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  • 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, ....

  • Macron warns of internal terrorist threat

    Date: 2018-03-23 16:14:08 GMT - France - World - SN:47 - ID:7311148

    PARIS/BRUSSELS, March 23 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron said that the terrorist threat in France is still high, warning of the threat from inside in his country. Speaking at a news conference in Brussels on Friday, where he was ....

  • Urgent help needed as Afrin IDP numbers top 167,000

    Date: 2018-03-23 15:47:40 GMT - Syria - World - SN:46 - ID:7310970

    NEW YORK, March 23 (MENA) - Humanitarian agencies are struggling to meet the health and aid needs of the civilian population of Afrin as the number of people recently displaced due to Turkey’s offensive climbs to an estimated 167,000. Concerns have ....

  • French police shoot hostage-taker in Trèbes supermarket

    Date: 2018-03-23 14:53:53 GMT - France - World - SN:42 - ID:7311045

    PARIS, March 23 (MENA) – French police have shot dead a gunman who killed three people and injured three others in a series of events that culminated in a hostage-taking at a supermarket in the town of Trèbes, near Carcassonne in southern France, ....

  • 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) ....

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