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  • Netanyahu backs Trump's decision to name Pompeo as Secretary of State

    Date: 2018-03-14 22:12:51 GMT - Israel - World - SN:99 - ID:7295596

    GAZA CITY, March 14 (MENA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed US President Donald Trump's decision to appoint the head of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, as the new Secretary of State, replacing ousted Rex Tillerson, Ynetnews reported on ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(3):New Orb Media Reporting Finds Microplastics in Global Bottled Water

    Date: 2018-03-14 22:07:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:7295700

    New Orb Media Reporting Finds Microplastics in Global Bottled Water Thousands of Particles Identified Across 11 International Brands WASHINGTON, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/MENA/-- New Orb Media research and reporting shows that a single ....

  • Russia says Lavrov accepted no invitation to visit UK

    Date: 2018-03-14 21:00:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:7295351

    MOSCOW, March 14 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accepted no invitation from his British counterpart Boris Johnson to visit London, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday, TASS news agency ....

  • Bomb kills 9, wounds 27 in eastern Pakistan

    Date: 2018-03-14 20:45:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:92 - ID:7295471

    ISLAMABAD, March 14 (MENA) - A suspected suicide bombing near a police checkpoint killed five policemen and four bystanders and wounded 27 others on Wednesday near the city of Lahore in eastern Pakistan, police said, ABC News reported. Haider ....

  • Thousands of US students stage gun violence protests

    Date: 2018-03-14 20:31:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:7295563

    WASHINGTON, March 14 (MENA) - Students at thousands of schools across the US walked out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence and to mark one month since a mass shooting left 17 dead at a school in Florida. The nationally organized walkouts, ....

  • UK expels 23 Russian diplomats over spy poisoning

    Date: 2018-03-14 14:18:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:7294960

    LONDON, March 14 (MENA) - The UK will expel 23 Russian diplomats from the country after concluding that the Russian state is responsible for the attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the city of Salisbury, ....

  • UK calls for UNSC meeting over Skripal poisoning

    Date: 2018-03-14 13:36:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:7294812

    LONDON, March 14 (MENA) - The United Kingdom has called for an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council over the poisoning of former Russian military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Sergei Skripal, the British Foreign Office said on Twitter on ....

  • Members of Daesh sleeper cell created by emissary from Syria detained in Russia

    Date: 2018-03-14 11:54:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7294529

    MOSCOW, March 14 (MENA) - The Federal Security Service (FSB) detained four members of a "sleeper cell" of the terrorist group Daesh in the Kaluga Region. "Four members of a so-called 'sleeper cell' of Islamists, residents of the Yamalo-Nenets ....

  • Washington Post: In the end, no one was more surprised that Tillerson was fired than Tillerson

    Date: 2018-03-14 11:52:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:7294551

    WASHINGTON POST, March 14 (MENA) - The Washington Post said that Rex Tillerson spent a tumultuous year at the helm of the US State Department, frequently undercut by a president he disagreed with on key foreign policy issues and derided by many of ....

  • Airstrike targets Daesh HQ in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province

    Date: 2018-03-14 11:04:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:35 - ID:7294436

    KABUL, March 14 (MENA) - The Command and Control Center of Daesh terrorist group has came under airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan (MoD) said the airstrike was ....

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