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  • Scotland makes formal request to UK for 2nd independence vote

    Date: 2017-03-31 16:08:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:6746258

    EDINBURGH, March 31 (MENA) - Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has signed a letter formally asking for powers to hold a second Scottish independence referendum, the BBC reported Friday. The Scottish Parliament voted by 69 to 59 on ....

  • Ukrainian security official dies in car blast

    Date: 2017-03-31 13:14:18 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:42 - ID:6746091

    MOSCOW, March 31 (MENA) - A Ukrainian Security Service officer has been killed when his car exploded in the Black Sea port city of Mariupol, ABC News reported. Authorities labeled the Friday morning blast an act of terrorism. Mariupol is the most ....

  • Germany’s Merkel to meet Lebanon’s Hariri Tuesday

    Date: 2017-03-31 13:12:03 GMT - Germany - World - SN:40 - ID:6745999

    BERLIN, March 31 (MENA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks Tuesday with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad el Hariri on bilateral ties, regional issues and the file of refugees, a German government spokesman said Friday. In December ....

  • Tillerson urges NATO to do more to combat extremists

    Date: 2017-03-31 12:11:15 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:36 - ID:6745969

    BRUSSELS, March 31 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday urged his NATO counterparts to boost their defense budgets and do more to combat extremists in Syria and Iraq, the Business Insider reported. Meeting with NATO foreign ....

  • Mortar attack in northern Afghanistan leaves 5 dead

    Date: 2017-03-31 11:45:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:6745955

    KABUL, March 31 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a mortar attack in northern Takhar province killed five civilians, including four children, all from the same family, according to ABC News. Provincial governor spokesman Sunatullah Timor said ....

  • Malta Declaration is last opportunity to save Mediterranean fish stocks - WWF official

    Date: 2017-03-31 09:23:09 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:23 - ID:6745733

    Rome, March 31 (MENA) - The Malta Declaration is the last opportunity to save the Mediterranean fish stocks and guarantee long-term livelihoods for future generations, said Dr. Giuseppe Di Carlo, the Director of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) ....

  • At least 15 killed, many injured in blast in Parachinar

    Date: 2017-03-31 08:44:12 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:18 - ID:6745663

    ISLAMABAD, March 31 (MENA) - At least 15 people were killed while many others were injured when an explosion occurred on Shingak Road in Parachinar in western Pakistan on Friday morning, Geo News channel quoted the political administration as ....

  • Trump expects 'very difficult' summit with Xi Jinping

    Date: 2017-03-31 07:15:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:6745511

    WASHINGTON, March 31 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump expects his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida next week to be "very difficult," with jobs and trade likely to dominate discussions, CNN reported on ....

  • Barzani to UN chief: Kurdistan Region to hold independence referendum soon

    Date: 2017-03-30 21:40:28 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:85 - ID:6745422

    ERBIL, Iraq, March 30 (MENA) - Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said that the region will soon hold a referendum on independence. Barzani made the remarks in a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who arrived in Erbil ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(2):Airborne Wireless Network Files for FCC Experimental License for System Demonstration

    Date: 2017-03-30 21:00:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:6745392

    Marking Significant Progress in the Commercialization of Company 's Patented Infinitus Super Highway ™ SIMI VALLEY, California, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Airborne Wireless Network (OTCQB: ABWN) has filed for an experimental Federal ....

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