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  • 16-year-old sentenced to six years after stabbing German police officer for Daesh

    Date: 2017-01-26 20:14:49 GMT - Germany - World - SN:88 - ID:6411245

    BERLIN, Jan 26 (MENA) - A German court has sentenced a 16-year-old girl to six years in jail for committing an act of terrorism. Investigators called the crime a "martyrdom operation" ordered by Daesh, DW reported. The German regional court in ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(1):Serafina's Grand Opening In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2017-01-26 19:14:42 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:84 - ID:6411173

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Serafina, the Northern Italian eatery and global hot-spot, will be opening its newest branch in Riyadh on January 30, 2017. The restaurant, at two floors, will be the largest of the ....

  • Mexico’s President cancels meeting with Trump over wall

    Date: 2017-01-26 19:14:28 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:83 - ID:6411025

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 26 (MENA) - The president of Mexico said on Thursday that he was canceling his scheduled meeting with US President Donald J. Trump in Washington next week, rejecting the visit after the new American leader ordered a border wall ....

  • Mexico wall: Trump questions talks over border dispute

    Date: 2017-01-26 18:42:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:6410193

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has suggested that Mexico's president should cancel a planned visit to Washington if Mexico refuses to pay for the border wall, the BBC reported on Thursday. It comes after Enrique Pena Nieto ....

  • Russian foreign minister assesses Syrian settlement prospects as ‘fairly good’

    Date: 2017-01-26 13:59:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:6409117

    MOSCOW, Jan 26 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he believed the prospects of the Syrian settlement were ‘fairly good.’ "Fairly good," the Russian foreign minister said in reply to a question about the prospects of the Syrian ....

  • Trump’s politicized immigration acts are at odds with American values

    Date: 2017-01-26 13:50:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:6408801

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (MENA) - In a brief appearance at the Department of Homeland Security, President Donald Trump went out of his way to paint illegal immigrants as dangerous predators, making no distinction between the relative few who have ....

  • President Trump says he believes that torture works

    Date: 2017-01-26 12:48:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:6408633

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (MENA) - President Donald Trump declared Wednesday he believes torture works as his administration readied a sweeping review of how America conducts the war on terror. It includes possible resumption of banned interrogation ....

  • US warns over anti-American violence risk in Turkey

    Date: 2017-01-26 12:17:57 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:40 - ID:6408241

    ANKARA, Jan 26 (MENA) - The United States embassy in Turkey on Thursday warned against the risk of attacks against its citizens in the country after a rise in anti-American rhetoric, Hürriyet daily reported. Turkey has been hit by a slew of ....

  • HRW: US will lose as intl defender of human rights

    Date: 2017-01-26 09:21:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:6406485

    NEW YORK, Jan 26 (MENA) - Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth warned the United States of losing its role as an international defender of human rights. He said he fears the global rise of populism will weaken the global commitment ....

  • Xi urges continued efforts to build strong military

    Date: 2017-01-25 23:03:30 GMT - China - World - SN:91 - ID:6405637

    BEIJING, Jan 25 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the military to improve its political awareness, push forward reform, and govern it according to law to aid the building of a strong military, according to Xinhua News Agency. Xi, ....

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