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  • 1 UNICEF worker, 5 others killed in Central African Republic

    Date: 2018-02-28 21:42:46 GMT - Central African Republic - World - SN:114 - ID:7270994

    BANGUI, Feb 28 (MENA) - A United Nations children's agency staffer and five other education workers have been killed in an attack in Central African Republic, the UN agency said Wednesday. The team came under attack Sunday while traveling near ....

  • 4 security personnel killed in Pakistan's Quetta blast

    Date: 2018-02-28 20:42:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:110 - ID:7271220

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 28 (MENA) - At least four security officials lost their lives and several others suffered injuries as a result of an explosion in the outskirts of Quetta, Pakistan, Dawn reported on Wednesday. The blast targeted a Frontier Corps ....

  • Turkey rejects US, French calls to suspend offensive in Syria

    Date: 2018-02-28 20:31:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:109 - ID:7271221

    ANKARA, Feb 28 (MENA) - Turkey rejected on Wednesday Western calls to suspend its offensive in northwest Syria, saying the US misunderstood the extent of a UN ceasefire resolution, Russia Today TV channel reported. Ankara also accused France of ....

  • Greek PM in mini-reshuffle after rent allowance scandal

    Date: 2018-02-28 20:11:18 GMT - Greece - World - SN:108 - ID:7271293

    ATHENS, Feb 28 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has appointed deputy premier Yannis Dragasakis as the country's economy and development minister in a limited cabinet reshuffle triggered by a rent allowance scandal, Fox News ....

  • UN has no proof of chemical weapons use by Syrian troops — Russia’s top brass

    Date: 2018-02-28 16:36:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:7270830

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - The UN representatives in Damascus who have free access to Eastern Ghouta have never found any proofs of chemical weapons use by the Syrian troops, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov ....

  • Russian, US intelligence services continue anti-terror cooperation - Official

    Date: 2018-02-28 11:47:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:7270220

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - The cooperation between intelligence services of Russia and the United States in the area of anti-terror exists and continues to develop, first deputy chief of staff of Russia's National Antiterrorism Committee (NAC) Igor ....

  • US conducts more airstrikes on Daesh hideouts in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-02-28 11:16:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:47 - ID:7270090

    KABUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - The US carried out more airstrikes on Daesh hideouts in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama press news agency reported. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army in the East said the latest airstrikes ....

  • Two policemen martyred in attack on DSP's vehicle in Quetta

    Date: 2018-02-28 09:02:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:26 - ID:7269697

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 28 (MENA) - Two policemen were martyred in a targeted attack on the convoy of a police officer Wednesday morning, Geo News reported. Rescue officials said the vehicle of Hameedullah Dasti was attacked on Samungli Road by ....

  • S. Korea files protest with China over KADIZ entry by military jet

    Date: 2018-02-28 08:57:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:25 - ID:7269702

    SEOUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - The foreign ministry has summoned China's ambassador to South Korea to lodge a complaint after a Chinese military aircraft intruded upon the South Korean air defense identification zone (KADIZ) a day earlier, Yonhap News ....

  • S. Korea seeks to forge stronger economic ties with India

    Date: 2018-02-28 08:49:55 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:7269699

    SEOUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - South Korea will forge closer economic ties with India by lowering trade barriers and pushing for joint projects in manufacturing and advanced technology sectors, Yonhap News Agency reported quoting Seoul's trade ministry as ....

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