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  • White House apologizes to British government over spying claims

    Date: 2017-03-17 18:53:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:6715745

    WASHINGTON, March 17 (MENA) - The White House has apologized to the British government after alleging that a UK intelligence agency spied on President Donald Trump at the behest of former President Barack Obama, CNN reported. US National security ....

  • UNHCR appalled at attack on refugee boat off Yemen

    Date: 2017-03-17 17:45:43 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:50 - ID:6715525

    GENEVA, March 17 (MENA) - UNHCR is appalled by the deaths of refugees after a boat carrying them across the Red Sea from Yemen to Sudan was reportedly attacked overnight on Thursday during hostilities off the governorate of Al Hudaydah on Yemen’s ....

  • Man held after his father, brother found with throats slit in Paris

    Date: 2017-03-17 17:29:17 GMT - France - World - SN:47 - ID:6715357

    PARIS, March 17 (MENA) - French police officials say a man has been arrested in Paris after fatally slitting the throats of his father and brother, according to ABC news. Johanna Primevert, chief spokeswoman for the Paris police department, said ....

  • Saudi Arabia signs 21 MoUs with China, grants trading licenses for two companies

    Date: 2017-03-17 13:52:44 GMT - China - World - SN:42 - ID:6714313

    BEIJING, March 17 (MENA) - At least 21 Memorandums of Understandings were signed in the latest Saudi-China Business Forum meeting that was attended by Saudi King Salman, Al Arabiya reported. The key focus on the latest meeting on Thursday was to ....

  • Israeli PM to visit China: Chinese Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2017-03-17 13:00:30 GMT - China - World - SN:37 - ID:6714209

    BEIJING, March 17 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will pay an official visit to China from Sunday till Wednesday at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made ....

  • Military action against North Korea is an option 'on the table': US

    Date: 2017-03-17 12:00:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:33 - ID:6713793

    SEOUL, March 17 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said his ountry will not rule out the possibility of using military force against North Korea if it continues to develop nuclear weapons, saying that "all of the options are on the ....

  • Car bomb hits army base in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-03-17 09:37:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:6712929

    KABUL, March 17 (MENA) - A suicide car bomb was detonated near an army base in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Friday, killing one soldier and wounding several before the army repelled at attack on the base by four gunmen, The Daily Mail ....

  • US Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump doesn't want trade wars

    Date: 2017-03-17 09:30:33 GMT - Germany - World - SN:20 - ID:6712657

    BERLIN, March 17 (MENA) - US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration has no desire to get into trade wars, but certain trade relationships need to be re-examined to make them fairer, the Daily Mail ....

  • US Senate Intelligence Committee finds 'no indications' of wiretapping, wider surveillance at Trump Tower

    Date: 2017-03-16 20:59:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:6711665

    WASHINGTON, March 16 (MENA) – US Senate Intelligence Committee leaders released a joint statement Thursday saying that they have no reason to believe that US President Donald Trump's wiretapping claims against then-President Barack Obama are true, ....

  • France hails Sisi's decision to pardon 203 detainees

    Date: 2017-03-16 15:30:39 GMT - France - World - SN:68 - ID:6709773

    PARIS, March 16 (MENA) – France welcomed on Thursday President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s decision to pardon 203 detainees in accordance with a pledge made during a youth conference in Sharm el Sheikh in October. In a statement by the French Foreign ....

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