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  • Florida university bridge collapses, killing several people

    Date: 2018-03-15 21:36:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:7297769

    WASHINGTON, March 15 (MENA) - A newly installed bridge touted as a feat of engineering collapsed on Florida International University's campus Thursday, killing several people. Aerial footage showed first responders tending to victims at the ....

  • UN Geneva staff agree to full-day strike over pay cuts

    Date: 2018-03-15 21:28:58 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:107 - ID:7297753

    GENEVA, March 15 (MENA) - UN staff in Geneva have overwhelmingly voted to strike on Friday over "unfair" pay cuts, in a move sure to disrupt a wide range of activities at the world body's European headquarters. Staff unions said a full 1,040 ....

  • Putin discusses eastern Ghouta situation with Russian security council

    Date: 2018-03-15 17:50:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:7297385

    MOSCOW, March 15 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with members of the Russian national security council, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, Russian Tass news agency reported. "The meeting’s participants discussed ....

  • Afghan military deploys special forces, choppers in Faryab province

    Date: 2018-03-15 17:18:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:90 - ID:7297396

    KABUL, March 15 (MENA) - The Afghan military has deployed additional Special Operations Forces and Warrior helicopters in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Thursday. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in ....

  • Slovak PM resigns over slaying of journalist

    Date: 2018-03-15 17:16:09 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:89 - ID:7297377

    BRATISLAVA, March 15 (MENA) - Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has resigned following the crisis over the slaying of a journalist, ABC News reported without mentioning more details. Fico announced on Wednesday that he was ready to resign as a ....

  • Trump administration sanctions Russia for interfering in US elections

    Date: 2018-03-15 16:08:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:7297238

    NEW YORK, March 15 (MENA) - The Trump administration issued for the first time sanctions against Russia for meddling in the 2016 US presidential elections. In sanctioning five entities and 19 individuals, the US Treasury also cited a cyberattack ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry terms UK's allegations against Moscow over Skripal poisoning case 'insane'

    Date: 2018-03-15 12:21:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:7296055

    MOSCOW, March 15 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has slammed the allegations made by UK Prime Minister Theresa May against Russia over the Skripal poisoning case as "insane." Zakharova said that the UK is refusing to ....

  • Gunman at Alabama hospital kills one, injures another

    Date: 2018-03-15 08:09:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:7295821

    WASHINGTON, March 15 (MENA) - A gunman opened fire at a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, on Wednesday night, killing an employee and critically injuring another before turning the gun on himself, CBC TV channel quoted the police as saying ....

  • 20 killed, injured in military helicopter crash in Senegal - Official

    Date: 2018-03-15 07:44:21 GMT - Senegal - World - SN:10 - ID:7295801

    DAKAR, March 15 (MENA) - Six people have been killed and 14 others injured, three of them seriously wounded, in a military transport helicopter crash in southwestern Senegal, said the secretary-general of the government, Seydou Gueye. Gueye said ....

  • Russian embassy in US slams State Department over meddling in domestic affairs

    Date: 2018-03-15 07:15:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:7295800

    WASHINGTON, March 15 (MENA) - Russia’s Embassy in Washington accused the US State Department of trying to influence the March 18 presidential election after it again bashed Moscow for the alleged annexation of Crimea four years ago, Sputnik reported ....

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