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  • World's oldest billionaire David Rockefeller dies at 101

    Date: 2017-03-20 20:10:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:6729051

    WASHINGTON, March 20 (MENA) - David Rockefeller, the world’s oldest billionaire, passed away on Monday morning at age 101, Forbes reported. According to a family spokesman, Rockefeller, the last remaining grandchild of America's first ....

  • World Bank pledges $57 billion for projects in Africa

    Date: 2017-03-20 17:44:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:6728964

    WASHINGTON, March 20 (MENA) - The World Bank has announced that it will commit a record $57 billion in financing for sub-Saharan Africa, Africanews reported on Monday. According World Bank Group president, Jim Yong Kim, the funds will go towards ....

  • Brazil to world: trust our meat products

    Date: 2017-03-20 13:05:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:6728431

    WASHINGTON, March 20 (MENA) - Brazilian President Michel Temer reassured dozens of foreign ambassadors that his nation’s meat products are safe to eat, after a corruption investigation revealed several of his country’s meatpackers were bribing ....

  • Afghan official: Taliban kill 3 soldiers in attack in south

    Date: 2017-03-20 11:19:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:32 - ID:6728100

    KABUL, March 20 (MENA) - An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked a military checkpoint in a southern province, killing three Afghan soldiers, the ABC News reported Monday. Provincial spokesman Dost Muhammad Nayab says the attack took ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(6):Bombardier Transportation Gets Riyadh's Metro System Rolling With DHL

    Date: 2017-03-20 08:10:33 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:14 - ID:6727741

    - DHL to deliver 47 Bombardier train sets from production site in Sahagun to Saudi Arabia for Riyadh's new metro line - Bombardier selected DHL for expertise with large break-bulk cargo across its global shipping network RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(3):ViewSonic Introduces World's First 10.1" ACP Pen Display and Multi-Authentication Units at Cebit 2017

    Date: 2017-03-20 06:18:19 GMT - Germany - World - SN:10 - ID:6727593

    - ViewSonic's newest additions to their Pen Display series will be introduced at Cebit 2017 HANNOVER, Germany, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- ViewSonic's Pen Display Division will be showcasing the world's first 10.1" ACP pen display as ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(3):Travel Capitalist Ventures Makes Series B Investment in Voopter, Brazil's Largest Airline Ticket Search Engine

    Date: 2017-03-20 06:18:09 GMT - Qatar - World - SN:9 - ID:6727590

    DOHA, Qatar, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ MENA/-- After reaching the mark of two million users per month to become the largest flight metasearch engine in Brazil, Travel Capitalist Ventures announces a substantive investment in Voopter. The ....

  • New Zealand expels US diplomat amid police inquiry

    Date: 2017-03-19 17:38:03 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:50 - ID:6725985

    WELLINGTON, March 19 (MENA) - A US diplomat has been expelled from New Zealand after the embassy refused to waive his immunity during a police investigation, the BBC reported Sunday. The staffer was allegedly involved in an incident on March 12, ....

  • Afghan soldier killed after shooting, wounding 3 US troops

    Date: 2017-03-19 16:30:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:46 - ID:6726029

    KABUL, March 19 (MENA) - An Afghan soldier opened fire Sunday inside a base in the southern Helmand province, wounding three U.S. soldiers before being shot dead. Navy Cpt. Bill Salvin, a U.S. military spokesman, said coalition forces had killed ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. kick off Marine training with Carl Vinson

    Date: 2017-03-19 08:20:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:6721989

    SEOUL, March 19 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States on Sunday began a large-scale maritime exercise with the US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson as part of their annual joint combat drill, the military said, amid rising provocations by North ....

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