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  • 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 ....

  • US sharpens focus on Daesh in Asia, Africa

    Date: 2018-02-28 08:36:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:7269645

    WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (MENA) - The US expanded its targeting of the Daesh beyond its Mideast stomping grounds by adding three of the groups’ far-flung affiliates — in the Philippines, Bangladesh and West Africa — to the State Department’s “Specially ....

  • Afghan president calls on Taliban to join in peace talks

    Date: 2018-02-28 08:32:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7269647

    KABUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday called on the Taliban to take part in peace talks to "save the country," offering security and incentives such as passports to insurgents who join the negotiations, the ABC ....

  • 11 persons sickened after suspicious letter arrives at military base

    Date: 2018-02-28 08:22:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:7269639

    WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (MENA) - The US Arlington County Fire Department said that 11 people fell ill after a suspicious letter was opened in an administrative building at Joint Base Fort Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, CNN reported ....

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