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  • Explosion in Afghan capital kills young girl, wounds 15

    Date: 2018-03-02 11:08:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:7273591

    KABUL, March 2 (MENA) - A large explosion that hit the eastern part of the Afghan capital on Friday morning killed at least one person; a young girl, and wounded 15, Afghan officials said. Mohammad Musa Zahir, a doctor at the area's Wazir Akbar ....

  • US ambassador to Mexico resigns amid strained relations

    Date: 2018-03-01 22:29:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:7273248

    WASHINGTON, March 1 (MENA) - The U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Roberta Jacobson, is resigning from her post this spring amid strained relations between the two countries and on the heels of other notable departures from the State Department, ABC News ....

  • Cyprus rules out Peace Talks After Turkey blockade

    Date: 2018-03-01 21:02:10 GMT - Greece - World - SN:111 - ID:7273190

    ATHENS, March (MENA) - Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has said Turkey’s “illegal” actions were impeding reunification talks for the island, Greek Reporter reported. Anastasiades said fresh negotiations were unlikely any time soon because ....

  • 2 Syrian refugees on trial in Germany on terrorism charges

    Date: 2018-03-01 20:47:19 GMT - Germany - World - SN:110 - ID:7273193

    BERLIN, March 1 (MENA) - Two Syrians have gone on trial in Berlin on allegations they fought with Islamic extremist organizations in their home country, ABC News reported. Abdulmalk A., 31, and Anas Ibrahim A.S., 26, who came to Germany as ....

  • Britain urges UN human rights council meeting over Syria onslaught

    Date: 2018-03-01 18:15:42 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:94 - ID:7272953

    GENEVA, March 1 (MENA) – Britain has called for the UN Human Rights Council to hold an urgent meeting on the deteriorating situation in the Syrian suburb of Eastern Ghouta, after ceasefires there failed to stem the violence, the Telegraph ....

  • Russia, Indonesia sign agreement on Su-35 fighter jets

    Date: 2018-03-01 17:22:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:7272801

    MOSCOW, March 1 (MENA) – Russia and Indonesia have signed an agreement on the Sukhoi-35 fighter jets, the TASS news agency quoted the Russian President’s aide for cooperation in defense technologies, Vladimir Kozhin, as saying on Thursday. "Yes, ....

  • Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jets successfully tested in Syria

    Date: 2018-03-01 17:02:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:7272798

    MOSCOW, March 1 (MENA) - Two Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter jets have successfully completed a two-day program of tests in Syria, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told reporters on Thursday. "Indeed, they were there for a while. Two days. ....

  • 146 civilian casualties in Libya in February: UNSMIL

    Date: 2018-03-01 16:56:27 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:80 - ID:7272776

    GENEVA, March (MENA) - United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 146 civilian casualties – 13 deaths and 133 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included nine men, two women, one girl and one boy ....

  • Prince William to visit Palestine, Jordan, Israel in next summer

    Date: 2018-03-01 14:17:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:7272445

    LONDON, March 1 (MENA) - Duke of Cambridge Prince William will visit Israel, Jordan and the Occupied Palestinian Territories in the Summer, The Guardian reported Thursday. Prince William will become the first British royal to make an official ....

  • Putin vows instant retaliation against any nuclear attack on Russia or its allies

    Date: 2018-03-01 12:18:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:7272147

    MOSCOW, March 1 (MENA) - Any attempt to use nuclear weapons against Russia and its allies will be regarded by Moscow as a nuclear attack and its retaliation will be instant, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his annual State of the Nation ....

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