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  • Two people dead, third fighting for life after cafe shooting in Switzerland

    Date: 2017-03-10 06:15:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:2 - ID:6666481

    BERN, March 10 (MENA) - Two gunmen opened fire inside a cafe in the Swiss city of Basel on Thursday, killing two people and leaving a third fighting for life, The Sun newspaper reported. The men entered Cafe 56 at 8.15pm and unleashed a deadly ....

  • Five injured in ax attack in Germany

    Date: 2017-03-09 22:15:21 GMT - Germany - World - SN:117 - ID:6666333

    BERLIN, March 9 (MENA) - At least five people were injured and two others were in custody Thursday night after one or more ax-wielding attackers rampaged through the main train station in Düsseldorf, Germany, police told NBC News. Police were ....

  • Swiss parliament's upper house rejects bill to ban burqas

    Date: 2017-03-09 21:11:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:113 - ID:6666189

    GENEVA, March 9 (MENA) - Switzerland's upper house of parliament has rejected an initiative championed by a right-wing populist party to ban burqas and niqabs, the face- and body-covering garments worn by some Muslim women, which have become ....

  • China says 20,000 Myanmar refugees have fled across border

    Date: 2017-03-09 20:08:44 GMT - China - World - SN:110 - ID:6666021

    BEIJING, March 9 (MENA) - China said more than 20,000 people from neighboring Myanmar have fled across the border into China after months of violence between ethnic rebel groups and government forces, including fighting this week that killed at ....

  • Bosnia appeal in genocide case against Serbia rejected

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:48:42 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:108 - ID:6665937

    THE HAGUE, March 9 (MENA) - The International Court of Justice in The Hague on Thursday rejected a request for a review of the 2007 genocide judgment clearing Serbia, saying it had not come from Bosnia and Herzegovina as a state, The Balkan Insight ....

  • US Senate panel backs Trump nominee to be ambassador to Israel

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:31:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:6665597

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 12-9 on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's nominee as ambassador to Israel, outspoken bankruptcy lawyer David Friedman, a staunch supporter of expanded ....

  • Putin says he is looking forward to Angela Merkel’s visit

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:29:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:6665369

    MOSCOW, March 9 (MENA) - Moscow is looking forward to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. "We are looking forward to Madam General Chancellor’s visit, please convey our best wishes to her," TASS news ....

  • Daesh releases pictures of terrorists involved in Kabul military hospital attack

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:27:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:104 - ID:6665333

    KABUL, March 9 (MENA) – Daesh released the pictures of the terrorists who were involved in a deadly coordinated attack on Kabul’s main military hospital, Khaama Press reported on Thursday. The pictures circulated on social media purportedly show ....

  • Trump vows to ‘spare no effort’ to find American missing in Iran for 10 years

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:12:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:6665301

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - The White House said US President Trump is “unwavering” in his determination to bring home CIA contractor Robert Levinson, who went missing in Iran 10 years ago on Thursday, The Washington Post reported. “We want him ....

  • Netanyahu: 'Russia makes major contribution' to fight against Daesh

    Date: 2017-03-09 18:48:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:6665305

    MOSCOW, March 9 (MENA) - Moscow "has made a major contribution" to the fight against Daesh, the Israeli prime minister said on Thursday. According to Sputnik news agency, Benjamin Netanyahu added that Russia made a significant contribution to the ....

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