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  • EU commissioner says security environment is evolving rapidly, calls for applying effective measures

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:56:00 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:10 - ID:5759937

    BRUSSELS, Oct 13 (MENA) - EU Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos said that security environment is evolving rapidly, a matter that necessitates applying effective measures. The BBC radio quoted Avramopoulos as ....

  • Two persons charged with planning terrorist act in Sydney

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:54:46 GMT - Australia - World - SN:9 - ID:5759981

    SYDNEY, Oct 13 (MENA) - Two teenage boys have been charged over allegedly preparing a terrorist act and being members of a terrorist organization, as police warn the threat of a terrorist attack on Australian soil remains "probable", The Guardian ....

  • Xi leaves for Cambodia, Bangladesh, BRICS summit

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:38:39 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:5759901

    BEIJING, Oct 13 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing Thursday morning for state visits to Cambodia and Bangladesh, and the 8th BRICS summit in Goa of India, Xinhua news agency reported Thursday. Xi was invited by Cambodian King ....

  • 3 South Koreans shot dead in Philippines

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:36:27 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:7 - ID:5759869

    MANILA, Oct 13 (MENA) - Philippine police said Thursday the bodies of three foreigners with gunshots to their heads have been found in a sugar cane field, and South Korea's Foreign Ministry identified them as its nationals, ABC news reported. One ....

  • Spanish counselor found dead in Islamabad

    Date: 2016-10-13 06:22:09 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:6 - ID:5759801

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 13 (MENA) - Spanish counselor John Jenner was found dead in his house in the Pakistani capital Islamabad in what police claim was an alleged suicide, Geo TV reported on Thursday. The counselor was found dead in his F7-2 residence ....

  • Russian minister: Military drills no threat to anyone

    Date: 2016-10-12 16:55:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:5757533

    MOSCOW, Oct 12 (MENA) - Russian military exercises are usual combat training measures and are no signals or threats to other countries, something for which Russia is reproached in the West, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday, ....

  • US newspaper: Daesh planned Islamic state in Libya's Sirte

    Date: 2016-10-11 13:59:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:5749761

    WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (MENA) - Terrorist group Daesh prepared itself for establishing an Islamic state in the Libyan city of Sirte, said The Wall Street Journal. As the group tightened its grip on the Mediterranean city last year, closing schools ....

  • WHO urges price hikes on sugary drinks in obesity fight

    Date: 2016-10-11 11:40:17 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:34 - ID:5748517

    GENEVA, Oct 11 (MENA) - The UN health agency on Tuesday urged countries to start taxing sugary beverages as they fight against an obesity epidemic, pointing to evidence that price hikes can dramatically reduce consumption. The World Health ....

  • FMs of GCC to hold joint meeting in Riyadh Thursay with Turkish FM

    Date: 2016-10-11 11:30:18 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:29 - ID:5748073

    RIYADH, Oct 11 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will hold a joint ministerial meeting in Riyadh on Thursday with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. The meeting is chaired by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel ....

  • Russian FM says Paris does not post Moscow on intention to punish it over Syria

    Date: 2016-10-11 11:02:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:5747765

    MOSCOW, Oct 11 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday France did not post Russia on its intention to punish it for the country's role in Syria. Earlier, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault had called on the ....

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