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  • Facebook CEO Zuckerberg says sorry to Britons with newspaper ads

    Date: 2018-03-25 13:53:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:7314122

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized to Britons on Sunday over a "breach of trust", taking out full page advertisements in British newspapers after a political consultancy got its hands on data on 50 million ....

  • Drunk pilot removed from cockpit before takeoff leaving 100 passengers stranded

    Date: 2018-03-25 08:08:44 GMT - Portugal - World - SN:8 - ID:7313289

    LISBON, March 25 (MENA) - A "highly intoxicated" pilot was removed from the cockpit of a flight, leaving more than 100 passengers stranded at Stuttgart airport, The Independent reported. Shortly before the TAP Air Portugal flight was due to take ....

  • US airstrike kills two terrorists in southern Libya

    Date: 2018-03-24 22:11:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7313081

    WASHINGTON, March 24 (MENA) - A US airstrike hit a house in southern Libya where militant "leaders" were meeting, killing two of them, a spokesman for the Libyan prime minister was quoted as saying by Al-Arabiya on Saturday. Spokesman Mohamed El ....

  • Russia lashes out at EU over Skripal case

    Date: 2018-03-24 21:28:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:7313082

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) - Russia feels uncomfortable over EU aggressive and unpredictable policy due to the poisoning case of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK city of Salisbury, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "Of ....

  • Peru takes ex-president's passport amid corruption probe

    Date: 2018-03-24 18:47:41 GMT - Peru - World - SN:66 - ID:7312996

    LIMA, March 24 (MENA) - A Peruvian judge has barred recently resigned President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski from leaving the South American nation for 18 months while he's investigated for money laundering, Fox New reported on Saturday. The ruling by a ....

  • Three wounded in bomb blast in Kabul

    Date: 2018-03-24 17:23:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:7312895

    KABUL, March 24 (MENA) - At least three people have been wounded after a sticky bomb detonated in the capital Kabul, an Afghan official was quoted by Fox News as saying. Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the interior ministry, said that the ....

  • British diplomats expelled from Russia leave Moscow

    Date: 2018-03-23 20:03:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:7311502

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - British diplomats expelled from Russia have left Moscow and are heading for London, a UK diplomatic source in Moscow told TASS. "They've left Moscow and their jet will land in London soon," said the source. A group of ....

  • Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill

    Date: 2018-03-23 19:47:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:59 - ID:7311423

    WASHINGTON, March 23 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump signed the $1.3 trillion spending bill to keep the federal government open Friday, then excoriated Congress for passing the plan in the first place. Trump cited misgivings about its contents ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for France terror attack

    Date: 2018-03-23 16:43:06 GMT - France - World - SN:53 - ID:7311213

    PARIS, March 23 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack, which occurred in France's southern town of Trèbes, leaving three dead and others wounded. The Daesh-affiliated gunman opened fire at police officers and took ....

  • US sanctions Iranian company, 'Game of Thrones' hacker

    Date: 2018-03-23 16:40:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7311172

    WASHIGNTON, March 23 (MENA) – The US administration on Friday sanctioned an Iranian company and nine Iranians for hacking into and stealing data from more than 300 universities worldwide on behalf of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, ....

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