13 (MENA) - A NATO official said the alliance had decided to send a small team to Libya to offer advice to the Libyan authorities regarding achieving strategies and helping establish security institutions and hone capabilities in a ....

  • No wreckage found at site provided by China images

    Date: 2014-03-13 07:27:00 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:19 - ID:606396

    KUALA, LUMPUR, March 13 (MENA) - Search planes found no sign on Thursday of a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in an area where satellite images had shown debris, taking the as-yet fruitless hunt into the sixth day, the BBC reported. Adding to ....

  • No missing plane wreckage At 'Debris Site'

    Date: 2014-03-13 06:41:19 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:10 - ID:606306

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (MENA) - No wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been found after a search of a possible debris site, SkyNews reported Thursday. Malaysia and Vietnam sent aircraft to the sea off the southern tip of Vietnam ....

  • Four dead in New York City buildings collapse

    Date: 2014-03-13 06:31:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:606332

    NEW YORK, March 13 (MENA) - Four people have died and several are missing after a gas leak sparked an explosion which leveled two buildings in New York City, BBC quoted US authorities as saying Thursday. A police spokesman said that only five ....

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