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  • Nepal plane crash: Aircraft bursts into flames at Kathmandu airport

    Date: 2018-03-12 10:14:54 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:28 - ID:7290414

    KATHMANDU, March 12 (MENA) - A passenger jet has crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, leaving many feared dead, the Express reported. Witnesses reported seeing the plane crash while descending to Tribhuvan International ....

  • Black Panther passes $1 bln at worldwide box office

    Date: 2018-03-11 22:49:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:7289652

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) - Black Panther has passed the $1 billion dollar mark at the worldwide box office, just four weeks after its release, The Independent reported on Sunday. According to Forbes, the film achieved the feat on Friday 9 March, ....

  • Hollywood diversifies as stars adopt 'inclusion riders'

    Date: 2018-03-11 22:47:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:111 - ID:7289728

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) - Hollywood's next crop of movies and TV shows will be more diverse because actors have begun to demand equal pay and opportunities, The Telegraph newspaper cited industry insiders on Sunday. The idea has already been ....

  • Aggrieved over growing trend of intolerance: Pakistani President says

    Date: 2018-03-11 22:45:14 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:110 - ID:7289761

    ISLAMABAD, March 11 (MENA) – Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain said on Sunday that he was aggrieved over the growing trend of intolerance, adding that it would put the country on the path to destruction, Pakistan Today reported. In a ....

  • 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 ....

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