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  • At least 5 dead as storm brings wind, floods and snow to US

    Date: 2018-03-03 08:31:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7274831

    WASHINGTON, March 3 (MENA) - At least five people were killed after a major winter storm pounded the US East Coast on Friday, with strong winds, heavy rain and snow disrupting thousands of flights and forcing the closure of federal government ....

  • Japanese FM visits US this month to discuss N. Korea

    Date: 2018-03-03 07:41:02 GMT - Japan - World - SN:7 - ID:7274765

    TOKYO, March 3 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Taro Kono is planning to visit the United States later in the month for talks on dealing with North Korea once the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics wrap up, The Japan Times quoted an official as saying on ....

  • 3 killed, 5 injured in Taliban-Daesh clash in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-03-02 20:58:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:73 - ID:7274614

    KABUL, March 2 (MENA) - At least three militants were killed and five others were wounded during a clash between terrorists of Taliban and Daesh groups in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, official media reported. The latest clash ....

  • Trump prolongs anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Date: 2018-03-02 20:02:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:7274579

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - The White House announced on Friday the decision of US President Donald Trump to prolong sanctions against Russia over the situation in Ukraine for one more year, Sputnik International reported. According to the ....

  • Pentagon considers new missile policy to include Russia, China threats

    Date: 2018-03-02 19:50:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:7274534

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump's administration is working on an expanded US missile defense policy that would address certain threats from Russia and China, departing from a previous strategy that focused nearly exclusively ....

  • UN rights council postpones vote on Syria resolution

    Date: 2018-03-02 18:21:51 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:63 - ID:7274412

    GENEVA, March 2 (MENA) - The UN Human Rights Council on Friday postponed voting on a British resolution condemning the crisis in Syria's besieged rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, after members-states failed to agree on a final text, Daily Mail ....

  • Central area in Swiss capital closed off after bomb threat

    Date: 2018-03-02 17:09:34 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:57 - ID:7274329

    BERN, March 2 (MENA) - Police cordoned off an area near the Swiss capital of Berne's main train station on Friday after a bomb threat, The New York Times reported. "We have detained one person, and are now making further checks," Berne's cantonal ....

  • Russia says it is ready to discuss gas supplies to Ukraine

    Date: 2018-03-02 16:58:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:7274337

    MOSCOW, March 2 (MENA) - Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said his country is ready to discuss supplies of Russian gas to Ukraine with Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Maros Sefcovic, TASS news agency reported. "I also learned ....

  • NATO: Alliance's missile defense is neither designed nor directed against Russia

    Date: 2018-03-02 16:44:07 GMT - Germany - World - SN:54 - ID:7274322

    MUNICH, March 2 (MENA) - NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu said that the alliance's missile defense is neither designed nor directed against Russia, Russia Today reported Friday. "As we have repeatedly made clear, the alliance's missile defense is ....

  • Two killed in shooting at Central Michigan University

    Date: 2018-03-02 16:01:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:7274226

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - Two persons have been killed in a shooting at the Central Michigan University campus on Friday, Alhurra news channel reported. The broadcast quoted Police in Michigan as saying that the Central Michigan University ....

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