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  • 23 people killed, injured in three roadside bomb blasts in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-03-01 14:29:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:87 - ID:583760

    ISLAMABAD, March 1 (MENA) - Twelve people were killed and 11 injured when three roadside bombs targeting a polio vaccination team in Pakistan's restive northwest exploded on Saturday, officials said, in the latest attack on efforts to combat the ....

  • Rouhani: Iran never posing threats against any state

    Date: 2014-03-01 14:27:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:83 - ID:583750

    TEHRAN, March 1 (MENA) - President Hassan Rouhani said Iran never seeks to attack any country and poses no threat against any nation throughout the globe, IRNA news agency reported. Addressing a gathering of senior Defense Ministry officials here ....

  • Abducted Iranian Border Guards Released in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-03-01 13:44:43 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:79 - ID:583590

    TEHRAN, March 1 (MENA) - Pakistani media sources on Saturday reported that the country's security forces have freed the five Iranian border guards abducted along Iran-Pakistan border on February 6, Fars News reported. "Eleven foreign nationals ....

  • Russian-Ukrainian industrial group suspended until Ukraine forms new government

    Date: 2014-03-01 13:07:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:583548

    MOSCOW, March 1 (MENA) - The Russian-Ukrainian industrial group has suspended its activity until Ukraine forms a new government, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimity Rogozin said on Twitter. He added the operation of the Russian-Ukrainian ....

  • ETA says it will put all its weapons beyond reach

    Date: 2014-03-01 12:57:10 GMT - Spain - World - SN:71 - ID:583620

    MADRID, March 1 (MENA) - The Basque separatist group ETA confirms it has begun to store weapons beyond its members' reach in a process that it says eventually will involve its entire arsenal, ABC News reported. ETA issued its first statement ....

  • Iranian FM to visit Japan, Indonesia soon

    Date: 2014-03-01 12:11:50 GMT - Iran - World - SN:63 - ID:583470

    TEHRAN, March 1 (MENA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday, in a post on his Facebook page, he would travel to Indonesia and Japan in the next few days. Zarif is scheduled to hold talks with senior Indonesian and Japanese ....

  • No need to evacuate British visitors from Sharm el Sheikh - British foreign office

    Date: 2014-03-01 12:08:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:59 - ID:583465

    LONDON, March 1 (MENA) - The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has said there is no need to evacuate British visitors from Sharm el Sheikh, despite the German government pulling holiday makers from the tourist hot spot, according to the ....

  • Iran FM visit to India paves way for closer cooperation

    Date: 2014-03-01 11:29:12 GMT - India - World - SN:53 - ID:583375

    NEW DELHI, March 1 (MENA) - India and Iran have agreed to take a decision on Chabahar port by March-end, during a meeting of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif. Indian interest in Chabahar port ....

  • Russia concerned about Crimea situation

    Date: 2014-03-01 10:36:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:583262

    MOSCOW, March 1 (MENA) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that Moscow was "extremely concerned" about recent developments in Ukraine's Crimea, which it said confirm the desire of Kiev's politicians to destabilize the situation on the ....

  • Bomb wounds 6 Pakistan police escorting polio team

    Date: 2014-03-01 08:52:53 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:27 - ID:582941

    ISLAMABAD, March 1 (MENA) - A police official says a roadside bomb has wounded six tribal policemen escorting a team of polio workers in northwest Pakistan, ABC News reported. Police official Nawabzada Khan says the attack took place Saturday ....

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