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  • Moscow summons foreign ambassadors over diplomatic crisis

    Date: 2018-03-30 12:45:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:7324520

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it will lodge notes of protest with the ambassadors of countries that earlier expelled Russian diplomats. "On March 30, the Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the heads of ....

  • Japanese PM, Indian FM discuss bilateral relations

    Date: 2018-03-30 12:40:57 GMT - Japan - World - SN:33 - ID:7324490

    TOKYO, March 30 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday ways to strengthen bilateral ties. Swaraj, who is in Tokyo on a three-day visit, conveyed the greetings of Indian ....

  • Six Daesh militants killed in Kunar drone strike

    Date: 2018-03-30 11:02:09 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:7324294

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - At least six militants affiliated to Daesh terrorist group were killed in a drone strike carried out by the US forces in eastern Kunar province. According to the local officials, the latest drone strike was conducted on ....

  • 44 rebels killed, injured in security operations in Afghanistan: MoD

    Date: 2018-03-30 09:56:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7324240

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - Twenty-three militants have been killed and 21 others injured in operations carried out by security forces over the past 24 hours in different parts of the country, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Friday. The MoD ....

  • Four civilians killed, eight wounded in battle with Taliban-- Afghan official

    Date: 2018-03-30 09:36:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7324170

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - Four civilians have been killed and another eight wounded during a battle between Afghan security forces and the Taliban in northeastern Badakhshan province, according to an Afghan official. Asadullah Mujadedi, a district ....

  • Myanmar swears in Suu Kyi loyalist as new president

    Date: 2018-03-30 09:18:30 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:17 - ID:7324121

    NAYPYIDAW, March 30 (MENA) - A longtime Aung San Suu Kyi loyalist Win Myint, was sworn in as the country's new president and de facto national leader. Win Myint vowed to prioritize the rule of law, peace and reconciliation, ABC News ....

  • Thailand bus fire kills 20 migrant workers from Myanmar

    Date: 2018-03-30 09:02:31 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:15 - ID:7324117

    BANGKOK, March 30 (MENA) - Twenty migrant workers from Myanmar were killed when their bus caught fire in northwestern Thailand early Friday, the police said. The workers were traveling to a factory district near Bangkok when their chartered bus ....

  • Taliban executes one of abducted civilians in Herat province

    Date: 2018-03-30 09:01:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7324132

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - The Taliban insurgents have executed one of the abducted civilians hours after they were kidnapped from a highway in western Herat province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press news agency reported Friday. According to local ....

  • UN Human Rights Office says appalled at horrific deaths of 68 people in Venezuela cells

    Date: 2018-03-29 22:56:06 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:143 - ID:7323567

    GENEVA, March 29 (MENA) – The United Nations Human Rights Office said it was appalled at the horrific deaths of at least 68 people in Venezuela after a fire swept through a police station jail on Wednesday amid reported clashes between detainees and ....

  • Russia views Patriot missile system deliveries to Poland as security threat — diplomat

    Date: 2018-03-29 22:40:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:141 - ID:7323558

    MOSCOW, March 29 (MENA) – The deliveries of US Patriot air and anti-ballistic missile defense systems to Poland may be viewed as a threat to Russia’s security, Tass news agency quoted Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as saying on ....

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