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  • Germany might seek help of army after Berlin attack

    Date: 2016-12-21 10:40:43 GMT - Germany - World - SN:21 - ID:6191557

    BERLIN, Dec 21 (MENA) - A German security expert suggested Wednesday that German army forces would give a hand to police forces in providing security to citizens. The suggestion came following Monday's attack on a Christmas market in central ....

  • Ban might seek South Korea presidency

    Date: 2016-12-21 08:18:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6190617

    NEW YORK, Dec 21 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday gave the strongest signal yet that he’s willing to run for president in his native South Korea, Bloomberg reported. Ban said he’d be inclined to run if his decade-long ....

  • Russia reserves right to respond asymmetrically to US sanctions — Ryabkov

    Date: 2016-12-20 22:02:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:6189557

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Moscow reserves the right to choose the time, venue and form of counter-moves to US sanctions, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Tass Tuesday in comments on the US’ expanding its sanction list against ....

  • UK Unite says airport workers' strike cancelled

    Date: 2016-12-20 20:32:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:109 - ID:6189197

    LONDON, Dec 20 (MENA) - A planned 48-hour pay strike by baggage handlers and check-in staff at 18 airports in the UK from Friday has been called off, The Independent reported on Tuesday. Members of Unite employed by Swissport were due to walk out ....

  • Berlin market lorry attack: Only suspect held released

    Date: 2016-12-20 18:23:41 GMT - Germany - World - SN:100 - ID:6188781

    BERLIN, Dec 20 (MENA) - The only suspect held after Monday's deadly lorry attack on a Berlin Christmas market has been released, prosecutors say. They say they do not have sufficient evidence to pursue the case against the man, who has been ....

  • UN General Assembly adopts N.K. human rights resolution

    Date: 2016-12-20 16:48:13 GMT - south korea - World - SN:92 - ID:6188209

    SEOUL, Dec 20 (MENA) - The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court for human rights violations, Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday. This was the 12th straight year ....

  • Oman denounces assassination of Russian ambassador to Turkey

    Date: 2016-12-20 13:26:59 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - World - SN:72 - ID:6186097

    MUSCAT, Dec 20 (MENA) - Oman's Ministry of Foreign Affair condemned on Tuesday the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey. In a statement, the ministry said the act is inhumane and incompatible with Vienna's convention on diplomatic ....

  • Polish PM: Berlin attack underlines that Europe should be united in fighting terrorism

    Date: 2016-12-20 11:58:25 GMT - Poland - World - SN:51 - ID:6185001

    WARSAW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło on Tuesday confirmed that the Berlin attack underlines the fact that Europe should be united in fighting terrorism. In statements to the ABC new network, she added that the European ....

  • Obama condoles with Merkel after market attack

    Date: 2016-12-20 11:44:32 GMT - Germany - World - SN:43 - ID:6184701

    BERLIN, Dec 20 (MENA) - The German government said Tuesday that Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with US President Barack Obama, who expressed his condolences after the deadly truck attack in Berlin that claimed at least 12 lives, ABC News ....

  • Russian official in Israel: Envoy's murder in Turkey will up Moscow's strikes in Syria

    Date: 2016-12-20 11:39:03 GMT - Israel - World - SN:41 - ID:6184605

    GAZA CITY, Dec 20 (MENA) - The assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey in Ankara on Monday will lead Moscow to increase its military involvement in the Syrian civil war, The Jerusalem Post quoted Russian Deputy Ambassador to Israel Alexy ....

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