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  • UK flight ban on electronic devices announced

    Date: 2017-03-21 20:03:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:6730727

    LONDON, March 21 (MENA) - The British government has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops on direct passenger flights to the UK from Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia, the BBC reported Tuesday. The ban, which also ....

  • British newspaper: If Erdogan wins Turkey referendum, the Arab world will 'catch on fire'

    Date: 2017-03-21 15:03:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:6730081

    LONDON, March 21 (MENA) - Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is putting up a tough fight for a constitutional reform that would see him awarded a swathe of new powers, said British newspaper "Daily Express". Voters will head to the polls on ....

  • UK Foreign Secretary to visit Moscow next week - Russian source

    Date: 2017-03-21 14:37:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:6730232

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is expected to visit Moscow next week to have talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, a diplomatic source told TASS on Tuesday. "Boris Johnson will arrive in the Russian ....

  • 6,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean as traffic grow: IOM

    Date: 2017-03-21 14:35:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:62 - ID:6730252

    GENEVA, March 21 MENA - More than 6,000 migrants have been rescued on the central Mediterranean route from Libya to Italy in the last few days, as greater numbers take to the sea in warmer weather, Euronews quoted the International Organization for ....

  • Ivanka Trump to get access to classified material with West Wing office

    Date: 2017-03-21 13:44:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:6730070

    WASHINGTON, March 21 (MENA) - Cementing her role as a powerful White House influence, Ivanka Trump is working out of a West Wing office and will get access to classified information, though she is not technically serving as a government employee, an ....

  • Premature to speak of Tillerson's meeting with Putin - Kremlin

    Date: 2017-03-21 12:31:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:6730022

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) - A State Department spokesperson told Sputnik early Tuesday that Tillerson planned to travel to Russia in April, following media reports naming April 12 as the date of his visit. The US Embassy in Russia stated that there ....

  • 2 dead, several injured in riot at Guatemala prison

    Date: 2017-03-21 09:52:36 GMT - Guatemala - World - SN:16 - ID:6729423

    GUATEMALA CITY, March 21 (MENA) - A riot erupted Sunday at a prison for juveniles and adults, and authorities said two jail monitors were killed and several other people suffered injuries, reported ABC News. The incident came two weeks after ....

  • Prosecutors question Park Geun-hye, former South Korean leader, in corruption inquiry

    Date: 2017-03-21 08:23:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:6729383

    SEOUL, March 21 (MENA) - Park Geun-hye, the now-former president of South Korea who this month was removed from office in a historic court ruling, was questioned at a prosecutors’ office on Tuesday in connection with allegations of bribery, ....

  • U.S. temporarily bans electronic devices on some Middle Eastern and African flights

    Date: 2017-03-21 08:09:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:6729362

    WASHINGTON, March 21 (MENA) - Several Middle Eastern and African airlines say they are temporarily banning laptops and other electronic devices on US flights to comply with requests from US officials, Los Angeles Times reported. Royal Jordanian ....

  • France presidential candidate calls for banning MB, Salafi movements

    Date: 2017-03-20 22:41:46 GMT - France - World - SN:90 - ID:6729281

    PARIS, March 20 (MENA) - France's conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Monday called for banning all entities belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafi movements in the country. During the first presidential debate, Fillon ....

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