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  • Seoul, Washington end 1st round of negotiations on military cost-sharing

    Date: 2018-03-11 22:39:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:109 - ID:7289644

    SEOUL, March 11 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States ended their first round of discussions in what will likely be months-long negotiations on cost-sharing for the upkeep of the 28,500 American troops stationed in South Korea, officials were ....

  • Demonstrations in Greece call for release of 2 soldiers, detained in Turkey

    Date: 2018-03-11 22:37:17 GMT - Greece - World - SN:108 - ID:7289662

    ATHENS, March 11 (MENA) - Rallies have taken place in northern Greece calling for the release of two junior army officers being held in Turkey, Greek Reporter news network reported Sunday. Local media reported two demonstrations, one in ....

  • Britain may boycott 2018 FIFA World Cup over Sergei Skripal poisoning

    Date: 2018-03-11 22:28:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:7289732

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) - The UK is considering a boycott of the 2018 FIFA World Cup hosted by Russia if it is established Moscow was behind the poisoning of former Russian military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, ....

  • Mattis warns against use of chemical weapons in Syria

    Date: 2018-03-11 22:10:21 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - World - SN:105 - ID:7289793

    MUSCAT, March 11 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary James Mattis warned the Syrian government not to use chemical weapons in its civil war and said the US administration has made it clear that it would be “very unwise” to use gas in attacks. Mattis ....

  • Eni Sells 10 percent of Egypt's Shorouk Concession to Mubadala Petroleum

    Date: 2018-03-11 19:57:43 GMT - Italy - World - SN:97 - ID:7289833

    ROME, March 11 (MENA) - Italian oil company Eni said on Sunday it would sell a 10 percent stake in the Shorouk concession in Egypt's Zohr gas field to Mubadala Petroleum of the United Arab Emirates for $934 million, The New York Times ....

  • 11 people on board plane that crashed in Iran - report

    Date: 2018-03-11 17:26:49 GMT - Iran - World - SN:87 - ID:7289689

    TEHRAN, March 11 (MENA) - At least 11 people were on board the small Turkish private plane that crashed, ABC News quoted Iran's state-run IRNA news agency as saying on Sunday. That's according to a report Sunday night on the crash that quotes the ....

  • Iran’s threat keeps on growing - newspaper

    Date: 2018-03-11 17:15:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:7289637

    NEW YORK, March 11 (MENA) - North Korea’s nuclear program is dominating the headlines, for obvious reasons, but don’t lose sight of the growing danger posed by Iran’s ongoing ballistic-missile program. A number of significant developments last ....

  • US defense secretary arrives in Oman

    Date: 2018-03-11 16:36:28 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - World - SN:81 - ID:7289321

    MUSCAT, March 11 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in Oman on a several-day visit, Omani News Agency reported on Sunday. Meanwhile, Mattis said that he doesn't want to talk about the Korean Peninsula “at all” at this time, ....

  • SAS rescues Meghan Markle from ‘kidnap situation’

    Date: 2018-03-11 14:30:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:7289362

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) - The British Army’s elite regiment, the SAS, has conducted an exercise to save Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's fiancee, as part of a preset scenario. The exercise is part of a course devised to ensure Meghan is prepared for ....

  • Turkey strays from its European path, Greek defence minister says

    Date: 2018-03-11 13:51:04 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:67 - ID:7289251

    NICOSIA, March 11 (MENA) - Instead of following the desired European path, Turkey is following a new path, as manifested by its provocations both towards Cyprus and Greece, Greek National Defence Minister Panos Kammenos has said. In statements ....

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