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  • 100 arrested in demonstrations in Kiev

    Date: 2018-03-03 21:53:37 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:81 - ID:7276123

    KIEV, March 3 (MENA) - Clashes between police and protesters in central Kiev have left several people injured and scores detained, as some 100 people were arrested during the scuffles, Russia Today reported Saturday. Four policemen were injured ....

  • North Korea rejects US preconditions for holding talks

    Date: 2018-03-03 21:07:31 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:79 - ID:7276135

    PYONGYANG, March 3 (MENA) - North Korea said Saturday it is willing to have talks with the United States, but that it rejects preconditions and Washington's demands that it must first demonstrate its willingness to denuclearize, ABC News reported. ....

  • Top Bangladesh sci-fi writer stabbed in head at seminar

    Date: 2018-03-03 20:07:32 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:71 - ID:7276004

    DHAKA, March 3 (MENA) - One of Bangladesh's top writers was stabbed in the back of the head during a seminar in the northern city of Sylhet on Saturday, police said, the latest in a series of attacks on authors and bloggers, France 24 ....

  • Slovak interior minister refuses to resign over death of journalist

    Date: 2018-03-03 19:51:51 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:69 - ID:7276007

    BRATISLAVA, March 3 (MENA) - Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak refused Saturday to resign following the slaying of an investigative journalist and his partner last week, ABC news reported. He said he had no plans to resigne, without giving ....

  • Man shot himself outside White House

    Date: 2018-03-03 18:41:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:7275961

    WASHINGTON, March 3 (MENA) - A man shot himself in front of the White House on Saturday, a law enforcement source told CNN. "Secret Service personnel are responding to reports of a person who allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound ....

  • Heads of Russian, US general staffs discuss Syria developments - Russian Defense Ministry

    Date: 2018-03-03 15:19:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:7275719

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - The Russian and US military have permanent contacts on the situation in Syria, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said. "Active, regular interaction takes place at the level of heads of the general staffs ....

  • Germany sees almost 1,000 anti-Muslim crimes in 2017

    Date: 2018-03-03 14:52:32 GMT - Germany - World - SN:50 - ID:7275651

    BERLIN, March 3 (MENA) - Anti-Muslim crimes, including physical assault, threatening letters, hate speech and spraying Nazi-themed graffiti on mosques, were rife in Germany in 2017, a newspaper reported on Saturday, citing statistics from the ....

  • Iran says will negotiate if West dismantles nuclear arsenal

    Date: 2018-03-03 14:50:28 GMT - Iran - World - SN:49 - ID:7275655

    TEHRAN, March 3 (MENA) - A top military commander says Iran will negotiate over its missile program if the US and Europe dismantle their nuclear programs, Iranian press reports said. The Saturday report quotes armed forces spokesman Gen.Masoud ....

  • Russian deputy FM, Syrian amb. confer on Ghouta truce

    Date: 2018-03-03 13:21:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:7275409

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met Saturday with Syrian Ambassador here Riyad Haddad to discuss a UN Security Council resolution about the humanitarian truce in East Ghouta. The meeting also took up ....

  • Russia concerns from amounting arming in Horn of Africa region

    Date: 2018-03-03 12:50:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7275280

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) – Russia is concerned by the amounting arms race in the Horn of African region, Tass cited the country’s Foreign Minister as saying on Saturday. "Russia is traditionally in favour of settlement of disputes by exclusively ....

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