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  • Greek PM urges Turkey to honor int'l law

    Date: 2018-03-25 15:53:41 GMT - Greece - World - SN:53 - ID:7314328

    ATHENS, March 25 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday sent a strong message to Turkey to stop its illegal activities in the Aegean and to respect international law, the Greek Ekathimerini newspaper reported. Greece has the ....

  • Afghan army, Taliban suffer heavy casualties in clashes

    Date: 2018-03-25 15:43:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:51 - ID:7314269

    KABUL, March 25 (MENA) - The Taliban militants and Afghan armed forces suffered heavy casualties during a coordinated attack that sparked heavy gun battle in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. According to the local ....

  • Somali police report large explosion, gunfire near parliament HQ in Mogadishu

    Date: 2018-03-25 15:31:09 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:49 - ID:7314188

    MOGADISHU, March 25 (MENA) - A car bomb exploded near Somalia's parliament headquarters in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least four people along with the driver, ABC News quoted police as saying Sunday, with several others injured. A huge ....

  • Germany arrests fugitive ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont

    Date: 2018-03-25 14:03:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:7314123

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) - Carles Puigdemont, the fugitive ex-leader of Catalonia and ardent separatist, was arrested Sunday by German police on an international warrant as he tried to enter the country from Denmark, The Guardian ....

  • 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 ....

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