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  • Living in fear: One in three Muslim students attacked on campus as Islamophobic hate crime surges - newspaper

    Date: 2018-03-18 17:56:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:93 - ID:7302421

    LONDON, March 18 (MENA) - One in three Muslim students are living in fear of Islamophobic attacks or abuse on campus – and women who wear traditional garments are most concerned for their safety, a report has found. More than half of Muslim ....

  • Obama to launch Asia-Pacific tour Monday

    Date: 2018-03-18 07:49:17 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:7301148

    TOKYO, March 18 (MENA) - Former US President Barack Obama will embark on a tour of Singapore, New Zealand, Australia and Japan starting Monday, Japan Times quoted Obama's office as saying Saturday. His visit to Tokyo, the last leg of the ....

  • Activists detained in Maldives

    Date: 2018-03-17 22:46:09 GMT - Maldives - World - SN:91 - ID:7301005

    MALE, March 17 (MENA) - Maldivian authorities arrested more than 140 activists who defied a ban on rallies and demonstrated against a state of emergency imposed by President Abdulla Yameen, according to the opposition. Thousands of supporters ....

  • Swedish and North Korean FMs conclude talks

    Date: 2018-03-17 20:36:24 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:82 - ID:7300903

    STOCKHOLM, March 17 (MENA) - Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallstrom and North Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Yong-ho concluded talks in Stockholm, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. The North ....

  • Mauritius president resigns amid financial scandal

    Date: 2018-03-17 20:10:35 GMT - Mauritius - World - SN:81 - ID:7300902

    PORT LOUIS, March 17 (MENA) - The president of the Indian Ocean nation of Mauritius, has resigned amid a financial scandal, ABC News reported on Saturday. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim Gurib-Fakim submitted her resignation in the "national interest," her ....

  • Russia, Iran, Turkey to assist UN to draft constitutional reform in Syria - Lavrov

    Date: 2018-03-17 18:46:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:7300846

    MOSCOW, March 17 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran have reiterated the necessity to assist in drafting the constitutional reform in Syria with the office of the United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura, Russia’s Foreign ....

  • Dozens detained in Albania over immigration crimes

    Date: 2018-03-17 18:37:28 GMT - Albania - World - SN:72 - ID:7300781

    TIRANA, March 17 (MENA) - Albania police arrested 39 people in a crackdown on crime rings illegally sending about 1,000 Albanians to Britain, the United States and Canada, Fox News reported Saturday. Police chief Ardi Veliu said that, after ....

  • Russia expels 23 British diplomats

    Date: 2018-03-17 09:19:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:7299762

    MOSCOW, March 17 (MENA) - Russia has expelled 23 British diplomats in a deepening geopolitical dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain, Russia Today channel reported. The Russian foreign ministry summoned the British ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry summons UK ambassador

    Date: 2018-03-17 09:08:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:7299600

    MOSCOW, March 17 (MENA) - UK Ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow has been summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry. The news comes amid the deterioration of the UK-Russian relations after former Russian ....

  • Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is fired day before retirement

    Date: 2018-03-17 08:07:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7299575

    WASHINGTON, March 17 (MENA) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, less than two days shy of his retirement, ending the career of an official who rose to serve as second-in-command at the bureau, said CNN on ....

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