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  • German FM to visit Israel, Palestinian territories

    Date: 2018-03-23 12:57:43 GMT - Israel - World - SN:29 - ID:7310792

    GAZA, March 23 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Heiku Maas will visit Israel and the Palestinian Authority on Sunday and Monday (March 25-26). He will hold talks with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and ....

  • Court in Kosovo acquits imam accused of terror, hate speech

    Date: 2018-03-23 12:34:03 GMT - Kosovo - World - SN:28 - ID:7310826

    PRISTINA, March 23 (MENA) - A Kosovo court has acquitted a Muslim imam of charges of terror and hate speech, ABC news reported on Friday. Pristina court judge Beqir Kaludra said judges had found "not enough evidence" to prove that Shefqet ....

  • Police officer shot in France, suspect may have hostages

    Date: 2018-03-23 12:01:33 GMT - France - World - SN:26 - ID:7310680

    PARIS, March 23 (MENA) - French authorities said that a police operation is taking place in a small town in southern France after a police officer was shot and wounded. Nation police said that a suspect has been surrounded at a supermarket in the ....

  • Kremlin regrets EU recalling of its ambassador to Russia

    Date: 2018-03-23 11:35:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:7310660

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov voiced regret on Friday over the European Union’s decision to recall its Ambassador to Russia Markus Ederer for consultations, TASS news agency reported. "In regard to the decision [on ....

  • Nine Daesh militants killed in drone strikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-03-23 10:58:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7310625

    KABUL, March 23 (MENA) - Nine militants affiliated to Daesh terrorist group were killed in separate US drone strikes in eastern Nangarhar and Kunar provinces, a military official said on Friday. Afghan National Army’s 201 Selab Military Corps ....

  • Putin wins Russian presidential election with 76.69% of vote - CEC

    Date: 2018-03-23 10:19:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:7310548

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - Incumbent President Vladimir Putin secured a landslide victory on March 18 presidential election winning 76.69 percent of the votes after 100 percent of ballots have been counted, Russia's Central Election Commission (CEC) ....

  • EU calls on Turkey to respect Cyprus' sovereign rights

    Date: 2018-03-23 09:58:45 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:18 - ID:7310525

    NICOSIA, March 23 (MENA) - The European Union (EU) member states have called on Turkey to cease all illegal activities in Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone and normalize its relations with Nicosia, Cyprus News Agency (CNA) reported on Friday. The ....

  • Russia still sees no facts ‘proving its role’ in British spy’s poisoning, says Lavrov

    Date: 2018-03-23 09:38:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:7310520

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - Moscow still sees no facts proving its role in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, England, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday. "London is making every effort to push the ....

  • China to take necessary measures against US protectionism

    Date: 2018-03-22 22:44:16 GMT - China - World - SN:104 - ID:7310184

    BEIJING, March 22 (MENA) - China will "take all necessary measures" to defend its rights and interests, an official with the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday, responding to media reports that the United States will soon release results of a ....

  • Trump targets up to $60 billion in Chinese imports with new tariffs

    Date: 2018-03-22 18:42:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:7309908

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump announced Thursday his plans for tariffs on up to $60 billion annually in Chinese imports, designed as retaliation for an administration report that will outline Beijing’s violation of U.S. ....

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