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  • German police raid several suspected right-wing extremist homes nationwide

    Date: 2017-01-25 17:06:08 GMT - Germany - World - SN:46 - ID:6404233

    BERLIN, Jan 25 (MENA) - Some 200 police officers were deployed across Germany early Wednesday to carry out raids at 12 apartments and other property believed to belong to right-wing extremists, Deutsche Welle reported. Members of the so-called ....

  • EU-UNICEF project to help more than 6,000 refugee and migrant children in Greece

    Date: 2017-01-25 15:39:38 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:41 - ID:6403401

    GENEVA, Jan 25 (MENA) - A new joint action between UNICEF and the European Union will support more than 6,000 refugee and migrant children, including unaccompanied minors, across Greece, Relief Web reported on Wednesday. The €8.5 million ....

  • Car bomb attack targets Mogadishu hotel

    Date: 2017-01-25 08:18:08 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:17 - ID:6400821

    MOGADISHU, Jan 25 (MENA) - A suspected suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-packed car at the gate of a popular hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, ABC news reported. The powerful blast on Wednesday was followed by a second explosion, ....

  • Gambian parl't revokes state of emergency

    Date: 2017-01-25 08:06:42 GMT - The Gambia - World - SN:13 - ID:6400525

    BANJUL, Jan 25 (MENA) - Gambia's lawmakers have lifted the country's state of emergency and revoked a three-month extension of ousted leader Yahya Jammeh's term, as the new government began dismantling his final attempts to cling to power, ABC news ....

  • Trump invites Indian PM to visit US

    Date: 2017-01-25 08:05:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:6400477

    WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has invited India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the United States after a phone call between the two leaders, the BBC reported Wednesday. In a statement, the White House said that ....

  • Reports of Chinese military deployment near Russia mere 'speculation' - Beijing

    Date: 2017-01-25 07:49:27 GMT - China - World - SN:10 - ID:6400577

    BEIJING, Jan 25 (MENA) - Reports of China's military presence on the borders with Russia are nothing more than speculation, the Chinese Foreign Ministry told Sputnik on Wednesday. "At present, comprehensive strategic partnership and coordination ....

  • Brazil jail riot sees hundreds of inmates escape

    Date: 2017-01-25 06:16:57 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:4 - ID:6400113

    BRASILIA, Jan 25 (MENA) - At least 150 inmates escaped from a prison in Brazil on Tuesday after a mass a riot broke out, euronews reported. Aerial footage showed heavy smoke coming from the jail in Bauru, some 350 kilometres west of Sao Paulo, ....

  • UN appeals for further $4.6 billion for Syrian refugees

    Date: 2017-01-24 17:18:08 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:77 - ID:6398569

    CAIRO, Jan 24 (MENA) - The United Nations appealed on Tuesday for $4.63 billion in fresh funding to help Syrian refugees and host communities in neighboring countries, The Daily Mail quoted the UN as saying in a statement. The appeal, launched at ....

  • New US administration committed to NATO

    Date: 2017-01-24 16:30:26 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:71 - ID:6398297

    KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday the new US administration was "fully committed" to the alliance despite strong criticism from President Donald Trump. "I am absolutely certain that President Trump ....

  • Pakistan test-fires ballistic missile

    Date: 2017-01-24 15:44:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:70 - ID:6397645

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 24 (MENA) - Pakistan says it has successfully tested a surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 2,200 kilometers (1,400 miles) that is capable of carrying nuclear warheads, ABC News reported Tuesday. The military said ....

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