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  • S. Korean security chief to visit US for talks on N. Korea

    Date: 2017-03-14 10:45:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:6693173

    SEOUL, March 14 (MENA) - South Korea's presidential national security adviser will visit the United States this week for talks with his counterpart on North Korea, the presidential office here said Tuesday, according to Yonhap News Agency. During ....

  • No Russian special forces in Egypt - Russian Defense Ministry

    Date: 2017-03-14 10:41:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:6693165

    MOSCOW, March 14 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry denied reports by Reuters news agency which cited unnamed US sources that Russia deployed forces to an airbase in Egypt near the Libyan border, Sputnik News Agency reported. "There are no ....

  • Trump gave CIA power to authorize drone strikes – report

    Date: 2017-03-14 08:59:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:6692453

    WASHINGTON, March 14 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has given the Central Intelligence Agency secret new authority to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, U.S. officials said, changing the Obama administration’s policy of limiting ....

  • NY's attorney general says 20 entities to be adversely affected by Trump's immigration ban

    Date: 2017-03-13 22:52:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:6691593

    WASHINGTON, March 13 (MENA) - New York's attorney general says his lawsuit opposing the President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban includes declarations from 20 New York entities saying they will be adversely affected, ABC News reported on ....

  • Trump intends to donate salary at end of year, spokesman says

    Date: 2017-03-13 22:25:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:6691481

    WASHINGTON, March 13 (MENA) - The White House press secretary says President Donald Trump will donate his presidential salary at the end of the year. And he says the president wants the media's help deciding where the money will go, CNBC reported on ....

  • WFP head says "race against time" under way to prevent Yemen famine

    Date: 2017-03-13 20:56:19 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:93 - ID:6691325

    GENEVA, March 13 (MENA) - Aid workers are in a "race against time" to prevent famine threatening millions of people in Yemen, the Daily Mail quoted a senior UN official as saying on Monday. "We have about three months of food stored inside the ....

  • Russian, Turkish FMs discuss preparations for Syria talks in Astana - Moscow

    Date: 2017-03-13 17:10:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:6689645

    MOSCOW, March 13 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu held phone talks to discuss preparations for Syrian reconciliation talks in Kazakhstan, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday. "The ....

  • Merkel flies in for Trump meeting flanked by German CEOs

    Date: 2017-03-13 14:18:47 GMT - Germany - World - SN:68 - ID:6688241

    BERLIN, March 13 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with US President Donald Trump Tuesday with her delegation bolstered by some high profile German business figures. Merkel is arriving in the US Monday flanked by the CEOs of ....

  • Germany says no future 'free pass' for Turkish politicians

    Date: 2017-03-13 13:48:20 GMT - Germany - World - SN:62 - ID:6688529

    BERLIN, March 13 (MENA) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff says that while the German government hasn't blocked campaign appearances by Turkish politicians, that isn't a "free pass" for the future. Several German municipalities canceled ....

  • Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt to visit Israel on Monday

    Date: 2017-03-13 11:23:48 GMT - palestine - World - SN:40 - ID:6684145

    RAMALLAH, March 13 (MENA) - For the first time since taking on the job, Jason Greenblatt, US President Donald Trump's envoy on the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, will be arriving in Israel Monday morning. Senior Israeli and ....

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