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  • RAF chief: More money and people needed to combat Russia

    Date: 2018-03-31 16:24:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:57 - ID:7326159

    LONDON, March 31 (MENA) - The British Royal Air Force needs more money and airmen if it is to deal with the challenge from Russia, the head of the service writes today as it prepares to mark its 100th birthday. UK Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen ....

  • Albanians clash with police over nation's first toll road

    Date: 2018-03-31 15:53:49 GMT - Albania - World - SN:53 - ID:7326231

    TIRANA, March 31 (MENA) - Protesters have burned down toll boxes and scuffled with police over Albania's first-ever toll road, Fox News reported on Saturday. A peaceful protest of a few hundred people Saturday against the toll road near the ....

  • 40 killed, injured in Afghan raids on Taliban hideouts

    Date: 2018-03-31 15:13:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:50 - ID:7326157

    KABUL, March 31 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Operations Forces stormed hideouts of the Taliban group in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan inflicting heavy casualties on the group’s militants, local media reported on Saturday. Provincial ....

  • Talks being arranged for N.Korea, EU officials

    Date: 2018-03-31 13:33:19 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:45 - ID:7325994

    BRUSSELS, March 31 (MENA) - Diplomats from North Korea and the European Union are arranging talks between EU officials and a senior North Korean Foreign Ministry official. EU diplomatic sources said that the arrangements are being made for Kim ....

  • Expulsion of 12 Russian envoys from UN mission conflicts int’l agreements - Moscow

    Date: 2018-03-31 12:34:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:7325735

    MOSCOW, March 31 (MENA) - The US decision to expel 12 Russian diplomats from the UN mission in New York over the Skripal case contradicts international norms and is viewed by Moscow as an unfriendly move, Russian permanent representative to the UN ....

  • Five Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in roadside bombing

    Date: 2018-03-31 09:50:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:7325553

    KABUL, March 31 (MENA) - Five Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded after a roadside bomb exploded in the south of the country, reported Khama Press news agency on Saturday. Two Afghan soldiers were killed and three other Afghan army troops ....

  • Russia expresses support for resumption of Cyprus talks

    Date: 2018-03-31 08:24:22 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:8 - ID:7325335

    NICOSIA, March 31 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador in Nicosia Stanislav Osadchiy has expressed his country`s support for the resumption of Cyprus talks and its readiness to help in that direction. “We support the resumption of negotiations and we are ....

  • Russian embassy in UK demands explanation for plane search

    Date: 2018-03-30 22:05:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:7325228

    LONDON, March 30 (MENA) - The Russian Embassy in the UK has filed a note to the Foreign Office, demanding an explanation for the "hostile" search of a Russian plane at London Heathrow Airport, said Russia Today on Friday. It said the inspection ....

  • Fire at mental health facility in Moscow suburb, patients evacuated

    Date: 2018-03-30 20:25:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:7325185

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Patients and personnel are being evacuated from a mental health facility in the city of Noginsk outside Moscow, Russia Today reported on Friday. The blaze occurred in one of the buildings belonging to the 25th ....

  • Emergency declared in Moscow over toxic gas spread

    Date: 2018-03-30 19:25:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:7325148

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Townspeople protesting a toxic landfill near Moscow have been handed out gas masks as officials bucked demands to declare a state of emergency, local media reported on Friday. The head of the Volokolamsk district ....

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