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  • Female Nobel laureates in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women

    Date: 2018-02-24 15:24:20 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:50 - ID:7262973

    DHAKA, Feb 22 (MENA) - Three female Nobel Peace laureates began a weeklong trip to Bangladesh on Saturday to meet Rohingya Muslim women who were tortured and raped by soldiers in Myanmar before fleeing the country, ABC news reported. During their ....

  • Turkey's actions in Cyprus' EEZ are European problem says -- Gov't

    Date: 2018-02-24 14:49:18 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:46 - ID:7262922

    NICOSIA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Turkey's actions in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ) are a European problem and not solely a problem of the Republic of Cyprus, Cypriot Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides said following the conclusion of the ....

  • 29 inmates escape Philippines jail after guard leaves

    Date: 2018-02-24 11:53:50 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:28 - ID:7262667

    MANILA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Philippine police said 29 detainees escaped from a jail on southern Jolo island when a guard left his post but 17 of them were immediately captured when law enforcers fired warning shots, ABC News Network reported. Police ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for Kabul suicide bombing

    Date: 2018-02-24 11:01:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:23 - ID:7262328

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack that hit the Afghan capital, Kabul on Saturday morning, killing two security personnel and injuring seven others. Daesh terrorists claimed their ....

  • Pakistan: Civilian killed, 3 injured in Indian firing at Nakyal sector

    Date: 2018-02-24 10:24:20 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7262312

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (MENA) - A Pakistani civilian was killed and three others were injured when Indian forces opened "unprovoked fire" at a village in Nakyal sector, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement Saturday. The ....

  • Myanmar: Bombs explode in capital of Rakhine state

    Date: 2018-02-24 10:10:45 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:18 - ID:7262206

    NAYPIDAW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Three bombs have exploded in Sittwe, the capital of Myanmar's Rakhine province, Myanmar's police said on Saturday. A police officer was slightly injured in the blasts, the BBC reported, quoting a police official as ....

  • Six Afghan security personnel killed in two Taliban attacks in Helmand

    Date: 2018-02-24 09:58:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7262199

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - At least three Afghan security personnel were killed and three others injured in two separate car bombings that hit southern Helmand province, an Afghan official said. Spokesman for the Provincial Governor in Helmand, Omar ....

  • Seven people killed, wounded in suicide attack in Kabul

    Date: 2018-02-24 09:25:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7262195

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - At least one person was killed and six others were injured in a suicide attack that hit the diplomatic area in Kabul on Saturday morning, said the Afghan Ministry of Interior. The Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish ....

  • Cypriot Speaker urges int'l community to exert pressure on Turkey for actions in EEZ

    Date: 2018-02-24 07:18:39 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:6 - ID:7262074

    NICOSIA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Cypriot House President Demetris Syllouris has urged the international community to exert pressure on Turkey over what he described as its "illegal and provocative undertakings" within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and ....

  • US embassy in Montenegro reopens after bomb incident

    Date: 2018-02-23 21:55:47 GMT - Montenegro - World - SN:70 - ID:7261929

    PODGORICA, Feb 23 (MENA) – The US embassy in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica has reopened a day after an ex-Yugoslav soldier hurled a hand grenade into the compound and then killed himself with another one, ABC News reported. The embassy ....

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