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  • Japan protests to China after ships enter Japan waters near Senkakus

    Date: 2016-08-05 18:17:35 GMT - Japan - World - SN:78 - ID:5379989

    TOKYO, Aug 5 (MENA) - Japan lodged a strong protest with China on Friday, with Beijing's envoy to Japan summoned to the Foreign Ministry hours after Chinese fishing boats and coast guard vessels entered Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku ....

  • Xinjiang issues China's first local counterterrorism law

    Date: 2016-08-05 17:49:06 GMT - China - World - SN:71 - ID:5379577

    BEIJING, Aug 5 (MENA) - The regional government of Xinjiang unveiled China's first local counterterrorism law Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. Based on China's Counterterrorism Law, passed in December 2015, the regional law details and ....

  • Italy arrests people smugglers led by alleged radical Islamist

    Date: 2016-08-05 16:50:39 GMT - Italy - World - SN:65 - ID:5379581

    ROME, Aug 5 (MENA) - Italian police on Friday arrested eight people on suspicion of people smuggling and falsifying documents, saying that the gang's leader had sworn loyalty to Daesh, the Daily Mail reported. The group of eight, made up ....

  • Russia tells US fight against Syrian militants must be intensified

    Date: 2016-08-05 16:05:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:5379301

    MOSCOW, Aug 5 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday that the fight against extremist groups in Syria must be stepped up because they are using poison gas on civilians. Lavrov and Kerry ....

  • Indonesia arrests six suspected of plotting Singapore "rocket attack"

    Date: 2016-08-05 15:29:54 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:55 - ID:5379037

    JAKARTA, Aug 5 (MENA) - Six suspected militants with links to Daesh group were arrested by Indonesian police on Friday while allegedly plotting a rocket attack on Singapore, the Daily Mail quoted authorities in Indonesia and Singapore as saying on ....

  • 10 arrested after Black Lives Matter protesters block road to Heathrow Airport

    Date: 2016-08-05 12:55:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:5378041

    LONDON, Aug 5 (MENA) - Activists linked to the US-based group Black Lives Matter blocked a road Friday leading to London’s Heathrow Airport and held protests in other British cities, the Global News reported. London’s Metropolitan Police said ....

  • Black Lives Matter protest sparks traffic chaos outside London's Heathrow airport

    Date: 2016-08-05 12:27:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:5377841

    LONDON, Aug 5 (MENA) - Black Lives Matter activists protesting against racism in the UK have blocked roads in three major cities including London where traffic has been brought to a standstill outside Heathrow airport. As the movement carried out ....

  • 42 killed, wounded in Indian market attack

    Date: 2016-08-05 12:18:10 GMT - India - World - SN:35 - ID:5377505

    NEW DELHI, Aug 5 (MENA) - 12 civilians were reportedly killed and 30 wounded on Friday in a terror attack on a market in Assam's Kokrajhar district in India. Three or four men in black used firearms and grenades during the attack said Russia ....

  • Thai junta chief pushes for 2017 election in spite of imminent military rule vote

    Date: 2016-08-05 12:15:54 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:34 - ID:5377829

    BANGKOK, Aug 5 (MENA) - Days before Thailand is due to vote in a controversial referendum, the country's junta chief has said that a general election will take place in 2017 regardless of the referendum outcome, the International Business Times ....

  • Putin warns against using terrorist, radical groups for political goals

    Date: 2016-08-05 11:22:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:28 - ID:5377493

    MOSCOW, Aug 5 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned politicians against exploiting terrorist and radical extremist groups out of political interests, Tass news agency reported on Friday. "It is unacceptable and extremely dangerous ....

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