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  • Spanish judge not to release Catalan separatist for vote

    Date: 2018-03-09 20:21:40 GMT - Spain - World - SN:65 - ID:7286728

    MADRID, March 9 (MENA) - Spain's Supreme Court on Friday turned down a request from a jailed Catalan separatist leader to attend the northeastern region's parliament, where lawmakers are due to vote on whether to make him president of Catalonia, ABC ....

  • Saudi CP, British defense minister mull cooperation

    Date: 2018-03-09 19:24:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:7286771

    LONDON, March 9 (MENA) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz met Friday with British Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson in London's Northolt air base. They reviewed the bilateral relations, fields of strategic ....

  • China's Xi appreciates US desire to resolve Korean crisis

    Date: 2018-03-09 18:46:20 GMT - China - World - SN:58 - ID:7286770

    BEIJING, March 9 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump talked over the phone on Friday, China’s state media reported. Xi was quoted by Xinhua news agency as saying that he appreciated Trump’s desire to resolve ....

  • Tens of thousands protest in Slovakia at journalist's death

    Date: 2018-03-09 18:38:57 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:57 - ID:7286731

    BRATISLAVA, March 9 (MENA) - Tens of thousands of Slovaks rallied in massive anti-government protests across the country on Friday to demand a thorough investigation of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee, and changes in ....

  • VP Pence hails Trump's policy following N. Korean step

    Date: 2018-03-09 17:41:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:7286655

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence has said North Korea's desire to hold talks with Washington proves US President Donald Trump's successful strategy which isolates Pyongyang. This is "evidence that President Trump's ....

  • Russia, Ethiopia drafting agreements on military coop., education

    Date: 2018-03-09 16:13:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:7286524

    MOSCOW, March 9 (MENA) - Russia and Ethiopia are drafting intergovernmental agreements in the area of military technical cooperation and education, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following the meeting with his Ethiopian counterpart ....

  • Greek defense min. calls for immediate release of Greek hostages

    Date: 2018-03-09 14:10:39 GMT - Greece - World - SN:38 - ID:7286398

    ATHENS, March 9 (MENA) - Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos asked for the immediate release of the two Greek soliders detained after accidentally crossing the border into Turkey, describing them as “hostages.” “At this moment, there are two ....

  • Russia ready to assist in investigation into any issue, including Skripal case - Lavrov

    Date: 2018-03-09 12:46:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7286151

    MOSCOW, March 9 (MENA) - Russia is ready to assist in investigation into any case, including the poisoning of former Russian military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Sergey Skripal and his daughter, if professional channels are used for request, Foreign ....

  • Tillerson: Trump-Kim talks 'some weeks' away

    Date: 2018-03-09 11:12:17 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:25 - ID:7285996

    ADDIS ABABA, March 9 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday that talks between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take some weeks to arrange, US News reported. "President Trump has said for ....

  • Up to 60 Taliban militants killed in Kandahar airstrike

    Date: 2018-03-09 11:10:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7286076

    KABUL, March 9 (MENA) - At least 60 Taliban militants have been killed in the latest airstrike conducted by the US forces in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. According to the local government officials, the latest airstrike was carried ....

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